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S e p t e m b e r 2 0 1 5 Issue No. 316 S e p t e m b e r 2 0 1 5 I ssue No. 316 A u g u s t 2 0 1 9 I s s u e N o . 3 6 2 N e w d e a c o n 0 r d a i n e d P a g e 8 W a l s i n g h a m p i l g r i m s P a g e s 6 / 7 N e w m a n a S a i n t P a g e 2 New contemporary and traditional stained glass designed, made and fitted. Professional repairs and restoration. Website: customstainedglass.co.uk Email: wayne.ricketts@btconnect.com Tel: 0117 955 5390 Wayne Ricketts S tained Glass W a l s i n g h a m 2 0 1 9 W a l s i n g h a m 2 0 1 9 T h e p i l g r i m w a l k T h e p i l g r i m w a l k

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P a g e 2 T h e V i n e A u g u s t 2 0 1 9 G e t t i n g i n t o p r i n t 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 @ 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 c h i l d r e n 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 o n 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 . 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 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 d e a l s w i t h a l l a d v e r t i s i n g . T o p l a c e a n a d v e r t r i n g o 1 4 4 0 ­ 7 3 0 3 9 9 . F o r 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 c o n t a c t t h e e d i t o r . P u b l i s h e r : B e l l c o u r t L t d , N 2 B l o i s M e a d o w B u s i n e s s C e n t r e , S t e e p l e B u m p s t e a d , H a v e r h i l l , S u f f o l k , C B 9 7 B N T e l e p h o n e : 0 2 0 7 1 1 2 6 7 1 0 N e w s b e y o n d N o r t h a m p t o n VIN101 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. Daily Mass is the centre of community Our Lady of Fidelity Our Lady of Fidelity 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 welcomed. 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 M a y t h e S a c r e d H e a r t o f J e s u s b e p r a i s e d , l o v e d , a d o r e d a n d g l o r i f i e d t h r o u g h o u t t h e w h o l e w o r l d , n o w a n d f o r e v e r . S a y s i x t i m e s a d a y f o r n i n e d a y s . A C K N O W L E D G E M E N T B i r m i n g h a m T h e F a t h e r s o f t h e B i r m i n g h a m O r a t o r y a r e d e l i g h t e d t o a n ­ n o u n c e t h a t P o p e F r a n c i s w i l l c a n o n i s e B l e s s e d J o h n H e n r y N e w m a n i n S t P e t e r ’ s S q u a r e o n S u n d a y 1 3 O c t o b e r 2 0 1 9 a l o n g s i d e 4 o t h e r s . T h i s w i l l m a k e C a r d i n a l N e w ­ m a n t h e f i r s t E n g l i s h p e r s o n w h o h a s l i v e d s i n c e t h e 1 7 t h c e n ­ t u r y o f f i c i a l l y r e c o g ­ n i s e d a s a s a i n t b y t h e R o m a n C a t h o l i c C h u r c h . J o h n H e n r y N e w ­ m a n ( 1 8 0 1 ­ 1 8 9 0 ) w a s o r d a i n e d a s a C h u r c h o f E n g l a n d p r i e s t a n d s o o n b e c a m e t h e l e a d e r o f t h e O x f o r d M o v e ­ m e n t b u t c o n v e r t e d t o C a t h o l i c i s m i n 1 8 4 5 . H e f o u n d e d t h e O r a t o r y i n E n g l a n d a n d w a s l a t e r m a d e a c a r d i n a l . W h e n h e d i e d a t t h e a g e o f 8 9 , m o r e t h a n 1 5 , 0 0 0 p e o p l e l i n e d t h e s t r e e t s o f B i r m i n g h a m f o r h i s f u n e r a l . C a r d i n a l N e w m a n i s w i d e l y c o n s i d e r e d t o b e o n e o f t h e m o s t s i g n i f i c a n t f i g u r e s o f t h e 1 9 t h c e n t u r y . T h e c a u s e f o r h i s s a i n t h o o d w a s o p e n e d i n 1 9 5 8 a n d h e w a s d e c l a r e d V e n e r a b l e b y P o p e S a i n t J o h n P a u l I I i n 1 9 9 1 a f t e r h i s l i f e o f ‘ h e r o i c v i r t u e ’ w a s r e c o g n i s e d . P o p e B e n e d i c t X V I d e c l a r e d h i m B l e s s e d i n C o f t o n P a r k n e a r B i r m i n g h a m i n S e p t e