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J u l y 2 0 1 5 I s s u e N o . 3 1 4 G o l d e n j u b i l e e f o r S a c r e d H e a r t , L u t o n P a g e 4 A r t i s t i c w i n n e r s a t S t . M a r g a r e t ’, s P a g e 5 T h a n k y o u f o r 4 0 y e a r s i n t h e S V P P a g e 6 B r e n d a n S e e r y i s o r d a i n e d d e a c o n P a g e 3 F r . P a t r i c k H u t t o n , o f C h r i s t T h e K i n g , B e d f o r d , p r o u d l y d i s p l a y s a b l e s s i n g f r o m P o p e F r a n c i s o n t h e i r e v a n g e l i s a t i o n w e e k i n M a y . T h e p r o g r a m m e o f p r a y e r a n d c e l e b r a t i o n , ‘, J e s u s , H o p e o f a l l n a t i o n s ’, , w a s c o ­, o r d i n a t e d b y t h e S i o n C o m m u n i t y . P a p a l b l e s s i n g f o r B e d f o r d O n e o f t h e m u r a l s d e s i g n e d b y S i x t h F o r m s t u d e n t M a r i a R o s e C a h i l l f o r t h e p r a y e r g a r d e n a t S a c r e d H e a r t , L u t o n .

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S e n d n e w s r e p o r t s , p h o t o s a n d o t h e r m a t e r i a l t o t h e e d i t o r , F r . P a u l H a r d y , S t . E d w a r d ’, s , B u r c h a r d C r e s c e n t , S h e n l e y C h u r c h E n d , M i l t o n K e y n e s , M K 5 6 D X : v i n e 0 1 at b t o p e n w o r l d . c o m W e p r o m i s e t o p r i n t y o u r n e w s a s s o o n a s w e c a n f i n d s p a c e f o r i t . M a t e r i a l s h o u l d b e e ­, m a i l e d w h e n e v e r p o s s i b l e . I f t h i s c a n n o t b e d o n e f o r d i g i t a l p i c t u r e s t h e y s h o u l d b e s e n t t o u s o n d i s c . S e n d p h o t o g r a p h s i n j p g f o r m a t a s s e p a r a t e a t t a c h m e n t s , a n d n o t e m b e d d e d i n W o r d d o c u m e n t s . U r g e n t a n d d a t e d i t e m s s h o u l d r e a c h u s b y t h e f i r s t S u n d a y o f t h e m o n t h b e f o r e p u b l i c a t i o n . A b o o k l e t o f a d v i c e o n w r i t i n g n e w s r e p o r t s f o r T h e V i n e i s a v a i l a b l e o n r e q u e s t . P a r e n t a l p e r m i s s i o n m u s t b e s o u g h t b e f o r e p h o t o g r a p h s o f m i n o r s a r e s e n t f o r p u b l i c a t i o n . W h i l e w e a c c e p t u n s o l i c i t e d f e a t u r e a r t i ­, c l e s , w e r e s e r v e t h e r i g h t t o e d i t t h e t e x t o r n o t t o p u b l i s h . L e t t e r s f o r p u b l i c a t i o n m u s t i n c l u d e a n a m e a n d a d d r e s s , w h i c h w i l l b e o m i t t e d b y r e q u e s t . T h e c o n t e n t o f e a c h i s s u e i s d e c i d e d b y t h e e d i t o r , F r . P a u l H a r d y , e m a i l : v i n e 0 1 at b t o p e n w o r l d . c o m V i e w s e x p r e s s e d i n T h e V i n e a r e n o t n e c ­, e s s a r i l y t h o s e o f t h e e d i t o r s o r o f t h e D i o c e s e . T h e p u b l i s h e r o f T h e V i n e , B e l l c o u r t , d e a l s w i t h a d v e r t i s i n g . T h o s e w i s h i n g t o p l a c e a d v e r t i s e m e n t s s h o u l d t e l e p h o n e 0 1 4 4 0 7 3 0 3 9 9 . D i f f i c u l t i e s w i t h d i s t r i b u t i o n s h o u l d b e r e f e r r e d t o M r s B u s b y . P a g e 2 T h e V i n e J u l y 2 0 1 5 G e t t i n g i n t o p r i n t 1 7 0 M M X 4 T O F I L L T h e P o p e s p o k e a t s o m e l e n g t h a b o u t h i s p e r s o n a l l i f e i n a n i n t e r v i e w w i t h L a V o z d e l P u e b l o , r e v e a l i n g t h a t h e m i s s e s w a l k ­, i n g a r o u n d t h e c i t y , n a p s d a i l y , a n d n e v e r w a t c h e s t e l e v i s i o n . T h e P o p e s a i d t h a t h e n e v e r d r e a m t o f b e ­, c o m i n g R o m a n P o n t i f f . W h e n h e t r a v e l l e d t o R o m e f o r t h e c o n c l a v e o f 2 0 1 3 , h e r e ­, p o r t e d , h e h a d a r e t u r n t i c k e t i n h i s p o c k e t , a n d l e f t a d r a f t o f a h o m i l y o n h i s d e s k i n B u e n o s A i r e s . B u t h e r e p e a t e d h i s r e c o l l e c ­, t i o n t h a t w h e n h e r e a l i z e d t h a t h e w o u l d b e c h o s e n , h e w a s o v e r w h e l m e d b y a f e e l ­, i n g o f g r e a t p e a c e a n d a s e n s e t h a t “, t h e H o l y S p i r i t w a s t a k i n g c a r e o f e v e r y t h i n g . ”, W h e n a s k e d w h a t h e m i s s e s m o s t , t h e P o p e r e p l i e d : “, w a l k i n g . ”, H e s a i d t h a t h e e n j o y e d w a l k i n g a r o u n d t h e c i t y , m i n g l i n g w i t h p e o p l e , a n d s i t t i n g d o w n f o r a p i z z a . “, O r ­, d e r i n g o n e i n t h e V a t i c a n i s n o t t h e s a m e t h i n g , ”, h e r e m a r k e d . P o p e F r a n c i s r e v e a l e d t h a t h e k e e p s a r e g u l a r s c h e d u l e , r i s i n g a t 4 e v e r y m o r n i n g a f t e r s i x h o u r s o f s l e e p , a n d t a k i n g a r e g u l a r m i d d a y n a p . H e s a i d T h e e f f o r t t o r e f o r m a n d u p d a t e t h e V a t i ­, c a n ’, s m e d i a o p e r a t i o n s w i l l b e a l o n g ­, t e r m p r o c e s s , r e p o r t s A n d r e a G a g l i a r d u c c i o f t h e C a t h o l i c N e w s A g e n c y . L o r d P a t t e n , t h e B r i t i s h p e e r w h o c h a i r e d a s p e c i a l p a p a l c o m m i s s i o n c r e a t e d t o s u g ­, g e s t c h a n g e s i n t h e V a t i c a n ’, s c o m m u n i c a ­, t i o n s s y s t e m , l a s t w e e k t o l d a L o n d o n a u d i e n c e t h a t t h e g r o u p f o u n d a n u r g e n t n e e d t o s t r e a m l i n e t h e o p e r a t i o n s , p r o v i d ­, i n g f o r c e n t r a l p l a n n i n g a n d c o o r d i n a t i o n o f t h e v a r i o u s o f f i c e s i n v o l v e d i n r a d i o , t e l ­, e v i s i o n , p u b l i s h i n g , a n d p u b l i c r e l a t i o n s . T h e P a t t e n c o m m i s s i o n ’, s r e c o m m e n d a ­, t i o n s w e r e a c c e p t e d b y P o p e F r a n c i s , w h o a p p o i n t e d a n e w c o m m i t t e e t o p l a n t h e i m ­, p l e m e n t a t i o n o f a n e w c o m m u n i c a t i o n s p l a n . T h e P a t t e n c o m m i s s i o n , G a l g l i a r d u c c i r e ­, p o r t s , i n i t i a l l y h o p e d t o f i n d m e a n s o f a c h i e v i n g a s u b s t a n t i a l r e d u c t i o n i n t h e c o s t s o f V a t i c a n c o m m u n i c a t i o n s , w h i c h n o w e x c e e d $ 7 6 m i l l i o n . H o w e v e r , t h e c o m ­, m i s s i o n d e t e r m i n e d t h a t d e e p b u d g e t c u t s w o u l d r e q u i r e l a y o f f s o f p e r s o n n e l , w h i c h “, w e j u d g e d n o t t o b e e t h i c a l l y a p p r o p r i a t e . ”, T h e c o m m i s s i o n r e p o r t e d l y p r o p o s e d t h a t t h e V a t i c a n ’, s m e d i a o p e r a t i o n s s h o u l d b e c e n t r a l i z e d i n o n e o f f i c e , w h i c h w o u l d b e d i v i d e d i n t o f i v e d e p a r t m e n t s : o n e t o p l a n p a s t o r a l s t r a t e g y , o n