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    Pope's Prayer Intention: MarchPope's Prayer Intention: March

    By Fr David Stewart SJ In March we, the whole people of God in each hemisphere, continue with our Lenten observance then move into the most solemn week of the year, Holy Week. We are taken to Palm Sunday, when we first hear proclaimed the Passi...

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    Cardinal invites young people to be 'digital apostles'

    Cardinal Vincent met with a group of young people from around the diocese on Tuesday, 27 February to listen to their hopes and desires for their own lives and for the Church. 

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    Mass for Members of the Travelling Community

    On Saturday 24 February Bishop Paul MacAleenan celebrated Mass for Members of the Travelling Community at Westminster Cathedral. As well as being one of our auxiliary Bishops he is also Catholic Bishop with oversight for Ethnic Chaplaincies. B...

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    Slaves on Our Streets

    As part of the The Evening Standard’s special investigation into the issue of modern slavery in autumn 2017, Cardinal Vincent convened a round table of experts from business, media, law, finance, philanthropy, and law enforcement and victim supp...

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    St Augustine’s Altar: bridging heaven and earth

    A Mass of dedication of the new altar was celebrated by Cardinal Vincent at St Augustine’s Church, Hammersmith on Sunday 4th February. Among the concelebrants were Bishop Michael Campbell OSA, Parish Priest Fr Gianni Notarianni OSA, and Fr Provi...

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    Organ donation: a gift

    The Government has launched an open consultation, entitled ‘Introducing “opt-out” consent for organ and tissue donation in England’, which will run until 6th March. Commenting on the consultation on behalf of the Bishops’ Conference, Bis...

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    Votes for Women! The Catholic Contribution

    By Fr Nicholas Schofield It was a century ago this month that women, or at least some women, were granted the right to vote in this country. The Representation of the People Act gained the royal assent on 6th February 1918 and brought sweeping...

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    Thinking about Lourdes: words of a Pilgrim

    One cannot help but always be overwhelmed by the deluge of pilgrims who descend on the Grotto in the small town in Massabielle. This year, I spent the Feast Day in Honour of Our Lady of Lourdes working in Lourdes participating in the planning days...

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    Choristers on Pilgrimage

    By Fr Andrew Gallagher As the Assistant Director for the diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes and as a Regional Chaplain to HCPT (the Pilgrimage Trust that takes children to Lourdes each Easter), it is perhaps no surprise to hear that I have a great lo...

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    Sharing Joy of Education

    By Bronia Greening I was originally planning to go work in a school and orphanage in Darjeeling, India in 2017. I would have been working with young children and teaching them English. A few days before I planned to leave I was told by the people...

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