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    'Know that he is risen and walks at your side''Know that he is risen and walks at your side'

      Every Sunday afternoon, the Franciscan friars lead a procession through the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. I am fortunate enough to have participated in this procession and the memory remains vivid. At a rapid pace, the procession ...

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    Cardinal: Look to the things of heaven

    On Easter Sunday morning, Cardinal Vincent was once again the sole celebrant at Mass in an empty Westminster Cathedral, but he was joined by a virtual congregation of thousands who live streamed the Mass. Today he spoke about the message of the R...

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    Good Friday in time of pandemic

    As the lockdown continues, Cardinal Vincent today celebrated the Solemn Commemoration of the Lord's Passion in an empty Westminster Cathedral, with thousands live streaming the liturgy. Earlier in the day, during radio and television interviews, ...

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    Stations of the Cross

    For Good Friday, Cardinal Vincent has recorded this video of the Stations of the Cross.  Please join him and together let us accompany Jesus on his journey of suffering and death for our sins.

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    Cardinal's Easter Message 2020

    Cardinal: Have faith in the Risen Lord to cope in these difficult times   Cardinal Vincent Nichols' Easter Message   Cardinal Vincent Nichols, President of the Bishops' Conference, has sent us a message from Archbishop's House, Westminster, ...

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    Bishop John: Support those who suffer domestic abuse during the pandemic

    Following the announcement from domestic abuse charity Refuge that the National Domestic Abuse Helpline has seen a 25% increase in calls and online requests for help since the lockdown, Bishop John Sherrington, of the Bishops’ Conference domesti...

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    Pray for our Priests on Maundy Thursday

    Each year we gather in Westminster Cathedral to celebrate the Chrism Mass and pray for our priests as they renew the promises they made at their ordination. As the pandemic prevents us from gathering in our churches, we are not celebrating the Ch...

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    Fr John William Helm RIP

    With sadness, we announce the news of the death earlier today, 7 Born on 6 Sympathy is extended to Fr John’s family and friends, and to the clergy and parishioners of his former parishes in the diocese and to the sisters and residents at N...

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    Fr John O'Halloran RIP

    With sadness we announce the news of the death earlier today, 7   Fr John was born in London on 11   Sympathy is extended to Fr John’s family and friends, and to the clergy and parishioners of his former parishes in the diocese, to those w...

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    Mgr Canon Frederick Miles, ProtAp RIP

    With sadness, we announce the news of the death earlier today, 6th April, of Mgr Canon Frederick Anthony Miles, ProtAp.  Mgr Fred died peacefully at home at St Peter’s Residence, Vauxhall.   Mgr Fred was born in Essex on 13th December 1925 a...

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