e t o h a n d l e a d m i n i s ­, t r a t i o n , o n e t o h a n d l e l e g a l a n d f i n a n c i a l c o n c e r n s s u c h a s p u b l i c a t i o n s , s p o n s o r ­, s h i p s , a n d c o m m e r c i a l p a r t n e r s h i p s , o n e t o h a n d l e t e c h n o l o g y , a n d t h e l a s t t o h a n d l e t h e “, c o r e m e d i a a c t i v i t i e s ”, i n c l u d i n g a m o d e r n i z e d a n d e x p a n d e d p r e s s o f f i c e . S a n S a l v a d o r A r c h b i s h o p Ó, s c a r R o m e r o , w h o s e r v e d a s a r c h b i s h o p o f E l S a l v a d o r ’, s c a p i t a l c i t y o f S a n S a l v a d o r f r o m 1 9 7 7 u n t i l h i s 1 9 8 0 a s ­, s a s s i n a t i o n , w a s b e a t i f i e d a s a m a r t y r o n M a y 2 3 . C a r d i n a l A n g e l o A m a t o , p r e f e c t o f t h e C o n ­, g r e g a t i o n f o r t h e C a u s e s o f S a i n t s , p r e s i d e d a t t h e M a s s o f b e a t i f i c a t i o n , w h i c h w a s a t t e n d e d b y a t l e a s t a q u a r t e r m i l l i o n p e o p l e . “, I n t h a t b e a u t i f u l C e n t r a l A m e r i c a n l a n d , b a t h e d b y t h e P a c i f i c O c e a n , t h e L o r d g r a n t e d h i s C h u r c h a z e a l o u s b i s h o p w h o , l o v i n g G o d a n d s e r v i n g t h e b r o t h e r s a n d s i s t e r s , c o n v e r t e d i n t o a n i m a g e o f C h r i s t t h e G o o d S h e p h e r d , ”, P o p e F r a n c i s s a i d i n a m e s s a g e t o B l e s s e d R o m e r o ’, s s u c c e s s o r , A r c h b i s h o p J o s é, L u i s E s c o b a r A l a s . “, I n t i m e s o f d i f f i c u l t c o e x i s t e n c e , A r c h ­, b i s h o p R o m e r o k n e w h o w t o l e a d , d e f e n d a n d p r o t e c t h i s f l o c k , r e m a i n i n g f a i t h f u l t o t h e G o s p e l a n d i n c o m m u n i o n w i t h t h e w h o l e C h u r c h , ”, t h e P o n t i f f a d d e d . “, H i s m i n i s t r y w a s d i s t i n g u i s h e d b y a p a r t i c u l a r a t t e n t i o n t o t h e m o s t p o o r a n d m a r g i n a l ­, i z e d . A n d i n t h e m o m e n t o f h i s d e a t h , w h i l e h e c e l e b r a t e d t h e H o l y S a c r i f i c e o f l o v e a n d r e c o n c i l i a t i o n , h e r e c e i v e d t h e g r a c e t o i d e n t i f y h i m s e l f f u l l y w i t h h i m w h o g a v e h i s l i f e f o r h i s s h e e p . ”, “, A r c h b i s h o p R o m e r o w a s a n i n s p i r a t i o n f o r p e o p l e i n E l S a l v a d o r a n d a c r o s s t h e A m e r ­, i c a s , ”, P r e s i d e n t B a r a c k O b a m a s a i d i n a s t a t e m e n t i s s u e d f o u r m o n t h s b e f o r e t h e P o p e ’, s v i s i t t o W a s h i n g t o n . “, H e w a s a w i s e p a s t o r a n d a c o u r a g e o u s m a n w h o p e r s e ­, v e r e d i n t h e f a c e o f o p p o s i t i o n f r o m e x ­, t r e m e s o n b o t h s i d e s . H e f e a r l e s s l y c o n f r o n t e d t h e e v i l s h e s a w , g u i d e d b y t h e n e e d s o f h i s b e l o v e d p u e b l o , t h e p o o r a n d o p p r e s s e d p e o p l e o f E l S a l v a d o r . ”, “, I a m g r a t e f u l t o P o p e F r a n c i s f o r h i s l e a d ­, e r s h i p i n r e m i n d i n g u s o f o u r o b l i g a t i o n t o h e l p t h o s e m o s t i n n e e d , a n d f o r h i s d e c i ­, s i o n t o b e a t i f y B l e s s e d O s c a r A r n u l f o R o m e r o , ”, P r e s i d e n t O b a m a a d d e d . “, L e t u s h o p e t h a t A r c h b i s h o p R o m e r o ’, s v i s i o n c a n i n s p i r e a l l o f u s t o r e s p e c t t h e d i g n i t y o f a l l h u m a n b e i n g s , a n d t o w o r k f o r j u s t i c e a n d p e a c e i n o u r h e m i s p h e r e a n d b e y o n d L o n d o n t h a t h e r e a d s a n e w s p a p e r —, t h e I t a l i a n d a i l y L a R e p u b b l i c a f o r a t m o s t t e n m i n ­, u t e s . A n d h e h a s n o t w a t c h e d t e l e v i s i o n a t a l l s i n c e 1 9 9 0 , w h e n h e m a d e a v o w t o O u r L a d y o f M o u n t C a r m e l . A l t h o u g h h e r e m a i n s a n a v i d f o l l o w e r o f t h e S a n L o r e n z o s o c c e r t e a m , t h e P o p e n e v e r w a t c h e s g a m e s . H e d i s c l o s e d t h a t a m e m b e r o f t h e S w i s s G u a r d g i v e s h i m t h e l a t e s t s c o r e s . V a t i c a n N o t e A l l s t o r i e s a n d p i c t u r e s f o r p u b l i c a t i o n i n T h e V i n e m u s t b e s e n t d i r e c t l y t o t h e e d i t o r , F r . P a u l H a r d y : v i n e 0 1 b t o p e n w o r l d . c o m P i c t u r e s m u s t b e s e n t a s i n d e p e n d e n t j p g s , a n d n o t e m ­, b e d d e d i n t h e t e x t .

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T h e C h u r c h o f t h e H o l y G h o s t , L u t o n w a s f o r m a l l y o p e n e d o n W h i t M o n d a y , 6 J u n e 1 9 6 5 . F r o m t h e n u n t i l 2 0 0 5 , t h e R u b y J u b i l e e , p r i e s t s f r o m t h e d i o c e s e o f D u b l i n s e r v e d t h e p a r i s h w h i c h h a d a l a r g e I r i s h p o p u l a ­, t i o n , a s w e l l a s n o t a b l e I t a l i a n a n d W e s t I n d i a n c o m m u n i t i e s . O v e r t h e y e a r s t h e c o m m u n i t y h a s c h a n g e d i n m a n y w a y s w i t h m a n y f r o m t h i r d a n d f o u r t h g e n e r a ­, t i o n I r i s h f a m i l i e s m i x i n g w i t h s i z e a b l e g r o u p s o f C a t h o l i c s o r i g i n a t i n g f r o m P a k ­, i s t a n , K e n y a , I n d i a n a n d P o l a n d . W h e n t h e D u b l i n d i o c e s e w i t h d r e w M o n s i g n o r K e v i n M c G i n n e l l b e c a m e t h e n e x t p a r i s h p r i e s t f r o m t h e h o m e d i o c e s e o f N o r t h a m p t o n T o m a r k i t s G o l d e n J u b i l e e B i s h o p P e t e r D o y l e o f N o r t h a m p t o n p r e s i d e d a t a S o l e m n M a s s o n P e n t e c o s t S u n d a y t h i s y e a r , c o n c e l e b r a t i n g w i t h s e v e n o f t h e m a n y D u b l i n p r i e s t s w h o h a d b e e n i n t h e p a r i s h , M o n s i g n o r K e v i n , a n d t h r e e d e a ­, c o n s , t w o f r o m L u t o n , a n d R e v P a u l W y e r w h o h a d s e r v e d i n t h e p a r i s h u n t i l r e t i r i n g t o I r e l a n d . T h i s w a s t h e o n l y M a s s i n t h e p a r i s h t h a t d a y a n d d r e w m a n y p e o p l e w h o h a d b e e n i n v o l v e d w i t h t h e p a r i s h o v e r t h e y e a r . O t h e r g u e s t s i n c l u d e d H e r M a j e s t y ’, s L i e u t e n a n t o f a n d i n t h e C o u n t y o f B e d ­, f o r d s h i r e , M r s H e l e n N e l l i s , t h e H i g h S h e r ­, i f f o f B e d f o r d s h i r e , I s a b e l l e , C o u n t e s s o f E r r o l l , t h e M a y o r o f L u t o n , C o u n c i l l o r D a v e T a y l o r , t h e A r e a D e a n o f t h e C h u r c h o f E n g l a n d , R e v e r e n d J a n e t M a c k e n z i e . T o m a r k t h i s s i g n