As of publishing, schools across the Diocese of Westminster are resuming teaching and parishes are restarting some activities. As we go through this lockdown process, we thought you might like to know about the current situation of Westminster Youth Ministry and what we’re planning for the future.
The corona virus pandemic and subsequent lockdown period effectively curtailed the SPEC Retreat Centre’s ability to lead retreats for young people from schools and parishes across the Diocese.
With schools across the country shut down due to the pandemic sweeping the world right now, parents everywhere are having to learn quickly about homeschooling. For many, this is a new and daunting task, but fortunately there is help! Here, homeschooling mums Francesca, Maria and Grace share their tips.
Following on from the Prime Minister’s message yesterday evening, churches in the Diocese of Westminster are to close with immediate effect and to remain closed until further notice.
Our colleagues in the Caritas department are requesting your help during this coronavirus time.
Our churches will remain open. They are not closing. However, the celebration of Mass, Sunday by Sunday and day by day, will take place without a public congregation.
Dear brothers and sisters, let us make room in our lives for the word of God! Each day, let us read a verse or two of the Bible. Let us begin with the Gospel: let us keep it open on our table, carry it in our pocket, read it on our cell phones, and allow it to inspire us daily.
Homily given by Bishop Nicholas Hudson in the church of the Venerable English College, Rome, for Westminster Youth Ministry pilgrims on 14 October 2019, a votive Mass of thanksgiving for the canonization of Saint John Henry Newman.
Today is the Feast of Maximilian Kolbe, who sacrificed his life to save that of a husband and father in Auschwitz.