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Mater Ecclesiæ

"Receiving your Word in her Immaculate Heart, she was found worthy to conceive him in her virgin’s womb and, giving birth to the Creator, she nurtured the beginnings of the Church. Standing beside … More
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Mughal Pentecost

"Lord God, you sanctify your Church in every race and nation by the mystery we celebrate on this day. Pour out the gifts of the Holy Spirit on all mankind, and fulfil now in the hearts of your … More
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Pentecost

"Send forth your power, Lord, from your holy temple in Jerusalem, and bring to perfection your work among us. Alleluia." My sermon for today can be read here. Apse mural in the chapel of St John's … More
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They Were All Filled

"This is the day of Pentecost, alleluia. Today the Holy Spirit appeared to the disciples in the form of fire and gave to them his special gifts; he sent them into the world to proclaim that whoever … More
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Saint Dunstan

Today (19 May) is the feast of St Dunstan, who was born near Glastonbury in 909, and died at Canterbury on this day in 988. Born into a noble family and raised at court, he studied secular arts and … More
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Come Holy Spirit

"Fulfill for us your gracious promise, O Lord, we pray, so that by his coming the Holy Spirit may make us witnesses before the world to the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ. Who lives and reigns for … More
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Atanasio de Trento
Ven, Espíritu Santo, Llena los corazones de tus fieles y enciende en ellos el fuego de tu amor. Envía, Señor, tu Espíritu. Que renueve la faz de la … More

Feed My Sheep

"Jesus showed himself to his disciples, and after they had eaten he said to Simon Peter, ‘Simon son of John, do you love me more than these others do?’ He answered, ‘Yes Lord, you know I love you.’ … More
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May They Be One In Us

"May they all be one. Father, may they be one in us, as you are in me and I am in you, so that the world may believe it was you who sent me. I have given them the glory you gave to me, that they may … More
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St Simon Stock

"May the people that is devoted unto Thee, O Lord, and unto the Virgin-Mother, rejoice on this festival of blessed Simon: and having through him obtained a token of such special protection, may they … More
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Dominican Pilgrimage to Walsingham I

Dominican novices carry the statue of Our Lady and the Cross at the forefront of the Procession the ancient Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham. On 13 May 2018, the Dominican Family in England and … More
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Dominican Pilgrimage to Walsingham III

The Procession makes its way down the 'Holy Mile', which is the final mile before one approaches the ancient Shrine of Our Lady Walsingham. On 13 May 2018, the Dominican Family in England and Wales … More
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Dominican Pilgrimage to Walsingham II

The Procession walks past the medieval Slipper Chapel, where pilgrims traditionally paused and removed their footwear in preparation for walking the final mile into Walsingham. On 13 May 2018, the … More
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Saint Matthias

"One day Peter stood up to speak to the brothers – there were about a hundred and twenty persons in the congregation: ‘Brothers, the passage of scripture had to be fulfilled in which the Holy Spirit,… More
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Our Lady of Fatima

"My God, I believe, I adore, I hope and I love Thee! I beg pardon for all those that do not believe, do not adore, do not hope and do not love Thee." 13th May is the feast of Our Lady of Fatima. … More
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Saint Pancras

Banner with a depiction of the Roman martyr St Pancras, who was martyred by Diocletian c.304. St Pancras is especially venerated in England because Augustine of Canterbury dedicated his first church … More
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Pentecost Novena

In 1897 Pope Leo XIII declared: "We decree and command that throughout the whole Catholic Church,this year and in every subsequent year, a Novena shall take place before Pentecost Sunday". So, for … More
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Ascension of the Lord

"In my earlier work, Theophilus, I dealt with everything Jesus had done and taught from the beginning until the day he gave his instructions to the apostles he had chosen through the Holy Spirit, … More
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Christ Ascending into Heaven

"When you ascended on high, Lord, you led captivity captive. Alleluia." – Lauds antiphon for the Ascension. Looking up in the Olgiati chapel in the Basilica of Santa Prassede in Rome. The central … More
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Go Out to the Whole World!

"Jesus showed himself to the Eleven and said to them: ‘Go out to the whole world; proclaim the Good News to all creation. He who believes and is baptised will be saved; he who does not believe will … More
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The Blessed Trinity

"Jesus said to his disciples: ‘I still have many things to say to you but they would be too much for you now. But when the Spirit of truth comes he will lead you to the complete truth, since he will … More
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