i f i c a n t a n n i v e r s a r y a n i c o n o f P e n t e c o s t w a s c o m m i s s i o n e d f r o m S r M a r y S t e l l a o f t h e B e r n a r d i n e S i s t e r s a t H y n i n g . S h e h a d c o n n e c t i o n s w i t h t h e d i o ­, c e s e h a v i n g t a u g h t i n S l o u g h . B i s h o p P e t e r d e d i c a t e d a n d a n o i n t e d t h e i c o n b e f o r e i t w a s i n s t a l l e d i n a n e w s h r i n e c r e a t e d f o r i t . A s w e l l a s i x t h f o r m p a r i s h i o n e r , M a i a ­, R o s e C a h i l l , d e s i g n e d a n d e x e c u t e d t w o f r e e s t a n d i n g m u r a l s f o r t h e P r a y e r G a r ­, d e n o n t h e t h e m e o f t h e H o l y S p i r i t . T h e r e h a d b e e n a p a r i s h s o c i a l t h e p r e v i o u s e v e n i n g w h i c h e n a b l e p e o p l e t o c a t c h u p e s ­, p e c i a l l y w i t h t h e p r i e s t s o v e r f r o m I r e l a n d , a n d t h e c e l e b r a t i o n s c o n t i n u e d w i t h a P a r i s h P i c n i c a f t e r M a s s . S p e a k i n g a t t h e M a s s , M g r K e v i n t h a n k e d t h e b i s h o p , t h e g u e s t s a n d s o m a n y w h o h a d d o n e s o m u c h f o r t h e c e l e b r a t i o n s , a n d a l l t h a t h a d b e e n d o n e o v e r t h e f i f t y y e a r s . H e q u o t e d f r o m t h e p a r i s h n o t i c e s f o r t h e o p e n i n g o f t h e c h u r c h : “, A l l a r e r e q u e s t e d t o k e e p t h e c h u r c h b e a u ­, t i f u l . C a r e i s n e e d e d a l l o v e r t h e c h u r c h a t t h e m o m e n t a s e v e r y m a r k s h o w s . N B W i p e y o u f e e t w h e n i t i s w e t , a n d d o n ’, t l e a n o n t h e p a i n t w o r k ! A r o t a o f l a d i e s a n d s o m e m e n a r e n e e d e d t o k e e p t h e c h u r c h p o l ­, i s h e d ! ”, H e c o n t i n u e d t o s a y t h a t t h i n g s h a v e n o t c h a n g e d a l l t h a t m u c h ! “, W e g i v e t h a n k s t o G o d t o d a y f o r a l l t h e p e o p l e a n d a l l t h a t h a s h a p p e n e d o v e r t h o s e f i f t y y e a r s . W i t h D a g H a m m e r s k j o l d w e c a n r i g h t l y s a y –, “, F o r a l l t h a t h a s b e e n , t h a n k s . F o r a l l t h a t s h a l l b e , y e s ”, –, a n d w e c a n a d d , a n d f o r t o d a y , w e r e j o i c e . ”, P a g e 4 T h e V i n e J u l y 2 0 1 5 P i c t u r e s : l e f t : B i s h o p P e t e r b l e s s e s t h e n e w i c o n . R i g h t : : o n e o f M a r i a ­, R o s e C a h i l l ’, s m u r a l s f o r t h e p r a y e r g a r d e n . B e l o w : c o n c e l e b r a n t s a n d g u e s t s . T h e p r i e s t s f r o m D u b l i n w e r e F r s H u g h K a ­, v a n a g h , M a r t i n N o o n e , T o m C u l ­, r e a v y , J o e C o y n e , M i c h a i l C o m e r , G e o r g e T a n h a m , J i m B a n n a n L u t o n h o s t s a n i n t e r n a t i o n a l g a t h e r i n g G o l d e n j u b i l e e f o r H o l y G h o s t c h u r c h

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P a g e 5 T h e V i n e J u n e 2 0 1 5 Many children are currently in care and need a new family…, could you be that family? Adoption Connections St. Francis’, Children’,s Society is a well respected voluntary adoption agency, whose history dates back almost 150 years. Rated ‘,Outstanding’, by Ofsted, we welcome all kinds of adopters for all kinds of children. Connecting the Adoption Circle Milton Keynes: 01908 572700 Peterborough: 01733 475581 Registered Charity No. 211670 www.sfcs.org.uk enquiries@sfcs.org.uk At our Milton Keynes and Peterborough offi,ces ­, see website for details. First Wednesday of every month eterborough offi,ces ­, see w y of e e dnesda F irst W evenings: A d o p t i o n i n f o r m a t i o n ynes and P At our Milton Ke eynes and P . y month e r v y of e ebsite for details eterborough offi,ces ­, see w ough: eterbor P ynes: e M ilton K g.uk ies@sfcs.or enquir g.uk . sfcs.or w ww 211670 . 211670 N o ity C har Registered 01733 475581 ough: 01908 572700 ynes: T h e p u p i l s o f S t M a r g a r e t o f S c o t l a n d P r i m a r y S c h o o l i n L u t o n r e c e n t l y t o o k p a r t i n a n a r t c o m p e t i t i o n c a l l e d ‘, T h e C h r i s t W e S h a r e ’, . T h i s w a s t o i l l u s t r a t e h o w C h r i s t i s d e ­, p i c t e d i n v a r i o u s c u l t u r e s a r o u n d t h e w o r l d a n d i n t h e c o m m u n i t i e s i n w h i c h o u r c h i l d r e n l i v e . P l e a s e f i n d a t t a c h e d t h e w i n n i n g e n t r i e s a n d t h e w i n n e r s r e c e i v i n g t h e i r p r i z e s f r o m o u r C h a i r o f G o v e r n o r s , J o e B o r g . W i n n e r s

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P a g e 6 T h e V i n e J u l y 2 0 1 5 M e m b e r s f r o m S V P B l e t c h l e y C o n f e r e n c e a n d a l s o t h e S V P W o b u r n S a n d s D i s t r i c t C o u n c i l j o i n e d f o r c e s r e c e n t l y t o h o n o u r t h e i r P r e s i d e n t : B r o t h e r J o h n S c o t t i n r e c o g n i t i o n o f h i s 4 0 + y e a r s o f l o y a l a n d o u t s t a n d i n g s e r v i c e a s a m e m b e r o f t h e S o ­, c i e t y . A n d t o r e c o r d a s p e c i a l ‘, T h a n k Y o u ’, t o h i s w i f e R o s e f o r h e r f a i t h f u l s u p p o r t t h r o u g h o u t t h o s e 4 0 + y e a r s . J o h n ’, s i n v o l v e m e n t w i t h t h e S V P b e g a n i n 1 9 7 0 w h i l s t l i v i n g a n d w o r k i n g i n B i r m i n g ­, h a m . H e c o n t i n u e d t h i s i n t e r e s t w h e n t h e f a m i l y m o v e d t o A y r i n S c o t l a n d , a n d a g a i n w h e n t h e y m o v e d t o B l e t c h l e y i n 1 9 8 4 . H e i s c u r r e n t l y t h e P r e s i d e n t o f S t T h o m a s A q u i n a s &, A l l S a i n t s C o n f e r e n c e i n B l e t c h ­, l e y , a n d a l s o D i s t r i c t P r e s i d e n t o f t h e W o b u r n S a n d s D i s t r i c t C o u n c i l . J o h n ’, s c o m m i t m e n t a n d d e d i c a t i o n t o t h e S V P a n d i t s w o r k k n o w s n o b o u n d a r i e s : a l ­, w a y s t r y i n g t o e n c o u r a g e a n d d e v e l o p n e w w a y s t o s e e k o u t a n d h e l p t h o s e w h o f a c e c h a l l e n g e s w i t h t h e i r l i v e s . F o l l o w i n g a M a s s o f T h a n k s g i v i n g , P a r i s h P r i e s t o f B l e t c h l e y F r C h r i s t o p h e r P e r r y p a i d t r i b u t e t o J o h n ’, s e x c e l l e n t c o n t r i b u ­, t i o n s b o t h t o t h e w o r k o f S V P i n t h e P a r i s h a n d i n d e e d t h e m a n y o t h e r r o l e s a n d t a s k s h e u n d e r t a k e s w i t h i n t h e l i f e o f t h e P a r i s h . A t t h e s u r p r i s e p a r t y w h i c h f o l l o w e d , F r C h r i s t o p h e r p r e s e n t e d J o h n w i t h h i s w e l l d e s e r v e d L o n g S e r v i c e C e r t i f i c a t e s . F e l l o w m e m b e r s o f B l e t c h l e y C o n f e r e n c e a n d W o b u r n