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Death toll in Jolo church bombings now 27 with 77 injured

Death toll in Jolo church bombings now 27 with 77 injured JOLO, Sulu – Philippines The death toll in the Jolo Cathedral bombings has reached 27 dead and 77 have been injured. Of the fatalities, seven were soldiers and 20 civilians who were inside the Church and those outside and across the street during the secondary...

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Memories of Fr Danny

Memories of Fr Danny By the Students and Staff of English Martyrs School, Towerhill 01/21/2019 Over a period of 10 years, Fr. Danny (officially known as Fr. Francis Daniel) has served at Tower Hill, London, both the parish of English Martyrs and also the local primary school which shares its name with the parish. He...

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Synod of Bishops on Youth

  The Synod of Bishops released an English translation of the final document of the 2018 session on young people, faith, and vocational discernment. The document encourages young people to seek an authentic encounter with God, instead of adopting a morally relativistic outlook on life. The document highlights the spiritual and religious experiences of young...

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Pope Francis – Young People and the Example of Mary

Pope Francis – January 2019 You young people have, in the Virgin Mary, a reason for joy and a source of inspiration. Take advantage of the World Youth Day in Panama to contemplate Christ together with Mary. We will pray the Rosary together for peace, each of us in our own language. And ask for...

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MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR THE XXVII WORLD DAY OF THE SICK 2019

Dear Brothers and Sisters, “You received without payment; give without payment” (Mt 10:8). These are the words spoken by Jesus when sending forth his apostles to spread the Gospel, so that his Kingdom might grow through acts of gratuitous love. On the XXVII World Day of the Sick, to be solemnly celebrated on 11 February 2019...

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Beautiful New Calendar for 2019

You may have seen these beautiful calendars in your parish over the past few weeks. They were produced by Colum Keating and Fr Leo Philomin. The calendar features some beautiful imagery of the various Oblate projects, events and missions from around the province over the past 12 months, alongside some quotes from Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation:...

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The Porch Project

A big thank you to everyone involved in this wonderful project! “The Porch Project in Kilburn cooked and served a fabulous Christmas Dinner to our Guests on December 22. A large number of volunteers brought food to the table and we catered for 24 people. It was a lovely evening. As the guests left they...

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Friends of St. Eugene in Birmingham’s recent visit to the Arboretum

The Silence Began “11am, the silence began, not in the battlefields of Flanders in November 1918, but several days after the hundredth anniversary of the end of the First World War. We, the Birmingham Friends of St. Eugene, were in the Millennium Chapel of Peace and Forgiveness at the National Memorial Arboretum on a chilly and...

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Advent Gospel Reflection for December 9th

Prepare a Way for the Lord in Advent God’s Messengers The Jewish People of the Old Testament had been promised that the Messiah, the Chosen One of God would come to deliver and save them from oppression and slavery. They were told through the Prophets, God’s messengers, that God would always be with them. Sadly...

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Death Notice Of Father Paul Byrne OMI

It is with great sadness that the Oblate Community announces the death of Fr Paul Byrne OMI OBE (Dublin) – (peacefully), in the wonderful care of all the staff of Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross (late of Inchicore). Beloved son of the late John and Lavinia and brother of the late Dick; deeply regretted by...

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