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Young Catholics Prepare for Holy Land Pilgrimage 2019

Young Catholics Prepare for Holy Land Pilgrimage 2019

A number of the young Catholic adult pilgrims travelling together to the Holy Land in July visited Downside Abbey recently as part of their preparation for the trip. Director of Vocations Fr. Matt Anscombe, and Dom Anselm Brumwell of Downside, were both on hand to...
Glastonbury Pilgrimage takes place in glorious sunshine!

Glastonbury Pilgrimage takes place in glorious sunshine!

In beautiful weather, with the sun shining down on us, the Glastonbury Pilgrimage took place on Sunday 8th July. Our Bishop sang Mass in the ruins of the Abbey which once graced this holy place. Well over a thousand pilgrims gathered to sing and pray to Our Lady of...
Chrism Mass this Wednesday

Chrism Mass this Wednesday

Bishop Declan, joined by the priests and faithful of the diocese, will gather at Clifton Cathedral to celebrate the Chrism Mass at 11.00am Wednesday 28th March. Bishop Declan will bless the three oils — the oil of catechumens, the oil of the sick and holy chrism which...
Lent Pilgrimage starts around Our Diocese

Lent Pilgrimage starts around Our Diocese

As Lent begins so does a pilgrimage around our diocese. During this Year of Mission 43 venues have been asked to host a day of prayer holding the intention of our diocesan family as its focus. Each day, this pilgrimage takes us around some of the parishes in our...