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posted on 02 July 2012

Fr Jimmy Garvey, Catholic Chaplain at Heathrow Airport discusses ministering at the worlds busiest airport.

posted on 30 April 2012

Eddie Tulasiewicz writes about his visit to the parish of Tring.

posted on 27 March 2012

Jo Siedlecka talks to Fr Robert Matau about growing up in Eastern Europe and ministering to London's Romanian Catholic community now.

posted on 27 February 2012

Human Writes is an organisation that offers penfriends to prisoners on Death Row. Here Mary Vaughan, a parishioner at St Matthews, Northwood, explains how she got involved and why she believes in befriending men living on death row.

posted on 20 February 2012

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.

posted on 30 January 2012

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. 

posted on 14 November 2011

Pete Batty gives guided tours of the City of London... revealing the often overlooked role of religion in the capital's financial hub. 

posted on 07 November 2011

Bishop Alan Hopes celebrates Mass with the Westway Travelling Community.

posted on 28 October 2011

Friends of the Holy Land is one charity that is working to improve the situation of Christians in Israel and the West Bank.

posted on 21 October 2011

St Ignatius in Stamford Hill, north London, is a large and lively church with more than 1,900 parishioners.

posted on 27 September 2011

Founded in 1904 by Fr McDonald, the Guild of St Stephen was formed to raise the standards of altar serving.

posted on 20 September 2011

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 stones throw away from Portobello Market.

posted on 02 August 2011

Rachel Obordo visits Knebworth parish.

posted on 08 July 2011

'At the heart of catechesis we find the person of Jesus of Nazareth'

posted on 07 July 2011

'The love of God, unconditionally into eternity, is a journey all of us are called to.'

posted on 13 June 2011

'I wanted help that would take into account our beliefs and struggles as a Catholic couple.'

posted on 10 June 2011

'This is such a friendly parish. That's why I come here.'

posted on 08 June 2011

James Parker talks about More than Gold, an ecumenical initiative for the Olympic Games.

posted on 06 June 2011

Kristina Cooper explains why we celebrate and how we can prepare for Pentecost.

posted on 28 April 2011

One needs to be aware of what has gone before 

posted on 20 April 2011

As Catholics around the world share the joy of Christs Resurrection, Jo-Anne Rowney discovers the wide variety of ways Easter is celebrated in other countries.


posted on 22 March 2011

We meet Juliette Jackson, Executive Headteacher of Our Ladys and St Eugene de Mazenod Catholic Schools in Camden.

posted on 14 March 2011

We visit St Mary Magdalen Church in Willesden Green to meet the vibrant, active parish, home to a large youth group.

posted on 04 February 2011

'Making the elderly happy is what counts'

posted on 27 January 2011

'A parish in the heart of the community'

posted on 22 December 2010

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.

posted on 21 December 2010

We find out how the way Christmas is celebrated by families in different countries differs widely in Iraq, Nigeria and Poland.

posted on 20 December 2010

We have studied the TV schedules this year and chosen some of the highlights.

posted on 14 December 2010

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.

posted on 09 December 2010

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.

posted on 10 November 2010

Fr Peter Wilson, Senior Catholic Chaplain, explains the chaplaincy's role in London.

posted on 09 November 2010

Jo Siedlecka, Deputy Editor of the Westminster Record visited Holy Trinity in leafy Brook Green to meet the thriving international community.

posted on 28 October 2010

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 .

posted on 30 September 2010

Mgr Mark OToole, 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.

posted on 14 September 2010

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.

posted on 03 August 2010

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.

posted on 30 June 2010

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.

posted on 16 June 2010

Fr Stephen Wang, a lecturer at the diocese's Allen Hall seminary, explains what it's like to lead a celibate life.

posted on 08 June 2010

Meet Bishop Alan Hopes, one of Westminster Diocese's three Auxiliary Bishops.

posted on 07 April 2010

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.

posted on 25 February 2010

'The psychological journey of migration takes far longer than the geographical one'

posted on 16 February 2010

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

posted on 28 January 2010

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. 

posted on 08 December 2009

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.

posted on 15 September 2009

Fr Allen Morris explains the origins and significance of Prayer before the Blessed Sacrament.

posted on 24 July 2009

Find out about two of our retreat centres for young people.

posted on 09 June 2009

Jim Richards, Chief Executive of the Catholic Children's Society talks about his work.

posted on 20 April 2009

The only charity to bear the name of this former Archbishop of Westminster.

posted on 13 March 2009

Tito Periera and David Palmer tell us how their ordination to the Permanent Diaconate has helped to change their lives and  parishes.

posted on 10 November 2008

SPES is an unusual and vibrant school based in the centre of London.

posted on 10 October 2008

Fr Thevakingsley writes about his life as a new priest.

posted on 06 June 2008

St Joseph's Pastoral Centre in Hendon specialises in working with people with learning difficulties. Find out more about what they do.

posted on 12 May 2008

One of the least known corners of the Diocese of Westminster is its Archive.

posted on 09 January 2008

Find out how we are making the Cathedral more environmentally friendly

posted on 01 June 2007

An amazing 91 nationalities are represented in Kingsland parish.

posted on 21 May 2007

Fr Peter Harris talks about his much-loved Border Collie, Tigger.

posted on 01 May 2007

Edmund Adamus, Director of the Department for Pastoral Affairs, talks to Zenit about a new resource to promote Natural Fertility Awareness.

posted on 01 March 2007

Benedict XVI speaks at Pontifical Academy for Life International Congress.

posted on 05 December 2006

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.

posted on 06 October 2006

Abbot Christopher Jamison OSB writes about the role of religious communities  in an increasingly spiritual world.

posted on 17 May 2006

Travels in Transdniestra by Fr Ulick Loring, parish priest of St James's Catholic Church in Strawberry Hill

posted on 24 February 2006
Preparation is key to 'good' liturgy, says Fr Allen Morris

posted on 02 January 2006
Cardinal's article in 'Sunday Telegraph', 1 January 2006

posted on 12 December 2005
'A Life in the Day' profile in The Sunday Times magazine, 11 December 2005

posted on 06 December 2005
Ordinations and Vocations in Westminster in 2005

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