Catholic parishes will be celebrating the First Holy Communions of their young parishioners over the coming weeks, and preparations for the celebration will already be well underway. Desmond Ryan reflects on why so much emphasis is placed
On 2nd May at Farm Street Church in London, 5 Jesuits were ordained to the Diaconate by Bishop George Stack. In his homily, Bishop Stack spoke of the ministry that the new Deacons are being called to undertake, and the love of
On Monday 4 May, an estimated 20,000 people participated in a rally in London’s Trafalgar Square in support of the Strangers into Citizens campaign. Who are the people that this campaign seeks to help?
Sr Margaret Atkins asks how we can overcome a sense of confusion and unrest in our lives: 'St Augustine thought a thing was beautiful when it was, in a certain way, one: fully united with itself.'
Brother Francis, a children’s palliative care nurse, describes the journey that grieving parents face, and highlights the challenges in the work of those who seek to support them.
In the second and final part of his recent lecture, Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor highlights three aspects of the life of the Church in England and Wales that are crucial to the Church’s understanding of its own identity and mission: formation,
The Archbishop of Westminster has delivered a major lecture on the shape of the Catholic Church in England and Wales since the restoration of the hierarchy.
Throughout the season of Lent, Thinking Faith will offer a series of reflections on how practicing austerity affects and benefits our own lives and the lives of those around us. In the first article of this series, Joe Egerton look
In the final part of the 2009 Archbishop Romero Lecture, Dean Brackley SJ spoke of the need for the global community to grow in support of one another to make this the ‘Century of Solidarity’.
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