m b e r 2 0 1 0 , a s p a r t o f h i s h i s t o r i c v i s i t t o B r i t a i n . T h e c a n o n i s a t i o n w a s m a d e p o s s i b l e b y a s e c o n d m i r a c l e a t t r i b u t e d t o t h e i n t e r c e s ­ s i o n o f B l e s s e d J o h n H e n r y N e w m a n , c o n ­ s i s t i n g i n t h e m e d i c a l l y i n e x p l i c a b l e h e a l i n g o f a p r e g n a n t w o m a n w i t h l i f e ­ t h r e a t e n i n g c o m p l i c a t i o n s d u e t o h e r p r e g n a n c y . T h e c u r e t o o k p l a c e i n C h i c a g o , U S A , i n M a y 2 0 1 3 . A f t e r a n i n i t i a l i n v e s t i g a t i o n c a r r i e d o u t b y t h e a r c h d i o c e s e o f C h i c a g o , i t w a s s u b m i t t e d t o t h e H o l y S e e i n 2 0 1 8 , a n d a p ­ p r o v e d b y P o p e F r a n c i s o n 1 3 F e b r u a r y 2 0 1 9 . D u r i n g t h e c e r e m o n y f o r h i s b e a t i f i c a t i o n i n 2 0 1 0 , P o p e B e n e d i c t s a i d t h a t N e w m a n “ t e l l s u s t h a t o u r d i v i n e M a s t e r h a s a s s i g n e d a s p e c i f i c t a s k t o e a c h o n e o f u s , a ‘ d e f i n i t e s e r v i c e ’ , c o m m i t t e d u n i q u e l y t o e v e r y s i n g l e p e r s o n . ” “ T h e d e f i n i t e s e r v i c e t o w h i c h B l e s s e d J o h n H e n r y w a s c a l l e d , ” s a i d t h e P o p e , “ i n v o l v e d R o m e P o p e F r a n c i s a p ­ p r o v e d t h e m i r a c l e a t t r i b u t e d t o A r c h ­ b i s h o p F u l t o n S h e e n , m a k i n g p o s ­ s i b l e t h e A m e r i c a n t e l e v i s i o n c a t e c h i s t ` s b e a t i f i c a t i o n . T h e V a t i c a n 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 o m u l ­ g a t e d t h e d e c r e e a p ­ p r o v i n g S h e e n ’ s m i r a c l e o n J u l y 6 . T h e m i r a c l e i n v o l v e s t h e u n e x p l a i n e d r e ­ c o v e r y o f J a m e s F u l ­ t o n E n g s t r o m , a b o y b o r n a p p a r e n t l y s t i l l b o r n i n S e p t e m ­ b e r 2 0 1 0 t o B o n n i e a n d T r a v i s E n g s t r o m o f t h e P e o r i a ­ a r e a t o w n o f G o o d f i e l d . H e s h o w e d n o s i g n s o f l i f e a s m e d i c a l p r o f e s s i o n a l s t r i e d t o r e v i v e h i m . T h e c h i l d ’ s m o t h e r a n d f a t h e r p r a y e d t o A r c h b i s h o p S h e e n t o h e a l t h e i r s o n . A s e v e n ­ m e m b e r p a n e l o f m e d i c a l e x p e r t s a d v i s i n g t h e V a t i c a n 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 g a v e u n a n i m o u s a p p r o v a l o f t h e m i r a c l e a t t r i b u t e d t o t h e f a m o u s t e l e ­ v i s i o n p e r s o n a l i t y a n d e v a n g e l i s t i n M a r c h 2 0 1 4 . A r c h b i s h o p S h e e n w a s a b e l o v e d t e l e v i s i o n c a t e c h i s t d u r i n g t h e 1 9 5 0 s a n d 6 0 s i n t h e U n i t e d S t a t e s . H i s E m m y ­ a w a r d w i n n i n g t e l e v i s i o n s h o w “ L i f e i s W o r t h L i v i n g ” r e a c h e d a n a u d i e n c e o f m i l l i o n s . S h e e n w a s o r d a i n e d a p r i e s t o f t h e D i o c e s e o f P e o r i a , I l l i n o i s a t t h e a g e o f 2 4 , a n d w a s a p p o i n t e d a u x i l i a r y b i s h o p o f N e w Y o r k i n 1 9 5 1 , w h e r e h e r e m a i n e d u n t i l h i s a p p o i n t ­ m e n t a s B i s h o p o f R o c h e s t e r , N e w Y o r k i n 1 9 6 6 . H e r e t i r e d i n 1 9 6 9 a n d m o v e d b a c k t o N e w Y o r k C i t y u n t i l h i s d e a t h i n 1 9 7 9 . Thou art the glory of Jerusalem the honour of our people... The hand of the Lord has strengthened thee, and therefore thou shalt be blessed forever. 