S a n d s D i s t r i c t C o u n c i l a l s o p r e ­, s e n t e d h i m w i t h m a n y g i f t s a n d m e m e n t o s o f h i s p e r s o n a l a n d S V P h i s t o r y . ‘, T h a n k y o u ’, , J o h n , f o r o u t s t a n d i n g s e r v i c e O v e r 6 0 c a t e c h i s t s f r o m S t . P e t e r ’, s P a s ­, t o r a l A r e a , S l o u g h , g a t h e r e d a t H o l y F a m ­, i l y c h u r c h i n L a n g l e y o n S a t u r d a y . M a y 2 3 r d . T h e t h e m e o f t h e d a y w a s “, S a c r a ­, m e n t a l P r e p a r a t i o n : H o w d o w e t e a c h t h e a d u l t s ? ”, . T h e m e e t i n g b e g a n w i t h a t i m e o f p r a y e r u s i n g s o m e o f t h e w o r d s o f O s c a r R o m e r o , w h o w a s t o b e b e a t i f i e d t h a t v e r y d a y . A f t e r a s h o r t t a l k b y K i e r a n M c K e o w n a n d R o n i R u s s e l l , t h e P a s t o r a l A s s i s t a n t a n d K e y C a t e c h i s t a t H o l y F a m i l y r e s p e c t i v e l y , o u t l i n i n g t h e v a r i o u s C h u r c h d o c u m e n t s t h a t s p e a k o f a d u l t c a t e c h e s i s , t h e c a t e ­, c h i s t s i n v o l v e d i n p r e p a r i n g p e o p l e f o r t h e v a r i o u s s a c r a m e n t s d i v i d e d i n t o t h e i r o w n g r o u p s . I t g a v e t h e s i x p a r i s h e s t h e o p p o r ­, t u n i t y t o l i s t e n t o o n e a n o t h e r a n d s h a r e g o o d p r a c t i c e . I n t h e s e c o n d p a r t o f t h e g a t h e r i n g c a t e c h i s t s m e t i n t h e i r o w n p a r i s h g r o u p s t o i d e n t i f y s o m e n e w i d e a s t h a t c o u l d b e i m p l e m e n t e d . F u r t h e r m o r e , p l a n s e m e r g e d f o r p a r i s h e s t o w o r k t o ­, g e t h e r m o r e e f f e c t i v e l y . A n d s o , f o r i n ­, s t a n c e , t h o s e i n v o l v e d i n R . C . I . A . p r o g r a m m e s w i l l s o o n m e e t f o r a p l a n n i n g d a y . A s u c c e s s f u l m e e t i n g e n d e d w i t h a v e r y p l e a s a n t l u n c h . T o u c h i n g t h e a d u l t s

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P a g e 7 T h e V i n e J u l y 2 0 1 5 1 0 0 M M X 1 C O L T O F I L L Flights from various UK airports Full Religious Programme led by Spiritual Director Assistance of Joe Walsh Tours guides &, representatives throughout GROUP &, PARISH PILGRIMAGES JOE WALSH TOURS PILGRIMAGE SPECIALISTS Joe Walsh Tours | www.joewalshtours.co.uk | info@joewalshtours.co.uk 0203 468 0617 | 0161 820 8790 | 0151 909 2871 | 0292 000 3865 | 0141 530 5060 Bonded and Licensed by the Civil Aviation Authority in the UK | ATOL 5163 FOLLOW US: Joe Walsh Tours FATIMA &, LISBON COAST 16 SEPTEMBER | 7 NIGHTS From Liverpool MEDJUGORJE 9, 23 &, 30 SEPTEMBER | 7 NIGHTS From London Gatwick LOURDES 13 JULY | 5 NIGHTS From East Midlands 24 JULY | 7 NIGHTS From Liverpool DAILY BREAKFAST, LUNCH &, DINNER DAILY BREAKFAST &, DINNER, LUNCH ALSO IN FATIMA DAILY BREAKFAST &, DINNER £, 599 pp from DAILY BREAKFAST, LUNCH &, DINNER from £, 31 JULY | 6 NIGHTS From Manchester £, 629 pp from from £, £, 629 pp from £, 539 pp £, £, 26 JULY | 5 NIGHTS From Cardiff £, 599 pp from from from £, £, 689 pp from from from from £, DAILY BREAKFAST &, DINNER, LUNCH ALSO IN FATIMA from from £, www.macintyrehudson.co.uk 01494 441 226 I F Y O U W O U L D L I K E T O F I L L T H I S S P A C E P H O N E A L I C E O N 0 1 4 4 0 7 3 0 3 9 9 S t A n n e ’, s , W e n d o v e r h a d a r e d l e t t e r d a y f o r P e n t e c o s t t h i s y e a r –, r e d b a l l o o n s , a n y ­, w a y . Y o u n g p a r i s h i o n e r s p l a n n e d t h e e v e n t o v e r s e v e r a l w e e k s i n c l u d i n g t h e c o l o u r i n g o f f l a m e s t o d e c o r a t e t h e b a c k o f t h e S a n c t u a r y . T h e y e n c o u r a g e d e v e r y o n e t o w e a r s o m e t h i n g r e d a n d t o o k o v e r m o s t o f t h e l i t u r g i c a l s u p p o r t r o l e s d u r i n g M a s s . T h e C o m m u n i o n r e f l e c t i o n i n c l u d e d a s i g n e d s o n g , i l l u s t r a t e d , w h i c h p e o p l e f o u n d v e r y m o v i n g , e s p e c i a l l y t h o s e w h o s u f f e r f r o m h e a r i n g l o s s . T h e w h o l e c o n g r e ­, g a t i o n t h e n f o l l o w e d t h e S a n c t u a r y p a r t y , s i n g i n g t h e e x i t h y m n , o u t o f t h e c h u r c h , t h r o u g h t h e c a r p a r k i n t o S t A n n e ’, s H a l l a n d o n t o i t s b a l c o n y w h e r e 1 0 0 b i o d e g r a d ­, a b l e r e d b a l l o o n s w e r e r e l e a s e d b e c a u s e n o b i r t h d a y p a r t y i s c o m p l e t e w i t h o u t b a l ­, l o o n s ! F i n a l l y a l l w e r e a b l e t o e a t c a k e s , m a d e b y p a r i s h i o n e r s , w h i c h c o n t i n u e d t h e r e d a n d b i r t h d a y t h e m e s . P a r i s h P r i e s t F a ­, t h e r W a y n e s a i d , “, Y o u n g p e o p l e f r o m a l l p a r t s o f t h e p a r i s h s h o w e d u s t h e w a y w i t h t h e i r i n v o l v e m e n t i n t h i s s p e c i a l Y o u t h M a s s . W e a l l e n j o y e d t h e i r e n t h u s i a s m f o r t h i s M a s s a n d w e r e c a u g h t u p w i t h t h e i r j o y f u l m o o d . ”, W e n d o v e r g o e s r e d T h e s t a f f a n d G o v e r n o r s o f S t E d w a r d ’, s C a t h o l i c P r i m a r y S c h o o l i n K e t t e r i n g w e r e d e l i g h t e d t o p l a y h o s t s a t t h e I n d u c t i o n M a s s f o r n e w l y a p p o i n t e d H e a d T e a c h e r , M r s P a u l i n e C u d d i h y . T h e M a s s w a s c e l e ­, b r a t e d b y : M o n s i g n o r K e v i n M c G i n n e l l , E p i s c o p a l V i c a r f o r E d u c a t i o n , C a n o n J o h n K o e n i g , P a r i s h P r i e s t o f S t E d w a r d s , a n d F a t h e r T o n y W h i t f i e l d , f r i e n d o f t h e C u d d i h y f a m i l y . C h i l d r e n f r o m t h e s c h o o l , t h e i r p a r e n t s , c o l l e a g u e s f r o m t h e N o r t h N o r t h a m p t o n s h i r e S c h o o l C l u s t e r , P a u l i n e ’, s h u s b a n d A n d y , h e r s o n s T h o m a s a n d J o s e p h a n d h e r p a r e n t s ( w h o t r a v e l l e d f r o m S c o t l a n d ) a l l j o i n e d h e r a t t h e v e r y s p e c i a l M a s s . P a u l i n e w o u l d l i k e t o t h a n k e v e r y o n e w h o a t t e n d e d . S t a f f , G o v e r n o r s a n d t h e P a r i s h c o m m u n i t y n o w w i s h h e r m u c h s u c c e s s i n h e r n e w r o l e . P i c t u r e : P a u l i n e w i t h S c h o o l C h o i r , H o s t s f o r H e a d May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be praised, loved, adored and glorified throughout the whole world, now and forever. Say six times a day for nine days ACKNOWLEDGEMENT P l e a s e s u p p o r t o u r a d v e r t i s e r s

