Fr Christy Fox MHM Remembered
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Fr Christy Fox MHM Remembered

A talented author, Fr Christy wrote three books: ‘Painted Butterflies: Memories of a Missionary’ (2015), ‘Our Lady’s Apron: A collection of articles on spiritual topics’ (2016) and ‘The Miracle of the Universe’ (2021). In one article from Mission Today, he discussed the miracle of a close and personal relationship with God, observing: ‘Modern research is…

National Novena to Saint Joseph: Livestreamed Masses
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National Novena to Saint Joseph: Livestreamed Masses

“For the first time, our Novena Masses will be available to view on Zoom, via the St. Joseph’s Parish website, https://stjosephsparish.co.uk/. These are the Mass times: Thursday 10th toFriday 11th March – 7:30 pm Saturday 12thMarch – 10:00 am Sunday 13th March– 11:00 am Monday 14th toThursday 18th March – 7:30 pm You can also access…

Prayer for Peace in Ukraine
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Prayer for Peace in Ukraine

Heavenly Father, Your will for your people is peace, not war. Pour out on our world, especially in Eastern Europe, your Spirit of compassion and solidarity. Grant all those who believe in you the strength to be close to those who suffer and the courage to resolve their differences and conflicts in truth and without…

Reviewing Colonial History through the Prism of Art
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Reviewing Colonial History through the Prism of Art

A leading Nigerian artist tells writer Molara Wood why his new installation at London’s St Paul’s Cathedral is important, as the world-famous building re-evaluates its memorials to historical figures including the admiral who led the campaign that resulted in the looting of the Kingdom of Benin. Source: bbc.com Continue reading

Synodal Pathway: Listening to Prisoners
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Synodal Pathway: Listening to Prisoners

Who are we listening to in the synodal process? Cardinal Nichols went to Wormwood Scrubs prison particularly to listen to prisoners a few weeks ago. In many parishes, the voices of prisoners and their families may rarely, if ever, be heard – except perhaps on Prisoners’ Sunday. Yet there are more than 90,000 children in…

Choir Cardinal Vaughan School in BBC’s Choral Evensong
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Choir Cardinal Vaughan School in BBC’s Choral Evensong

Schola Cantorum, the renowned boys’ choir of the Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School in West London, has recently achieved something of a first; becoming the first choir from a state school to sing for the BBC’s longest running programme, Choral Evensong. The service, Choral Vespers for the Feast of Candlemas, was recorded in mid-January and will…

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – A Stimulating Biblical Reflection
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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – A Stimulating Biblical Reflection

The first point to observe when speaking of Christian Unity is that God is always working for unity; it follows, therefore, that if we are working against unity we are opposing God’s purposes, no matter how admirable our aims may seem to be. Secondly, however, diversity is difficult; there has never been a time when…