Permanent Deacons Celebrate Year of Mercy

Permanent deacons from across England and Wales and their families gathered at Westminster Cathedral on 24 September for a Jubilee of Mercy Mass. The Mass, celebrated by Cardinal Vincent, was an opportunity to give thanks for our deacons and the valuable ministry they perform, particularly in parishes. In his homily, Cardinal Vincent reflected on the corporal and spiritual works of mercy which deacons perform in their ministry of service, often being the first port of call for those needing support