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A p r i l 2 0 1 4 I s s u e N o . 3 0 0 O u r m a n i n A u s t r i a M g r P e t e r H o c k e n ’, s G o l d e n J u b i l e e P a g e 3 W y c o m b e ’, s d o u b l e d e a l T w o c e l e b r a t i o n s a t S t . W u l s t a n ’, s P a g e 7 C e n t e n a r y f o r D e a c o n T e d C o n n o l l y c e l e b r a t e s 1 0 0 t h b i r t h d a y P a g e 1 2 B i s h o p P e t e r w e n t t o a p a c k e d S t T e r e s a ’, s C h u r c h i n B e a c o n s f i e l d o n S a t u r d a y 8 t h F e b r u a r y t o c o n c e l e b r a t e M a s s w i t h f e l l o w p r i e s t s a t a s p e c i a l d i o c e s a n c e l e b r a t i o n o f M a r r i a g e a n d F a m i l y L i f e . M o s t o f t h e c o n g r e g a t i o n , n u m b e r i n g s e v e r a l h u n d r e d s , w e r e f r o m a l l o v e r t h e D i o c e s e a n d j o i n e d B i s h o p P e t e r i n c e l ­, e b r a t i n g t h e i r w e d d i n g a n n i v e r s a r i e s . A s w e l l a s n i n e c o u p l e s c e l e b r a t i n g t h e i r d i a m o n d a n n i v e r s a r i e s t h e r e w e r e e i g h t ­, e e n c o u p l e s c e l e b r a t i n g t h e i r g o l d e n a n n i v e r s a r i e s a n d m a n y c e l e b r a t i n g o t h e r a n n i v e r s a r i e s . I n h i s h o m i l y , B i s h o p P e t e r s t r e s s e d t h e i m p o r t a n c e o f t h e l i f e l o n g c o m m i t ­, m e n t o f m a r r i a g e , n o t o n l y t o t h e l o v i n g c o u p l e s t h e m s e l v e s b u t a l s o t o t h e C h u r c h a n d s o c i e t y . T h e i r i n t i m a t e l o v e f o r e a c h o t h e r w a s a s i g n o f t h e l o v e o f G o d . H e t a l k e d a l s o o f t h e j o y s a n d s o r r o w s t h a t t h e y w o u l d a l l h a v e e x p e ­, r i e n c e d a n d s h a r e d d u r i n g t h e i r m a r ­, r i a g e s a s w e l l a s t h e n e c e s s a r y f o r g i v e ­, n e s s t h a t t h e y w o u l d h a v e h a d t o s h o w e a c h o t h e r o n o c c a s i o n s . T h e B i s h o p b l e s s e d t h e c o n g r e g a t i o n d u r i n g t h e M a s s a n d t h e m a r r i e d c o u ­, p l e s p l e d g e d a n e w t o l o v e a n d h o n o u r e a c h o t h e r , t o l o v e a n d s u p p o r t t h e i r c h i l d r e n , a n d t o s h a r e w i t h t h e m a l l t h a t t h e y v a l u e d . P r a y e r s w e r e a l s o o f f e r e d f o r t h o s e w h o w e r e m a r r i e d , p r e p a r i n g f o r m a r r i a g e , f o r t h o s e b e r e a v e d , o r d i s ­, t r e s s e d b y t h e i r c o m p a n i o n ’, s h e a l t h o r w e l l ­, b e i n g , f o r t h o s e i n a l l k i n d s o f d i f ­, f i c u l t c i r c u m s t a n c e s a n d m o m e n t s o f n e e d , a n d f o r t h o s e w h o w e r e d i v o r c e d o r s e p a r a t e d . T h e e l e v e n o r s o C a t h o l i c o r g a n i s a ­, t i o n s i n t h e D i o c e s e w h o w o r k i n s u p p o r t o f m a r r i a g e s w e r e t h a n k e d . A s 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 w a s a l s o p r a y i n g t h a t w e e k e n d f o r a n e n d t o h u m a n t r a f f i c k i n g , t h e B i s h o p a s k e d t h e c o n g r e g a t i o n t o f o l l o w t h e e x a m p l e o f P o p e F r a n c i s a n d b e o p e n a l w a y s t o t h e n e e d s o f t h e p o o r a n d o p p r e s s e d . M i c h a e l P h e l a n ( D e a c o n ) H a p p y B i r t h d a y F r . T o n y h i t s 8 0 . P a g e 5 C e l e b r a t i n g M a r r i a g e T h e N e w C a r d i n a l F u l l r e p o r t f r o m R o m e a n d W e s t m i n s t e r P a g e 2 NORTHAMPTON DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES 22 ­, 29 AUGUST 2014 JOIN US ON OUR PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES The Northampton Pilgrimage to Lourdes (under the umbrella of the Catholic Associaı, on, which includes the dioceses of Cliı, on, East Anglia, Northampton, Portsmouth, Southwark with the Briı, sh Province of Carmelites and Stonyhurst College) has over a hundred years’, experience of bringing pilgrims to Our Lady’,s shrine in the French Pyrenees. Our Lady asked St Bernadeı, e to: “,Go, tell the priests to bring people here in procession and have a Chapel built here”,. Our assisted (sick or disabled) pilgrims are at the heart of our pilgrimage to Lourdes, and we welcome anyone interested in coming to the beauı, ful shrine. The CA have an experienced team of helpers ­, nurses, doctors and non­,medical volunteers who support and care for our assisted pilgrims. If you are interested in coming on pilgrimage, please either contact Rev Damien Walne on 01604 406410 or frdamien@ourladyandstanselm.org

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should be e­, m right to edit the t T It is open to all, to those a It will be a day of witness, p For further information see www.manystream­, s P a g e 2 T h e V i n e A p r i l 2 0 1 4 T e l : 0 1 4 4 0 7 3 0 3 9 9 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 n e w s e d i t o r , M r s M a r g a r e t B u s b y , 1 B e w c a s t l e C l o s e , B e d f o r d , M K 4 1 8 B Q : e ­, m a i l : v i n e 0 2 at g l o b a l n e t . c o . u k 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 . G e t t i n g i n t o p r i n t I n h i s f i r s t o r d i n a r y p u b l i c C o n s i s t o r y , P o p e F r a n c i s e l e v a t e d 1 9 o f t h e C h u r c h ’, s p r e l a t e s t o t h e r a n k o f C a r d i n a l ­, i n c l u d i n g C a r d i n a l V i n c e n t N i c h o l s , P r e s i d e n t o f t h e C a t h o l i c B i s h o p s ’, C o n f e r e n c e o f E n g l a n d a n d W a l e s . A t t h e s t a r t o f t h e c e l e b r a t i o n o n F e b r u a r y 2 2 i n S t P e t e r ’, s B a s i l i c a , t h e H o l y F a t h e r P o p e F r a n c i s w a r m l y e m b r a c e d h i s p r e d e c e s s o r B e n e d i c t X V I , s e a t e d n o t f a r f r o m t h e n e w C a r d i n a l s . I n h i s h o m i l y , P o p e F r a n c i s u r g e d t h e m e m b e r s o f t h e C o l l e g e o f C a r d i n a l s t o a l l o w t h e m s e l v e s t o b e l e d b y J e s u s . H e r e m i n d e d t h e m t o o , o f t h e n e e d t o t h i n k “, a s G o d d o e s ”, a n d n o t t o b e “, t e m p t e d t o t h i n k a s m e n d o . ”, ? ? H e a l s o s a i d t h e “, C h u r c h n e e d s y o u , y o u r c o o p e r a ­, t i o n , a n d e v e n m o r e y o u r c o m ­, m u n i o n , c o m m u n i o n w i t h m e a n d a m o n g y o u r s e l v e s . ”, C a r d i n a l N i c h o l s r e c e i v e d t h e r e d b i r e t t a a n d t h e c a r d i n a l a t i a l r i n g f r o m P o p e F r a n c i s a n d w a s a s s i g n e d t h e t i t u l a r c h u r c h o f T h e M o s t H o l y R e d e e m e r a n d S t A l p h o n s u s i n R o m e . A t a p r e s s c o n f e r e n c e a t t h e E n g l i s h C o l l e g e i n R o m e o n t h e f o l l o w i n g M o n d a y , C a r d i n a l V i n c e n t N i c h o l s r e f l e c t e d o n t h e C o n s i s t o r y , a n d h i s n e w r o l e . “, T h e C o n s i s t o r y a n d t h e M a s s w i t h P o p e F r a n c i s y e s t e r d a y w e r e f o r m e f i r s t o f a l l a v e r y v i v i d r e m i n d e r o f t h e e x p e r i e n c e o f t h e u n i v e r s a l i t y o f t h e C h u r c h . I t h i n k e v e r y b o d y h a s s a i d t h a t ­, P o p e F r a n c i s h a s s a i d s o h i m s e l f . . b u t t o b e a m o n g 1 8 n e w C a r d i n a l s f r o m 1 5 d i f f e r e n t c o u n t r i e s a n d o n l y f o u r o f t h e E u r o p e a n s , b e g i n s t o m a k e i t v e r y c l e a r w h e r e t h e s t r e n g t h o f C a t h o l i c i s m l i e s a n d h o w i m p o r t a n t i t i s t h a t t h e C o l l e g e o f C a r d i n a l s r e f l e c t s t h a t d i v e r s i t y a n d u n i v e r s a l i t y o f t h e C h u r c h . S o n o w I s i t n e x t t o a C a r d i n a l f r o m M a n a g u a a n d h e a n d I w i l l s l o w l y g e t t o k n o w e a c h o t h e r . . i t r e m i n d s m e o v e r a n d o v e r a g a i n t o t h i n k o f t h e C h u r c h p u r e l y f r o m t h e p o i n t o f v i e w o f E u r o p e i s n o t t o s e e t h e w h o l e p i c t u r e . “, O n e o t h e r t h i n g I w i l l t a k e b a c k i s a s e n s e o f p r i d e i n t h e c h o i r o f W e s t m i n s t e r C a t h e d r a l w h i c h c a m e a n d s a n g a t t h e t w o p o n t i f i c a l e v e n t s a n d y o u n g C o l i n w h o s a n g t h e P s a l m i n S t P e t e r s y e s t e r d a y , t h e s e n i o r b o y s c h o r i s t e r . A M a s s w i t h S o l e m n R i t e o f W e l c o m e f o r H i s E m i n e n c e w a s h e l d a t W e s t m i n s t e r C a t h e d r a l o n F r i d a y 2 8 F e b r u a r y . C a r d i n a l V i n c e n t p r o c e s s e d t h r o u g h t h e W e s t D o o r s f r o m C a t h e d r a l P i a z z a a l o n g w i t h i n d i v i d u a l p o s s e s s i o n s o f t h r e e E n g l i s h C a r d i n a l s f r o m t h e R e f o r m a t i o n . T h e s e a r t e f a c t s s y m ­, b o l i z e d t h e C a t h o l i c C h u r c h ’, s c o n ­, n e c t i o n t o t h e R e f o r m a t i o n C a r d i n a l s : T h e s i g n e t r i n g o f C a r d i n a l S t J o h n F i s h e r ( c 1 4 6 9 ­, 1 5 3 5 ) , t h e p e c t o r a l c r o s s o f C a r d i n a l R e g i n a l d P o l e ( 1 5 0 0 ­, 1 5 5 8 ) a n d t h e c r o z i e r