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T r y t o r e f l e c t o n t h e w o r d s , m a y b e j u s t o n e p h r a s e . H o w d o e s i t r e l a t e t o y o u r p r e s e n t s i t u a t i o n ? H o w d o y o u f e e l a b o u t w h a t i s e x p r e s s e d ? I n o u r l i v e s w e c a n f e e l h a p p y o n e d a y a n d t h e n w o r r i e d o r s a d t h e n e x t d a y . O u r m o o d s c a n c h a n g e , d e p e n d i n g o n a l l s o r t s o f c i r ­, c u m s t a n c e s . S t I g n a t i u s L o y o l a s p e a k s o f t i m e s o f c o n s o l a t i o n ( h a p p i n e s s ) a n d t i m e s o f d e s o l a t i o n ( d i f f i c u l t y ) . D u r i n g t h e g o o d t i m e s , w e c a n s a y p r a y e r s o f t h a n k s g i v i n g , a n d i n t h e d i f f i c u l t t i m e s w e c a n u t t e r p r a y e r s o f l a m e n t a n d p e t i t i o n . A n d f o r t h e s e u p s a n d d o w n s , t h e r e a r e P s a l m s t h a t c a n s u i t e a c h m o o d . T h e P s a l m s c a n e x p r e s s a g r e a t m a n y o f o u r f e e l i n g s t o w a r d s G o d . W h e n w e w i s h t o e x p r e s s o u r l o n g i n g f o r h i m , w e c a n s a y : “, L i k e t h e d e e r t h a t y e a r n s f o r r u n n i n g s t r e a m s , s o m y s o u l i s y e a r n i n g f o r y o u , m y G o d . ”, W h e n G o d h a s h e l p e d u s o u t o f t r o u b l e , w e m a y s a y : “, I w i l l p r a i s e y o u , L o r d —, y o u h a v e r e s c u e d m e . ”, I f w e a r e a w a r e t h a t w e h a v e s i n n e d , w e c a n p r a y t h e g r e a t p e n i t e n t i a l p s a l m : “, H a v e m e r c y o n m e , G o d , i n y o u r k i n d n e s s . I n y o u r c o m ­, p a s s i o n , b l o t o u t m y o f f e n c e . ”, W h e n w e f e e l s o t r o u b l e d t h a t G o d s e e m s f a r f r o m u s a n d w e c a n h a r d l y p r a y , w e c a n r e p e a t t h e p r a y e r u t t e r e d b y J e s u s o n t h e c r o s s : “, M y G o d , m y G o d , w h y h a v e y o u f o r s a k e n m e ? ”, W h e n w e r e f l e c t o n G o d ’, s p a s t k i n d n e s s t o u s a n d l o o k w i t h h o p e t o t h e f u ­, t u r e , w e c a n p r a y o n e o f t h e b e s t l o v e d P s a l m s : “, T h e L o r d i s m y s h e p h e r d —, t h e r e i s n o t h i n g I s h a l l w a n t . ”, A t B e n e d i c t i o n , w h e n w e a d o r e C h r i s t ’, s p r e s e n c e i n t h e h o l y s a c r a m e n t , w e c a n s i n g : “, O p r a i s e t h e L o r d , a l l y o u n a t i o n s . A c ­, c l a i m h i m , a l l y o u p e o p l e s . S t r o n g i s h i s l o v e f o r u s . H e i s f a i t h f u l f o r e v e r . ”, F i n a l l y , i f w e a r e m o u r n i n g t h e l o s s o f s o m e o n e w h o h a s d i e d , w e c a n p r a y : “, O u t o f t h e d e p t h s I c r y t o y o u , O L o r d . L o r d , h e a r m y v o i c e . ”, T h e P s a l m s g i v e u s w o r d s t o e x p r e s s o u r f e e l i n g s b e f o r e G o d , o n s o m a n y d i f f e r e n t o c c a s i o n s , a n d f o r s o m a n y d i f f e r e n t m o o d s . W e f i n d o u r s e l v e s u s i n g e x p r e s s i o n s t h a t h a v e h e l p e d c o u n t l e s s o t h ­, e r s t o p r a y i n e a r l i e r g e n e r a t i o n s . W e c o u l d s a y t h a t t h e P s a l m s s e r v e a s w o r k h o r s e s f o r o u r p r a y e r s . A t M a s s , a f t e r l i s t e n i n g t o G o d ’, s w o r d i n t h e s c r i p t u r e s , w e r e s p o n d w i t h G o d ­, g i v e n w o r d s f r o m t h e P s a l m s . I n f a c t , t h e P s a l m s n u r t u r e o u r r e l a t i o n s h i p w i t h G o d , g i v i n g v o i c e t o o u r l o v e a n d o u r h o p e s , o u r s o r r o w a n d o u r n e e d s . I t c a n b e g o o d t o t a k e a f a v o u r i t e P s a l m a n d p r a y i t e v e r y d a y . B y c o n s t a n t r e p e t i t i o n w e c a n g r a d u a l l y l e a r n t h e w o r d s , s o t h a t w e c a n s a y t h e m w i t h o u t a b o o k , w h e t h e r w e a r e w a l k i n g o r d r i v i n g , w o r k i n g o r r e l a x i n g . T h e r h y t h m o f t h e P s a l m s c a n h e l p t o f o c u s o u r m i n d s a n d h e a r t s o n G o d , w h i l e a t t h e s a m e t i m e r e f l e c t i n g o u r c h a n g i n g m o o d s . T h a t i s w h y t h e y h a v e b e e n p r a y e d e a c h d a y b y m o n k s a n d n u n s e v e r y w h e r e i n t h e w o r l d a n d t h r o u g h t h e c h u r c h ’, s h i s t o r y . S t A m b r o s e o f M i l a n e x p r e s s e d w e l l t h e v a l u e o f t h e P s a l m s : “, A P s a l m c a l m s a n g e r , t a k e s a w a y o u r c a r e s , a n d c o m f o r t s o u r s a d ­, n e s s . I t p r o t e c t s u s f r o m t h e n i g h t a n d i n s t r u c t s u s f o r t h e d a y . I t i s a s h i e l d f o r t h e f e a r f u l , a f e a s t f o r t h e d e v o u t , a r a y o f t r a n q u i l ­, l i t y , a n d a g u a r a n t e e o f p e a c e a n d h a r m o n y . L i k e a s t r i n g e d i n ­, s t r u m e n t i t c o m b i n e s d i v e r s e a n d u n e q u a l v o i c e s i n a s i n g l e m e l o d y . T h e P s a l m i s s o u n d e d a t d a w n , a n d a t s u n s e t i t i s s t i l l r e v e r b e r a t i n g . ”, H e n c e S t A m b r o s e a s k s : “, I s t h e r e a n y t h i n g b e t t e r t h a n a P s a l m ? D a v i d r i g h t l y s a y s : ‘, P r a i s e t h e L o r d , f o r h e i s g o o d . S i n g t o o u r G o d , f o r h e i s l o v i n g . T o h i m o u r p r a i s e i s d u e . ’, T h e P s a l m o f p r a i s e i s a b l e s s i n g p r o n o u n c e d b y t h e p e o p l e , p r a i s e t o G o d b y t h e c o n g r e g a t i o n , a c c l a m a t i o n b y a l l , a w o r d s p o k e n b y t h e u n i ­, v e r s e , t h e v o i c e o f t h e c h u r c h , a m e l o d i o u s p r o f e s s i o n o f f a i t h , t h e e x h i l a r a t i o n o f f r e e d o m , a n d a n e x c l a m a t i o n o f j o y . F a t h e r J e r e m y C o r l e y W o r d i n s e a s o n F a c t s a n d F i g u r e s W e a r e d e l i g h t e d t h a t r e c e i p t s h a v e n o w p a s s e d t h e £, 7 m i l l i o n m i l e s t o n e . P l e a s e d o k e e p t h e C a m p a i g n i n y o u r p r a y e r s . T h e t o t a l a c t i v e T o g e t h e r I n F a i t h p l e d g e s a r e c u r r e n t l y w o r t h £, 9 . 2 3 m i l l i o n . I f t h e s e p l e d g e s a r e r e c e i v e d w e w i l l m e e t o u r t a r g e t s o f r a i s i n g £, 3 . 4 m f o r S i c k a n d R e t i r e d C l e r g y , £, 9 7 5 k f o r P r i e s t l y F o r m a t i o n , £, 5 0 0 k f o r L a y F o r m a t i o n , £, 3 . 