Our Missionary Diocese

Our Missionary Diocese

Bishop David spoke at the recent Mission Conference. Here is the full text of his talk. We are called to be a missionary diocese. And so I want to share some thoughts about how I see things developing. And let me say, I do see things moving in the right direction. So...
“Do Something Different!”

“Do Something Different!”

The second annual Mission Conference took place in Beaconsfield on Saturday 12th November. The conference led by Mission Northampton was called ‘Inspire: Making Missionary Disciples’. Mission Northampton, led by the director, Dr Maria Heath, have just completed a two...
Re:New Houghton Regis

Re:New Houghton Regis

“This last two weeks has been amazing!” Fr Simon Penhalagan, parish priest of St Martin De Porres in Luton exclaimed as the outreach fortnight came to an end. Assisted by the vast experience of Sion Community in evangelisation, 20 members of the Luton and...
IICSA Final Report Published

IICSA Final Report Published

Statement from the Catholic Council for the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse on the Final Report of the Inquiry Today, the Panel of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has published its final report after seven years of work. The Catholic...
Farewell Saint Bernadette

Farewell Saint Bernadette

Our diocese said Bon Voyage to the relics of Saint Bernadette on Thursday morning following a farewell Mass at 7.00am celebrated by Bishop David Oakley. The relics will now be making their way to Norwich Cathedral in the diocese of East Anglia. The relics had been at...
Cathedral Welcomes Relics of Saint Bernadette

Cathedral Welcomes Relics of Saint Bernadette

The relics of Saint Bernadette arrived at the Catholic Cathedral of St Thomas and Our Lady Immaculate on Monday afternoon for a three day visit. Many people are expected to come and pray beside the relics. The Cathedral chapter met Bernadette at the steps of the...