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01/10/2012 4:30 pm

But, how do you know if you have a vocation?

Sixteen new men recently arrived in Allen Hall, Chelsea as new seminarians, preparing for the Roman Catholic priesthood. The new intake brings the number of men preparing for the priesthood at Allen Hall to 57, up from 46 in 2010 and a decade of increasing numbers.

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01/10/2012 3:15 pm

The Challenges of Evangelisation in Europe

Bishops’ message and statement at the end of the Plenary Assembly of the Council of European Bishops’ Conferences held in St Gallen, Switzerland – in the organisation’s offices – on the occasion of the 1,400th anniversary of Saint Gall’s arrival in the city

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01/10/2012 8:30 am

Bishop: Be Mindful of the Needs of Those Suffering from Depression

Bishop Richard Moth, Catholic Bishop of the Forces and Lead Bishop for the Mental Health Project offers his reflection on World Mental Health Day 2012. 

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28/09/2012 10:05 am

Lecture Series Promotes Ushaw’s National Importance

Durham University’s Centre for Catholic Studies is launching a series of events to highlight the significance of Ushaw College in an effort to raise awareness of the nationally-important holdings at the former seminary.

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25/09/2012 10:29 am

Thanksgiving Mass for Cardinal’s Eightieth Birthday

A Mass of thanksgiving for Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor’s birthday and official retirement was celebrated in Westminster Cathedral on Friday 21 September. In attendance were the seminarians, priests, people and bishops’ of the Diocese of Westminster. Archbishop Nichols was the principal celebrant.

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24/09/2012 5:20 pm

Schools invited to celebrate ‘Little Way Week’ to start the Year of Faith

Every Catholic school in England and Wales has been invited to begin the forthcoming Year of Faith by having a week of prayer and service inspired by a young saint. 

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20/09/2012 5:20 pm

Pupil Premiums must meet the needs of disadvantaged children

The Catholic Education Service (CES) has welcomed the OFSTED review of Pupil Premiums as an opportunity for the Government to ensure disadvantaged children receive the additional support. 

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19/09/2012 9:15 am

Pope Appoints Archbishop Longley a Synod Father on New Evangelisation

Pope Benedict XVI has appointed the Most Reverend Bernard Longley, Archbishop of Birmingham, as a Synod Father for the forthcoming Thirteenth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, to be held in Rome between 7-28 October 2012.

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18/09/2012 4:25 pm

CES to engage with Government over Religious Education in GCSE reforms

Responding to Michael Gove’s education reforms, the Catholic Education Service (CES) has called for Religious Education (RE) to remain a priority in schools.

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18/09/2012 2:05 pm

Declaration: The Arab Spring One Year Later

The 'Arab Awakening' in the Middle East North Africa region came under the spotlight at the recent Conference of European Justice and Peace Commissions at their annual international workshop held in Malta from 14-16 September 2012.

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