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St Peter and St Paul

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St Peter and St Paul

I remember a few years ago coming across a prayer which seemed to speak straight to me. It went something like this; “Lord: don’t look now I have my foot in my mouth again. The […]

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Are you a beleaguered clique or a creative minority?

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Are you a beleaguered clique or a creative minority?

Catholics are a minority in the UK today. But what do the Scriptures say about the vocation of creative minorities and the responsibility they have to build God’s Kingdom? A homily by Fr Stephen Wang.

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The Birth of St John the Baptist

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The Birth of St John the Baptist

So often today I think many Christians feel they are the lone voice crying out in the wilderness. When all our family members and friends have fallen away from their faith it can be very […]

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St Aloyisus Gonzaga

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St Aloyisus Gonzaga

What an inspiring young man, St Aloysius is. Not for any great deeds is he known, in many ways his was a very ordinary life lived quietly. But his faith led him to turn his […]

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Who is Jesus? (And, by the way, how to vote in the EU Referendum…)

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Who is Jesus? (And, by the way, how to vote in the EU Referendum…)

A homily by Fr Stephen Wang, about the challenge of proclaiming Jesus Christ, and the political implications of St Paul’s theology of baptismal unity.

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What is the greatest Eucharistic miracle in the history of the Church?

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What is the greatest Eucharistic miracle in the history of the Church?

What is the greatest Eucharistic miracle in the history of the Church? A sermon for Corpus Christi by Fr Stephen Wang

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Who is God? Is it OK to call God “God”? Do we pray “to God” or “with God”?

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Who is God?  Is it OK to call God  “God”? Do we pray “to  God” or “with God”?

Who is God?  Is it OK to call God  “God”? Do we pray “to  God” or “with God”? A homily for the Feast of the Most Holy Trinity by Fr Stephen Wang

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Why do you go to work in the morning?

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Why do you go to work in the morning?

As Christians we are called to loving service, and as adults we spend a third of our waking lives at work. So how do we turn our work into service? One of the deepest modern […]

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The Holy Spirit brings divine order and divine chaos – depending on what we need most.

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The Holy Spirit brings divine order and divine  chaos – depending on what we need most.

The Holy Spirit brings divine order and divine  chaos – depending on what we need most.  A homily for Pentecost by Fr Stephen Wang, Newman House.

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How to help your children have a solid and lasting faith

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How to help your children have a solid and lasting faith

As a parent one of the most important and enduring gifts we can give our children and grandchildren is a faith in Jesus Christ and his saving power. But we should be under no illusion, […]

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When you need a sledgehammer or a pile driver to get through to God

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When you need a sledgehammer or a pile driver to get through to God

A homily for the Solemnity of the Ascension by Fr Stephen Wang

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Parenting and family life

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Parenting and family life

On the first Monday of the month, Ten Ten send a newsletter to parents who have attended a parent session in a school.  The newsletter includes a chapter from the booklet “Being a Parent Today: […]

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When everything goes wrong and we are tempted to give up hope

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When everything goes wrong and we are tempted to give up hope

When everything seems to go wrong and you get to the point where you are about to give up and rage and despair and collapse. That’s often the very moment when God wants to step […]

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Pope Francis appoints Fr Paul Mason as new Auxiliary Bishop to Southwark Diocese

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Pope Francis appoints Fr Paul Mason as new Auxiliary Bishop to Southwark Diocese

Pope Francis has appointed Father Paul Mason as the new Auxiliary Bishop of Southwark. Fr Mason, a priest of the Archdiocese of Southwark, has been the Episcopal Vicar for Kent which comprises the Deaneries of Canterbury, […]

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The Gift of Priests and Sisters: a resource from Ten Ten

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The Gift of Priests and Sisters: a resource from Ten Ten

Primary school children throughout the UK have been learning why certain people chose to follow God’s call to become priests and sisters by engaging in an innovative new project from the Catholic education organisation, Ten […]

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Eight Songs for the Easter Octave

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Eight Songs for the Easter Octave

Divna Ljubojevic, Christos Anesti Normally Orthodox liturgies are considerably more verbose than their Latin equivalents, but the opposite is the case for the Easter proclamation. While the Exsultet lasts ten minutes, the Byzantine version is […]

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Holy Saturday: feeling His absence; yearning for His presence

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Holy Saturday: feeling His absence; yearning for His presence

Anyone visiting a church or chapel this Holy Saturday will meet the shock of an open and empty tabernacle, and an extinguished sanctuary lamp. We all know it’s coming, but each year it’s upsetting to […]

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Identifying the Crucified One

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Identifying the Crucified One

Who is hanging on the Cross today? Who is it? An innocent man, wrongly condemned? A great man, put to death by the small-minded? A radical free thinker, cornered by conservatives? The Incarnate Word of […]

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John Legend, Self-Gift, and the Last Supper

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John Legend, Self-Gift, and the Last Supper

When a video has 800 million views on YouTube, it’s probably fair to say that it’s tapping into something pretty deep in our common humanity. John Legend’s love song, ‘All of Me’, is one such […]

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Do you live to work or work to live?

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Do you live to work or work to live?

Do you live to work or work to live? Two major Catholic thinkers of the twentieth century, Eric Gill and Josef Pieper, gave contrasting answers to this question. Gill, an artist and stonecutter, famous for […]

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