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P a g e 3 T h e V i n e A u g u s t 2 0 1 9 S t P a u l ’ s s c h o o l , M i l t o n K e y n e s h a s h a d a b i g d a y . O n M o n d a y 1 s t J u l y t o m a r k t h e 3 0 t h a n ­ n i v e r s a r y o f t h e s c h o o l . T h e M a s s ( w e a c t u a l l y h a d t w o o n t h a t m o r n i n g ) w a s c o n d u c t e d b y B i s h o p P e t e r a n d w a s a t t e n d e d b y a l l s t u d e n t s a n d s t a f f a t S t . P a u l ’ s . A l s o c e l e ­ b r a t i n g M a s s w e r e M g r K e v i n M c G i n ­ n e l l , F r F r a n c i s H i g g i n s , F r J a m e s C a s s i d y , F r P i u s A m o a k o a n d F r B r e n d a n S e e r y . M u s i c w a s p r o v i d e d b y S t . P a u l ’ s c h o i r a n d b a n d a n d B i s h o p P e t e r w a s v e r y i m p r e s s e d b y t h e q u a l i t y o f t h e m u s i c . O t h e r s p e ­ c i a l g u e s t s i n c l u d e d f o r m e r H e a d t e a c h e r o f S t . P a u l ’ s C a t h o l i c S c h o o l , M i c h a e l M a n l e y , t h e H e a d ­ t e a c h e r s o f M i l t o n K e y n e s C a t h o l i c P r i ­ m a r y S c h o o l s a n d S t . P a u l ’ s G o v e r ­ n o r s . H a p p y b i r t h d a y B e l o w : B i s h o p P e t e r w i t h H e a d , J o ­ A n n e H o a r t y , a n d f o r m e r H e a d , M i c h a e l M a n l e y . P I L GRIMAGE T O M ED J U GOR J E W E E K L Y A UGUS T ­ O CTOB E R 7 n ig h t s | F ro m G a t wick Inc l u des d a i l y b reakf a s t, and e v e n i n g m eal £ £ 635 p p s f r o m L O N D O N : 0 20 3 4 6 8 0 61 7 | CARDIF F : 029 2 0 0 0 3 865 www.joewalsh t o urs . c o.uk | in f o @joewalshto u r s.co. u k Licence d b y t h e C ommissio n f o r A viatio n R egulation , T O 0 5 2 a n d T A 0 68 9 i n c ompliance w i t h t h e P a c ka g e T rav e l a nd L ink e d T rav e l A rran g e m e n t P a c ka g e R e g ula t i o n 2 018. W E O FFE R » Ful l r e lig i o u s p rogramme or g a n i s ed b y J oe W alsh T o u rs » Direc t r etur n igh t s a n d t ransfers f r o m Sp l i t o r D ubro v n i k » Intr o d uctor y t al k a n d g u ided t o u r o f t he S h rine » Ful l a ssist a n c e of p rof e s s i o nal g u i d e s & r e p res e n tat i v es t hr o u g h o u t L E D B Y A S P I R I T U A L D I R E C T O R F U L L Y E S C O R T E D T O U R S J O E W ALSH T OURS PIL G R IMA G E S 2 019 F o r m o r e d e t a i l s p l e a s e s e e w w w . j o e w a l s h t o u r s . c o . u k

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P a g e 4 T h e V i n e A u g u s t 2 0 1 9 I m a g e o f O u r L a d y o f G u a d a l o u p e v i s i t s S l o u g h A b o v e : b a b i e s b o r n a f t e r f e r v e n t p r a y e r a t t h e i m a g e

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*Part­Time V olunteer Vacancy Are you looking for a challenge that is rewarding and allows you to ‘give back’ to your community? An exciting opportunity has arisen for two individuals to join our skilled and dedicated team of Governors to start in September 2019. Be part of our welcoming team striving to ensure the best education opportunities for all in our Bedford Catholic Schools Community. Please call Andrew Waterhouse on 01234 334635 for an informal chat or email us trustoffice@bedfordcatholicschools.org *10­15 hours per term + training & induction (provided) P a g e 5 T h e V i n e A u g u s t 2 0 1 9 L u t o n ’ s c a s h i n h a n d H o l y G h o s t p a r i s h i o n e r s g o t t h e i r g l a d r a g s o n f o r a g l a m o r o u s e v e n i n g t o r a i s e m o n e y f o r t h e c h u r c h a n d p a r i s h c e n t r e a t t h e i r M a y B a l l o n S a t u r d a y 1 1 t h M a y . A t t e n d e e s e n j o y e d a w o n d e r f u l m e a l , d a n c e d t h e n i g h t a w a y a n d r a i s e d m o r e t h a n £ 4 3 0 f o r p a r i s h c o n c e r n s , t h a n k s t o s o m e a m a z i n g r a f f l e p r i z e s ­ i n c l u d i n g a h o l i ­ d a y !

