Canonisation Review

Let me start my review by stating something obvious, but will give you a bit of insight into what the Canonisation was like: Standing up for TEN HOURS without sitting down once really hurts!

Canonisation Eve!

One day before the historic event and the whole of central Rome is buzzing with pilgrims from all around the world. At our accommodation, more Brazilians and Polish people have arrived, and, as of writing, my stomach is full of amazing food from a Brazilian woman here.

Drama in Rome!

Our Communications guy, James Kelliher, is out in Rome this weekend for the exciting canonizations of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII – Keep checking back to read about his adventures and celebrate along with our Church!

Soldier to Saint – great Christian theatre!

Last night, RISE Theatre performed their production of ‘Soldier to Saint’ – a compelling tale of courage, friendship and sacrifice, based on the inspirational story of Saint Alban, Britain’s first Christian Martyr.

We are Easter people

Rebekah reflects on the meaning of Easter and the joy of the Gospel that should be in the hearts of all Christians.

Youth Ministry and the New Evangelisation

To pinpoint one specific moment when my relationship with Christ has changed has always been hard for me. Most of the time it’s so normal and slow that it’s only when I look back and see the growth that I notice there has been any change at all.

Westminster’s Big Weekend

Wow; that was a big weekend for Westminster Youth Ministry – all the team really busy and serious mileage covered!

Youth Worker Retreat Day

On Monday, the SPEC Residential Retreat Centre held the Westminster Youth Worker Retreat Day. It was an opportunity for the folks who work in the diocese to meet each other and exchange thoughts and ideas.