Worldwide, through to Pentecost, prayer is taking place! An ecumenical prayer initiative to unite Christian communities around the globe. After the Ascension, the Apostles gathered together to await the gift of the Spirit; joined together and joined together in prayer. Across the centuries since, Christians have continued to pray through this period ‘Come Holy Spirit’, as we await the Feast of Pentecost. You can continue this tradition of the ages by joining with this Novena, Read More
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This year’s theme is devoted to storytelling. “That you may tell your children and grandchildren” (Ex 10:2) In his message to mark this day, Pope Francis says, “I believe that, so as not to lose our bearings, we need to make our own the truth contained in good stories. Stories that build up, not tear down; stories that help us rediscover our roots and the strength needed to move forward together.” He speaks of the Read More
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18-24 May has been national Mental Health Awareness Week. Of any recent year, this year and the circumstances in which we currently find ourselves due to the ongoing Public Health situation, will be proving a challenge for many; with mental health challenging many people as they try and cope. If we are aware of this; are aware that we each will be reacting differently to the present conditions; that some are finding the situation more Read More
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Sunday 3rd May is a day set aside by the Church to focus on ‘Vocation’. In the context of the current Liturgy of the Easter Season, this is entirely appropriate: ‘The Acts of the Apostles’ chronicle the first steps of the Church’s journey following the events of Easter, of the calling of the disciples; the earliest occasions where the message of Christ spreads to new members of the young Church. Of all the books of Read More
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As our current national circumstances continue, our Metropolitan Bishops* have a message of support and encouragement for us: read the Bishops’ letter *Cardinal Vincent Nichols (Westminster); Archbishops Malcom McMahon OP (Liverpool); Bernard Longley (Birmingham); George Stack (Cardiff); John Wilson (Southwark) Read More
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