Have you thought about becoming a Catholic?

If you are not already a Catholic, or have been away from the Church for some time, or just did not get around to celebrating one of the Sacraments at the “right” age, or would like to discover more about the Catholic Church, then there is a series of meetings just for you!  The meetings … Read more…

Love in Action

Caritas Westminster will facilitate a special program called, ‘Love in Action’ in this Parish, starting with an introduction evening at 7.30pm on Tuesday 10th October.  The program is based on Catholic Social Teaching, which is all about how to respond to the needs of the world, in light of our faith.  We hope you can … Read more…

Fr. Clement Away

Welcome Fr. Matthias to our Parish.  He is here this weekend till Friday, 15 September.  Fr. Bartholomew, (a Holy Ghost Priest resident in South Norwood) will then take over. “You are all in my prayers.  Keep me in your prayers as well.  Thank you.” – Fr. Clement

Funeral Arrangements for Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor

Cardinal Cormac’s body will be received into Westminster Cathedral at 10am on Tuesday 12 September 2017.  At 5pm on Tuesday 12 September 2017 there will be Solemn Vespers of the Dead, at which Cardinal Vincent will preside and Archbishiop Bernard Longley will preach. The Funeral Mass for Cardinal Cormac will be at 12 noon on Wednesday … Read more…

Thought of the Day

A reconciled community: Today’s readings confront us with two aspects of the question.  Firstly the need for a sense of individual responsibility in the way of conversion.  Ezekiel certainly made it clear that the individual is addressed by the Word of God calling for repentance.  There is no way out of this personal responsibility.  But … Read more…

Alter Server Training

Are you interested in becoming an altar server? If you have made your First Holy Communion or are soon to do so you are warmly invited to attend server training sessions.  If you have any queries please contact Paul on paulcunningham57@hotmail.com or ask Father Clement for an application form.  Parents are to assist their children … Read more…

Thought of the Day

How the Risen Lord is still with us We could ask how is the Risen Lord with us?  The New Testament and the church tradition offer a rich array of “presences”.  Christ is present via my neighbour in need, via created reality beautiful and awe-inspiring, whenever the disciples gather, in the word proclaimed, in the … Read more…

Ascension of the Lord

Today’s final paragraph of St Matthew’s gospel does not describe the ascension, but reports some of our Lord’s final instructions to his disciples before leaving them. The first thing about the disciples is that at least they did what he told them to do.  He asked them to meet him on the mountain, and they … Read more…