o f C a r d i n a l W i l l i a m A l l e n ( 1 5 3 2 ­, 1 5 9 4 ) . C a r d i n a l V i n c e n t h a s a p a r t i c u l a r d e v o t i o n t o J o h n F i s h e r a n d f o l l o w i n g f u r ­, t h e r s t u d i e s h a s w r i t t e n a b o o k a b o u t t h e s a i n t w h o i n s p i r e s h i m . P i c t u r e s : t o p , r e c e i v i n g t h e r e d h a t a n d r i n g , b e l o w , P o p e F r a n c i s c o m e s t o g r e e t t h e b o y s o f t h e W e s t m i n s t e r C a t h e d r a l c h o i r . N e w C a t h o l i c I n t e r n e t R a d i o “, H e a v e n s R o a d ”, h a s s t a r t e d l i v e b r o a d c a s t s o f D a i l y M a s s . E a c h w e e k o v e r 2 3 0 s e r v i c e s , f r o m o v e r 1 6 d i f f e r e n t p a r i s h e s h e r e a n d i n I r e l a n d , w i l l b e b r o a d c a s t f o r t h e h o u s e b o u n d a n d t h o s e u n a b l e t o a t t e n d M a s s . N o t o n l y c a n y o u h e a r t h e M a s s b u t y o u c a n w a t c h i t t o o ! T h i s m u s t b e a f i r s t ­, a R A D I O s t a t i o n t h a t b r o a d c a s t s l i v e p i c t u r e s a s w e l l . Y o u c a n j o i n i n t h e p r a y e r s , r e s p o n s e s a n d e v e n s i n g a l o n g w i t h t h e h y m n s . ‘, H e a v e n s R o a d ’, i s b a s e d a t S t . J o h n ’, s s e m i n a r y , W o n e r s h . M a s s i s b r o a d c a s t t h r o u g h o u t e v e r y d a y . C o n t r o l / C l i c k o n t h i s a d d r e s s , a n d t h e n o n L i v e M a s s e s . h t t p : / / w w w . h e a v e n s r o a d f m . c o m / v o l s / . P o p e F r a n c i s h a s a p p o i n t e d B i s h o p D o n a l M c K e o w n , A u x i l i a r y B i s h o p o f D o w n a n d C o n n o r , a s B i s h o p o f D e r r y . D o n a l M c K e o w n w a s b o r n a n d b r o u g h t u p i n R a n d a l s t o w n , C o A n t r i m . A f t e r l o c a l p r i m a r y e d u c a t i o n , h e a t t e n d ­, e d S a i n t M a c N i s s i ’, s C o l l e g e , G a r r o n T o w e r ( 1 9 6 1 ­, 6 8 ) . F r o m 1 9 6 8 t o 1 9 7 3 , h e s t u d i e d a t Q u e e n ’, s U n i v e r s i t y , B e l f a s t , w h i l e s t a y i n g i n t h e d i o c e s a n s e m i n a r y a t S a i n t M a l a c h y ’, s C o l l e g e . H e g r a d u a t e d f r o m Q U B w i t h a n h o n ­, o u r s d e g r e e i n G e r m a n a n d I t a l i a n . H e t h e n u n d e r t o o k f i v e y e a r s s t u d y o f p h i l o s o p h y a n d t h e o l o g y i n R o m e a t t h e G r e g o r i a n P o n t i f i c a l U n i v e r s i t y , b e i n g o r d a i n e d a p r i e s t f o r t h e D i o c e s e o f D o w n a n d C o n n o r b y B i s h o p W i l l i a m P h i l b i n i n R a n d a l s t o w n o n 3 J u l y 1 9 7 7 . R o m e D e r r y W o n e r s h

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P a g e 3 T h e V i n e A p r i l 2 0 1 4 O n S u n d a y , 2 3 r d F e b r u a r y , M g r P e t e r H o c k e n c e l e b r a t e d h i s G o l d e n J u b i l e e o f p r i e s t h o o d i n t h e h i s t o r i c t o w n o f H a i n b u r g , i n E a s t A u s t r i a , w h e r e h e h a s l i v e d s i n c e t h e e n d o f 2 0 0 8 . H e h a d b e e n o r d a i n e d p r i e s t o n 2 3 r d F e b r u a r y , 1 9 6 4 , a l s o a S u n d a y , b y B i s h o p T . L e o P a r k e r , i n S t . A u g u s t i n e ’, s , H i g h W y c o m b e . B i s h o p P e t e r t o o k p a r t i n t h e j u b i l e e c e l e b r a t i o n , a n d A r c h b i s h o p K e v i n M c D o n a l d p r e a c h e d . C o n c e l e b r a t i n g w i t h F r P e t e r w e r e F r M a r i u s z O r c z y k o w s k i O F M C o n v , f r o m L u b l i n , P o l a n d , a n d t h e p a r i s h p r i e s t o f H a i n b u r g , F r O t h m a r P o s c h . T h e c h u r c h w a s f i l l e d w i t h p a r i s h i o n e r s o f H a i n b u r g , a n d s o m e s i x t y f r i e n d s o f F r . P e t e r , m o s t l y f r o m A u s t r i a a n d S l o v a k i a . T h e p a r i s h c h o i r , w h o o n l y s i n g o n m a j o r f e a s t s a n d s p e c i a l o c c a s i o n s , s a n g a M a s s o f C h a r l e s G o u n o d . T h e M a s s w a s i n G e r m a n , b u t w i t h o n e r e a d i n g i n E n g l i s h , a n d t h e g o s p e l r e a d b y d e a c o n J o h a n n e s F i c h t e n b a u e r o f V i e n n a i n b o t h l a n g u a g e s . T h e B i d d i n g P r a y e r s w e r e s a i d i n f i v e l a n g u a g e s ( H u n g a r i a n a n d P o l i s h a l s o ) b y d i f f e r e n t g u e s t s , a n d a p r a y e r f o r t h e U k r a i n e f r o m t h e p a r i s h . A t t h e e n d o f M a s s t h e B u r g e r m e i s t e r ( M a y o r ) o f H a i n b u r g , H e r r J o s e f Z e i t e l h o f e r , m a d e a p r e s e n t a t i o n t o F r P e t e r a n d a l s o g a v e t w o w i n e g l a s s e s w i t h t h e t o w n ’, s n a m e a n d h e r a l d i c d e v i c e t o b o t h v i s i t i n g b i s h o p s , a n d t h e r e w a s a p r e s e n t a t i o n f r o m t h e p a r i s h c o u n c i l . A l l p r e s e n t w e r e i n v i t e d f o r r e f r e s h m e n t s t o F r P e t e r ’, s h o u s e , a b o u t 2 0 0 m e t r e s f r o m t h e c h u r c h , a l s o w i t h i n t h e m e d i e v a l c i t y . M a n y c a m e f r o m t h e p a r i s h ­, w i t h a c u r i o s i t y t o s e e h o w t h e h o u s e w h i c h m a n y k n e w f r o m y e a r s a g o h a s b e e n r e f u r b i s h e d –, a n d t h e r e w a s a s i t ­, d o w n d i n n e r f o r 4 5 p e o p l e , a n u m b e r t h a t f i t s n i c e l y i n t o t h e l a r g e m e e t i n g r o o m . T h e t w o b i s h o p s s a n g w i t h v i g o u r ‘, A d M u l t o s A n n o s ’, , a p p a r e n t l y n o t f a m i l i a r t o m o s t o t h e r s p r e s e n t . F r . P e t e r r e c e i v e d a c a r d f r o m C a r d i n a l S c h o n b o r n , t h e A r c h b i s h o p o f V i e n n a , w h o s e p r e s e n c e w a s r e q u i r e d i n R o m e f o r g r e a t e r e v e n t s . O n t h i s c a r d t h e C a r d i n a l w r o t e ‘, D e a r F r P e t e r , L i e b e r M i t b r u d e r ! W i t h s o m a n y t h a n k s a n d g r a t i t u d e f o r a l l y o u r w o r k . I t ’, s a b l e s s i n g t o h a v e y o u w i t h u s . Y o u r s i n C h r i s t , + F r C h r i s t o p h C . S c h o n b o r n o p ’, . I n h i s h o m i l y t h e A r c h b i s h o p s a i d t h a t f i f t y y e a r s i s a l o n g t i m e f o r a n y o n e a n d f i f t y y e a r s o f p r i e s t ­, h o o d i s a t i m e o f p r o ­, f o u n d t h a n k s g i v i n g t o G o d f o r t h e g r a c e o f p r i e s t h o o d a n d f o r w h a t G o d h a s d o n e i n a n d t h r o u g h t h e m i n ­, i s t r y o f t h o s e h e h a s c a l l e d . T h o s e o f u s w h o h a v e g a t h e r e d t o g e t h ­, e r f o r t h i s M a s s w i l l w a n t t o e x p r e s s t h a n k s g i v i n g a n d a p p r e c i a t i o n o f a m i n ­, i s t r y w h i c h h a s b e e n q u i t e d i f f e r e n t a n d s p e c i a l . M g r P e t e r ’, s j o u r n e y h a s b e e n s o m e w h a t u n u s u a l . B u t f e w w o u l d d o u b t t h a t P e t e r h a s b e e n l e d b y t h e H o l y S p i r i t o n a j o u r n e y i n t h e c o u r s e o f w h i c h h e h a s m a d e a u n i q u e c o n t r i b u t i o n t o t h e l i f e o f t h e B o d y w h i c h i s t h e C h u r c h . I h a v e k n o w n P e t e r f o r o v e r f o r t y o f h i s f i f t y y e a r s o f p r i e s t h o o d a n d o u r p a t h s h a v e c r o s s e d a n d r e c r o s s e d . I s e e P e t e r ’, s p r i e s t ­, l y l i f e a s f a l l i n g i n t o t h r e e p h a s e s . T h e f i r s t o n e i s h i s t i m e a s a s t u d e n t a n d a t e a c h e r o f M o r a l T h e o l o g y . I h a d t o t a k e o v e r t h e t e a c h i n g o f M o r a l T h e o l o g y w h e n t h e H o l y S p i r i t c a l l e d P e t e r a w a y f r o m O s c o t t C o l l e g e , t h e s e m i n a r y w h e r e h e h a d b e e n t e a c h i n g , t o b e c o m e a m e m b e r o f t h e M o t h e r o f G o d C o m m u n i t y i n M a r y l a n d U S A . F o r t u n a t e l y f o r m e h e l e f t b e h i n d h i m h i s n o t e s w h i c h w e r e a m o d e l o f w i s e a n d b a l a n c e d a n a l y s i s o f t h e m a i n t h e m e s o f M o r a l T h e o l o g y t h a t h a d t o b e p r e s e n t e d t o t h e s t u d e n t s . W h e n P e t e r w e n t t o t h e U n i t e d S t a t e s i n 1 9 7 6 , h e h a d a l r e a d y b e e n i n v o l v e d i n C h a r i s m a t i c R e n e w a l f o r s o m e y e a r s a n d i t h a s b e e n c e n t r a l t o h i s w h o l e s e n s e o f i d e n t i ­, t y a n d t o h i s m i s s i o n a s a p r i e s t , w r i t e r a n d t h e o l o g i a n . H i s t w e n t y y e a r s w i t h t h a t c o m ­, m u n i t y i n A m e r i c a w e r e p r o f o u n d l y f o r m ­, a t i v e f o r t h e d e v e l o p ­, m e n t o f h i s r o l e a n d p r o f i l e i n t h e C a t h o l i c C h u r c h a n d a l s o i n t h e w i d e r C h r i s t i a n c o m ­, m u n i t y . H i s s p i r i t u a l a n d t h e o l o g i c a l c o m ­, m i t m e n t h a s b e e n r a d ­, i c a l l y e c u m e n i c a l f r o m t h e o u t s e t ­, g r o u n d e d i n s p i r i t u a l a n d t h e o ­, l o g i c a l c o n v i c t i o n a n d n o t j u s t i n g o o d w i l l . T h e s a m e c a n b e s a i d f o r t