9 m f o r p a r i s h p r o j e c t s a n d £, 4 5 1 k f o r o r d e r s h a r e , w h i c h w i l l b e a f a n t a s t i c a c h i e v e m e n t ! E x p e n d i t u r e t o d a t e f o r t h e t h r e e m a i n c a u s e s i s a s f o l l o w s : n S i c k a n d R e t i r e d C l e r g y £, 1 , 0 6 8 , 0 6 9 n P r i e s t l y F o r m a t i o n £, 6 7 7 , 6 3 2 n L a y F o r m a t i o n £, 1 8 , 9 3 6 I n a d d i t i o n t o t h e a b o v e , £, 4 1 2 , 0 2 8 h a s b e e n t r a n s f e r r e d t o r e l i ­, g i o u s o r d e r s w h o r u n p a r i s h e s i n o u r D i o c e s e , t o h e l p s u p p o r t t h e i r s i c k a n d r e t i r e d c l e r g y a n d s e m i n a r i a n s . S u p p o r t i n g P a r i s h e s T w e n t y t w o p a r i s h e s s o f a r , h a v e b e n e f i t e d f r o m T o g e t h e r I n F a i t h p a r i s h f u n d s . A t o t a l o f £, 1 , 3 3 8 , 3 4 2 h a s b e e n s p e n t o n p r o j e c t s r a n g i n g f r o m p a r i s h m i s s i o n s a n d n e w h y m n b o o k s t o b u i l d i n g p r o j e c t s p r o v i d i n g a d d i t i o n a l f a c i l i t i e s . A p a r i s h i s a b l e t o c a r r y o u t i t s p r o j e c t o n c e i t h a s e x c e e d e d i t ’, s T I F g o a l , o b t a i n e d D i o c e s a n a p p r o v a l a n d a c c r u e d s u f f i c i e n t f u n d s t o c o v e r t h e c o s t o f t h e p r o j e c t . M o r e d e t a i l s a b o u t y o u r o w n p a r i s h c a n b e f o u n d i n t h e p e r s o n a l i s e d e ­, m a i l o r l e t t e r a c c o m p a n y i n g t h i s n e w s l e t t e r o r t h r o u g h y o u r p a r i s h . A t o t a l o f £, 4 1 4 , 1 9 8 h a s b e e n t r a n s f e r r e d f o r d e b t r e d u c t i o n i n 1 6 p a r i s h e s . T h e s e p a r i s h e s c h o s e t o u s e t h e i r T o g e t h e r I n F a i t h f u n d s t o r e p a y d e b t , w h i c h g e n e r a l l y a r o s e f r o m h i s t o r i c e s s e n ­, t i a l p r o j e c t s , h e l p i n g t h e m b e c o m e m o r e f i n a n c i a l l y s t a b l e a n d s a v i n g m o n e y o n i n t e r e s t . G i f t s G i f t A i d T o t a l £, 6 , 2 1 1 , 9 6 2 £, 1 , 2 8 3 , 2 7 5 £, 7 , 4 9 5 , 2 3 7 P a r i s h P r o j e c t N e w s —, S t T h o m a s A q u i n a s , B l e t c h l e y T h e u r g e n t n e e d f o r r e ­, w i r i n g a n d t h e i n s t a l l a t i o n o f a f i r e s a f e t y s y s t e m g a v e u s t h e i m p e t u s t o d o a “, m a k e o v e r ”, a t S t T h o m a s A q u i n a s C h u r c h i n B l e t c h l e y . T h e m o n e y a c c r u e d f o r P a r i s h P r o j e c t s t h r o u g h t h e T o g e t h e r I n F a i t h C a m p a i g n h a s m e a n t t h a t w e h a v e b e e n a b l e t o d e c o r a t e t h e w h o l e c h u r c h , r e p l a c e t h e 1 9 5 0 s c h u r c h c h a i r s w i t h n e w c u s h i o n e d s e a t i n g a n d r e ­, c a r p e t t h e e n t i r e c h u r c h a n d p a r i s h m e e t i n g r o o m . W h a t w a s a l o v e d b u t t i r e d l o o k i n g b u i l d i n g i s n o w f r e s h , b r i g h t , c o m f o r t a b l e , s a f e a n d i n v i t i n g a n d s t i l l l o v e d . F a t h e r C h r i s t o p h e r P e r r y Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Blessed Virgin Mary to Saint Dominic, ",One Day through the Rosary and Scapular I will save the World.", ",Whosoever dies clothed in this (scapular) shall not suffer eternal fire.", This is Mary`s Promise made July 16, 1251 to Saint Simon Stock. Prayer of St. Simon Stock O beautiful Flower of Carmel, most fruitful vine, Splendour of Heaven, Holy and singular, who brought forth the Son of God, still ever remaining a Pure Virgin, assist me in this necessity. 0 Star of the Sea, help and protect me! Show me that Thou are my Mother. Rosary procession/gathering On the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Thursday 16th July 2015 at 6pm. Meeting outside Christ the Cornerstone church 300 Saxon Gate West Milton Keynes MK9 2ES Our Lady of Mount Carmel pray for us. For more information please phone Monica on 07768 161 664 P l e a s e r e m e m b e r m y i n t e n t i o n / s i n p r a y e r .

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S u p p o r t f r o m t h e C a t h o l i c C o m m u n i t y i n E n g ­, l a n d a n d W a l e s c o n t i n u e s t o b e g e n e r o u s , b u t o v e r 3 0 % o f C A F O D ’, s i n c o m e c o m e s f r o m o t h e r , l e s s s e c u r e , s o u r c e s a n d o f t e n w i t h s t r i n g s a t t a c h e d . F u n d s f r o m t h e U K G o v e r n ­, m e n t , f o r e x a m p l e , h a v e c o n s i s t e n t l y s u p ­, p o r t e d o u r w o r k s i n c e 1 9 9 7 b u t t h e w a y i n w h i c h t h e y d o s o w i l l s i g n i f i c a n t l y c h a n g e i n M a r c h 2 0 1 6 . T h e s e f a c t o r s m e a n t h a t C A F O D h a s t o b e a b l e t o s c a l e u p a n d s c a l e d o w n i t s w o r k v e r y q u i c k l y . R e l a t i o n s i n E n g l a n d a n d W a l e s C A F O D a l s o n e e d s t o b r i n g o u r I n t e r n a ­, t i o n a l P r o g r a m m e s m u c h c l o s e r t o o u r c o m ­, m u n i t i e s a n d s u p p o r t e r s i n E n g l a n d a n d W a l e s . W e n e e d t o d e v e l o p v o l u n t e e r i n g i n t o t h e f u t u r e a n d f i n d n e w w a y s o f v o l u n ­, t e e r i n g w h i c h r e f l e c t t h e l i v e s o f o u r s u p ­, p o r t e r s m o r e c l o s e l y . C A F O D n e e d s t o b e m u c h c l e a r e r a b o u t t h e r o l e s o f e m p l o y e d s t a f f ( d i s t i n g u i s h i n g t h e m f r o m v o l u n t e e r ­, i n g r o l e s ) a n d t e a m s n e e d t o b e m u c h m o r e i n t e g r a t e d . T h e r e i s a l s o a n e e d t o s i g n i f i ­, c a n t l y r e d u c e r u n n i n g c o s t s . 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F a c e d w i t h i n c r e a s i n g e m e r g e n c i e s w e n e e d t o b e a b l e t o m o v e r e s o u r c e s v e r y q u i c k l y t o w h e r e t h e y a r e n e e d e d , i d e n t i f y ­, i n g a r e a s w h e r e w e c a n a d d e x p e r t i s e a n d s u p p o r t i n g t h o s e w h o a r e e x p e r t e l s e ­, w h e r e . F o r e x a m p l e , t e n d a y s a f t e r t h e N e p a l e a r t h q u a k e , C A F O D a n d i t s p a r t ­, n e r s w e r e a b l e t o r e a c h m o r e t h a n 3 0 , 0 0 0 p e o p l e i n r e m o t e v i l l a g e s i n u r g e n t n e e d w i t h f o o d , s h e l t e r a n d h y g i e n e k i t s . C A F O D ’, s l o n g t e r m d e v e l o p m e n t p r o ­, g r a m m e s a i m t o r e a c h t h e p o o r e s t c o m m u ­, n i t i e s , e n s u r i n g t h e i r b a s i c n e e d s a r e m e t a n d c h a l l e n g i n g t h e s t r u c t u r e s t h a t k e e p t h e m p o o r . B e i n g a n a g e n c y o f t h e C a t h o l i c C h u r c h p r o v i d e s u s w i t h u n i q u e o p p o r t u ­, n i t i e s t o w o r k w i t h t h o s e m o s t m a r g i n ­, a l i s e d a n d e x c l u d e d . W e a l s o n e e d t o e n a b l e o u r p a r t n e r s t o a c c e s s a n d g e n e r a t e t h e i r o w n f u n d s w h e r e v e r p o s s i b l e t h u s f u r t h e r e m p o w e r i n g t h e m . C A F O D n e e d s t o c o n t i n u e t o b u i l d a l ­, l i a n c e s w i t h o t h e r o r g a n i s a t i o n s b e y o n d t h o s e w e h a v e a l r e a d y , e s p e c i a l l y w i t h o t h e r C a t h o l i c P a r t n e r s . C h a n g e s i n C A F O D ’, s p r o g r a m m e s i n E n g l a n d a n d W a l e s C A F O D i s a n a g e n c y o f t h e C a t h o l i c C h u r c h i n E n g l a n d a n d W a l e s a n d m u s t b e e m b e d d e d i n t h a t c o m m u n i t y . 