by Tom Henry
3rd December 2016 will be a significant date in the history of the Tyburn nuns. It was on this day that the initiation ceremony for the cause for Mother Marie Adele Garnier, the foundress of the order, took place at the monastery i...Read more
On Friday 13
In his homily, Bishop Mark reflected, ‘Sixty years a priest is indeed a milestone, and one for which I give grateful thanks to Almighty God,’ for the ‘opportunities…afforded to minister and serve his people.’ He shared th...Read more
On Saturday 28
Taking the mosaic in the chapel at the College of St Philip Neri offering his blessing to the priests about to depart for the English Mission in the sixteenth century as the starting point for his homily, the Cardinal preached on...Read more
Bishop John Sherrington travelled to County Donegal for the Golden Jubilee of Fr Seamus Murphy’s Golden Jubilee, on Friday 8
Fr Seamus served in six parishes across the diocese of Westminster, before retiring to the church of St Michael the A...Read more
This year we celebrate the 450
Douay seemed a good location for a college: situated near the English Channel, its university had just received a charter and the town was already home to many English Catholic exiles. Despite poor beginnings and ...Read more
By Fr Michael Maguire
This time last year my whole life was turned upside down! Why? Because in June 2017, the Nativity of John the Baptist, a life-long dream of mine became a reality. The Holy Spirit took control of my life in a new and exci...Read more
On Saturday 30
Reflecting on the importance of memory in the journey of faith, Cardinal Vincent invoked the memory of St John Southworth, ‘one of the giants on whose should we stand’, who ‘moved around these streets, administering forgiv...Read more
By Oliver Delargy
On Tuesday 24th April, Canon Stuart Wilson led the seekers group to a meeting at the Tyburn Convent near Marble Arch for an evening of prayer and discussion on the English Martyrs and their connection to Catholic priesthood to...Read more
by Fr Paul Graham OSA
On 5th May 2018, in the newly refurbished Church of St Augustine's, Hammersmith, Bishop Michael Campbell OSA, Emeritus Bishop of Lancaster, ordained to the priesthood Arthur Bolivar OSA and Gladson Dabre OSA, in a two-hour...Read more
On the 18th May, Bishop John Wilson ordained Joseph Raju Katthula CMF, a Claretian Missionary, to the diaconate in a joyful ceremony at the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Hayes.
Addressing his homily to the deacon-elect, Bishop John sa...Read more
One of my favourite psalms is Ps 148. In it we read “ I praise you for the wonder of my being”.
In introducing you to this year’s ‘Good Shepherd Seminarians’ I can honestly tell you that the good Lord has created three great men who a...Read more
‘One more step along the road’ has been a popular hymn for many. On Saturday 10th March at Allen Hall Seminary, the words of that hymn would have described the day well.
It was a great joy to have the previous Rector of the seminary, Bishop...Read more
by Rector Canon Roger Taylor
Put to the test to prove his identity in today's Gospel (John 5:31-47) in a hostile, adversarial situation, Jesus lines up his witnesses. The word of one man alone is not going to suffice, so Jesus points not just t...Read more
by Canon Stuart Wilson, Vocations Promoter
Being a spiritual director (SD) is quite an unusual thing to do. It’s an awesome responsibility to be helping someone on ‘the way’. Helping someone to choose the path of holiness which will hopef...Read more
At the airport: Sixty-nine years ago on this day I was baptised, and I have felt like a pilgrim all my life. Today’s journey is something new and different. Is it a new call, a new adventure into the heart of God?
This morning I woke up and l...Read more