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Rite of Election pictures and podcast

Rite of Election pictures and podcast

62 people were welcomed into the Catholic Church on Saturday 17 February by Bishop Declan at Clifton Cathedral. The Rite of Election is a significant step for those who want to be received into the Catholic Church – preparing to receive the Sacraments of...
Fr Frank Thompson, Mill Hill Missionary- R.I.P.

Fr Frank Thompson, Mill Hill Missionary- R.I.P.

It is with regret that we inform you of the death on Sunday, 4 February 2018, in Herbert House, Freshfield , aged 78. Francis was born in Coventry in Birmingham Diocese on 4 July 1939. His father William Leonard Thompson, who was an insurance agent, and his wife Mary...
Dom Martin McLaughlin announced as 6th Abbot of Prinknash Abbey

Dom Martin McLaughlin announced as 6th Abbot of Prinknash Abbey

The monastic community has great pleasure in announcing the election of the 6th Abbot of Prinknash, Dom Martin McLaughlin Dom Martin was born in Coatbridge, Glasgow in 1964, the 6th child of a large Catholic family. He entered Prinknash in 1985, studied at Downside...
Pope Francis: Lenten Message 2018

Pope Francis: Lenten Message 2018

Because of the increase of inquity, the love of many will grow cold Mt 24:12 Dear Brothers and Sisters, Once again, the Pasch of the Lord draws near! In our preparation for Easter, God in his providence offers us each year the season of Lent as a “sacramental sign of...
Canon Paul Swarbrick appointed Bishop of Lancaster

Canon Paul Swarbrick appointed Bishop of Lancaster

Pope Francis has named a priest of the Diocese of Lancaster as the seventh Bishop of the Diocese – Canon Paul Swarbrick. On receiving news of the appointment Bishop Michael Campbell said: “I am delighted to welcome Canon Paul Swarbrick as my successor as Bishop...