Catholic Life

Pictures of the week


1 Archbishop Malcolm McMahon op has ordained three Dominicans and two Franciscans as deacons. Pictured: Br Luke Doherty op, Fr Martin Ganeri op (Prior Provincial), Archbishop McMahon, Br Toby Lees op and Br Samuel Burke op(photo: Br Albert Robertson OP).


2 Fr Brian Coogan celebrates the 70th anniversary of his priestly ordination at St Francis School in Ventnor on the Isle of Wight.


3 Students at Farnborough Hill have raised more than £10,000 with a fun run in aid of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance Service.


4 Br Arthur Andrew Bolivar and Br Gladson Francesco Dabre (pictured with Prior Provincial Fr Robert Marsh and brother Augustinians) make their Solemn Profession of Vows with the Augustinians/Austin Friars at St Monica’s Catholic Church, Hoxton, London.


5 Pilgrims from Arundel and Brighton diocese visit the Grotto at Lourdes.


6 The Archdiocese of Birmingham has given Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice the freehold of its premises, 40 years after its first foundation stone was set.


7 Bishop John Keenan of Paisley celebrates Mass on the Mercy Bus at Paisley Cross Cenotaph (photo: Paul McSherry).


8 Bishop Alan Williams of Brentwood ordains Br Michael O’Grady ofm to the diaconate at St Francis of Assisi Church, Stratford, east London.


9 Ken Wilson, past president of the Stafford Circle of the Catenian Association, presents a cheque for £423 from his charity fund to Canon Michael Neylon for the Loreto Sealdah School in India.


10 Mass at the St Catherine’s Summer School 2017 at the Franciscan Retreat Centre at Pantasaph, near Holywell, in North Wales (photograph: Joseph Shaw).

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