h e o t h e r d i m e n s i o n o f P e t e r ’, s a p o s t o l a t e ­, t h e d i a ­, l o g u e w i t h M e s s i a n i c J u d a i s m . A g a i n t h i s i s a d i s c e r n m e n t o f a n d a r e s p o n s e t o a v i t a l d i m e n s i o n o f C h r i s t i a n a n d e c c l e s i a l i d e n t i t y ­, l o o k i n g d i r e c t l y a t t h e p a s t o r a l a n d t h e o l o g i ­, c a l n e e d f o r H e b r e w e x p r e s s i o n s o f C h r i s t i a n a n d C a t h o l i c f a i t h . B u t i t i s t h e s a m e p e r s o n , t h e s a m e P e t e r w h o h a s b e e n l e d o n t h i s j o u r n e y i n t o d i f f e r e n t a r e a s o f C h r i s t i a n l i f e a n d s p i r ­, i t u a l i t y . I t h a s b e e n a p e r s o n a l j o u r n e y w i t h i t s o w n i n n e r c o n t i n u i t y a n d i n t e g r i t y . I t i s o f t h a t i n t e g r i t y t h a t t h e w o r d o f G o d s p e a k s t o u s t o d a y . “, B e h o l y a s t h e L o r d y o u r G o d i s h o l y ! ”, T h a t m e s s a g e i s f o r u s a l l . I t i s q u i t e s i m p l y a c a l l t o s e r i ­, o u s n e s s ­, a r e a l i t y c h e c k . P e r s o n a l i n t e g r i t y a n d s p i r i t u a l c o m m i t m e n t a r e n o t t w o s e p a r a t e a g e n d a s . T h e y i m p l y a n d r e q u i r e o n e a n o t h e r . W e n e e d t o h e a r t h a t c a l l a s P e t e r h a s h e a r d a n d r e s p o n d e d t o i t . I f t h e r e a r e c o m p r o m i s e s i n o u r l i v e s , o r a r e a s w h e r e t h e s e l f ­, l i f e i s s t i l l i n c o n t r o l , a t t h e v e r y l e a s t w e n e e d t o r e c o g n i z e i t a n d s e e k t h e g r a c e o f h e a l i n g a n d r e p e n t a n c e , o f n e w v i s i o n a n d n e w l i f e . W e , a l l o f u s n e e d t o a c k n o w l e d g e t h a t w e , l i k e P e t e r , h a v e a u n i q u e c a l l i n g a n d a r e o n a u n i q u e j o u r n e y . W e n e e d t o d e v e l o p e v e r g r e a t e r c l a r i t y a b o u t w h a t G o d i s c a l l i n g u s t o d o a n d t o b e . A t t i m e s w e m a y r e s e n t o u r c a l l i n g a n d t h e p l a c e w e s e e m t o h a v e i n G o d ’, s p u r p o s ­, e s . W e m a y f e e l t h a t t h e h a n d w e h a v e b e e n d e a l t i s u n j u s t . I f s o w e m u s t c o n t i n u e t o r e t u r n t o t h e W o r d o f G o d w h i c h a l o n e c a n e n l i g h t e n u s o n o u r j o u r n e y a n d g i v e u s s t r e n g t h a n d p e r ­, s p e c t i v e . G o d ’, s w o r d m u s t p r o g r e s s i v e l y t a k e r o o t i n o u r l i v e s . L e t u s b e o p e n , t h e r e ­, f o r e t o w h a t i t o f f e r s u s a n d t o w h a t i t w i l l c o s t u s . A n d l e t u s g i v e t h a n k s f o r t h e 5 0 y e a r s o f l i f e a n d m i n ­, i s t r y o f M g r P e t e r H o c k e n w h o h a s p u r ­, s u e d h i s p r i e s t l y l i f e i n o p e n n e s s a n d f i d e l i t y t o t h e L o r d w h o c a l l s u s a l l . A d M u l t o s A n n o s A r c h b i s h o p K e v i n M c D o n a l d A r c h b i s h o p K e v i n ’, s h o m i l y G o l d e n D a y f o r M g r P e t e r Blessed Pope John Paul II and John XXIII will be canonized on April 27, 2014 which is Divine Mercy Sunday, the Feast of Divine Mercy established by Blessed Pope John Paul II in the Jubilee Year 2000. We are privileged to have the opportunity to have Sr Justyna Klimek who entered The Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy in Warsaw, Poland on 1st September 1997 to come to our diocese and give talks on Blessed John Paul II and the life of St Faustina. Sr. Justyna Klimek will be holding two talks at each of the following events Saturday 26th April 2014 Holy Mass 7.00pm St Frances of Assisi RC Church 25 High Street, Shefford, Bedfordshire SG17 5DD Contact: Fr Benny Noonan Phone: 01462 711702 Sunday 27th April 2014 2.30pm (No Mass) Holy Ghost RC Church, 33 Westbourne Road, Luton Beds LU4 8JD Contact: Noreen Bavister ­, Phone: 07795 318605 Monday 28th April 2014 Holy Mass at 2 pm Principle Celebrant Fr Christopher Poswiata CSMA Confessions from 1 ­, 1.45pm The Holy Child &, St Joseph, Midland Road, Bedford MK40 1HU. Contact: Andrew 07423 056820 Email: ryanboys2@talktalk.ne t Monday 28th April 2014 Holy Mass at 7pm Principle Celebrant Fr Christopher Poswiata CSMA Our Lady Of The Sacred Heart RC Church, 82 Knox Road, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire NN8 1JA Contact: Fr Edmond Worthy ­, Phone: 01933 222780

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P a g e 4 T h e V i n e A p r i l 2 0 1 4 L u t o n G o o d C o u n s e l o p e n e d i t s d o o r s j u s t o v e r 1 5 y e a r s a g o , a n d s i n c e t h e n h a s w o r k e d w i t h o v e r t w o a n d a h a l f t h o u s a n d w o m e n , a n d m e n , o n i s s u e s s u r r o u n d i n g p r e g n a n c y , a b o r t i o n a n d f e r t i l i t y . W e h a v e t r i e d c o n s i s ­, t e n t l y t o p l a n a n d o r g a n i s e i n s u c h a w a y t h a t g i v e s r e a s s u r a n c e t o c l i e n t s a n d s u p p o r t e r s a l i k e . T h e w o r k h a s h a d t r e m e n d o u s s u p p o r t , f i n a n c i a l l y a n d s p i r i t u a l l y , f r o m t h e c l e r g y a n d l a i t y o f m a n y p a r i s h e s i n t h e d i o c e s e , a n d b e y o n d . O n e o f t h e c r i t i c a l q u e s t i o n s w e h a v e a d d r e s s e d i s t h a t o f c o n t i n u i t y , a n d w e h a v e m a d e e f f o r t s t o e s t a b l i s h t h e s u c c e s s i o n o f t h e o r g a n i s a t i o n b y m e a n s o f l e t t e r s s e n t t o s u p p o r t e r s a n d b y h i g h l i g h t i n g t h i s n e e d i n p a r i s h a p p e a l s . A f e w y e a r s a g o w e i n d i c a t e d t h a t t h o s e r u n n i n g t h e o r g a n i s a t i o n c o u l d f o r e s e e a t i m e , f a s t a p p r o a c h i n g , w h e n t h e y w o u l d n o l o n g e r h a v e t h e r e s o u r c e s t o s u s t a i n t h e d a y t o d a y r u n n i n g o f t h e o r g a n i s a t i o n , n o r b e a b l e t o e n g a g e e f f e c t i v e l y w i t h o u r c l i e n t s f r o m w h o m w e a r e n o w , l a r g e ­, l y , s e p a r a t e d i n a g e b y t w o g e n e r a t i o n s ! A f t e r c o n s u l t a t i o n s w i t h B i s h o p P e t e r a n d a n u m b e r o f p r i e s t s w h o h a v e b e e n a c t i v e l y i n v o l v e d i n t h e w o r k i n o n e w a y o r a n o t h e r w e i n v i t e d p e o p l e f r o m a w i d e s p e c t r u m t o a n i n f o r ­, m a t i o n e v e n i n g i n J u l y 2 0 1 3 i n t h e h o p e t h a t i t w o u l d g e n e r a t e i n t e r e s t i n t h e w o r k . T h e e v e n i n g w a s r e p o r t e d i n T h e V i n e a n d p a r t i c u l a r r e f e r e n c e w a s m a d e t o t h e n e e d t o f i n d p e o p l e ‘, c o m m i t t e d f r o m t h e h e a r t ’, t o t h i s k i n d o f w o r k . U n f o r t u n a t e l y t h i s d i d n o t r e s u l t i n a n y n e w v o l u n t e e r s . B i s h o p P e t e r i n v i t e d u s t o a f u r t h e r m e e t i n g w i t h h i m s e l f a n d s o m e o f t h o s e p r i e s t s w e h a d m e t b e f o r e t o s e e i f a n y s o l u t i o n t o t h i s q u e s t i o n c o u l d b e f o u n d . H o w e v e r , a s w i t h m a n y o t h e r a s p e c t s o f l i f e a n d w o r k i n t h e d i o c e s e , i t w a s d i f f i c u l t t o i d e n t i f y a n y g r o u p o r i n d i v i d u a l s w h o m a y b e a b l e t o o f f e r t h e t i m e a n d c o m m i t m e n t t o t a k e t h e w o r k o n . A s a r e s u l t , a n d w i t h d e e p r e g r e t , w e h a v e t a k e n t h e d i f f i c u l t d e c i s i o n t o b r i n g L u t o n G o o d C o u n s e l t o a n e n d , a n d h a v e d e c i d e d , w i t h B i s h o p P e t e r ’, s b l e s s i n g , t h a t i t w i l l c l o s e a t E a s t e r . 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W e w i s h t o e x p r e s s o u r g r a t i t u d e t o a l l t h o s e w h o h a v e g i v e n s u p p o r t i n d i f f e r e n t w a y s –, t h e m a n y P a r i s h P r i e s t s w h o h a v e w e l c o m e d u s t o m a k e a p p e a l s o v e r t h e y e a r s a s w e l l a s t h o s e w h o g a v e a n d s u p p o r t e d t h e a p p e a l s , t h e p r o ­, l i f e D o c t o r s w h o , f r e e l y a n d a t a n y t i m e , h a v e a d v i s e d o n d i f f i c u l t q u e s t i o n s , a n d t h o s e w h o h a v e f i l l e d b l u e b o x e s , t a k e n o u t s t a n d i n g o r d e r s , m a d e d o n a t i o n s ( s o m e o f v e r y g e n e r o u s p r o p o r t i o n s ) , t a k e n p a r t i n E u c h a r i s t i c a d o r a t i o n , p r a y e d f o r t h e w o r k i n d i v i d u a l l y o r i n a g r o u p , p r o v i d e d b a b y c l o t h e s a n d e q u i p m e n t . W i t h o u t a l l o f t h e s e a n d m o r e w e c o u l d n o t h a v e c o n t i n u e d f o r o n e y e a r , l e t a l o n e f i f t e e n . A b o v e a l l , w e t h a n k O u r L a d y o f G o o d C o u n s e l , w h o h a s p r o t e c t e d t h e w o r k a n d g u i d e d u s , t h r o u g h s o m e v e r y d i f f i c u l t c i r c u m s t a n c e s a t t i m e s . W e c a n b e t h a n k f u l t h a t a s a r e s u l t o f t h e e f f o r t s o f a l l o f t h e a b o v e t h e r e a r e , w e e s t i ­, m a t e , w e l l o v e r 5 0 0 c h i l