Today’s News

Hands forming a Cross, by Louis Louro 2016 © Louis Louro Artist
Today’s Gospel in Art – I am the living bread that came down from heaven
Gospel of 30th April 2020 – John 6:44-51Jesus said, ‘No one can come to me unless drawn by the Father who sent me; and I will raise that person up on …  Read More

 

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Pope Francis: Love the world that persecutes you
During his General Audience on Wednesday, streamed from the Library of the Apostolic Palace, Pope Francis focused on the last of the Beatitudes: “Bles…  Read More

 

Book: The Turbulent World of the Divine Painter
Hailed by his contemporaries as ‘the divine painter,’ Raphael Sanzio of Urbino ( 1483-15200 was one of the greatest artists of the Italian Renaissance…  Read More

 

Cardinal Luis Antonio (Chito) Tagle
Cardinal Tagle sends video message to Filipino seafarers
Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, former Archbishop of Manila, now Prefect of the Vatican Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples has sent a video m…  Read More

 

Bishops issue guidance to parishes on support for victims of domestic abuse
The Domestic Abuse Group of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has today issued guidance on how Catholic parishes can support victi…  Read More

 

Larry Kovak's funeral
USA: Funeral Ministry in the time of COVID-19
For the past year and a half, I have been assigned to the three-parish ‘Pastorate’ of St Michael the Archangel, the Church of the Annunciation, and St…  Read More

 

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Bishop of Plymouth: ‘Let us be like Christ the Servant’
In a Pastoral Message today, Bishop Mark O’Toole, Bishop of Plymouth, has invited everyone to be like Christ the Servant.Recounting personally, the ex…  Read More

 

Staff at Georgian House Care Home Ealing, wearing St Benedict's PPE
Ealing: St Benedict’s School makes PPE for frontline NHS workers
Staff and students at St Benedict’s School in Ealing, west London have made over 1,000 protective visors for frontline NHS staff, carers and key worke…  Read More

 

Saint of the Day

Saint Of The Day

St Pius V
Pope. Anthony Ghislieri was born in 1504 in Piedmont, Italy. He joined the Dominicans in 1518, was ordained in 1540 and then taught philosophy and the…  Read More