Monthly Archives: September 2017

Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies in Weybridge Deanery 2017-19

An opportunity to study for the Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies (CCRS) is being offered in Weybridge Deanery and is open to others outside the deanery who are interested. It starts at the end of September. Further information is available … Continue reading

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Pope Francis issues Apostolic Letter on liturgical translation

Pope Francis has published a motu proprio, ‘Magnum Principium’, granting bishops’ conferences greater control over the translation of liturgical texts. Bishops’ conferences will have main responsibility for translations, with the Holy See approving them. Read about it in an article in … Continue reading

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Anne Ward receives Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice medal

Congratulations to Anne Ward who has been awarded the “Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice” (“For Church and Pope”) medal by Pope Francis for her considerable contribution to the musical life of the diocese and, in particular, her many years of dedicated … Continue reading

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Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor RIP

We pray for the repose of the soul of Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor who died on 1 September 2017, surrounded by his family and friends. Grant, we pray, almighty God, that the soul of your departed servant Cardinal Cormac, to whom … Continue reading

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Holydays of Obligation – Epiphany and Ascension

With effect from the First Sunday of Advent 2017, two holydays of obligation are being reinstated in England and Wales. This decision was made by the Bishops of England and Wales, and has been confirmed by the Holy See. The … Continue reading

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