Catholic Life

Pictures of the week

1 More than 1,000 people follow the Blessed Sacrament through the streets of Westminster at the annual Corpus Christi procession between the parishes of The Assumption, Warwick Street and St James’s, Spanish Place (photo: Mazur/

2 Fr Doug Bull blesses four new mosaics – of St Bernadette, St Thérèse of Lisieux, St Joseph and St John Bosco – at Holy Cross Primary School in Catford, south-east London.

3 Aislinn Geaney, Joe Daubney, Michael Jukka and Molly Jennings have taught in schools in Arusha, Tanzania, as part of their gap year after leaving Saint Benedict Catholic Voluntary Academy in Derby.

4 Grays Convent High School in Essex hosts a Science, Technology and Maths (Stem) Day for pupils from local primary schools.

5 Members of the Luton Circle of the Catenian Association and their families visit Heartwood Forest, where they have helped to plant some of its 500,000 trees.

6 A First Mass of newly ordained Fr Alex Stewart FSSP celebrated for the Latin Mass Society at St James’s, Spanish Place, London.

7 Three new canons – Canon Andrew McKenzie, Canon Paul Conroy and Canon Anthony Gallagher – are installed at St Andrew’s Cathedral, Glasgow (photo: Paul McSherry).

8 The Inter-Girls Athletics team at Holy Cross School in New Malden, Surrey, has won the south-east regional B final of the English Schools’ Track and Field Cup.

9 Jessica Whiley, a Year 11 student at New Hall School in Essex, has been selected as a Chelmsford sports ambassador.

10 Catherine Hughes, the principal of St Bede’s Catholic College and Bristol’s longest-serving headteacher, is presented with a papal blessing by Fr Michael McAndrew as she prepares for retirement.

11 Runners reach the finishing line of Sciaf’s 5k Fun Run around Strathclyde Park, Motherwell.

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