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A d m i n i s t r a t i o n w i l l b e c e n t r a l i s e d a n d s t a f f w i l l c o n t i n u e t o w o r k a s p a r t o f a R e g i o n a l T e a m t o e x c h a n g e g o o d p r a c t i c e a n d f o r s u p p o r t , b u t t h e r e w i l l b e n o R e ­, g i o n a l H u b . T h e c u r r e n t 3 7 R e g i o n a l l y l o ­, c a t e d s t a f f w i l l b e r e d u c e d t o 2 6 . 5 ( w h o l e t i m e e q u i v a l e n t ) w i t h a f u r t h e r 6 p o s t s c o n ­, t i n u i n g f o r t h e n e x t t w o y e a r s a s n e w s y s ­, t e m s a r e p u t i n p l a c e . 7 5 % o f t h e o v e r a l l c u t s w i l l b e m a d e i n H e a d O f f i c e . O f f i c e s m a y b e r e l o c a t e d a s n e c e s s a r y , b u t w i t h t h e a p p r o p r i a t e t e c h n i c a l s u p p o r t , a s i n ­, d e e d w e h a v e a l r e a d y i n N o r t h a m p t o n D i o ­, c e s e . 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S e v e r a l w e l l ­, k n o w n i c o n p i c t u r e s a r e i n c l u d e d a t t h e e n d o f t h e b o o k f o r f r a m i n g i n a l i t t l e o r a t o r y . T h e p o i n t o f a n o r a t o r y i s h a r m o n y : h o l y o b j e c t s t h a t h a v e a p e r s o n a l a n d s a c r e d r e s o n a n c e , a l o n g w i t h c a n d l e s a n d f l o w e r s o n a t a b l e o r s h e l f , t h a t a r e k e p t l o v e d a n d c a r e d f o r , r a t h e r t h a n a c l u t t e r o f h o l y p i c t u r e s i n a n e g l e c t e d c o r n e r . H a r ­, m o n y m a t t e r s b e c a u s e i d e a l l y a n o r a t o r y s h o u l d r a d i ­, a t e i t s a u r a t h r o u g h o u t t h e h o m e . I t s h o u l d a l s o b e b e a u t i f u l . T h e a u t h o r s b e l i e v e “, w e s h o u l d a v o i d t h e u g l y , t h e s u p e r f i c i a l , t h e s e n t i m e n t a l a n d t h e d o w n ­, r i g h t k i t s c h y . ”, H a v i n g g r o w n u p w i t h s i c k l y r e p r e s e n ­, t a t i o n s o f t h e S a c r e d H e a r t I k n o w w h a t t h e y m e a n –, b u t I a l s o k n o w a n o l d I r i s h C a t h o l i c l a d y w h o s e h o m e i s f u l l o f h i g h l y s e n t i m e n t a l i s e d r e l i g i o u s a r t , b r o u g h t b a c k f r o m p i l g r i m a g e s t o w h i c h s h e i s d e v o t e d , s o I t h i n k w e m u s t a l s o r e c o g n i s e t h a t g o o d t a s t e a n d b a d t a s t e a r e l e s s i m p o r t a n t t h a n t h e p r e s e n c e o f t h e H o l y S p i r i t i n t h e h o m e . T h e a u t h o r s p o i n t t o t h e i m p o r t a n t r o l e o f f a t h e r s i n l e a d i n g p r a y e r s a t h o m e : “, T h e p r e s e n t c r i s i s o f f a t h e r ­, h o o d w i l l b e r e s o l v e d o n l y i n f a m i l i e s , w h e r e t h e f a t h e r i s a l l o w e d t o r e g a i n h i s p o s i t i o n o f s e r v a n t l e a d e r . ”, T h e y a l s o g i v e s e n s i b l e a d v i c e o n t h e d i f f i c u l t i e s o f p r a y i n g a s a f a m i l y –, u n r u l y c h i l d r e n a n d a c h a o t i c h o u s e , f o r e x a m p l e . T h e y c o n c l u d e , “, T h e i m p o r t a n t t h i n g i s t o p r a y , n o t t o “, s a y p r a y e r s . ”, T h i s i s a b o o k t o p o n d e r , o n a c r u c i a l s u b j e c t t o o o f t e n n e g l e c t e d . F r a n c i s P h i l l i p s W e w e r e o v e r 9 0 B r o t h e r s , L a d i e s , a n d V i s i ­, t o r s a t S o u t h B u c k s C i r c l e ’, s L a d i e s N i g h t t o c e l e b r a t e B r o t h e r K e v i n ’, s 4 0 y e a r s a s a C a t e n i a n . I n h i s b r i e f a d d r e s s K e v i n r e m i n d e d u s o f t h e t i m e w h e n h e j o i n e d i n 1 9 7 5 : “, L i f e w a s v e r y d i f f e r e n t i n t h o s e d a y s , w e j o i n e d a t a y o u n g e r a g e , m i d 3 0 s , w e h a d y o u n g c h i l d r e n a n d w e u s e d t o o r g a n i s e p a n t o m i m e t r i p s a n d p a r t i e s a t C h r i s t m a s t i m e . N o w a d a y s , f o r m a n y r e a ­, s o n s B r o t h e r s j o i n m u c h l a t e r i n l i f e ­, e v e n a f t e r r e t i r e m e n t ! F o r m e ”, , h e s a i d , ”, I w a s j u s t 3 6 y e a r s o l d a n d o u r y o u n g e s t s o n h a d n ’, t b e e n b o r n . T h e c i r c l e w a s o n l y 3 5 y e a r s o l d h a v i n g b e e n f o r m e d i n 1 9 4 0 ­, d u r i n g t h e w a r . ”, B r o . K e v i n h e l d v a r i o u s o f f i c e s i n c l u d i n g C h a m b e r l a i n a n d P r o v i n c i a l C o u n c i l l o r a s w e l l a s P r e s i d e n t a n d h a s s e r v e d o n C o u n c i l f o r m a n y y e a r s . A f t e r a p e r i o d o n t h e b a c k b e n c h e s h e i s n o w b a c k o n c o u n c i l a s W e l f a r e O f f i c e r . H a v i n g t h a n k e d s o m e o f h i s c l o s e s t B r o t h e r s , K e v i n c o n t i n u e d : “, T h e r e i s o n e o t h e r p e r s o n w h o I h a v e t o a c ­, k n o w l e d g e t h i s e v e n i n g a n d t h a t i s m y d e a r w i f e K a t h y w h o h a s b e e n a t m y s i d e a n d s u p ­, p o r t e d m e o v e r t h e l a s t 4 0 y e a r s . W e a l l k n o w t h a t y o u c a n n o t b e f u l l y c o m m i t t e d t o o u r A s s o c i a t i o n w i t h o u t t h e t o t a l s u p p o r t o f y o u r w i f e , a n d K a t h y h a s c e r t a i n l y g i v e n m e t h a t a n d m o r e . . . t h a n k y o u K a t h y . ”, T h e c o u p l e t h a n k e d B r o t h e r O d r a n S t e e d f o r h i s p r e s e n c e a t t h i s a n n i v e r s a r y e v e n t a n d f o r p r e s e n t i n g t h e m w i t h a 4 0 y e a r s s c r o l l f r o m t h e C o u n c i l . P h o t o s h o w s K e v i n a n d K a t h y f l a n k e d b y B r o s O d r a n S t e e d ( w i t h g l a s s e s ) a n d A d r i a n G r e e n . T h i s w a s A d r i a n ’, s l a s t C i r c l e m e e t i n g a s P r e s i d e n t S o u t h B u c k s C i r c l e . Y o u r n e x t d e a d l i n e f o r A u g u s t a n d S e p t e m b e r ? J u l y 5 T h a n k s f o r f o r t y B o o k R e v i e w

