Catholic Life

Pictures of the week

1 Gianna Emanuela Molla, daughter of St Gianna Beretta Molla, speaks at the inaugural Catholic Mothers conference at Aylesford, Kent. (For more information, visit

2 Members of the school council at Cranmore School in West Horsley, Surrey, visit a local care home.

3 Fr Barry Lomax, parish priest of St Mark in Pendlebury, Manchester, celebrates his 60th birthday with parishioners.

4 Students at Saint Paul’s Catholic High School in Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester, display their 3D models of an erupting volcano.

5 Pupils at The Marist School in Sunninghill, Berkshire, explore the Starlab, a portable planetarium.

6 St Ambrose College in Hale Barns, Cheshire, hosts a conference on physics organised by the Ogden Trust.

7 Bishop Ralph Heskett of Hallam, celebrants and servers at the Dedication Mass of the newly reordered Church of the Annunciation in Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Parishioners have just celebrated their first Easter in the reordered church.

8 Pupils at Saint Paul’s Catholic High School take part in the National Literacy Trust’s Skills Academy, which uses football-themed texts.

9 Bishop Richard Moth of Arundel and Brighton presents Sister Mary Thomaswith the Benemerenti Medal for her leadership of Augustinian Care.

10 St Anthony’s School for Girls in north-west London hosts a charitable Mother’s Day breakfast.

11 Grimsby Catenians hold their 666th meeting, which saw the enrolment of 18-year-old Ben Reilly (second from right), possibly the youngest member of the Catenian Association.

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