Pope Francis will canonise Blessed John Henry Newman in St Peter’s Square on Sunday 13 October, making him the first English person who has lived since the 17th century to be officially recognised as a saint by the Catholic Church.
Reflecting at Mass today on Jesus’ exhortation that we “love our enemies, pardon those who persecute us”, Bishop Nicholas gave the example of Saint Maria Goretti.
Today is the Feast of Saint Philip Neri.
Today is the Feast of Saint James the Lesser.
Catherine was one of the most brilliant theological minds of her day; definitely worth getting to know!
Bernadette is a testament to unyielding obedience to God and is an inspiration to young people.
Saint Mary was a prostitute before having a powerful conversion whilst on pilgrimage, which completely changed her life.
Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation ‘Christus Vivit’ of the Holy Father to young people and to the entire people of God.
Just before the start of Lent, Cardinal Vincent launched his annual Lenten Appeal, which this year focuses on the problem of food poverty and food insecurity. At the same time, he announced the launch of a new food relief initiative across the Diocese of Westminster.
Saint Josephine Bakhita is the patron saint of human-trafficking survivors.