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A p o s t l e s h i p o f t h e S e a ’, s ( A o S ) p o r t c h a p ­, l a i n s a n d v o l u n t e e r s h i p v i s i t o r s u n d e r ­, s t a n d t h e i m p o r t a n c e o f m a k i n g s m a l l g e s t u r e s i n t h e i r w o r k h e l p i n g s e a f a r e r s . T h i s m o n t h [ J u l y 1 2 ] i s S e a S u n d a y , w h e n t h e C h u r c h a s k s u s t o p r a y f o r s e a f a r e r s a n d s u p p o r t t h e w o r k o f A o S , w h o s e c h a p ­, l a i n s a n d s h i p v i s i t o r s p r o v i d e p r a c t i c a l a n d p a s t o r a l h e l p i n p o r t s a r o u n d B r i t a i n . W h e n s h i p v i s i t o r J u l i a n W o n g w e n t o n b o a r d a v e s s e l i n F e l i x s t o w e , h e w a s t o l d o n e o f t h e c r e w h a d s u f f e r e d a s t r o k e a n d h a d b e e n a i r l i f t e d t o I p s w i c h H o s p i t a l . “, T h i s s e a f a r e r h a d j u s t j o i n e d t h e c r e w t h e d a y b e f o r e a t A n t w e r p a n d m o s t o f t h e c r e w , i n c l u d i n g t h e c a p t a i n , k n e w v e r y l i t ­, t l e a b o u t h i m , ”, s a i d J u l i a n . “, I e v e n t u a l l y m a n a g e d t o t a l k t o t h e c a p ­, t a i n w h e n h e c a m e d o w n t o t h e m e s s r o o m . H e s a i d t h e g u y w a s v e r y l u c k y a s t h e y w e r e a t a n c h o r a g e o n l y 2 5 m i l e s o u t a n d t h e y m a n a g e d t o g e t a h e l i c o p t e r f r o m B e l ­, g i u m t o a i r l i f t h i m t o h o s p i t a l . ”, J u l i a n o b t a i n e d i n f o r m a ­, t i o n f r o m t h e c a p ­, t a i n a b o u t t h e i l l s e a f a r e r a n d p a s s e d i t o n t o S i s t e r M a r ­, i a n D a v e y , t h e p o r t c h a p l a i n . T h e c a p ­, t a i n a n d t h e o t h e r F i l i p i n o s e a f a r e r s a s k e d h i m t o p a s s o n t h e i r b e s t w i s h e s a n d g e t w e l l s o o n m e s s a g e s t o t h e i r c o l l e a g u e . “, L a t e r t h a t a f t e r n o o n S i s t e r M a r i a n a n d I v i s i t e d t h e s e a f a r e r a t I p s w i c h H o s p i t a l a n d h e a p p e a r e d c o m f o r t a b l e i n b e d a n d s e e m e d p l e a s e d b y o u r v i s i t . S i s t e r M a r i a n o f f e r e d h i m a m o b i l e p h o n e s i m c a r d , b u t h e s a i d h e d i d n ’, t n e e d i t . “, S h e a s k e d i f t h e r e w a s a n y t h i n g h e n e e d e d a n d t o c o n ­, t a c t u s s h o u l d h e n e e d t o . S h e g a v e h i m o u r c o n t a c t d e t a i l s a n d a l s o l e f t h e r c o n t a c t d e ­, t a i l s o n t h e w a r d a f t e r e x p l a i n i n g w h o w e w e r e a n d t h e p u r p o s e o f o u r v i s i t . ”, W h e n J u l i a n w e n t b a c k t o v i s i t t h e s e a f a r e r , t h e c o n s u l t a n t t h o u g h t h e w a s t h e s h i p ’, s a g e n t w h o h a d c o m e t o p i c k h i m u p , a s h e w a s b e i n g d i s c h a r g e d a f t e r m a k i n g a g o o d r e ­, c o v e r y . J u l i a n a s k e d t h e s e a f a r e r i f h e k n e w w h e r e h e w o u l d b e t a k e n a n d h e s a i d h e d i d n ’, t . “, I c o n t a c t e d t h e s h i p p i n g o f f i c e i n I p s w i c h a n d s p o k e t o t h e a g e n t w h o s a i d t h a t t h e p a t i e n t w a s n o t b e i n g d i s c h a r g e d a s t h e y f i r s t t h o u g h t . I m a n a g e d t o g e t t h e c o n s u l t ­, a n t t o c l a r i f y t h e s i t u a t i o n w i t h t h e a g e n t . “, T h e a g e n t t h e n i n f o r m e d m e t h a t t h e y w o u l d m a k e a r r a n g e m e n t s t o p i c k h i m u p l a t e r a n d t a k e h i m t o a l o c a l h o t e l i n F e ­, l i x s t o w e w h i l e t h e n e c e s s a r y a r r a n g e m e n t s w e r e m a d e f o r h i m t o b e r e p a t r i a t e d t o t h e P h i l i p p i n e s . ”, E v e r y w e e k i n p o r t s a r o u n d t h e c o u n t r y , A o S p o r t c h a p l a i n s a n d s h i p v i s i t o r s m a k e s m a l l g e s t u r e s s u c h a s t h i s . I n t h e i r h i d ­, d e n w a y t h e y a r e p u t t i n g t h e g o s p e l i n t o a c t i o n . G r e g W a t t s T h e V i n e J u l y 2 0 1 5 P a g e 1 1 S A I N T V I N C E N T ` S C A T H O L I C P R I M A R Y S C H O O L H a m m e r s m i t h G a r d e n s , H o u g h t o n R e g i s L U 5 5 R G H e a d t e a c h e r M r s C L a k e T e l e p h o n e 0 1 5 8 2 8 6 2 4 5 6

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P a g e 1 2 T h e V i n e J u l y 2 0 1 5 D u r i n g F e b r u a r y 2 0 1 5 Y e a r 8 s t u d e n t s f r o m S t P a u l s C a t h o l i c S c h o o l i n M i l t o n K e y n e s t o o k p a r t i n a “, D a y o f R e c o l l e c t i o n ”, t h a t a l l o w e d t h e m t o s p e n d t h e w h o l e d a y o f f t i m e t a b l e a n d u n d e r t a k i n g a c t i v i t i e s b a s e d a r o u n d t h e t h e m e o f “, C h a r i t y ”, S t u ­, d e n t s w e r e a b l e t o r e f l e c t o n t h e r e a s o n s w h y w e g i v e t o c h a r i t i e s a n d l e a r n m o r e a b o u t t h e w o r k o f C A F O D . T o w a r d s t h e e n d o f t h e d a y w e f o c u s s e d o u r a t t e n t i o n o n “, M a r t i n ’, s s t o r y ”, ­, W h e n M a r t i n w a s s i x , h i s s m a l l j u n g l e v i l l a g e i n M y a n m a r w a s s t r u c k b y o n e o f t h e w o r s t c y c l o n e s e v e r r e c o r d e d ­, C y c l o n e N a r g i s . W i n d s a s s t r o n g a s 1 4 0 m i l e s p e r h o u r a n d a w a v e t h a t r e a c h e d 3 . 7 m e t r e s . B u t M a r t i n s u r v i v e d . C A F O D w o r k e d w i t h m e m b e r s o f M a r t i n ’, s v i l l a g e t o h e l p t h e m s t a y s a f e i f t h e r e i s a n ­, o t h e r s t o r m l i k e N a r g i s . T h e v i l l a g e s a l l n o w h a v e a n e m e r g e n c y b a g t h a t i n c l u d e s e v e r y t h i n g t h a t t h e y w i l l n e e d i f m o r e c y ­, c l o n e s h i t t h e v i l l a g e . D u r i n g t h e d a y o f r e c o l l e c t i o n e a c h o f t h e 2 6 5 y e a r 8 s t u d e n t s w r o t e a s h o r t p r a y e r o n p i c t u r e s o f i t e m s t h a t M a r t i n w o u l d n o w p a c k i n h i s e m e r ­, g e n c y r u c k s a c k —, n o o d l e s , c a n d l e s , c l e a n w a t e r , f i r s t a i d k i t , I D b a d g e , p e n c i l c a s e , r o p e , t o r c h a n d a b l a n k e t . T h e s t u d e n t s t h e n s t u c k a l l t h e p r a y e r s o n t o a n e x t r a ­, l a r g e r u c k s a c k w h i c h i s n o w p r o u d l y d i s ­, p l a y e d i n t h e s c h o o l ’, s c h a p e l . P i c t u r e d i n f r o n t o f t h e r u c k s a c k w e s e e t w o y e a r 8 s t u ­, d e n t s , F a y e a n d D o m i n k a w h o h e l p e d s t i c k a l l 2 6 5 p r a y e r s o n t o t h e r u c k s a c k . A n t i ­, c y c l o n e h a n d b a g W e n e e d t o c o m m u n i c a t e w i t h e a c h o t h e r , t o d i s c o v e r t h e g i f t s o f e a c h p e r s o n , t o p r o m o t e t h a t w h i c h u n i t e s u s , a n d t o r e g a r d o u r d i f f e r e n c e s a s a n o p p o r t u n i t y t o g r o w i n m u t u a l r e s p e c t ”, , h e r e m a r k e d . “, P a t i e n c e a n d t r u s t a r e c a l l e d f o r i n s u c h d i a ­, l o g u e , p e r m i t t i n g i n d i v i d u a l s , f a m i l i e s a n d c o m m u n i t i e s t o h a n d o n t h e v a l u e s o f t h e i r o w n c u l t u r e a n d w e l c o m e t h e g o o d w h i c h c o m e s f r o m o t h e r s ’, e x p e r i e n c e s . P o p e F r a n c i s

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