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  • Marriage & Family
    Refreshing marriage from the deep wells of scriptureRefreshing marriage from the deep wells of scripture

    In this time of crisis MFL Westminster have been inviting various groups to share their resources to help support and sustain marriage and family life.   Our small group   Archbishop Bernard’s words above were for this year (Year A...

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    Schools make PPE for NHS staff and carers

    Catholic schools in the Diocese of Westminster have been responding to the coronavirus pandemic by producing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for NHS staff  and  key  workers. At  the   John Henry Newman School in Stevenage,  a team of...

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    Christian leaders: 'We need to keep on praying'

    'We pray out of love to a God who is love', explains Archbishop Justin Welby. Pastor Agu Irukwu encourages us: 'we have a Father who hears our prayers and who answers our prayers. So please, keep on praying. Be encouraged that our prayers are not ...

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    Bishop Paul: Human dignity of refugees must be respected

    Bishop Paul McAleenan, Lead Bishop for migration and asylum, has joined over 20 front-line facing organisations working with asylum seekers, refugees, and those with irregular immigration status in calling for a grant of a period of ‘leave to r...

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  • Marriage & Family
    Zacchaeus to the rescue

    Written by Roger Carr-Jones Marriage & Family Life Coordinator for the Diocese of Westminster 4th May 2020 In this time of crisis feeling isolated is not an unusual feeling and is one that crosses my mind when my daily walk takes me past ...

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  • Marriage & Family
    The joy of growing closer to God and each other every day

    During this time of crisis MFL Westminster has been inviting different voices to share their insights on ways to deepen our insights into the vocation of marriage andways to  explore married spirituality. Last Friday (third week of Easter) we ...

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    Metropolitan Archbishops on closure of churches during pandemic

    Writing on behalf of the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales, the five Metropolitan Archbishops have addressed the COVID-19 pandemic and, specifically, the measures taken and restrictions imposed to combat the spread of coronavirus.   Writing...

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    Supporting victims of domestic abuse

    Since the UK-wide COVID-19 lockdown began on 23 In response, on 29 Bishop John Sherrington explained: ‘Every person has a right to live their life free from violence, abuse, intimidation and fear. Catholic parishes can play an important r...

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  • Vocations
    Reflecting on vocations in the time of Covid-19 pandemic

      This Sunday is Good Shepherd Sunday. We hear Jesus the Good Shepherd calling us to the fullness of life. As a shepherd, he has a keen and sharp awareness for the needs of each one of us. Lovingly he tends us, soothes us and leads us through ...

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    Good Shepherd Sunday

    Good Shepherd Sunday, 3 Due to the pandemic, as we are unable to gather in our churches to celebrate Mass, this year there will not be a collection for the Priests’ Training Fund. Please pray for the seminarians and those discerning God’...

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