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    Winter Shelter Thanksgiving ServiceWinter Shelter Thanksgiving Service

    by Paola Greco The annual Thanksgiving Service, following the end of another season at the Winter Shelter Project Hounslow, was held at Our Lady of Grace Parish Centre, Chiswick on Tuesday 22nd May. The service was attended by a great number o...

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    A Shrine of the Blessed Sacrament for London

    by Fr Alan Robinson Corpus Christi, the hidden gem in the very heart of Covent Garden, has stood here for over 140 years. To those who have visited: a dark, dusty building, much in need of some love and care, the blackened painted walls more re...

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    London’s Most Hallowed Space

    by Fr Nicholas Schofield I recently attended a memorial service at the London church of St Giles-in-the-Fields, just off Charing Cross Road and Shaftesbury Avenue. It was, I thought, an appropriate location for such an event, for the deceased g...

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    The most beautiful thing God has created

    by Fr Ivano Millico ‘Marriage is the most beautiful thing God has created.’ Pope Francis pronounced these words on 1st October 2016 while on an official visit to Georgia. Virtually the whole Catholic population, less than one per cent, had ga...

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    Inside the Hospice: Oil and Water

    by Fr Peter-Michael Scott After 27 years of priesthood, I have come to realise that nowhere is perfect, not even the hospice. Often enough stresses and strains occur between staff, and as chaplain I sometimes find myself being privileged to hear ...

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    Youth Synod: Meet the Cardinal

    by St Mary’s University Chaplaincy The first of three meetings with young people and the Cardinal on Vocation ahead of the Synod on Youth took place on Tuesday 15th May at Archbishop’s House. About 50 young people from across the diocese gath...

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    Diocese without Frontiers: On the right side of Montego Bay Diocese

    The year was 1997. My time at the Catholic Missionary Society was drawing to a close, and I took the bold step of asking Cardinal Hume if I could go to Jamaica for a year. He agreed, which surprised me considering he had said he wanted me ‘nearb...

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    Building trust is key in fight against human trafficking

    On 22 During the three-day visit, they addressed a United Nations conference of diplomats, law enforcement officials and charities, stressing that trust is the key component in fighting human trafficking. They called for greater collaboration b...

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  • Marriage & Family
    Mass in Thanksgiving for Matrimony 2018

    On Saturday, 19th May (three hours after the wedding of Harry and Meghan), 640 married couples from all over the Diocese attended the annual Mass in Thanksgiving for Matrimony. All the couples were personally invited by Cardinal Vincent because...

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    ‘We are called to be holy by living our lives with love,’ Cardinal tells married couples

    At the annual Mass in thanksgiving for the Sacrament of Matrimony at Westminster Cathedral on 19 At the beginning of his homily the Cardinal invited the couples to think about the advice they would give Harry and Meghan on the day of their wedd...

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