Diocesan News Archive
A Pastoral Letter for the Year of Faith from Archbishop Vincent Nichols will be read out during Masses at the 214 Catholic churches in the Diocese of Westminster over 6/7 October 2012, the last weekend before the start of the Year of Faith.
11 men have begun training as priests for the Diocese of Westminster. Four are training at Allen Hall Seminary where the new academic term started on 11 September 2012. The men, who come from backgrounds as diverse as A&E nursing, social work, IT consultancy and stockbroking are to embark on a new journey, led by their faith in Christ. In total there are now 56 men training at Allen Hall.
Designed for vistors to London, our Central London Guide to Catholic Churches”includes details of
directions and Mass Times for 12 churches in the West End, Victoria and
The Archbishops of Westminster, the Most Reverend Vincent Nichols, and Birmingham, the Most Reverend Bernard Longley, have given their stamp of approval to the special Olympic and Paralympic definitive postage stamps issued by Royal Mail to mark the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Worshippers from around the world came together to give thanks for the Olympic Games at a Mass held in Westminster Cathedral on Saturday 28 July 2012.
As part of the Catholic Church's engagement alongside the 2012 Games, there will be two special Masses to celebrate the beginning of the London Olympics.
On Saturday 21 July Archbishop Vincent Nichols ordained three new permanent deacons for the Diocese of Westminster, Anthony Curran, Nick Agule and Brian McMahon.
Archbishop Vincent Nichols enjoyed a wonderful play about the history of St Thomas More School, Wood Green, and celebrated Mass for pupils, governors and staff, past and present, on their annual St Thomas More Day.
Three men from Allen Hall Seminary in the Diocese of Westminster were ordained to priesthood on Saturday 7 July 2012.
The life of Phyllis Bowman,
the Catholic pro–life campaigner who died in May, was remembered during a Mass
at Westminster Cathedral on 3 July 2012.