Catholic Life

Pictures of the week

1 Bishop Robert Byrne presides at the diaconal ordination of Brother Dominic Edwards at the Birmingham Oratory (photo: Józef Łopuszyński).

2 The Bishop of Chichester, the Rt Rev Martin Warner, has appointed Bishop Richard Moth of Arundel and Brighton as one of five Canons of Honour of Chichester Cathedral.

3 Members of the chaplaincy team at Wardour Catholic Primary School in Tisbury, Salisbury, at Downside Abbey after they were commissioned as team members by Bishop Declan Lang of Clifton.

4 Students at Saint Paul’s Catholic High School in Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester, hold a cake sale at Virgin Media to raise funds for a greenhouse for their school garden.

5 Bishop Declan Lang launches a Year of Mission at Clifton Cathedral (photo: Mazur/

6 Pupils at St Anthony’s School for Girls in Golders Green, north London, visit the Houses of Parliament as part of National UK Parliament Week.

7 Children at Ratcliffe College Prep School in Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Leicestershire, have joined schools throughout Nottingham diocese in an Adoration Day.

8 Fr Richard Gibbons, rector of Knock Shrine, with Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland, and Archbishop Michael Neary of Tuam, attend a performance of Handel’s Messiah at Knock basilica.

9 Senior School students at St Columba’s College in St Albans, Hertfordshire, have raised funds for the IconHope charity in the Philippines with an (ultimately unsuccessful) attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the most consecutive rugby passes.

10 Jecca Millie has won a competition at The Marist School in Sunninghill, Berkshire, to create a new Roald Dahl character, in celebration of Roald Dahl Day.

11 Priests hear Confessions at Embrace ’17, a day-long conference for young Catholics, at Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral (photo: Mazur/

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