December 15, 2016 - Catholic Herald

December 15, 2016

The best films of 2016

Son of Saul, The Club and Anomalisa all helped make 2016 a fantastic year in cinema

Omnium Gatherum

On December 17 we enter the final stage of joyfully penitential preparation for the Lord’s manifold Advents. St Bernard (d 1153) preached in an...

Word This Week

Fourth Sunday of Advent Is 7:10-14; Rom 1:1-7; Mt 1:18-24 (year a) The Fourth Sunday of Advent brings us to Mary and the imminent...

Our churches as sanctuaries

Whenever we have been at our best, as Christians, we have opened our churches as sanctuaries to the poor and the endangered. We have...

Prize Crossword 0470

Cryptic across 5 In Egypt they contain bits, a mixture, of Japan and most of Corsica (7,4) 7 Smallish OT book by the morning...

December 18 to December 24

Cardinal Nichols (Westminster) Mon: Central Services Staff Mass followed by Christmas Party, Westminster Cathedral and Westminster Cathedral Hall, 5.30pm. Tue: Christmas Celebration Reception, Archbishop’s...

Pictures of the Week

1 Archbishop Bernard Longley celebrates the annual Mass for deceased clergy of Birmingham archdiocese at St Mary’s College, Oscott. 2 Sisters Paulinette and Agnieszka,...

Mass Readings

Ordinary Form Divine Office Week IV Sunday, December 18: Fourth Sunday of Advent Is 7:10-14; Ps 24; Rom 1:1-7; Mt 1:18-24 Monday, December 19:...

Pastor Iuventus

After December 17, the focus of the Advent liturgy changes and we direct our thoughts towards the imminent birth of Jesus. One of the...

Lectio Divina

Matthew 1:18-24 18 This was how the birth of Jesus Christ took place. His mother Mary was engaged to Joseph, but before they were...

The best films of 2016

Son of Saul, The Club and Anomalisa all helped make 2016 a fantastic year in cinema

Omnium Gatherum

On December 17 we enter the final stage of joyfully penitential preparation for the Lord’s manifold Advents. St Bernard (d 1153) preached in an...

Word This Week

Fourth Sunday of Advent Is 7:10-14; Rom 1:1-7; Mt 1:18-24 (year a) The Fourth Sunday of Advent brings us to Mary and the imminent...

Our churches as sanctuaries

Whenever we have been at our best, as Christians, we have opened our churches as sanctuaries to the poor and the endangered. We have...

Prize Crossword 0470

Cryptic across 5 In Egypt they contain bits, a mixture, of Japan and most of Corsica (7,4) 7 Smallish OT book by the morning...

December 18 to December 24

Cardinal Nichols (Westminster) Mon: Central Services Staff Mass followed by Christmas Party, Westminster Cathedral and Westminster Cathedral Hall, 5.30pm. Tue: Christmas Celebration Reception, Archbishop’s...

Pictures of the Week

1 Archbishop Bernard Longley celebrates the annual Mass for deceased clergy of Birmingham archdiocese at St Mary’s College, Oscott. 2 Sisters Paulinette and Agnieszka,...

Mass Readings

Ordinary Form Divine Office Week IV Sunday, December 18: Fourth Sunday of Advent Is 7:10-14; Ps 24; Rom 1:1-7; Mt 1:18-24 Monday, December 19:...

Pastor Iuventus

After December 17, the focus of the Advent liturgy changes and we direct our thoughts towards the imminent birth of Jesus. One of the...

Lectio Divina

Matthew 1:18-24 18 This was how the birth of Jesus Christ took place. His mother Mary was engaged to Joseph, but before they were...