d r e n a l i v e n o w w h o w o u l d n o t o t h e r w i s e h a v e s e e n t h e l i g h t o f d a y . T h e a n n u a l P r o ­, L i f e P i l g r i m a g e t o W a l s i n g h a m a n d t h e A c t s o f W i t n e s s o u t s i d e t h e L u t o n a n d D u n s t a b l e H o s p i t a l w i l l c o n t i n u e a s b e f o r e , a s t h e y a r e n o t s p e c i f i c a l l y p a r t o f L u t o n G o o d C o u n s e l ’, s w o r k . T h a n k y o u a n d G o d b l e s s y o u . “, B i s h o p P e t e r w r i t e s , ‘, I a m s o g r a t e f u l t o t h e L u t o n G o o d C o u n s e l t e a m f o r t h e i r d e d i c a t e d a n d c o m m i t t e d s e r v i c e o v e r 1 5 y e a r s t o p e o p l e w i t h f u n ­, d a m e n t a l a n d l i f e c h a n g i n g d e c i s i o n s t o m a k e . I h a v e a l w a y s b e e n i m p r e s s e d b y t h e w a y i n w h i c h t h e w o r k o f L u t o n G o o d C o u n s e l i s c a r r i e d o u t i n t h e c o n t e x t o f p r a y e r a n d w i t h t h e s u p p o r t o f s o m a n y p e o p l e o f g o o d w i l l . I t i s o n l y f a i r a n d r i g h t t h a t t h e t e a m l a y d o w n t h e b a t o n t h e y h a v e c a r r i e d i n t h e n a m e o f t h e L o r d . I g i v e t h a n k s t o G o d f o r e v e r y o n e i n v o l v e d w i t h L u t o n G o o d C o u n s e l , a n d I a m c o n f i d e n t t h a t O u r L a d y o f G o o d C o u n s e l w i l l i n s p i r e o t h e r s t o c a r r y o n t h e g o o d w o r k p e r h a p s i n a n e w f o r m . ’, ”, W i t h d e e p r e g r e t , w e h a v e t a k e n t h e d i f f i c u l t d e c i s i o n t o b r i n g L u t o n G o o d C o u n s e l t o a n e n d T h i s s u m m e r s e e s t h e 2 0 1 4 f o o t b a l l W o r l d C u p t a k e p l a c e i n B r a z i l . T h e r e w i l l b e m u c h e x c i t e m e n t a c r o s s t h e w o r l d b u t p a r t i c u l a r l y i n L a t i n A m e r i c a w h e r e f o o t ­, b a l l i s p a r t o f p e o ­, p l e ’, s s t a p l e d i e t . O n e s u c h p a s s i o n ­, a t e f o o t b a l l c o u n t r y i n t h i s p a r t o f t h e w o r l d i s t h e l i t t l e k n o w n , E l S a l v a d o r . L o c a t e d o n t h e p a c i f i c c o a s t s o u t h o f M e x i c o , i t b o a s t s s o m e o f t h e m o s t a m a z i n g c o a s t ­, l i n e s a n d w o n d e r f u l l a n d s c a p e s i n t h e w o r l d . I t a l s o h a s a h i s t o r y o f n a t u r a l d i s ­, a s t e r s a n d a t r a g i c t w e l v e y e a r c i v i l w a r w h i c h s a w 8 5 , 0 0 0 p e o p l e d i e . M o r e r e c e n t l y , t h e c o u n t r y h a s b e c o m e k n o w n a s t h e h o m e t o t w o o f t h e m o s t n o t o r i o u s s t r e e t g a n g s i n t h e w o r l d –, M S a n d 1 8 t h S t r e e t . T h i s t i n y c o u n t r y a b o u t t h e s i z e o f W a l e s h a s a p o p u l a ­, t i o n o f 6 m i l l i o n –, t h e s a m e a s L o n d o n . 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Y o u a r e a c a r i n g a n d g e n t l e s h e p h e r d o f s o u l s , y o u a r e a s p i r i t u ­, a l m e n t o r a n d g u i d e t o t h o s e w i t h w h o m y o u p r a y , a n d w e a r e a l l p r i v i l e g e d t o c a l l y o u o u r f r i e n d . ”, H e p r e s e n t e d a s t a t u e o f C h r i s t t h e G o o d S h e p h e r d t o F r T o n y , s a y i n g : “, I h o p e t h i s w i l l a l w a y s r e m i n d y o u o f h o w g r a t e f u l w e a r e t o h a v e y o u a s a l o v i n g s h e p h e r d a m o n g u s i n C o r b y . ”, B e r n a r d H a l e s P c t u r e s F a t h e r T o n y W h i t f i e l d ( c e n t r e ) w i t h r e p r e s e n ­, t a t i v e s o f p a r i s h i o n e r s f r o m S t . P a t r i c k ’, s a n d S t . B r e n d a n ’, s . . F a t h e r G e r a r d p r e s e n t i n g F a t h e r T o n y w i t h a l a r g e b o x o f h i s f a v o u r i t e c h o c o l a t e s . 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H i s h u m i l i t y , s a y s J o h n , w a s e v i d e n t i n t h e c h a r ­, i t a b l e w a y h e a r g u e d w i t h h i s o p p o n e n t s . ‘, P e o p l e h e w o u l d h a v e f i e r c e p u b l i c d e b a t e s w i t h f e l t r e s p e c t e d b y h i m , l o v e d b y h i m , e v e n i f t h e y d i d ­, n ’, t a g r e e w i t h h i m ’, . C h e s t e r t o n , h e s u g g e s t s , s h o w s C a t h o l i c s h o w t o d e f e n d t h e i r f a i t h w i t h h u m i l i t y a n d c o u r t e s y . ‘, H e w o u l d a l w a y s t r y t o f i n d s o m e t h i n g g o o d i n s o m e o n e e l s e ’, s i d e a ’, . C a n o n J o h n i s p l e a s e d t h a t C h e s t e r t o n b r e a k s t h e m o u l d o f a s t e r e o t y p i c a l s a i n t . A s a m a r r i e d l a y p e r s o n w h o d i d n o t g o t o M a s s e v e r y d a y , a n d w h o l i k e d h i s b e e r a n d w i n e , h e w o u l d s h o w p e o p l e ‘, t h a t y o u d o n ’, t h a v e t o s a y y o u r r o s a r y e v e r y f i v e m i n u t e s t o b e h o l y ’, . B u t t h e m o s t s i g ­, n i f i c a n t o b s t a c l e t o s a i n t h o o d i s t h e a l l e g a t i o n o f a n t i ­, S e m i t i s m . C h e s t e r t o n a r g u e d t h a t J e w s o u g h t t o w e a r d i s t i n c t i v e d r e s s s o t h a t t h e y c o u l d b e r e c o g n i s e d a s f o r e i g n . H e d i d n o t d e s p i s e J e w s . H e s i m p l y s a w t h e m a s f u n d a m e n t a l l y a l i e n . H i s w r i t i n g i s f u l l o f u n p l e a s a n t s t e r e o ­, t y p e s , p o r t r a y i n g J e w s a s g r e e d y , s e c r e t i v e o r u n p a t r i o t i c . I n h i s d e f e n c e i t i s s a i d t h a t C h e s t e r t o n w a s n o t a n t i ­, S e m i t i c i n a r a c i a l s e n s e , a s h e s t r o n g l y o p p o s e d t h e r a c i a l i d e o l o ­, g y p r e v a l e n t i n t h e 1 9 2 0 ’, s a n d 3 0 ’, s . H e w a s a n t i J e w i s h o n l y b e c a u s e h e a s s o c i a t e d J e w i s h p e o ­, p l e w i t h c a p i t a l i s m a n d i n t e r n a t i o n a l f i n a n c e . I t i s l i k e l y t h a t t h e c h a r g e o f a n t i ­, S e m i t i s m w i l l b e a n o b s t a c l e t o C h e s t e r t o n ’, s c a n o n i s a t i o n . M e a n w h i l e , C a n o n J o h n w i l l f i n i s h h i s r e s e a r c h a n d s u b m i t t h e d o s s i e r t o B i s h o p P e t e r . T h e b i s h o p w i l l t h e n d e c i d e w h e t h e r t o a s k t h e V a t i c a n t o m a k e a n o f f i c i a l i n v e s t i g a t i o n o f C h e s t e r t o n ’, s s a n c t i t y . T h e r e a r e m a n y w h o w a r m t o t h e i d e a o f a 3 0 0 p o u n d , c i g a r s m o k i n g j o u r ­, n a l i s t w i t h a w a l r u s m o u s t a c h e w e a r i n g a h a l o . A n n e t t e P o t t e r w h o j o i n e d H o l y G h o s t , L u t o n , a s P a r i s h S e c r e t a r y i n S e p t e m b e r 2 0 0 7 i s m o v i n g o n . S h e h a s g i v e n m a n y y e a r s o f g r e a t s e r v i c e t o t h e H o l y G h o s t c o m m u n i t y . F r K e v i n s a i d ‘, S h e h a s b e e n a t r e m e n ­, d o u s s u p p o r t i n e v e r y w a y a n d h a s m a n ­, a g e d t o b e a l w a y s f r i e n d l y , w e l c o m i n g a n d e f f i c i e n t , w h a t e v ­, e r h a s h a p p e n e d o r b e e n a s k e d o f h e r ’, . A n n e t t e h a s t a k e n t h e p o s i t i o n o f a s e n i o r a d m i n i s t r a t o r a t S t o p s l e y H i g h S c h o o l i n L u t o n i n l a t e F e b r u a r y . F r K e v i n a n d t h e H o l y G h o s t p a r i s h ­, i o n e r s w i s h A n n e t t e , L e w i s a n d O l i v i a e v e r y p r a y e r a n d b l e s s i n g a s s h e t a k e s u p h e r n e w p o s t . F a r e w e l l t o A n n e t t e T h e r e c e n t q u e s t i o n ­, n a i r e o n f a m i l y l i f e f r o m t h e V a t i c a n p r o ­, v i d e d a u n i q u e o p p o r ­, t u n i t y f o r p e o p l e t o s h a r e t h e i r t h o u g h t s a n d e x p e r i e n c e s . T h e q u e s t i o n n a i r e i s a p a r t o f t h e p r e p a r a t i o n f o r t h e E x t r a o r d i n a r y G e n e r a l S y n o d o f B i s h o p s t o b e h e l d i n O c t o b e r t h i s y e a r . D e s p i t e t h e c o m p l e x q u e s t i o n s s e t b y t h e V a t i c a n , n e a r l y 5 0 0 p e o p l e r e s p o n d e d f r o m t h e d i o c e s e o f N o r t h a m p t o n . T h e r e s p o n s e s s h o w t h a t C a t h o l i c s w i s h t h e i r p a r i s h e s t o b e i n c l u s i v e a n d w e l c o m ­, i n g , s o t h a t n o C a t h o l i c s f e e l e x c l u d ­, e d f r o m t h e l i f e o f t h e C h u r c h . T h e r e s p o n s ­, e s a l s o s p e a k o f c h a l ­, l e n g e s f a c i n g f a m i l i e s t o d a y . F o r e x a m p l e , p a r e n t s a r e v e r y c o n ­, c e r n e d a b o u t t h e e f f e c t s o f a n i n c r e a s ­, i n g l y s e c u l a r m e d i a o n t h e i r c h i l d r e n . T h e y a r e a l s o a n x i o u s t h a t t h e i r c h i l d r e n s h o u l d c o n t i n u e t o p r a c t i s e t h e F a i t h . T h e s e r e s p o n s e s b r i n g h o m e t h e i m p o r t a n c e o f t h e w o r k o f N O R E S , w h i c h i s o u r d i o c e s a n o f f i c e f o r r e l i g i o u s e d u c a t i o n , e v a n g e l i ­, s a t i o n , c a t e c h e s i s a n d s c h o o l s . T h e y a l s o e m p h a s i s e t h e i m p