On Monday the 23rd of January Cardinal Vincent Nichols celebrated 25 years as a Bishop. A Mass was celebrated in Westminster Cathedral to make his Silver Jubilee. Here is a report of the Mass together with the text of the Cardinal’s homily: http://www.indcatholicnews.com/news.php?viewStory=31780
World Youth Day is an international meeting of young people from all over the world who will gather together in one place with their catechists, priests, bishops and the Pope in order to profess faith in Jesus Christ. The objective of World Youth Day is to experience the great community
Fr Michael feels honoured that the College of Consultors has appointed him to administer the Bishopric whilst we await the appointment of a new Bishop by the Holy See.
Bishop Richard Moth leaves after 5½ years as Bishop of the Forces. He was installed as the 5th Bishop of Arundel & Brighton in Arundel Cathedral on Thursday 28th May 2015.
In 2015 a significant evangelisation initiative called Proclaim ’15 is being launched to support, inspire and encourage new expressions of parish evangelisation. A project of the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, it is designed to affirm the good work that is already being done by the Catholic community,
Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Richard as the new Bishop of Arundel & Brighton. His installation will take place in the Cathedral Church of Our Lady & St. Philip Howard, Arundel, on Thursday 28th May.
On Wednesday 4th March, members of the 9th/12th Royal Lancers, accompanied by musicians of the Heavy Cavalry Band, attended the Public Audience in St. Peter’s Square.
Bishop Richard has issued a Pastoral Letter for Lent, based on the Gospel of the Transfiguration that is read on the Second Sunday of this season.
During Mass on Sunday 1st February, the RAF Memorial Crucifix was blessed. The Chaplain-in-Chief for the Royal Air Force, veterans from the RAF PoW Association and a number of RAF personnel joined the Cathedral community for this very special celebration.
On February 11th, the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, the Church throughout the world is called to pray for those who are sick. Pope Francis has issued a Letter for this day which you can download by clicking on this article.