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P a g e 6 T h e V i n e A u g u s t 2 0 1 9

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P a g e 7 T h e V i n e A u g u s t 2 0 1 9 A t t h e b e g i n n i n g o f J u n e , h u n ­ d r e d s o f p i l g r i m s t r a v e l l e d f r o m o u r d i o c e s e t o W a l s i n g h a m f o r t h e a n n u a l p i l g r i m a g e t o O u r L a d y o f W a l s i n g h a m . L e d b y B i s h o p P e t e r D o y l e a n d D i r e c t e d b y D e a c o n M i c h a e l F l e m i n g , o u r p i l g r i m a g e b e g a n w i t h a n o p e n ­ i n g M a s s i n a p a c k e d C h a p e l o f O u r L a d y o f R e c o n c i l i a t i o n . A n o u t s i d e p i c ­ n i c w a s r e p l a c e d b y f i n d i n g r o o m i n s i d e a s t h e r a i n c a m e d o w n b u t o u r s p i r i t s w e r e n o t d a m p e n e d . A n i m p r e s ­ s i v e n u m b e r o f p e o p l e , i n c l u d i n g B i s h o p P e t e r t h e n p r o c e s s e d b e ­ h i n d t h e s t a t u e o f O u r L a d y o f W a l s i n g h a m a l o n g t h e o l d r a i l ­ w a y p a t h t h r o u g h t h e v i l l a g e o f W a l s i n g h a m a n d f i n i s h i n g a t t h e o r i g i n a l s i t e o f t h e H o l y H o u s e . M g r J o h n A r m i t a g e , R e c t o r o f t h e S h r i n e , e n c o u r a g e d a l l p r e ­ s e n t t o p r a y t h e A n g e l u s d a i l y s o a s t o b u i l d a r e l a t i o n s h i p w i t h M a r y , o u r M o t h e r . T h i s s i m p l e c h a l l e n g e w a s w e l l r e c e i v e d w i t h m a n y p i l g r i m s c h o o s i n g t o b e g i n t h i s s i m p l e c h a l l e n g e m m e d i ­ a t e l y . P i c t u r e s : M a r g u e r i t e C o o k & N e i l R o s e m a n W a l s i n g h a m p i l g r i m s 2 0 1 9 T o advertise your Theology, Philosophy and Religious Studies Courses Contact Janet on 01440 730399 or email janett@cathcom.org This is an example of a ¼ page advert 170mm high x 128mm wide

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

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P a g e 9 T h e V i n e A u g u s t 2 0 1 9 F u n e r a l S e r v i c e s H e l p i n g w i t h a l l y o u r n e e d s I f y o u w o u l d l i k e t o a d v e r t i s e i n t h i s s e c t i o n p l e a s e c a l l J a n e t o n 0 1 4 4 0 7 3 0 3 9 9 · A f a m i l y r u n Catholic funeral Directors · A v e r y p e r s o n a l s e r v i c e · 24 hour call out · Order of Service printing · Florist · Pre­Paid funeral plans available C hapels Of Rest in Houghton Regis and Arlesey e­mail peter@benedictfuneral.co.uk w e b s i te www . b e n e d i c t f u n e r a l . c o . u k Te l 0 8 0 0 6 3 4 4 5 0 5 · A family run C a t h o l i c F u n e r a l D i r e c t o r s · A v e r y p e r s o n a l s e r v i c e · 2 4 h o u r c a l l o u t · O r d e r o f S e r v i c e p r i n t i n g · In Hous e Fl o r ist · P r e ­ P a i d f u n e r a l p l a n s a v a i l a b l e C h a p e l s O f R e s t i n H o u g h t o n R e g i s a n d A r l e s e y e ­ m a i l p e t e r @ b e n e d i c t f u n e r a l . c o . u k w e b s i te w w w . b e n e d i c t f u n e r a l . c o . u k H o u g h t o n R e g i s 0 1 5 8 2 2 4 9 2 6 8 o r A r le s e y 0 1 4 6 2 3 3 7 6 8 4 e­mail info@benedictfuneral.co.uk website www.benedictfuneral.co.uk "Compassionate care when you need it most" Independent Family Funeral Directors with over 15 years experience We cover Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes • Cremations • Burials • Green Burials • Private Chapel of Rest • Flowers • Catering • Headstones • Pre paid Funeral Plans • Home Arrangements • Personal Service •24 Hour Service 01234 757529 www.haseldines.co.uk

