Sea Sunday

Sea Sunday

The war in Ukraine might be 1,500 miles away from the UK, but Stella Maris port chaplains, such as permanent deacon John Fogarty, who covers the Kent coast, have heard from seafarers of its terrible destruction and how it has ripped apart families. Recently, John...
Bishop Calls For Co-Responsibilty

Bishop Calls For Co-Responsibilty

Bishop David Oakley has called on clergy and laity to work and lead the mission of our Church with co-responsibilty. Speaking to chaplains and RE leads in our Catholic schools, Bishop David urged them to be leaders in their communities and to walk alongside students...
“You Are Disciples!”

“You Are Disciples!”

Leaders of the Catholic mission of our diocese in Catholic schools gathered together in Northampton for the Chaplaincy and RE Conference. The day led jointly by Mission Northampton and our diocesan Education Service, focussed on being ‘Missionary...
National Synthesis – Synod Update

National Synthesis – Synod Update

The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales have released the national synthesis which will be sent to the Synod Office in Rome alongside a response from the Bishops of England and Wales. The synthesis is a result of the diocesan reports resulting from the listening...
Bishop Announces Clergy Moves

Bishop Announces Clergy Moves

Bishop David has announced the following clergy appointments: Fr Allan R. Jones, CRIC is to become Parish Priest of Sacred Heart of Jesus, Luton. Fr Dr James Cassidy, CRIC is to become Assistant Priest of Sacred Heart of Jesus, Luton. Fr Mirek Misiura is to become...
Our Families Receive the Spirit Of Life

Our Families Receive the Spirit Of Life

On Sunday 26th June 2022, our diocese gathered together to celebrate family life, with the latest global celebration of the World Meeting of Families. In 2018, many from our diocese travelled to Dublin for the conference but this year Pope Francis has asked dioceses...
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