Fr. Anthony Chantry MHM Celebrates Ruby Jubilee
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Fr. Anthony Chantry MHM Celebrates Ruby Jubilee

Friday 1 October was a special day for Missio England and Wales as our National Director, Father Anthony Chantry MHM, celebrated his Ruby Jubilee! A Mass took place in the Church of the Holy Apostles, Pimlico. Mass was concelebrated by Bishop Paul Swarbrick, our Chair of Trustees, and Fr Michael Corcoran, General Superior of the…

Britain: A Taste of Global Solidarity in Batley Carr
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Britain: A Taste of Global Solidarity in Batley Carr

A great time was had at the Leeds Diocesan Mission Mass on Saturday 25th September. It was a great opportunity to thank and pray for Missio’s volunteer Local Secretaries and Red Box supporters across the Diocese of Leeds, and also to start to prepare for World Mission Sunday, which this year takes place on 24th…

St Peter’s College Statue of Our Lady Finds New Home
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St Peter’s College Statue of Our Lady Finds New Home

While working as Rector of Herbert House in Liverpool, it was decided by the Society that we would finally sell the plot of land latterly known as the Saint Peter’s Site. Years before, in the 1970’s, the main site had been sold to the Leonard Cheshire Foundation who specialize in the care of the elderly…

Poetic Tribute to Our Silver Jubilarians
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Poetic Tribute to Our Silver Jubilarians

25 FOR THE LUO DUO AND THE IRISH MINI-STAR A SILVER CELEBRATION OF FORTITUDE AND FRAGILITY, OF FAST AND FURY, OF CONCORD AND DISCORD! (With no regular rhyme and rhythm in this poem, other literary devices colour it: assonance, allusions, inclusion, pun, paradox, contrast, irony, hyperbole and rhetorical question)  Twenty Five Years of touching and…

Following Saint Joseph with Teresa of Avila
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Following Saint Joseph with Teresa of Avila

Since Pope Francis declared that the year 2021 would be dedicated to St Joseph, Patron of the Universal Church, there has been a surge of interest in how this great saint can help us grow in the spiritual life. St Teresa of Avila did much to popularise devotion to St Joseph, for whom she had…

Artist Fr Brian Oswald MHM in Forthcoming Joint Exhibition: ‘Out of the Dark into the Light’
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Artist Fr Brian Oswald MHM in Forthcoming Joint Exhibition: ‘Out of the Dark into the Light’

Out of the Dark into the light As we leave the worst of the pandemic behind, three artists present an exhibition of celebration. Fr Brian Oswald, Caroline Gatfield and Maria Meerstadt will be present with a collection of new works. Free entry. All proceeds for for the charity ‘Open House’, run by the Mill Hill…

Laudato Si’: What Are Your Personal Priorities?
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Laudato Si’: What Are Your Personal Priorities?

The Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM), which aims to activate the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics to tackle the climate crisis, runs an online course to educate and empower people to bring the Laudato Si’ Encyclical of Pope Francis to life. The Laudato Si’ Animators are mainly Catholics who have graduated from this course, and are…

Trust -A Poem Inspired by Sunday’s Gospel
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Trust -A Poem Inspired by Sunday’s Gospel

TRUST                                 (Mk 4,38)      Off we go. All aboard !All agreed, of one accord.See how the fishermen have scored;All big and little fish still stored,Some to eat and some to hoard –Hard work’s happy just reward. Don’t leave the Lord!    With him around, our hopes have soared But soon, and not to be ignored,   A huge storm came and…

Jubilees 2021 in Herbert House, Freshfield.
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Jubilees 2021 in Herbert House, Freshfield.

Homily delivered by Dermot Byrne MHM at this year’s jubilee celebrations at Herbert House, Freshfield, U.K. This year’s jubilees are a little odd. We’ve become used, over the last few years, to the idea that our senior members far outnumber our younger ones in this Region, and that is often reflected in the jubilees we…