Catholic Life

Pictures of the week

1 Cardinal Vincent Nichols and Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin are pictured at a Mass in St Peter’s Basilica on the feast of St Josephine Bakhita (photo: Mazur/

2 Students from Saint Paul’s Catholic High School in Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester, visit the People’s History Museum in Manchester as part of their GCSE History studies.

3 Priests in Uniform, a history of Catholic Army chaplains in the First World War written by Dr James Hagerty, is launched at the Victory Services Club in London.

4 St Anselm’s College Under-15 Rugby squad has defeated Ampleforth 38-7 to win the Northern section of the Natwest Plate Competition.

5 Year 5 children of Oliver House School in south-west London take part in an Ancient Greece Enrichment Day.

6 Kate Green, MP for Stretford and Urmston, visits St Antony’s Catholic College.

7 Bishop Tom Burns of Menevia inaugurates the Shrine of Divine Mercy, which houses first-class relics of St Faustina, St John Paul II and St Mother Teresa, at the Sacred Heart in Morriston, Swansea.

8 Mary’s Meals supporters have given 500,000 filled school bags to impoverished children through The Backpack Project.

9 Staff and students at Loreto Grammar School in Altrincham, Cheshire, celebrate 100 years of women’s suffrage.

10 Pupils at St Augustine’s Priory in Ealing, west London, have recalled the life of former headmistress Mother Mary Francis, who was chained to railings and arrested for breaking windows as a suffragette.

11 Musicians at St Ambrose College in Hale Barns, Altrincham, have won a trio of prizes at the Bowdon Music Festival.

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