Catholic Life

Pictures of the week


1 Gary Player, nine-time golf major winner, and David Mortlock, head of investment banking at Berenberg, visit Depaul UK’s new youth homelessness centre in London.


2 Naomi Wood and Nadia Nnamdi-Orduh have won the annual junior debating championship at Loreto Grammar School in Altrincham, Greater Manchester.


3 Mass is celebrated during Run to the Son, a new annual prayer festival at Buckfast Abbey in Devon.


4 Rosminian Provincial Fr Joe O’Reilly, author Fr Michael Hill, editor Frances Skelton and Gracewing’s Tom Longford celebrate the publication of The Rosminian Mission: Sowers of the Second Spring at the Rosminian parish of St Peter’s, Cardiff.


5 Students at Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, prepare to spend two weeks trekking and working on a community project in Nepal.


6 Knights and Dames of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem with Archbishop Malcolm McMahon after a Mass of welcome for the new order’s new Lieutenant for England and Wales at St Bartholomew’s Church, Rainhill, Merseyside.


7 Sogand Alidadi, a student at Grays Convent High School in Essex, has won the Anthonia Afelumo Award at the school’s first awards evening. The prize honours a former pupil who died of a rare blood condition, aged 18.


8 Fr Brian Smith and the First Holy Communion class of 2017 of St Catherine’s Church, West Drayton, Greater London, at their Thanksgiving Mass.


9 Fifteen girls and staff from St Mary’s Shaftesbury in Dorset are visiting Zambia, where they are helping at a residence for orphans and vulnerable children.


10 Dominic Gordon, a student from Saint Benedict Catholic Voluntary Academy in Derby, has won a city-wide public speaking competition for schools.


11 Cafod director Chris Bain with headteacher Mike Wilson and the special prize winners at St Edmund’s Catholic School in Dover, Kent.

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