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P a g e 1 0 T h e V i n e A u g u s t 2 0 1 9 T h e S t . V i n c e n t d e P a u l c o n f e r e n c e a t S t . T e r e s a ’ s B e a ­ c o n s f i e l d a r r a n g e d a n o u t i n g t o W o r ­ t h i n g f o r t h e a t t e n ­ d e e s o f t h e i r T u e s d a y C o f f e e & C o m p a n y m o r n ­ i n g s . 4 1 w e n t b y c o a c h t o e n j o y a l o v e l y s u n n y d a y o n 1 1 t h J u n e . A f t e r l u n c h t h e c o a c h t o o k t h e m t o t h e E n g l i s h M a r t y r s C h u r c h i n G o r i n g ­ o n ­ S e a . T h i s c h u r c h i s f a m o u s f o r i t s r e p l i c a o f t h e S i s ­ t i n e C h a p e l c e i l i n g w h i c h o n e o f t h e i r p a r i s h i o n e r s G a r y B e v a n s t o o k f i v e a n d a h a l f y e a r s t o p a i n t . A t a l k w a s g i v e n o n t h e h i s t o r y o f t h e c h u r c h a n d o t h e r w o r k G a r y h a d p a i n t e d . T h i s w a s f o l l o w e d b y M a s s c e l e b r a t e d b y M g r . S e a n H e a l y f r o m S t . T e r e s a ’ s . S e e i n g t h e s e a s i d e c e i l i n g

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P a g e 1 1 T h e V i n e A u g u s t 2 0 1 9 W e l l , n o w i s y o u r o p p o r t u n i t y t o t h i n k a b o u t i m p r o v i n g t h e e

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P a g e 1 2 T h e V i n e A u g u s t 2 0 1 9 WHOLE SCHOOL OPEN MORNING SATURDAY 12th OCTOBER 2019 (10.00 am - 12.00 noon) WWW.THORNTONCOLLEGE.COM For further information or to book a place please call 01280 812610. THORNTON THE ONLY LEADING GIRLS’ INDEPENDENT DAY & BOARDING SCHOOL IN THE AREA Thornton College, Convent of Jesus and Mary, Thornton, Buckingham, MK17 0HJ. T: 01280 812610 E: admissions@thorntoncollege.com For girls aged 2½ to 18 with co-educational nursery. W E W O U L D L I K E T O T H A N K T H E S C H O O L S O N T H I S P A G E F O R S U P P O R T I N G T H E P A P E R H E A D T E A C H E R S I f y o u w o u l d l i k e t o s u p p o r t T h e V i n e a n d p r o m o t e y o u r S c h o o l t o C a t h o l i c f a m i l i e s i n t h e a r e a , p l e a s e c o n t a c t J a n e t o n 0 7 9 3 1 8 3 6 9 0 7 o r m a i l j a n e t t @ c a t h c o m . o r g O U R L A D Y ’ S C A T H O L I C P R I M A R Y S C H O O L H e n s h a w R o a d , W e l l i n g b o r o u g h , N N 8 2 B E H e a d t e a c h e r M r C R o b i n s o n T e l e p h o n e 0 1 9 3 3 2 2 4 9 0 0 E ducation Sunday will take place on Sunday 8th September 2019. It is a day of Celebration for all those involved in Education. It is an opportunity for Schools and Parishes to come together to celebrate and give thanks for all the students, staff and parents who work so hard in and for Catholic Schools. With this in mind we will be celebrating Education Sunday in the Schools section of the September edition of the paper. To book an advert please contact Janet on 01440 730399 07931 836907 as places are limited. ST JOHN RIGBY PRIMARY ST JOSEPH’S & ST GREGORY’S PRIMARY ST THOMAS MORE SECONDARY INSPIRIT ST THOMAS MORE TEACHING SCHOOL Executive Principal: Mr Tony Bishop Tel: 01234 334635 bedfordcatholicschools.org @BedsCatholicEd BedfordCatholicSchools Y e a r 1 0 s t u d e n t s r e p r e s e n t i n g s c h o o l s a c r o s s t h e N o r t h a m p t o n D i o c e s e g a t h e r e d w i t h B i s h o p P e t e r a t S t . P a u l ’ s C a t h o l i c S c h o o l f o r t h e t h i r d a n ­ n u a l S c h o o l s ’ F a i t h i n A c t i o n D a y . T h e d a y , o r g a n i s e d b y S t . P a u l ’ s a n d C o l u m b a n s , g a v e 4 5 s t u d e n t s t h e o p ­ p o r t u n i t y t o ‘ w e l c o m e t h e s t r a n g e r ’ , c h a l l e n g e i n j u s t i c e a n d m a k e a d i f ­ f e r e n c e t o t h e l i v e s o f r e f u g e e s a n d a s y l u m s e e k e r s . I n t h e m o r n i n g p u p i l s a t t e n d e d w o r k s h o p s f r o m C o l u m b a n s , C A F O D , S t C h a d s a n d P a x C h r i s t i t o l e a r n a b o u t s o m e o f t h e i s s u e s t h a t a f f e c t r e f u g e e s . T h e y w e r e a l s o a b l e t o h e a r t h e s t o r i e s o f t w o r e f u g e e s a n d a s k t h e m q u e s t i o n s a b o u t w h y t h e y h a d t o l e a v e t h e i r c o u n t r i e s a n d w h a t l i f e w a s l i k e i n E n g l a n d . I n t h e a f t e r n o o n p u p i l s f r o m S t . P a u l ’ s , S t . T h o m a s M o r e a n d S t . T h o m a s B e c k e t s p e n t t i m e u n d e r t a k i n g p r a c t i c a l t a s k s s u c h a s w r i t i n g t o M P s , c r e a t i n g s i g n s f o r p r o t e s t b a n n e r s a n d o t h e r a c t i v i t i e s w h i c h h e l p e d t h e m t o r e a l l y p u t t h e i r f a i t h i n t o a c t i o n ! A S t . P a u l ’ s s t u d e n t s a i d ‘ I f e l t l i k e i t w a s a g r e a t , f u n e x p e r i e n c e a n d i t w a s a m a z i n g t o a c t u a l l y s p e a k t o p e o p l e w h o a r e d e a l i n g w i t h t h e s e i s ­ s u e s . ” S h a n e e n D i g b y , R E t e a c h e r a t S t . P a u l ’ s , s a i d : “ I t w a s f a n t a s t i c t o s e e s o m a n y y o u n g p e o p l e f r o m a c r o s s t h e d i o c e s e c o m i n g t o g e t h e r t o s h a r e t h e i r f a i t h a n d t o l e a r n f r o m o n e a n o t h e r . ” F a i t h i n a c t i o n T h e c h a l l e n g i n g S u n d a y g o s p e l s f o r A u g u s t s h a k e u s o u t o f o u r c o m p l a c e n c y . O n t h e 1 8 t h S u n d a y o f t h e Y e a r ( 4 t h A u g u s t ) o u r f i r s t r e a d i n g f r o m E c c l e s i a s t e s r e m i n d s u s o f t h e v a n i t y o f o u r e a r t h l y w e a l t h . H o w e v e r m u c h m o n e y w e h a v e s a v e d d u r i n g o u r l i v e s , w e w i l l h a v e t o l e a v e i t b e h i n d w h e n w e d i e . A s t h e s a y i n g g o e s , “ Y o u c a n ’ t t a k e i t w i t h y o u . ” W e s e e t h e s a m e p o i n t i n J e s u s ’ p a r a b l e o f t h e R i c h F o o l . A f t e r f i l l i n g h i s b a r n s w i t h p i l e s o f c r o p s f r o m a b u m p e r h a r v e s t , h e s a y s t o h i m s e l f : “ T a k e t h i n g s e a s y , e a t a n d d r i n k — h a v e a g o o d t i m e ! ” B u t G o d i n t e r v e n e s : “ T h i s v e r y n i g h t t h e d e m a n d w i l l b e m a d e f o r y o u r s o u l . ” W h a t u s