Catholic Life

Pictures of the week

1 Papal Nuncio Archbishop Edward Adams at St Joseph’s Cathedral, Swansea, with Bishop Tom Burns, Mgr Vincent Brady, Mgr Joe Cefai and Cathedral Dean Fr Benedict Koledoye.

2 Kevin Grant and David Torkington at the launch of their new books – More Deeps, Further Shallows and Wisdom from the Christian Mystics respectively – at the Athenaeum in Pall Mall, London.

3 Pupils at The Marist School in Sunninghill, Berkshire, meet businesswoman Rachel Walker during a careers “speed dating” event at the school.

4 Members of Acle Churches Together in Norfolk outside the town’s police station during an annual prayer walk.

5 Sixth-form students at New Hall School in Chelmsford, Essex, present a cheque to local homelessness charity Chelmsford CHESS.

6 Westminster Auxiliary Bishop Paul McAleenan outside Westminster Cathedral with members of the congregation at the Rite of Election (photo: Mazur/

7 Year 6 pupils at Our Lady & St Werburgh’s in Newcastle-under-Lyme visit Clifford’s Tower during a week-long trip to York.

8 Cardinal Vincent Nichols meets guests at the annual Plater Trust Awards in London (photo: Mazur/

9 Mary Doyle, a former headteacher at St Saviour’s Catholic Primary School, Totland, Isle of Wight, with her grandson, Michael, a former chorister at Westminster Cathedral, recently awarded a music exhibition at Eton (photo: Jim Malia).

10 Fr Ken Bowen, Canon Bosco Clarke and Fr Michael Turner at an annual lunch for housebound and disabled, hosted by the St Vincent de Paul Society at St Peter’s, Marlow, in Buckinghamshire.

11 The imposition of ashes at Birmingham Oratory (photo: Józef Łopuszyński).

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