o r ­, t a n c e o f N Y M O , t h e N o r t h a m p t o n Y o u t h M i n i s t r y o f f i c e . M o r e o v e r , t h e y e n c o u r a g e t h e y o u t h g r o u p s a n d c l u b s w h i c h a r e a t t a c h e d t o m a n y o f o u r p a r i s h e s . T h o s e w h o c o m p l e t e d t h e q u e s t i o n n a i r e a l s o s p e a k o f t h e i m p o r ­, t a n c e o f s u p p o r t i n t i m e s o f f a m i l y t e n s i o n a n d c r i s i s . T h e y a c k n o w l e d g e t h e v e r y g o o d w o r k o f a g e n ­, c i e s a n d g r o u p s a v a i l ­, a b l e i n t h e d i o c e s e . H o w e v e r , t h e y a l s o m e n t i o n t h a t t h e s e a r e n o t a v a i l a b l e e v e r y ­, w h e r e . T h e s e r e s p o n ­, d e n t s e x p l a i n t h a t t h e f i r s t p e r s o n p e o p l e u s u a l l y t u r n t o f o r h e l p i s t h e l o c a l p r i e s t . I t i s a c k n o w l e d g e d t h a t h e i s o f t e n u n d e r p r e s ­, s u r e f r o m m a n y o t h e r r e s p o n s i b i l i t i e s . T h u s , t h e n e e d t o s u p p o r t a n d p r o m o t e t h e s e a g e n c i e s a n d g r o u p s i s e s s e n t i a l . T h e f a c t t h a t s o m a n y p e o p l e t o o k t i m e t o a n s w e r t h e q u e s t i o n ­, n a i r e i s a s i g n o f h o w i m p o r t a n t w e v a l u e f a m i l y l i f e w i t h i n t h e d i o c e s e o f N o r t h a m p t o n . W e a w a i t t h e S y n o d w i t h j o y , a n d w e h o p e t o l e a r n f r o m i t . S i n c e J a n u a r y , e v e r y M o n d a y a f t e r n o o n , a g r o u p o f s i x t h f o r m e r s a t S t J o s e p h ’, s H i g h S c h o o l i n S l o u g h , h a v e b e e n s w a p p i n g t h e i r b o o k s f o r m i c r o p h o n e s a s t h e y v o l u n t e e r f o r R a d i o W e x h a m . T h e y g a i n e x p e r i e n c e n o t o n l y i n t h e r a d i o i n d u s t r y , b u t i n v a l u a b l e v o l u n t e e r ­, i n g a n d b u s i n e s s e x p e r i e n c e . T h e a f t e r n o o n s t a r t s w i t h a v i s i t t o t h e w a r d s i n t h e h o s p i t a l . M a n y p e o p l e d o n ’, t r e a l i s e t h a t a l a r g e n u m b e r o f p a t i e n t s h a v e n o v i s i t o r s . S o a f r i e n d l y f a c e a n d a c h a n c e t o c h a t i s o f t e n t h e h i g h l i g h t o f t h e i r w e e k . A f t e r g o i n g r o u n d g e t t i n g s o n g r e q u e s t s f r o m t h e p a t i e n t s , i t ’, s b a c k t o t h e s t u d i o . T h e h a r d w o r k r e a l l y b e g i n s a s t h e t e a m f i n a l i s e t h e i r s h o w : “, T h e E v o l u t i o n o f M u s i c ! ”, W i t h t h e g r o u p t a k i n g o n r o l e s a s p r o d u c e r s a n d p r e s e n t e r s , t h e y h a v e b e e n k e e p i n g t h e l i s t e n e r s e n t e r t a i n e d c h a t t i n g a b o u t m u s i c , n e w s , T V , a n d a l s o w h a t t h e y ’, v e b e e n d o i n g d u r i n g t h e w e e k . S t a t i o n M a n a g e r M e l a n i e I v e s a i d : “, I t h a s b e e n f a n t a s t i c h a v i n g t h e 6 t h f o r m e r s v o l u n t e e r ­, i n g a t R a d i o W e x h a m . T h e y h a v e n o t o n l y l e a r n t p r e s e n t i n g , p r o d u c i n g a n d r a d i o s k i l l s , m o r e i m p o r t a n t l y t h e y h a v e b r o u g h t s m i l e s a n d l a u g h t e r t o m a n y o f t h e p a t i e n t s a n d s t a f f a t t h e h o s p i t a l . 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T h e f i r s t w a s I n d u c t i o n o f F r . J o s e p h U d o h M S P a s P a r i s h P r i e s t o f B l e s s e d J o h n H e n r y N e w m a n . T h e B i s h o p w a s t h e p r i n c i p a l c e l e ­, b r a n t a t t h e M a s s o f I n d u c t i o n w i t h s o m e t w e n t y p r i e s t s . M a n y p r i e s t s o f F r . J o e ’, s m i s s i o n a r y o r d e r f r o m a l l o v e r E n g l a n d a n d W a l e s , a n d p r i e s t s a n d p a r i s h i o n e r s f r o m D e p t f o r d , F r . J o e ’, s p r e v i ­, o u s p a r i s h , c a m e f o r t h e c e l e b r a t i o n . I n h i s a d d r e s s B i s h o p P e t e r p o i n t e d o u t t h a t t h e p r i e s t i s a c o ­, w o r k e r w i t h t h e b i s h o p a n d t h e y a r e b o t h c o ­, w o r k e r s w i t h G o d , c a l l e d , a s P o p e F r a n c i s h a s s a i d , t o ‘, l i v e t h e f a i t h i n a c o n c r e t e w a y ’, . T h e B i s h o p ’, s s e c o n d r e a s o n w a s t o b e s t o w t h e a w a r d o f a B e n e m e r e n t i p a p a l m e d a l o n M a r y B u l l . M a r y h a s w o r k e d t i r e l e s s l y o v e r m a n y y e a r s i n p a r i s h , d e a n e r y a n d d i o c e s e . S h e h a s c h a i r e d t h e D i o c e s a n P a s t o r a l C o u n c i l , h a s s e r v e d a s t r a i n e r o f t h o s e i n v o l v e d i n c a t e ­, c h e t i c a l w o r k , h e l p s i n m a n y w a y s a t t h e M a r y v a l e I n s t i t u t e f o r h i g h e r t h e o l o g i c a l s t u d i e s , o r g a n i s e s e c u m e n i c a l a c t i v i t i e s i n t h e H o l m e r G r e e n a r e a , a n d l e a d s l i t u r g i c a l c e l e b r a t i o n s i n h e r p r e s e n t p a r i s h , i n c o ­, o p e r a t i o n w i t h F r J o e . S h e a m p l y d e s e r v e s t h i s r e c o g n i t i o n b y t h e H o l y F a t h e r a n d t h e p a r i s h o f f e r e d h e r o u r c o n ­, g r a t u l a t i o n s . I n r e s p o n d i n g t o t h e a w a r d , M a r y s a i d t h a t r e a l l y i t b e l o n g e d t o a l l t h o s e w h o h a d w o r k e d w i t h h e r a n d s u p p o r t e d h e r i n w o r k i n g f o r t h e C h u r c h o v e r m o r e t h a n f o r t y y e a r s . T h e j o y f u l e v e n i n g w a s b r o u g h t t o a c o n c l u ­, s i o n w i t h d e l i c i o u s r e f r e s h m e n t s . D a w n W i l l i a m s B r i n D u n s i r e i s m o s t g r a t e f u l t o t h e N o r t h a m p t o n f a m i l y w h o v e r y q u i c k l y p r o v i d e d b a c k i s s u e s o f t h e V i n e f o r d i s c h a r g i n g o u r o b l i g a t i o n s t o t h e B r i t i s h L i b r a r y . P i c t u r e s b y D a v e R u s s e l l . A b o v e r i g h t , F r . J o e ’, s i n d u c t i o n . 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P a g e 8 T h e V i n e A p r i l 2 0 1 4 C H R I S T E N I N G &, C O M M U N I O N W E A R A s u m p t u o u s r a n g e o f g o w n s a n d a c c e s s o r i e s t o s u i t e v e y b u d g e t a n d g r a c e a l l o c c a s i o n s S p e c i a l i s t s i n g i f t s w i t h a C h r i s t i a n t h e m e , C h r i s t e n i n g , D e d i c a t i o n , C o m m u n i o n , C o n f i r m a t i o n , M a r r i a g e , O r d i n a t i o n &, C h r i s t m a s . W h a t e v e r t h e o c c a s i o n , y o u ’, l l f i n d t h e p e r f e c t g i f t : B i b l e s , m i s s a l s , p r a y e r b o o k s , p l a q u e s , i c o n s , s t a t u e s , p h o t o ­, f r a m e s , f o u n t a i n s , f o n t s , c r o s s e s , c r u c i f i x e s , r o s a r i e s , c a n d l e s , i n c e n s e , o i l b u r n e r s , m i n i c a r d s t o i n s p i r e , o c c a s i o n c a r d s t o c e l e b r a t e , a n d a l l a t c o m p e t i t i v e p r i c e s ! G I F T S F O R A L L O C C A S S I O N S M A I L O R D E R p h o n e / f a x 0 1 1 6 2 5 1 3 4 7 7 C O M E A N D V I E W O U R E X T E N S I V E R A N G E S O p e n W e d ­, S a t 1 0 a m ­, 5 p m O p p o s i t e t h e N e w H i g h c r o s s , L e i c e s t e r M I T r u s t , 3 5 ­, 3 7 , N e w B o n d S t r e e t , L e i c e s t e r L E 1 4 R D . T e l / F a x 0 1 1 6 2 5 1 3 4 7 7 W e b s i t e : w w w . m i t r u s t . c o . u k C a t h o l i c C M S W e b s i t e s W e b D e s i g n s c r e a t e d b y C a t h o l i c s w h o u n d e r s t a n d C a t h o l i c s p i r i t u a l i t y . D i s c o u n t s t o c h a r i t i e s . C o n t a c t : c l o v e at b t i n t e r n e t . c o m . w w w . a r i s e n ­, w e b d e s i g n . c o m of Fidelity The church needs religious sisters URGENTLY to bring Christ to others by a life of prayer and service lived in the community of Ignation spirituality. Daliy Mass is the centre of community life. By wearing the religious habit we are witnesses to the consecrated way of life. If you are willing to risk a little love and would like to find out how, contact Sister Bernadette. Late vocations up to the age of 46 wel­, comed. COVENT ,OF ,OUR LADY OF FIDELITY Central Hill, Upper Norwood, LONDON SE19 1RS Telephone: 07973 6002563 or Fax: 0208 766 6579 Mobile: 07760 297001 Ministers of Religion C A F O D w o u l d l i k e t o s a y a B I G T h a n k Y o u t o a l l t h o s e w h o h a v e D u g D e e p i n t o t h e r o o t s o f o u r f a i t h , D u g D e e p i n s o l i d a r i t y w i t h t h o s e w h o g o h u n ­, g r y , D u g D e e p i n t o y o u r p o c k e t s t o h e l p t h o s e i n n e e d . Y o u r g e n e r o u s d o n a t i o n s h a v e e n a b l e d o u r l o c a l C h u r c h p a r t n e r , C a r i t a s K e n e m a , t o t r a i n 1 4 y e a r o l d M o h a m m e d , i n t h e p i c t u r e , a n d h i s f a m i l y t o g r o w r i c e a n d m a i z e o n t h e s w a m p ­, l a n d . T h i s l a n d , f o r m e r l y u s e d f o r d i a m o n d m i n i n g , k n o w n a s b l o o d d i a m o n d s , h a s n o w b e e n t r a n s f o r m e d i n t o f e r t i l e f a r m l a n d . M o h a m m e d ’, s