Tag Archives: London

Archbp. Nichols of Westminster is now a free man!

This is rather cool. The Diocese of Westminster has on its site the news that the Archbishop of Westminster received the Freedom of the City of London. The Most Reverend Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster has received the Freedom of … Continue reading

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A shout to my friends in London

I have been watching with horror the social unrest and riots in London. You have been in my prayers. I fear we are going to see more of this sort of thing in the future. Please stay safe! UPDATE: I … Continue reading

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“Martha, Martha!”

In the National Gallery in London, you will find a painting by Velazquez entitled Christ in the House of Martha and Mary. I never fail to visit it when I visit that gallery and that painting when I cross the … Continue reading

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Day in London

Chilly windy rainy… then just windy. Then rainy again. Having sent my article for the paper, I headed into town to meet the wonderfully persistent Anna Arco of the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald, for lunch. This isn’t … Continue reading

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Is it just me, or is this a little creepy?

Did you see this? The new mascots for the London Olympics. Wenlock, left, the London 2012 Olympic mascot, and Mandeville, the Paraolympic mascot.

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An initiative at St. Patrick’s, Soho, London. Not complicated, it just works.

If you want to see what a Catholic newspaper should be like, check out this article in The Catholic Herald, the UK’s best Catholic weekly. Here is a great story. Preamble: Keep in mind as you read that NCR in … Continue reading

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London Colney TLM training conference for priests: reports coming in

You might remember that in England there was to be a conference/workshop for priests to learn the TLM at a center run by the Archdiocese of Westminster.  The editors of RU-486 (aka The Bitter Pill aka The Tablet) in a … Continue reading

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