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The power of the Holy Spirit in our lives

Filed in Spirituality by on May 25, 2015 2 Comments
The power of the Holy Spirit in our lives

The fourth film in the Sycamore programme is now available to view and download, on the topic “The Holy Spirit in our lives”. For information about how to use this film visit here. For more […]

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Who is Jesus Christ?

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Who is Jesus Christ?

The third film in the Sycamore programme is now available to view and download, on the topic “Who is Jesus Christ?” For information about how to use this film visit here. For more information about […]

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Pope Francis appoints new Bishop of Nottingham

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Pope Francis appoints new Bishop of Nottingham

Pope Francis has appointed Monsignor Patrick McKinney, as the tenth Bishop of Nottingham. Monsignor Patrick McKinney was born on 30th April 1954, the eldest son of Patrick and Bridget McKinney, originally from Ireland, and brought […]

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May, Mary, the Rosary, and the prayers of children

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May, Mary, the Rosary, and the prayers of children

This reflection on Marian prayer within the family comes from Edmund Adamus at the Office of Marriage and Family Life in Westminster Diocese. I was recently introduced to the acronym “KPI” which stands for ‘key […]

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Does God exist? How can we know? What difference would it make?

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Does God exist? How can we know? What difference would it make?

Does God exist? How can we know? What difference would it make? The second film in the Sycamore programme is now available to view and download. For more information about the programme, and how to […]

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What is happiness? How can we find it?

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What is happiness? How can we find it?

What is happiness? How can we find it? The first film in the Sycamore programme is now available to view and download. For more information about the programme and how to use the films, visit […]

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Infertility Awareness: A Catholic Perspective

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Infertility Awareness: A Catholic Perspective

This post is copied here, with permission, from the Conceiving Hope blog. It was written as part of the Infertility Awareness Week which took place last week: One in six couples will experience infertility at […]

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Grief to Grace, Healing the Wounds of Abuse: London retreat this June

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Grief to Grace, Healing the Wounds of Abuse: London retreat this June

The next UK Grief to Grace retreat takes place from 8 to 13 June at The Kairos Centre, Roehampton, London, SW15 4JA. See their website here for full details. General information about the programme follows here: Grief to Grace is a specialised […]

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Sycamore: a new programme of evangelisation and catechesis for use in parishes, chaplaincies, schools and other settings

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Sycamore: a new programme of evangelisation and catechesis for use in parishes, chaplaincies, schools and other settings

The Sycamore website has just been launched, and the first of ten videos uploaded. You can visit the site here. This information is from their WELCOME page: What is Sycamore? Sycamore is a new programme […]

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Nuns on the Rise

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Nuns on the Rise

In case you missed this on Thursday: The number of women entering convents in England and Wales has hit a 25 year high.  From a low point of 7 in 2004, the numbers have steadily […]

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A special kind of retreat

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A special kind of retreat

A Foyer de Charité Retreat will be held at the Sion Community, Brentwood from Sunday 12 July (6pm) – Saturday 18 July (2pm). The theme is God’s Plan for the Fullness of Time, and the […]

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A retreat for young people this weekend, 24-26 April, Cardiff

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A retreat for young people this weekend, 24-26 April, Cardiff

This is from the Youth 2000 website and Facebook event: Join us in Cardiff for our Youth 2000 Cardiff Retreat – We Have Come. Our retreats are for Young adults age 15-35. To pre-book you […]

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Is God calling fewer people?

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Is God calling fewer people?

In a Pastoral Letter to be read in all the churches of the Diocese on the weekend of 25/26 April, the Rt Rev Mark O’Toole, Bishop of Plymouth, challenges all in the Diocese to promote […]

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Vocation discernment weekend for Catholic women

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Vocation discernment weekend for Catholic women

This is from the Society of the Sacred Heart: For single Catholic women. Weekends of prayer, discussion, reflection, community…  a time to ask questions, find out more… a time to be with others on a […]

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Natural family planning with FEMM: A new fertility management programme

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Natural family planning with FEMM: A new fertility management programme

This new fertility management programme comes recommended by one of our readers: FEMM (Fertility Education & Medical Management) is a women’s health program that teaches the link between hormones and health, and how to monitor observable […]

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Muslims up, Christians steady, Unaffiliated down: 2010 to 2050

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Muslims up, Christians steady, Unaffiliated down: 2010 to 2050

A recent report from the respected Pew Research Center has this title: “The Future of World Religions: Population Growth Projections, 2010-2050: Why Muslims Are Rising Fastest and the Unaffiliated Are Shrinking as a Share of the […]

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Good Works, staying true at work: explore the new website

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Good Works, staying true at work: explore the new website

Take a look at the relaunched website from Good Works. If you don’t know about the project, see their “About Us” page, copied below: Good works makes it easier to help each other create a […]

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One day conference on “Tools for evangelisation: communicating the faith”

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One day conference on “Tools for evangelisation: communicating the faith”

A one day conference that will provide you with the tools to Communicate the Faith effectively to others. See the image above for full details: Saturday 25 April 10 am Registration – 4pm finish Downside […]

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“Faith in Film” Competition

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“Faith in Film” Competition

With the theme of “The Truth is Out There. Have Faith”, this year’s Insight Student Filmmaker Award challenges the UK’s best student filmmakers to turn their creativity and their passion to exploring what faith and […]

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Pope Francis Appoints Bishop Richard Moth as the New Bishop of Arundel & Brighton

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Pope Francis Appoints Bishop Richard Moth as the New Bishop of Arundel & Brighton

Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Richard Moth, currently Bishop of the Forces, as Bishop of Arundel & Brighton. He will be the 5th Bishop of Arundel & Brighton. Bishop Moth was ordained a priest in […]

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