Bishop Nicholas Hudson’s homily from the SPEC 2018-19 End of Year Mass, which was followed by a barbecue.
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!
Today is Easter Sunday, when Jesus rose from the dead.
Today is Good Friday, when Jesus died on the cross.
Bernadette is a testament to unyielding obedience to God and is an inspiration to young people.
There are lots of great, original quotes from Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation from the Youth Synod, ‘Christus Vivit’. Here is a selection of some of the best.