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  • Main News
    St Michael’s successful expansion bid St Michael’s successful expansion bid

    St Michael’s Catholic Grammar School in Finchley has been selected by the Department for Education (DfE) to receive funding from the Selective School Expansion Fund to expand the school.     The expansion will allow the school to incre...

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  • Vocations
    Hearing the Call in Panama

    by Canon Stuart Wilson At the moment there is an army poster that has caused a bit of kerfuffle. For a hundred years the Army has been famous for its call to service with the phrase ‘your country needs you.’  The latest version has not gon...

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  • Marriage & Family
    The Seasons of Marriage and Family life: cultivating new growth

    February is sometimes viewed as a time of extended gloom and despondency as winter begins to strengthen its grip. In the natural world the familiar beauty of the landscape and the garden has departed and all seems stark. When we remind ourselves t...

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    Pope's Prayer Intention for January 2019

    To begin the new year of 2019, Pope Francis has chosen this intention and now offers it to us to pray with him: ‘that young people, especially in Latin America, follow the example of Mary and respond to the call of the Lord to communicate the jo...

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    Click to Pray chosen as official prayer platform for WYD Panama

    The Pope’s Prayer Network is honoured to have had Each day, the app offers a different set of short and accessible prayers. The first is to start off the day, as we pray to make ourselves available for Christ’s mission; a second one, very b...

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    St Thomas More Pupils Mark Parliament Week with MP Q&A

    On Thursday 15th November, St Thomas More Catholic School welcomed David Lammy, MP for Tottenham, to a Q&A session with their Year 11 pupils.  The event took place during UK Parliament Week, a national campaign for schools to raise pupils’ und...

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    Keeping the Human at the Centre

    I will never forget my visit to the German cemetery at Ypres.  It was just before the Armistice centenary. I was with bishops from the twenty-eight member-countries of the European Union to commemorate the dead who lay all around us. Each bishop ...

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    Welcome Back

    There is a life-sized image of the Divine Mercy on a wall opposite a church in a town in Northern Iraq. Underneath the picture of Christ with his outstretched arms there are two words, ‘Welcome Back’.  It is in a town where Daesh demolished h...

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    The Word was made flesh here

    It was a great blessing for me to lead this year’s diocesan pilgrimage to the Holy Land. At the time of writing, I have been back for just a few days. The sights and experiences are fresh in my mind and heart. Not least among them is the Church ...

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    The light of Christ breaking into the darkness

    #Red Wednesday, marked on the last Wednesday of November, raised awareness of the threats to religious freedom in many parts of the world. The red floodlighting of many buildings, including Marble Arch, Lambeth Palace, the Houses of Parliament and...

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