This month, Pope Francis takes us to a fundamental aspect of the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network, since its earliest days as the Apostleship of Prayer. Since its beginning, over 175 years ago, this ministry has been rooted in devotion to ...Read more
In his homily for Pentecost Sunday, Cardinal Vincent questions why churches are not being allowed to reopen.
Comparing the faithful to the disciples who waited in the Upper Room for the coming of the Holy Spirit, he says: 'We, too, are waiting ...Read more
On Pentecost Sunday, 31
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
With joy, I join Archbishop Justin Welby and all of you to share some thoughts from the heart. This is Pentecost: we celebrate the day on which the Spirit of God came down with power...Read more
Borehamwood Foodbank is one of many social action projects in the Diocese of Westminster to receive financial support from Caritas Westminster during the COVID-19 pandemic. Located at St Teresa’s Church, Borehamwood , the food…Read more
Ahead of this year's Day for Life, Pope Francis has given his Apostolic Blessing to it. This year's theme is 'Choose Life', which will focus on the dignity and worth of the unborn child and expectant mothers.
The Holy Father sent the following me...Read more
During this period of lockdown MFL Westminster have invited different groups to share their insights to help support and nourish marriage and family life.
Across the world, couples are rediscovering the joy – and th...Read more
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Bakhita House has remained open and fully staffed around the clock , although the house has been unable to accept new referrals .
One Bakhita House guest has shared her account of what daily life has been like…Read more
On the Solemnity of the Ascension, Cardinal Vincent recorded this message, reflecting on these days leading up to Pentecost and encouraging everyone to spend time in fervent, focused prayer on the Vigil of Pentecost, Saturday 30
My brothers and...Read more
The Catholic Church has consistently encouraged its followers to consider organ donation. The act of donating organs before or after death has been considered a gift and an intrinsic good. However, a system of presumed consent risks takin...Read more
Caritas Westminster has assisted a group of parishes with the launch of a new refreshment station for the homeless in central London , located in front of the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square . Since the…Read more
In Pope Francis message for World Communications Day this year, he encourages us to tell good stories, saying:
To that end, we have been encouraging people on social media to share their stories of faith and in particular how they have kept…Read more
Upon hearing of the death of the Rt Rev Vincent Malone, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Liverpool and Titular Bishop of Abora, on Monday 18th May, Cardinal Vincent Nichols remembered with the 'endless patience,' 'unfailing courtesy' and kindness of B...Read more
Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week will take place from 18th to 24th May 2020. The theme for this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is Kindness.
Bishop Paul Mason, Lead Bishop for Healthcare and Mental Heal...Read more
The journey to Catholicism led me, unexpectedly, to become an Anglican monk at Alton Abbey in Hampshire. It was there that I began to read, and to realise that my feelings had a rational foundation too. After 20 months, I left and went to see the ...Read more
Written by Deacon Roger Carr-Jones
Marriage & Family Life Coordinator
Over the last few weeks, it has been a real joy to hear different voices sharing their insights into the ways in which we can affirm and support couples and families durin...Read more