The Dicastery for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments has confirmed the approval by the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales for the new Lectionary.
The Lectionary, which includes the scripture readings for Mass and the sacraments, will come into use in Catholic parishes in England and Wales from Advent 2024. Read more >>>
Bishop Philip will be conferring the Sacrament of Confirmation in our parish on the great feast of Christ the King, 26 November 2023. Application Form.
At the heart of the global food crisis is a struggle for control over the world’s seeds. For generations, small-scale farmers have freely swapped and shared a wide variety of seeds.
However, the freedom of farmers to choose what seeds they use is under threat ... Read more>>>
To assist those celebrating the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III, the Archbishop has granted a dispensation from Friday Abstinence on Friday 5 May.
The Bishops of England and Wales have requested that on Friday 5 May each parish celebrates Mass for His Majesty the King to mark his Coronation. At St. Bart's this will be the 10:00 Mass. At the end of Mass (after the Prayer after Communion and before the Final Blessing) the Prayer for the King is said.
Pope Francis has appointed His Excellency Archbishop Miguel Maury Buendía as Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain.
Commenting on the news, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster and President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, said: Read more>>>
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