d r e a m i s t o h a v e e n o u g h m o n e y s o t h a t h e c a n g o b a c k s c h o o l n e x t y e a r , f i n i s h h i s e d u c a t i o n , a n d n o t l i v e i n p o v e r t y . “, W h e n I a m o l d e r I d o n ’, t w a n t t o b e i n t h i s h a r d s h i p a n y m o r e . I w a n t t o b e o u t o f i t . I w o u l d l i k e a g o o d l i f e a n d t o p r o v i d e f o r m y f a m i l y . ”, W h a t y o u r m o n e y c a n d o i n S i e r r a L e o n e : £, 5 c a n b u y a h o e t h a t c a n h e l p a f a r m e r c l e a r t h e i r l a n d o f w e e d s . £, 2 0 c a n b u y a w h e e l b a r r o w f o r a f a r m e r t o t r a n s p o r t f o o d f r o m t h e i r l a n d t o h o m e . £, 7 6 c a n p a y f o r a t r a i n e r t o t e a c h a f a r m e r h o w t o c u l t i v a t e s w a m p l a n d . W a n t t o D i g D e e p e r a l l t h e w a y t o E a s t e r ? F a s t d a y m a y h a v e c o m e a n d g o n e b u t w h y n o t c o n t i n u e t o d i g i n t o t h e r o o t s o f y o u r f a i t h t h r o u g h o u t t h i s s e a s o n o f L e n t a n d b e y o n d ? A t r a d i t i o n a l p l a n t s a l e c a n b e a g r e a t c o m ­, m u n i t y a c t i v i t y , a n d b y u s i n g y o u r g a r d e n i n g s k i l l s y o u c a n s t a n d i n s o l i d a r i t y w i t h M o h a m m e d a n d h i s f a m i l y . A s k s u p p o r t e r s t o b r i n g a n d b u y s e e d s a n d s a p l i n g s w i t h a l l d o n a t i o n s g o i n g t o o u r L e n t a p p e a l . P e r h a p s y o u c o u l d e v e n g e t a g a r d e n c e n t r e t o d o n a t e s o m e b u l b s t o y o u r e v e n t f o r f r e e , a n d t h e p l a n t s t h e m s e l v e s c a n b e d o n a t e d t o y o u r B i g D i g p r o j e c t . U s e o u r B i g D i g g u i d e f o r t i p s , i d e a s a n d s o m e i n s p i r i n g e x a m p l e s ! T e l l u s i f y o u ’, r e h o l d i n g B i g D i g a n d w e ’, l l m a r k i t o n o u r o n l i n e m a p . c a f o d . o r g . u k / b i g d i g S p r i n g i s t h e t i m e o f y e a r f o r p l a n t i n g a n d s o w i n g s o w h y n o t l i t e r a l l y d i g d e e p i n t o t h e s o i l t h i s L e n t , a n d a s y o u c a r e f o r t h e s e y o u n g p l a n t s r e m e m b e r t h a t y o u h a v e h e l p e d M o h a m m e d g e t c l o s e r t o r e a l i s i n g h i s d r e a m . P r a y a n d r e f l e c t : Y o u c a n a l s o u s e o u r g u i d e d r e f l e c t i o n , “, D i g d e e p i n t o t h e r o o t s o f o u r f a i t h ”, , i n d i v i d u a l l y o r a s a g r o u p . c a f o d . o r g . u k / p r a y P l e a s e g e t i n t o u c h w i t h t h e N o r t h a m p t o n D i o c e s a n o f f i c e ( N o r t h a m p t o n at c a f o d . o r g . u k o r 0 1 6 0 4 7 8 5 2 5 4 ) t o t e l l u s o f t h e g o o d w o r k y o u h a v e d o n e . W e w o u l d l o v e t o h e a r f r o m y o u . T h a n k y o u o n c e a g a i n y o u r s u p p o r t . M a d d y a n d D e b o r a h ‘, T h a n k y o u f o r y o u r g e n e r o s i t y ’, s a y s C A F O D I t i s 1 6 m o n t h s s i n c e F r R i c h a r d M o r o n e y w a s a p p o i n t e d P a r i s h P r i e s t a t S t P e t e r ’, s B i g g l e s w a d e b u t i t i s o n l y n o w t h a t h e s a y s t h a t h e f e e l s t h a t h e i s s u r f a c i n g f r o m t h e e n o r m o u s a m o u n t o f w o r k t h a t h a s b e e n n e c e s ­, s a r y s i m p l y t o g e t l i f e o n a n e v e n k e e l . I n h i s o p e n i n g w o r d s o f w e l c o m e t o t h e c o n g r e g a t i o n a t t h e I n d u c t i o n c e r e m o n y h e l d o n 2 5 t h F e b r u a r y , h e s a i d t h a t t h e r e i s m u c h m o r e s t i l l t o b e d o n e b e f o r e t h e S t P e t e r ’, s c o m m u n i t y b e c o m e s f u l l y f u n c t i o n a l a n d e f f e c t i v e . H e s a i d t h a t h e i s r e a l l y h e a r t e n e d b y t h e e c u m e n i c a l a s p e c t o f l i f e i n B i g g l e s w a d e a n d h e p a r t i c u l a r l y w e l c o m e d a l l t h o s e w h o w e r e p r e s e n t a t t h e s e r v i c e f r o m o t h e r c h u r c h e s a n d f r o m n o n e . H e c o n c l u d e d h i s w o r d s o f w e l c o m e b y s a y i n g : “, L e t u s p r a y f o r o n e a n o t h e r . ”, B i s h o p P e t e r D o y l e o f f i c i a t e d a t t h e I n d u c t i o n M a s s . A l s o p r e s e n t w e r e C a n o n B e n n y N o o n a n f r o m S t F r a n c i s o f A s s i s i , S h e f f o r d , a n d D e a c o n P h i l i p P u g h f r o m S a c r e d H e a r t , F l i t w i c k . I n h i s h o m i l y t h e B i s h o p u s e d t h e t h e m e o f t h e G o s p e l r e a d i n g w h e r e J e s u s h a s t o l d h i s d i s c i p l e s t h a t a n y o n e w h o w a n t e d t o b e f i r s t h a d t o m a k e h i m s e l f l a s t o f a l l a n d s e r v a n t o f a l l . B i s h o p P e t e r s t r e s s e d t h a t w e h a d t o m a k e o u r s e l v e s i n s i g n i f i c a n t a n d w e h a d t o b e c o m e l i k e a b r i d g e o v e r w h i c h p e o p l e c o u l d p a s s f r o m t h e w o r l d l y t o t h e G o d l y . T h i s , h e s a i d , w a s e s p e c i a l l y t r u e o f a p r i e s t w h o s h o u l d l e a d h i s f l o c k t o t h e l i f e o f t h e w o r l d t o c o m e . T h e M a s s t h e n c o n t i n u e d w i t h F r R i c h a r d r e n e w i n g h i s c o m m i t m e n t t o P r i e s t l y S e r v i c e a f t e r w h i c h B i s h o p P e t e r i n v i t e d t h e p e o p l e o f t h e p a r i s h t o p r a y f o r t h e i r p a r i s h p r i e s t a s k i n g t h e L o r d t o b l e s s h i m w i t h t h e f u l l ­, n e s s o f h i s l o v e , t o h e l p h i m t o b e a f a i t h f u l m i n i s t e r o f C h r i s t , t h e H i g h P r i e s t , s o t h a t h e m a y l e a d t h e m t o h i m , t h e f o u n t a i n o f o u r s a l v a t i o n . A t t h e c o n c l u s i o n o f t h e M a s s , t h e r e w a s t i m e t o m e e t t h e B i s h o p o v e r s o m e l i g h t r e f r e s h m e n t s , p r o v i d e d b y t h e p a r i s h i o n e r s o f S t P e t e r ’, s . L e t u s p r a y f o r o n e a n o t h e r How good is to stand before a crucix, or before the Blessed Sacrament, and simply to be in his presence! 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P a g e 9 T h e V i n e A p r i l 2 0 1 4 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 C A L L 0 1 4 4 0 7 3 0 3 9 9 Already We Hold Yo u I n P r a y e r. Living in the heart of London, the Tyburn Benedictine Commu­, nity has as its special mission, prayer for the people of England and Wales. Our monastery is built on the site of the Tyburn gallows where 105 Catholics were martyred during the reforma­, tion. Our life of prayer draws Sisters from many nations. If you have a special intention, let us know and we will remem­, ber it specifically in our prayer. You may like to use the space below. [ ]Yes, please remember my intention/s in prayer. …,…,…,…,......…,…,…,....…,…,................................................... …,…,…,…,…,…,..…,…,.…,…,…,.................................................... …,…,…,…,…,…,..…,.…,…,…,...................................................... [ ] Yes, please send me the free booklet on the Tyburn Martyrs [ ] Yes I’,m interested –, please send me vocations details. [ ] I’,d like to help your Mission Foundations in other countries. My gift of £, is enclosed payable to Tyburn Mission. Name:…,…,.…,…,…,…,............................. …,.......................…,…,. Address:…,..…,…,…,................................................................…, …,…,…,…,…,.......…,…,...........................…,…,…,…,…,…,…,…,..…, ................................................................................…,Please print RETURN TO: RETURN TO: Mother General, Tyburn Convent, 8 Hyde Park Place, London, W2 2LJ. Phone: 020 7723 7262. A n d H i s s w e a t b e c a m e a s d r o p s o f b l o o d r u n n i n g d o w n u p o n t h e g r o u n d . A n d r i s i n g f r o m p r a y e r H e c a m e t o t h e d i s c i p l e s , a n d f o u n d t h e m s l e e p i n g f o r s o r r o w . L u k e 2 2 , 4 4 ­, 4 5 R o s a r y g a t h e r i n g / p r o c e s s i o n t o w o r s h i p t h e m o s t S a c r e d H e a r t o f J e s u s a n d t o t h a n k H i m f o r H i s m o s t H o l y D e a t h . M e d i t a t i n g o n O u r L o r d ` s p a s s i o n t h e S o r r o w f u l M y s t e r i e s : 1 . T h e a g o n y i n t h e g a r d e n 2 . T h e s c o u r g i n g a t t h e p i l l a r 3 . T h e c r o w n i n g w i t h t h o r n s 4 . T h e c a r r y i n g o f t h e c r o s s 5 . 