e a r e a l l t h e s e p o s s e s s i o n s n o w ? I n s t e a d o f s t o r i n g u p r i c h e s f o r o u r s e l v e s o n e a r t h , m a y b e w e c a n t h i n k a b o u t b e c o m i n g r i c h i n G o d ’ s e y e s . A l l o f u s w i l l f a c e t h e e n d ­ t i m e j u d g m e n t w h e n w e c o m e b e f o r e G o d . B u t t h e r e i s a n o t h e r e c o l o g i c a l j u d g m e n t t h a t o u r p l a n e t i s n o w f a c i n g . M a n y o f u s c o n t i n u e t o b u r n f o s s i l f u e l s l i k e t h e r e i s n o t o m o r r o w . W e m a y o f t e n t h i n k w e a r e p r o s p e r o u s a n d e v e r y t h i n g w i l l b e O K . B u t p e r h a p s c l i m a t e c h a n g e i s g i v ­ i n g u s a w a k e u p c a l l . D r o u g h t o r f l o o d i n g , h e a t w a v e o r s t o r m s — m a y b e w e w i l l n o t b e a b l e t o e n j o y a l l o u r t r e a s u r e s . I n s t e a d o f s e l f i s h l y s t o r i n g u p r i c h e s f o r o u r s e l v e s , p e r h a p s w e c a n t h i n k a b o u t p r e s e r v i n g t h e r i c h n a t u r a l r e s o u r c e s o f o u r p l a n e t f o r f u t u r e g e n e r a t i o n s . T h e g o s p e l o n t h e 1 9 t h S u n d a y o f t h e Y e a r ( 1 1 t h A u g u s t ) c o n ­ t i n u e s t h e t h e m e o f s e e k i n g t r e a s u r e i n h e a v e n , w h e r e i t w i l l b e i m m u n e f r o m d a m a g e b y t h i e v e s o r c o r r o s i o n . G e n e r o s i t y t o t h o s e i n n e e d w i l l b r i n g a s u r e h e a v e n l y r e w a r d , w i t h o u t t h e v a g a r i e s o f s t o c k m a r k e t s w i n g s o r c o m p a n y i n s o l v e n c i e s . W e h a v e n o t y e t r e a c h e d h e a v e n . I n s t e a d , w e a r e l i k e s e r v a n t s w a i t i n g f o r o u r M a s t e r t o r e t u r n . W e c a n e a s i l y b e s i d e ­ t r a c k e d f r o m o u r p r a y e r s a n d o u r a c t i o n f o r G o d ’ s k i n g d o m . T h e l o u d n o i s e s o f t h e m e d i a c a n d i s t r a c t u s f r o m c u l t i v a t i n g a l i s t e n i n g h e a r t , a b l e t o p r a y , r e f l e c t , a n d h e a r G o d ’ s v o i c e . A s p e c i a l w a r n i n g e x i s t s f o r t h o s e e n t r u s t e d w i t h a s t e w a r d ’ s r o l e w i t h i n t h e c h u r c h . I t i s e a s y f o r s u c h p e r s o n s t o m i s u s e t h e i r p o w e r t o t a k e a d v a n t a g e o f o t h e r s . C l e r i c a l a b u s e o f t h e v u l n e r a b l e h a s h u r t m a n y v i c t i m s a n d c a u s e d u n t o l d d a m a g e t o c o m m u n i t i e s . I n s t e a d , a l l t h e L o r d ’ s s e r v a n t s a r e e n c o u r ­ a g e d t o c a r r y o u t t h e i r M a s t e r ’ s w i s h e s . W e k n o w w h a t G o d w a n t s o f u s ; l e t u s j u s t d o i t . D u r i n g t h e s u m m e r , w e o f t e n h e a r o f w i l d f i r e s d e v a s t a t i n g w o o d e d a r e a s . I n t h e s e c a s e s , w e c a n s e e t h e d e s t r u c t i v e p o w e r o f f i r e . H e n c e w e a r e s t a r t l e d b y J e s u s ’ s t a t e m e n t i n t h e g o s p e l f o r t h e 2 0 t h S u n d a y o f t h e Y e a r ( 1 8 t h A u g u s t ) : “ I h a v e c o m e t o b r i n g f i r e t o t h e e a r t h . ” I n t h e N e w T e s t a m e n t c o n t e x t , w e t h i n k o f t h e H o l y S p i r i t , w h o c a m e u p o n t h e f i r s t a p o s t l e s a t P e n t e c o s t l i k e t o n g u e s o f f i r e . T h e H o l y S p i r i t w a r m e d t h e i r h e a r t s a n d g a v e t h e m e n e r g y t o b e C h r i s t ’ s w i t n e s s e s t o t h e p e o p l e a r o u n d t h e m . W e c a n a s k t h e H o l y S p i r i t t o f i l l u s w i t h t h e s a m e f i r e . W e a r e a l s o s t a r t l e d b y J e s u s ’ d e c l a r a t i o n t h a t h e h a s c o m e , n o t t o b r i n g p e a c e , b u t r a t h e r d i v i s i o n . W h i l e h i s m e s s a g e i s o n e o f l o v e f o r a l l , i t c a n c a u s e d i v i s i o n s , e v e n w i t h i n f a m i l i e s , b y u p s e t t i n g t h e c o m f o r t a b l e s t a t u s q u o . U l t i m a t e l y t h e f a m i l y o f I s r a e l w a s d i v i d e d a b o u t w h e t h e r t o a c c e p t o r r e j e c t h i s m e s ­ s a g e . W h e r e a s t h e a p o s t l e s a c c e p t e d i t , t h e r e l i g i o u s l e a d e r s h i p r e j e c t e d i t a n d e v e n b r o u g h t J e s u s b e f o r e P i l a t e t o b e c o n ­ d e m n e d t o d e a t h . T h e c o m i n g o f G o d ’ s k i n g d o m i s n o t c o s t ­ f r e e o r p a i n l e s s . T h e c h a l l e n g e o f J e s u s ’ m e s s a g e i s r e s t a t e d i n t h e g o s p e l f o r t h e 2 1 s t S u n d a y o f t h e Y e a r ( 2 5 t h A u g u s t ) : “ T r y y o u r b e s t t o e n t e r b y t h e n a r r o w d o o r . ” O u r s a l v a t i o n i s n o t s o m e t h i n g a u ­ t o m a t i c . W e c a n n o t j u s t d r i f t i n t o h e a v e n . I n s t e a d , w e n e e d t o p u t i n s o m e e f f o r t o u r s e l v e s , b e f o r e i t i s t o o l a t e . I t i s n o t e n o u g h j u s t t o h a v e b e e n f a m i l i a r w i t h C h r i s t : “ W e o n c e a t e a n d d r a n k i n y o u r c o m p a n y . ” R e l y i n g o n p a s t a c q u a i n t a n c e i s n o t s u f f i c i e n t t o g u a r a n t e e e n t r y i n t o h e a v e n . I n o u r g e n e r a ­ t i o n , i t i s s a d t o s e e c h u r c h e s h a l f ­ e m p t y , b e c a u s e p e o p l e h a v e d r i f t e d a w a y f r o m t h e i r f a i t h . A c h u r c h b u i l d i n g i s o f l i t t l e u s e i f p e o p l e d o n o t r e g u l a r l y c o m e i n s i d e t o p r a y . J e s u s p r o m i s e s t h a t p e o p l e f r o m e a s t a n d w e s t , n o r t h a n d s o u t h , w i l l t a k e t h e i r p l a c e s a t t h e h e a v e n l y b a n q u e t , w h i l e h i s h e a r e r s r u n t h e d a n g e r o f b e i n g l e f t o u t s i d e . I n m u c h o f E u ­ r o p e , m a n y p e o p l e h a v e d r i f t e d a w a y f r o m t h e C h r i s t i a n f a i t h , w h e r e a s m a n y c o m m u n i t i e s i n A f r i c a h a v e w h o l e h e a r t e d l y e m ­ b r a c e d t h e f a i t h . I n c r e a s i n g l y , m a n y d i o c e s e s a r e s e e k i n g p r i e s t s f r o m A f r i c a o r I n d i a b e c a u s e t h e r e a r e n o t e n o u g h E u ­ r o p e a n p r i e s t s t o m e e t t h e n e e d s . L e t u s a s k G o d t o r e n e w o u r f a i t h , s o t h a t w e m a y r e d o u b l e o u r e f f o r t s t o e n t e r b y t h e n a r ­ r o w g a t e . S c r i p t u r e n o t e s : F r J e r e m y C o r l e y

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