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Sleep and angels

Angel of God, my guardian dear to whom God’s love commits me here. Ever this night be at my side to light, to guard, to rule and guide. Amen. My mother taught me this prayer when I was a small … Continue reading

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British Home Children – migrant children

Concerns are expressed today at the migration of children, many unaccompanied, in our world.  This is not a new phenomenon, nor is it something strange to the UK. This year marks the 150th anniversary of the first British Home Children … Continue reading

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O all ye things that grow in the earth, bless ye the Lord

The impending climate catastrophe that is about to engulf us is much in the news. Indeed, if you read all the stories that come along, despite having to trawl the lesser pages of a newspaper, you would learn that the … Continue reading

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Celebrating 25 years of the Society of Catholic Priests

On Thursday 12th September, the Society of Catholic Priests (SCP) celebrated the 25th anniversary of its foundation, and we were kindly hosted by Southwark Cathedral. There were over 200 priest members and at least eight bishops in attendance from all … Continue reading

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Edward Bouverie Pusey

Edward Bouverie Pusey (commemorated 16th September) was a leader in the Oxford Movement in the Church of England. The movement sought to restore Catholic teachings and vision to the heart of the Victoria Church of England. Pusey was born in … Continue reading

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Controversy and St Chrysostom

Controversy surrounded, and still surrounds St John Chrysostom (feast day 13th September). We are grateful to Canon Albert Ratcliffe, a retired canon of Manchester Cathedral, who has a particular interest in relationships between Christians and Jews, who offers this piece … Continue reading

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News of former Parish Assistants, continued

Fr Chris shared news of four former parish assistants here, he has been busy and brings us news now of four more! It makes lovely reading. St C’s has an important ministry in encouraging young people, and the not so … Continue reading

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