posted on 02 July 2012
Fr Jimmy Garvey, Catholic Chaplain at Heathrow Airport discusses ministering at the worlds busiest airport.
Eddie Tulasiewicz writes about his visit to the parish of Tring.
Jo Siedlecka talks to Fr Robert Matau about growing up in Eastern Europe and ministering to London's Romanian Catholic community now.
Human Writes is an organisation that offers penfriends to prisoners on Death Row. Here Mary Vaughan, a parishioner at St Matthew’s, Northwood, explains how she got involved and why she believes in befriending men living on death row.
With over 50 hospitals and clinics in the diocese, hospital chaplaincy is a vital part of the mission of the Catholic church. Lucy Jenkinson reports on a visit by Bishop Alan Hopes to Whittington Hopital in north London.
Fr Tom Quinn, parish priest at St Mary and St Michael on Commercial Road, talks about the amazing melting pot of East End and praises the work of the many dedicated parishioners.
Pete Batty gives guided tours of the City of London... revealing the often overlooked role of religion in the capital's financial hub.
Bishop Alan Hopes celebrates Mass with the Westway Travelling Community.
Friends of the Holy Land is one charity that is working to improve the situation of Christians in Israel and the West Bank.
St Ignatius’ in Stamford Hill, north London, is a large and lively church with more than 1,900 parishioners.
Founded in 1904 by Fr McDonald, the Guild of St Stephen was formed to raise the standards of altar serving.
Rachel Obordo discovers the parish of Our Lady of the Holy Souls is in the north of the borough of Kensington and Chelsea, only a stone’s throw away from Portobello Market.
Rachel Obordo visits Knebworth parish.
'At the heart of catechesis we find the person of Jesus of Nazareth'
'The love of God, unconditionally into eternity, is a journey all of us are called to.'
'I wanted help that would take into account our beliefs and struggles as a Catholic couple.'
'This is such a friendly parish. That's why I come here.'
James Parker talks about More than Gold, an ecumenical initiative for the Olympic Games.
Kristina Cooper explains why we celebrate and how we can prepare for Pentecost.
“One needs to be aware of what has gone before”
As Catholics around the world share the joy of Christ’s Resurrection, Jo-Anne Rowney discovers the wide variety of ways Easter is celebrated in other countries.
We meet Juliette Jackson, Executive Headteacher of Our Lady’s and St Eugene de Mazenod Catholic School’s in Camden.
We visit St Mary Magdalen Church in Willesden Green to meet the vibrant, active parish, home to a large youth group.
'Making the elderly happy is what counts'
'A parish in the heart of the community'
Fr Allen Morris reminds us of the importance of the Solemnity of the Epiphany and that the Christmas season lasts until the Baptism of the Lord.
We find out how the way Christmas is celebrated by families in different countries differs widely in Iraq, Nigeria and Poland.
We have studied the TV schedules this year and chosen some of the highlights.
Jo Siedlecka finds out about the invaluable work the society carries out in Westminster diocese as 2010 marks the 350th anniversary of the deaths of St Vincent de Paul and St Louise de Marillac.
Holy Rood Church, Watford parish has had much to celebrate this past year. Fiona Paley visits Canon Paul McAleenan to see why the parish have had such a busy year.
Fr Peter Wilson, Senior Catholic Chaplain, explains the chaplaincy's role in London.
Jo Siedlecka, Deputy Editor of the Westminster Record visited Holy Trinity in leafy Brook Green to meet the thriving international community.
A guide to The Solemnity of All Saints – usually 1 November, but this year kept a day early on Sunday 31 October - and the commemoration of All the Faithful Departed on the 2 November .
Mgr Mark O’Toole, Rector of Allen Hall Seminary, reflects on a visit to Bangladesh to find out more about the work of the Catholic church and to support the outreach led by Archbishop Joseph Marino.
Professor Eamon Duffy, Professor of the History of Christianity in the University of Cambridge reflects on the significance of the first ever State Visit of a Pope to Britain, for our Diocesean newspaper - The Westminster Record.
Archbishop Vincent Nichols set-up the Canary Wharf Chaplaincy in April of this year. Our reporter, Patrick Daly, interviewed the chaplain, Mgr Vlad, to find out how the new chaplaincy he is settling into the area.
Patrick Daly went to meet the Sisters of St Peter Claver to find out how money donated by parishioners of the Diocese of Westminster will go towards helping the missions.
Fr Stephen Wang, a lecturer at the diocese's Allen Hall seminary, explains what it's like to lead a celibate life.
Meet Bishop Alan Hopes, one of Westminster Diocese's three Auxiliary Bishops.
With assisted suicide being in the news of late, Westminster Record's Deputy Editor went to St Joseph's hospice in Hackney to find out how the dying are being cared for in the Diocese of Westminster.
'The psychological journey of migration takes far longer than the geographical one'
Bishop George stack writes about the Bishops' recent 'Ad Limina' visit to Rome where they met with the Holy Father to discuss the state of the Catholic Church in England and Wales
Executive Head teacher of Bishop Challoner school, Catherine Myers, talks to Patrick Daly about the trials and joys of being Head of the school for the last seventeen years.
Mick Clarke, head of the Catholic homeless charity The Passage, explains what his charity is doing this Christmas, and throughout the year, to try to alleviate the problem of homelessness.
Fr Allen Morris explains the origins and significance of Prayer before the Blessed Sacrament.
Find out about two of our retreat centres for young people.
Jim Richards, Chief Executive of the Catholic Children's Society talks about his work.
The only charity to bear the name of this former Archbishop of Westminster.
Tito Periera and David Palmer tell us how their ordination to the Permanent Diaconate has helped to change their lives and parishes.
SPES is an unusual and vibrant school based in the centre of London.
Fr Thevakingsley writes about his life as a new priest.
St Joseph's Pastoral Centre in Hendon specialises in working with people with learning difficulties. Find out more about what they do.
One of the least known corners of the Diocese of Westminster is its Archive.
Find out how we are making the Cathedral more environmentally friendly
An amazing 91 nationalities are represented in Kingsland parish.
Fr Peter Harris talks about his much-loved Border Collie, Tigger.
Edmund Adamus, Director of the Department for Pastoral Affairs, talks to Zenit about a new resource to promote Natural Fertility Awareness.
Benedict XVI speaks at Pontifical Academy for Life International Congress.
‘Into Great Silence’ is a virtually silent documentary on monastic life with no music, no interviews and no commentaries. It is the first film documentation of life inside the Grande Chartreuse, the mother house of the legendary Carthusian Order in the French Alps. It is described as a meditation on life. A contemplation of time – silence, repetition, rhythm.
Abbot Christopher Jamison OSB writes about the role of religious communities in an increasingly spiritual world.
Travels in Transdniestra by Fr Ulick Loring, parish priest of St James's Catholic Church in Strawberry Hill