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Open churches vital for resilience during lockdown

Open churches vital for resilience during lockdown

CORONAVIRUS - Latest January 4th 2021 Open churches vital for resilience during lockdown, says Cardinal With the announcement of a new lockdown for England to curb the rapid spread of COVID-19, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of...

Our Lady of the Rosary Family Catechism

Our Lady of the Rosary Family Catechism

Welcome to Our Lady of the Rosary Family Catechism Our Lady of the Rosary Family Catechism is a free online video catechism course which provides children and their families with the unique opportunity to learn the timeless truths of the Catholic Faith. OUR MISSION IS...

A FAMILY FOUNDED ON FAITH

A FAMILY FOUNDED ON FAITH

A FAMILY FOUNDED ON FAITH ​When it comes to the Lawes parents and their seven children, it can truly be said they are a family founded on faith. While David Lawes is chief operating officer of the Catholic Nottingham diocese office (before that he was with the...

A Precious Place of God’s Grace

A Precious Place of God’s Grace

A Precious Place of God’s Grace Diocese calls parishes to be “outward looking” as it reflects on the future renewal of parish life and structures Bishop Mark and his Bishop’s Council – a group of priests who assist him in the Governance of the Diocese - have issued a...

Bishop Mark presents the Bene Merenti Medal

Bishop Mark presents the Bene Merenti Medal

Bishop Mark presents the Bene Merenti Medal On Saturday 24th October, Bishop Mark presented the Bene Merenti medal to Terry Jordan,  for his long years of service to the Diocese in a number of parishes in Plymouth.  The Papal Award was bestowed on Terry during a...

Caritas Modern Slavery Event Report

Caritas Modern Slavery Event Report

  Caritas Plymouth held a Modern Slavery Online Event on 25th September 2020 with a focus on Cornwall and Plymouth. Presenters included Caroline Virgo from the Clewer Initiative, Ann Donnelly from The Apostleship of the Sea/Stella Maris and Deborah Fisher OBE...

Fr. Danny Longland Diamond Jubilee Mass

Fr. Danny Longland Diamond Jubilee Mass On Thursday 24th September Father Danny Longland celebrated Mass at the Cathedral in celebration of his 60 years of service to the priesthood. It was lovely to see him accompanied by Bishop Mark, Canon Mark. Fr Oscar, Fr. Jacek...

Chrism Mass 2020

Chrism Mass 2020

Chrism Mass   Today - Sepember 22nd 2020- in the Cathedral of St Mary & St Boniface Plymouth, Bishop Mark celebrated the Chrism Mass which was delayed from Holy Week due to the pandemic. In attendance were the Canons of the Cathedral Chapter and the Deans as...

World Day of Migrants and Refugees 2020

World Day of Migrants and Refugees 2020

Forced like Jesus Christ to flee Who could not be moved after seeing that distressing picture of the lifeless body of Alan Kurdi, the 3 year old washed up on a beach in Turkey in 2015? Contrast this with how you feel after reading tabloid headings such as “Breaking...