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T h e s a d s t o r y u n f o l d s w i t h o n e t r a g i c e p i s o d e f o l ­, l o w i n g a n o t h e r , c u l m i n a t i n g i n J e s u s ’, d e a t h . W e m a y f e e l o v e r w h e l m e d b y h e a r i n g o f a l l t h e s u f ­, f e r i n g s e x p e r i e n c e d b J e s u s w i t h i n t h e l a s t h o u r s o f h i s e a r t h l y l i f e . S t M a t t h e w b o r r o w s t h e b a s i c s t o r y l i n e f r o m S t M a r k , w h o m a y b e p r e s e r v i n g t h e t r a d i t i o n t o l d b y S t P e t e r i n R o m e . B u t S t M a t t h e w a d d s a f e w u n i q u e d e t a i l s t h a t a r e s i g n i f i c a n t . I t s e e m s t h a t S t M a t t h e w ’, s G o s p e l w a s w r i t t e n s o m e t i m e a f t e r t h e f a l l o f J e r u s a l e m i n A D 7 0 , w h e n p e o ­, p l e i n t h e J e w i s h c o m m u n i t y w e r e a s k i n g w h y G o d h a d l e t t h i s d i s a s t e r h a p p e n . F o l l o w i n g y e a r s o f h e a v y d o m i n a t i o n b y t h e R o m a n o v e r l o r d s , J e w i s h z e a l o t s r e v o l t e d a g a i n s t t h e i m p e r i a l p o w e r i n A D 6 6 . T h e m i g h t y R o m a n l e g i o n s w e r e s e n t i n t o t h e H o l y L a n d . F i n a l l y i n A D 7 0 a f t e r a l o n g s i e g e , t h e c i t y o f J e r u s a l e m f e l l t o a g e n e r a l n a m e d T i t u s , w h o l a t e r b e c a m e R o m a n e m p e r o r . T h e R o m a n v i c t o r y i n A D 7 0 w a s a t r a g e d y f o r t h e J e w i s h p e o p l e . M a n y z e a l o t s s u f f e r e d t h e s a m e R o m a n p u n i s h m e n t ( c r u c i f i x i o n ) t h a t h a d b e e n m e t e d o u t t o J e s u s a s “, K i n g o f t h e J e w s ”, . Y e t a l r e a d y J e s u s h a d w a r n e d h i s f e l l o w c o u n ­, t r y m e n t h a t t h e t e m p l e w o u l d b e t o r n d o w n : “, I t e l l y o u s o l e m n l y , n o t a s i n g l e s t o n e h e r e w i l l b e l e f t o n a n o t h e r . E v e r y t h i n g w i l l b e d e s t r o y e d ”, ( M a t t 2 4 : 2 ) . W h e n J e s u s w a s a r r e s t e d i n G e t h s e m a n e a n d o n e o f t h e d i s c i p l e s t o o k a s w o r d t o a t t a c k t h e h i g h p r i e s t ’, s s e r v a n t , t h e n o n ­, v i o l e n t J e s u s g a v e a s t a r k r e s p o n s e : “, A l l w h o d r a w t h e s w o r d w i l l d i e b y t h e s w o r d ”, ( M a t t 2 6 : 5 2 ) . T h e s e c h i l l ­, i n g w o r d s w o u l d l a t e r b e f u l f i l l e d d r a m a t i c a l l y i n t h e f a i l e d z e a l o t r e v o l t o f A D 6 6 ­, 7 0 , w i t h d i s ­, a s t r o u s r e s u l t s f o r t h e p e o p l e o f J e r u s a l e m . M o r e o v e r , S t M a t t h e w p r e s e n t s J e s u s at p a s s i o n a s f u l f i l l i n g t h e d i v i n e p l a n f o r e t o l d i n t h e s c r i p ­, t u r e s . A f t e r n a r r a t i n g h i s a r r e s t , t h e e v a n g e l i s t s a y s : “, N o w a l l t h i s h a p p e n e d t o f u l f i l t h e p r o p h e c i e s i n s c r i p t u r e ”, ( M a t t 2 6 : 5 6 ) . H e r e h e m a y b e t h i n k i n g e s p e c i a l l y o f t h e p r o p h e c y o f t h e S u f f e r i n g S e r v a n t w h o “, o f f e r s h i s l i f e i n a t o n e m e n t ( I s a i a h 5 3 : 1 0 ) . A n o t h e r d e t a i l u n i q u e t o S t M a t t h e w i s t h e m e n ­, t i o n o f a d r e a m e x p e r i e n c e d b y P i l a t e ’, s w i f e , w h o s e n t a m e s s a g e t o h e r h u s b a n d d u r i n g J e s u s ’, t r i a l : “, H a v e n o t h i n g t o d o w i t h t h a t r i g h t ­, e o u s m a n . 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Y e t a l m o s t f i f t y y e a r s a g o , t h e V a t i c a n I I d e c l a r a t i o n N o s t r a A e t a t e ( p a r a g r a p h 4 ) t a u g h t : “, E v e n t h o u g h t h e J e w i s h a u t h o r i t i e s ( a n d t h o s e w h o f o l l o w e d t h e i r l e a d ) p r e s s e d f o r C h r i s t ’, s d e a t h , n e i t h e r a l l J e w s i n d i s c r i m i n a t e l y a t t h a t t i m e , n o r J e w s t o d a y , c a n b e c h a r g e d w i t h t h e c r i m e s c o m m i t t e d d u r i n g h i s p a s s i o n . ”, T h e V a t i c a n I I d e c l a r a t i o n t h e n e m p h a s i z e s t h a t J e s u s f r e e l y s a c r i f i c e d h i s l i f e t o s a v e u s : “, T h e C h u r c h h a s a l w a y s h e l d a n d c o n t i n u e s t o h o l d t h a t C h r i s t o u t o f i n f i n i t e l o v e f r e e l y u n d e r w e n t s u f f e r i n g a n d d e a t h b e c a u s e o f t h e s i n s o f a l l , s o t h a t a l l m i g h t a t t a i n s a l v a t i o n . ”, H e n c e , a p o s i t i v e i n t e r p r e t a t i o n o f t h i s v e r s e w a s g i v e n i n 2 0 1 1 b y P o p e B e n e d i c t i n t h e s e c ­, o n d v o l u m e o f h i s b o o k J e s u s o f N a z a r e t h ( P , 1 8 7 ) : “, J e s u s ’, b l o o d d o e s n o t c r y o u t f o r v e n g e a n c e a n d p u n i s h m e n t , i t b r i n g s r e c o n c i l i ­, a t i o n . 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C a t h e r i n e h a d a l w a y s d e m o n s t r a t e d a d e e p i n s i g h t i n t o c h i l d r e n ’, s l e a r n i n g a n d i n d i v i d u a l n e e d s a n d t h r o u g h o u t h e r H e a d s h i p s h e p r o v i d e d t h e p u p i l s w i t h t h e o p p o r t u n i t y t o s u c c e e d a n d e n s u r e d t h a t t h e y w e r e t r e a t e d j u s t ­, l y i n e v e r y a s p e c t o f l i f e a t s c h o o l . C a t h e r i n e w a s a v a l u e d m e m b e r o f t h e S t . A l b a n ’, s C a t h o l i c S c h o o l s ’, P a r t n e r s h i p . W i t h h e r c o l l e a g u e s s h e w o r k e d c l o s e l y w i t h g o v e r n o r s , s t a f f a n d p u p i l s a c r o s s t h e P a r t n e r s h i p t o e n s u r e e a c h s c h o o l c o u l d e x c e l a s a s u c c e s s f u l C a t h o l i c c o m m u n i t y . C a t h e r i n e a t t e n d e d H o l y G h o s t P a r i s h i n L u t o n w h e r e s h e s e r v e d o n t h e P a r i s h c o u n c i l , w a s a r e a d ­, e r a t M a s s a n d p r e p a r e d t h e c h i l ­, d r e n o f t h e P a r i s h f o r C o n f i r m a t i o n . C a t h e r i n e ’, s R e q u i e m M a s s w a s a t t e n d e d b y h e r m a n y f r i e n d s , f a m ­, i l y a n d c o l l e a g u e s , s o m e o f w h o m h a d t r a v e l l e d l o n g d i s t a n c e s . E d u c a t i o n w a s r e p r e s e n t e d b y t h e L o c a l A u t h o r i t y , G o v e r n o r s o f S t M a r g a r e t ’, s , s t a f f a n d p u p i l s b o t h p a s t a n d p r e s e n t . C a t h e r i n e ’, s c o n t r i b u t i o n t o C a t h o l i c E d u c a t i o n r e c e i v e d a t r i b ­, u t e f r o m t h e D i o c e s e o f N o r t h a m p t o n a n d f r o m B i s h o p P e t e r . T h e n u m b e r s o f p e o p l e w h o f i l l e d t h e C h u r c h f o r C a t h e r i n e ’, s r e c e p t i o n o n t h e e v e n i n g a n d t h e R e q u i e m M a s s t h e n e x t d a y c h a r ­, a c t e r i s e d t h e l o v e a n d r e s p e c t s h e e n g e n d e r e d . H e r M a s 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 , r e f l e c t ­, e d C a t h e r i n e ’, s d e e p s p i r i t u a l i t y . T h e w o r d s o f t h e f i r s t r e a d i n g f r o m t h e p r o p h e t M i c a h : ‘, T h i s i s w h a t t h e L o r d a s k s o f y o u : o n l y t h i s , t o a c t j u s t l y , t o l o v e t e n d e r l y , a n d t o w a l k h u m b l y w i t h y o u r G o d ’, e x e m p l i f y h o w C a t h e r i n e l i v e d o u t h e r l i f e . C a t h e r i n e i s s u r v i v e d b y h e r h u s ­, b a n d , M i c k , h e r t w o s o n s C i a r a n a n d L i a m , h e r m o t h e r M a r g a r e t a n d h e r b r o t h e r s S t e p h e n , J o h n a n d M i c h a e l . T h r o u g h o u t h e r i n s p i r a ­, t i o n a l l i f e s h e m a d e a l a s t i n g i m p r e s s i o n o n t h o s e s h e k n e w , t a u g h t a n d l o v e d . W e a r e l o o k i n g f o r j o y f u l e v a n g e l i s t s ! N o m i n a t i o n s a r e i n v i t ­, e d f o r t h e 2 0 1 4 C a t h o l i c W o m e n o f t h e Y e a r . E v e r y y e a r f o u r w o m e n a r e h o n o u r e d , c h o s e n b y b a l l o t f r o m n o m i n a t i o n s s e n t i n f r o m a c r o s s B r i t a i n . A n y C a t h o l i c w o m a n c a n b e n o m i n a t e d –, a n d t h e a i m i s e s p e ­, c i a l l y t o h o n o u r t h o s e w h o a r e l i v i n g o u t t h e i r f a i t h p u b l i c l y , i n s e r v i c e a n d i n w i t ­, n e s s , a s p a r t o f t h e N e w E v a n g e l i s a t i o n i n o u r c o u n t r y . P o p e F r a n c i s h a s e m p h a s i s e d j o y –, t h e J o y o f t h e F a i t h . W e a r e l o o k i n g f o r j o y f u l w o m e n w h o t e a c h t h e F a i t h , s e r v e t h e i r l o c a l c o m m u n i t y , a n d s h a r e C a t h o l i c v a l u e s w i t h t h e n e x t g e n e r a ­, t i o n . “, I n f i d e l i t y t o t h e e x a m p l e o f t h e M a s t e r , i t i s v i t a l l y i m p o r t a n t f o r t h e C h u r c h t o d a y t o g o f o r t h a n d p r e a c h t h e G o s p e l t o a l l ­, t o a l l p l a c e s , o n a l l o c c a ­, s i o n s , w i t h o u t h e s i t a ­, t i o n , r e l u c t a n c e o r f e a r . T h e j o y o f t h e G o s p e l i s f o r a l l p e o ­, p l e , n o o n e c a n b e e x c l u d e d ”, w r o t e P o p e F r a n c i s i n E v a n g e l i i G a u d i u m . H o w d o y o u n o m i ­, n a t e s o m e o n e a s a C a t h o l i c W o m a n o f t h e Y e a r ? I t ’, s s i m p l e . Y o u c a n u s e t h e f o r m h e r e : h t t p : / / c a t h o l i c ­, w o m e n o f t h e y e a r . w o r d p r e s s . c o m / n o m i n a ­, t i o n ­, f o r m / o r y o u c a n s e n d a n e m a i l t o : m i j a m a j o j e at n t l w o r l d . c o m : o r a l e t t e r t o : C a t h o l i c W o m e n o f t h e Y e a r 2 0 1 4 , 2 2 M i l t o n R o a d , W A R E , H e r t s S G 1 2 0 P Z . A l l w e n e e d f r o m y o u t o n o m i n a t e s o m e o n e i s t h e l a