Catholic Life

Pictures of the week


1 New Swedish Cardinal Anders Arborelius visits Christ the King, Bramley, in the Diocese of Leeds, for his friend Fr Paul Redmond’s ruby anniversary. They are pictured with Bishop Marcus Stock of Leeds.


2 Passionist priest Fr Gary Donegan receives an honorary doctorate from Ulster University for his outstanding community work in Northern Ireland.


3 A student at Saint Benedict Catholic Voluntary Academy in Derby displays her work at the school’s annual art exhibition.


4 Joan McCarthy, headteacher at Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, serenades students to raise money for charity.


5 Cafod’s celebrity ambassador Emma Rigby visits northern Kenya three months on from the East Africa crisis appeal to see how the millions of pounds raised are saving lives.


6 Baroness Cox of Queensbury is guest of honour at a prize-giving ceremony at St Benedict’s, Ealing, west London. She is pictured with headmaster Andrew Johnson, head boy Lorcan O’Brien and head girl Jolie Bediako.


7 Cricketers at Ratcliffe College in Leicestershire, with coach Wayne Faulconbridge, have become U11 Leicestershire county champions.


8 The Marist School celebrates 70 years at its current site in Sunninghill, Berkshire, with pupils dressing in 1940s clothes.


9 Bishop Tom Williams blesses new Stations of the Cross at St Joseph’s Hospice in Thornton, Merseyside.


10 Cardinal Vincent Nichols meets one of the longest-standing volunteers at Mildmay, an HIV charity and specialist hospital which has been working from east London for more than 150 years.


11 Roisin Royle, Catriona Flesher and Imogen Usherwood, students at Farnborough Hill in Hampshire, have won the national final of the 2017 Rotary Youth Speaks competition.

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