From the Archbishop of Southwark – Letter to Priests for Maundy Thursday 2022

‘What I want is mercy, not sacrifice. I did not come to call the virtuous, but sinners. ’ (Mt 9:13) Dear Brothers in Christ I send you my heartfelt good wishes and gratitude on this day when we remember ‘the institution of the Holy Eucharist and of priestly Order, and the commandment of the LordContinue reading “From the Archbishop of Southwark – Letter to Priests for Maundy Thursday 2022”

Palm Sunday 2022 – St George’s Cathedral, Southwark

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ Dear friends For each of us the season of Lent has been both an individual and a communal journey of faith. I wonder what your particular experience of Lent has been like this year? A priest once said to me that we often get the Lent we need ratherContinue reading “Palm Sunday 2022 – St George’s Cathedral, Southwark”

Ukrainian Greek Catholic Cathedral of the Holy Family, London Sunday Divine Liturgy – Gospel: St Matthew 25: 31-46 27 February 2022

The Lord God says this: ‘My plans for you are for peace, not for disaster; To give you a future, a future filled with hope.’ ‘My plans for you are for peace.’ (Jer 29:11) Dear brothers and sisters in Christ Dear friends and people of good will The news and images from Ukraine in recentContinue reading “Ukrainian Greek Catholic Cathedral of the Holy Family, London Sunday Divine Liturgy – Gospel: St Matthew 25: 31-46 27 February 2022”

Mass with the Communion and Liberation Community for the Centenary Year of Birth of Mgr Luigi Giussani, St George’s Cathedral, Southwark, 25 February 2022

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ It is an immense joy to see you here in St George’s Cathedral. As I said at the beginning of Mass, you are, each and every one of you, most welcome. Sadly, the world is in a very different place since we last gathered together to celebrate Holy Mass.Continue reading “Mass with the Communion and Liberation Community for the Centenary Year of Birth of Mgr Luigi Giussani, St George’s Cathedral, Southwark, 25 February 2022”

Ordination to the Sacred Diaconate – Rev Mark Wharton7 February 2022

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ Dear Mark, my son and my brother When I was a youngster, there was a television advert for a particular model of Remington electric razor, long before I ever needed one. It starred the American entrepreneur Victor Kiam who said famously ‘I liked the shaver so much, I boughtContinue reading Ordination to the Sacred Diaconate – Rev Mark Wharton7 February 2022