d y ’, s n a m e a n d i n f o r m a t i o n o n w h y s h e i s b e i n g n o m i n a t ­, e d –, a f e w p a r a ­, g r a p h s s e t t i n g o u t w h a t s h e d o e s , a n d w h e r e s h e d o e s i t , a n d t h e s p i r i t i n w h i c h s h e d o e s i t ! T h e n o m i n a t i o n c a n b e f r o m a f r i e n d , f a m i l y m e m b e r , o r p a r i s h p r i e s t . I t d o e s n o t h a v e t o b e l o n g , b u t i t m u s t g i v e r e l e ­, v a n t i n f o r m a t i o n –, a n d m u s t g i v e t h e w r i t e r ’, s n a m e a n d c o n t a c t d e t a i l s . I t i s n o t n e c e s s a r y t o o b t a i n p e r m i s s i o n f r o m t h e l a d y b e i n g n o m i n a t e d . F o r m o s t o f o u r C a t h o l i c W o m e n o f t h e Y e a r , t h e h o n o u r c o m e s a s a c o m p l e t e s u r p r i s e , a n d t h a t ’, s t h e w a y i t s h o u l d b e ! C l o s i n g d a t e f o r n o m i n a t i o n i s A p r i l 3 0 t h 2 0 1 4 . O v e r 1 0 0 y o u n g p e o p l e , y o u t h l e a d ­, e r s , y o u n g a d u l t s a n d p r i e s t s j o i n e d t o g e t h e r a t t h e e n d o f J a n u a r y f o r t h e l a t e s t y o u t h r e s i d e n t i a l r e t r e a t w e e k ­, e n d , L u x . E n j o y i n g a m i x t u r e o f f a i t h f o r m a t i o n a n d f u n a c t i v i t i e s , i n c l u d i n g r o l l e r d i s c o , u l t i m a t e F r i s b e e , g r i l l t h e p r i e s t , d a i l y M a s s , t h e S a c r a m e n t o f R e c o n c i l i a t i o n , a d o r a t i o n a n d B e n e d i c t i o n , a t i m e o f w o r s h i p , s p o r t s a n d g r e a t f o o d . T h i s w a s a w e e k e n d t o n e v e r f o r g e t . T h e w e e k e n d s , o r g a n i s e d b y t h e N o r t h a m p t o n Y o u t h m i n i s t r y o f f i c e ( N Y M O ) , h a v e b e e n r u n n i n g f o r t h e l a s t n i n e y e a r s , a n d h a p p e n t w i c e a y e a r , i n J a n u a r y a n d i n J u n e . N e i l R o s e m a n , t h e d i o c e s a n y o u t h m i n i s t r y c o ­, o r d i n a t o r , s a d , ‘, T o l i s t e n t o y o u n g p e o p l e o f s e c o n d a r y s c h o o l a g e s p e a k w i t h s u c h c l a r i t y a b o u t t h e i r c o m p l e t e f a i t h i n G o d g i v e s u s a l l a s e n s e o f r e a l j o y . T h e y a r e a m a z i n g ’, . O n e o f t h e h i g h l i g h t s o f t h e w e e k e n d w a s t h e c l o s i n g M a s s c o n c e l e b r a t e d b y t w o b i s h o p s , B i s h o p P e t e r a n d B i s h o p C r i s p i a n H o l l i s , w h o w a s v i s i t ­, i n g f o r t h e w e e k e n d . T h e n e w c h a i r ­, m a n o f N Y M O , F r S i m o n P e n h a l a g a n , j o i n e d t h e t e a m f o r t h e w e e k e n d , a n d h i s k n o w l e d g e w a s t e s t e d i n t h e ‘, g r i l l t h e p r i e s t ’, s e s s i o n . H e h a d t o a n s w e r q u e s t i o n s s u c h a s ‘, W i l l m y c a t g o t o h e a v e n ’, , a n d ‘, w h a t i s g r a c e ’, ? P a r t i c i p a n t s a t t h e w e e k e n d w e r e g i v e n a f r e e c o p y o f t h e Y o u t h C a t e c h i s m ( Y o u C a t ) t o e n c o u r a g e t h e i r f a i t h d e v e l o p m e n t , a n d a l l e n j o y e d t r y i n g t o b e a t F r S i m o n t o t h e a n s w e r s . T h e N Y M O t e a m w o u l d l o v e t o s e e l o t s o f y o u n g p e o p l e a g e d 1 1 ­, 1 8 a t t h e n e x t L u x w e e k e n d i n J u n e . 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C h u r c h P e w s U n c o m f o r t a b l e ? W h y n o t t r y T o p q u a l i t y u p h o l s t e r e d f o a m p e w c u s h i o n s ? S a f e f o a m , G r e e n L a n e , R i l e y G r e e n , H o g h t o n , P r e s t o n P R 5 0 S N w w w . s a f e f o a m . c o . u k F r e e p h o n e 0 8 0 0 0 1 5 4 4 3 3 F r e e S a m p l e P a c k o f f o a m &, f a b r i c s s e n t b y f i r s t c l a s s m a i l W h e n p h o n i n g p l e a s e q u o t e C A T H O L I C 1 0 1 T h e V i n e A o p r i l 2 0 1 4 P a g e 1 1 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 C A L L 0 1 4 4 0 7 3 0 3 9 9 T h i s b o o k , e x c e r p t s o f w h i c h h a v e a p p e a r e d i n t h e H e r a l d , i s v e r y t i m e l y . M e n t a l i l l n e s s , e s p e c i a l l y d e p r e s s i o n , i s i n c r e a s ­, i n g a n d a s t h e s e c u l a r m e d i c a l w o r l d s t r u g g l e s t o f i n d s t r a t e ­, g i e s t o c o p e w i t h i t , i t i s c r u c i a l t h a t t h e C h u r c h b r i n g s h e r o w n w i s d o m a n d e x p e r i e n c e t o t h e d e b a t e . D r K h e r i a t y b e l i e v e s t h a t d e p r e s s i o n c a n b e i n f l u e n c e d b y c u l t u r a l a n d s p i r i t u a l f a c ­, t o r s a s w e l l a s , m o r e o b v i o u s l y , b i o l o g i c a l a n d p s y c h o l o g i c a l o n e s . H e m a k e s h i s p o s i t i o n c l e a r a t t h e s t a r t : a s a n e x p e r i ­, e n c e d C a t h o l i c p s y c h i a t r i s t , h e s t a t e s , “, T h i s b o o k i s g r o u n d e d i n t h e c o n v i c t i o n t h a t t o k n o w o u r s e l v e s a s h u m a n b e i n g s , w e m u s t k n o w J e s u s C h r i s t . ”, T h i s s a i d , h e i s a l s o c l e a r a b o u t t h e d i f f e r e n t a p p r o a c h e s o f p s y c h i a t r y a n d r e l i g i o n , e m p h a s i s i n g t h a t “, t h e c o n f e s s i o n a l w a s n e v e r m e a n t t o c u r e n e u r o s i s . . . a n d t h e c o u c h w a s n e v e r m e a n t t o a b s o l v e s i n . ”, F a i t h a n d t h e w o r l d h a v e d i f f e r e n t a t t i ­, t u d e s t o s u f f e r i n g , i n t h e s e c u l a r m i n d , i t i s a l w a y s b a d n e w s , f o r t h e r e l i g i o u s o u t l o o k , a l t h o u g h s u f f e r i n g s h o u l d n o t b e e x a l t e d m o r b i d l y , i t c a n h a v e m e a n i n g “, w h e n i t i s u n i t e d t o t h e r e d e m p t i v e s u f f e r i n g o f C h r i s t . ”, K h e r i a t y t a k e s t h e C h r i s t i a n p e r s p e c t i v e t h a t w e a r e s p i r i t u a l b e i n g s a s w e l l a s b o d i l y a n d r a t i o n a l o n e s , w o u n d e d b u t “, r e d e e m e d a n d c a p a b l e o f b e i n g s a n c t i f i e d b y G o d . ”, H e w o u l d l i k e t o s e e g r e a t e r c o o p e r a t i o n b e t w e e n a l l t h o s e i n v o l v e d i n m e n t a l h e a l t h –, d o c t o r s , t h e o l o g i a n s , p r i e s t s , p a t i e n t s a n d s c i e n t i s t s . H i s b o o k i s w r i t t e n w i t h t h e c o o p e r a ­, t i o n o f a p r i e s t , F r J o h n C i h a k w h o e x p l a i n s t h e s p i r i t u a l d i m e n s i o n o f d e p r e s s i o n . A s h e o b s e r v e s , m a n y p s y c h i a t r i s t s a n d t h e r a p i s t s “, o p e r a t e w i t h u n e x a m i n e d b i a s e s a g a i n s t r e l i ­, g i o u s b e l i e f a n d s p i r i t u a l p r a c t i c e s ”, , r a t h e r t h a n s e e k i n g t o h a r n e s s t h e m i n ( r e l i g i o u s l y i n c l i n e d ) p a t i e n t s ’, b e s t i n t e r e s t s . H e m a k e s c a r e f u l d i s t i n c t i o n s b e t w e e n a p p r o p r i a t e f e e l i n g s o f g r i e f a n d c l i n i c a l d e p r e s s i o n a n d d i s c u s s e s t h e v a r i o u s o r i g i n s o f d e p r e s s i o n , s u c h a s i n s e c u r e a t t a c h m e n t s i n e a r l y l i f e , “, O f t e n t h e e m o t i o n a l w o u n d s f r o m i n s e c u r e a t t a c h m e n t s l i e o u t s i d e t h e p e r s o n ’, s a w a r e n e s s ”, , h e o b s e r v e s . H e r a i s e s t h e q u e s t i o n o f h e a l i n g –, a w o r d w i t h a s m a n y r e l i ­, g i o u s c o n n o t a t i o n s a s m e d i c a l o n e s , d e p r e s s i o n , h e b e l i e v e s , i s “, n o m o r e p a r t o f o u r f u n d a m e n t a l h u m a n n a t u r e t h a n c a n ­, c e r o r d e m e n t i a , i t i s t h e r e s u l t o f t h e F a l l a n d i t s c o n s e q u e n t r u p t u r e o f m a n ’, s h a r m o n y w i t h G o d . ”, C h r i s t i s a l w a y s t h e t r u e a n d u l t i m a t e s o u r c e o f a l l h e a l i n g , w i t h h i s c o m i n g t h e h u m a n r a c e n o l o n g e r h a s t o b e “, i r r e d e e m a b l y s a d . ”, A t t h e s a m e t i m e i t i s i m p o r t a n t t o e m p h a s i s e t h a t r e l i g i o u s p r a c t i c e d o e s n o t h a v e “, m a g i c a l p o w e r s ”, , i f s c i e n c e o r m e d i ­, c i n e c a n h e l p c u r e m e d i c a l o r p s y c h o l o g i c a l c o n d i t i o n s , t h e y s h o u l d b e u s e d . W h e r e t h e y a r e l i m i t e d i s w h e n t h e s u f f e r e r ’, s i l l n e s s i s s p i r i t u a l i n o r i g i n –, t h e d a r k n i g h t o f t h e s o u l o r t h e r e s u l t o f u n a c k n o w l e d g e d s i n . S p e a k i n g w i t h h i s C a t h o l i c h a t o n , h e i s c o n v i n c e d t h a t “, n e u r o c h e m i s t r y a n d t h e s o u l a r e i n s e p a r a b l y c o n n e c t e d . ”, H e i s n o t d i s m i s s i v e o f p s y c h o t h e r a ­, p y , e x p l a i n i n g i t s b e n e f i t s a s w e l l a s i t s l i m i t a t i o n s , i t c a n n o t c u r e t h e p r o b l e m o f s i n o r t h e p r o b l e m o f d e a t h . N a t u r a l l y h e i s k e e n o n t h e h e a l i n g n a t u r e o f a g o o d c o n f e s s i o n . 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