Catholic Life

Pictures of the week

1 Bishop Alan Williams of Brentwood has confirmed pupils at New Hall School in Chelmsford, Essex.

2 Bishop Mark O’Toole of Plymouth celebrates a Mass marking the Golden Jubilee of the opening of the Church of St Paul the Apostle in Tintagel, Cornwall. Priest in charge Fr Bryan Storey was among the concelebrants.

3 Friends help veteran pro-life campaigner Elspeth Chowdharay-Best celebrate her 80th birthday.

4 Archbishop Leo Cushley of St Andrews and Edinburgh launches the Love Lent campaign, a series of three talks aimed at young people.

5 Bishop John Sherrington celebrates Ash Wednesday Mass at Brunel University London (photo: Mazur/

6 The Rt Rev Martin Warner, Bishop of Chichester, has installed Bishop Richard Moth of Arundel and Brighton as an honorary canon of Chichester Cathedral.

7 The parishes of St Francis of Assisi, Bedworth, and Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Bulkington, have officially welcomed the Daughters of St Francis de Sales from Kerala (pictured with Dean of Rugby Fr Michael Gamble).

8 Scotland Yard Commissioner Cressida Dick walks past a Swiss Guard while attending a meeting of the Santa Marta Group conference at the Vatican (photo: Mazur/

9 Patricia Parker, founder and CEO of Kids for Kids, a charity helping children and families in remote villages in Darfur, Sudan, meets Pope Francis.

10 New Hall students Oliver Pilling, Zachary Petre-Azeem and William Bidwell have progressed to the next round of the English Speaking Union public speaking competition.

11 Musicians from St Maurice’s High School in Cumbernauld have busked in Glasgow’s city centre to raise money for Sciaf’s Wee Box, Big Change Lent appeal.

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