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NATIONAL CELEBRATION NATIONAL CELEBRATION THE 2014 MASS FOR THE WORK THE 2014 MASS FOR THE WORK OF THE OF THE PRO­,LIFE ORGANISATIONS. PRO­,LIFE ORGANISATIONS. CELEBRANT BISHOP JOHN SHERRINGTON CELEBRANT BISHOP JOHN SHERRINGTON AUXILIARY BISHOP OF WESTMINSTER AUXILIARY BISHOP OF WESTMINSTER TUESDAY 27TH MAY 2014 7.30pm THE SHRINE of OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE, (PROTECTRESS OF THE UNBORN) The Church of the Holy Child and St Joseph, Brereton Road, Bedford MK40 1HU SPUC SPUC (Society for the Protec(on of Unborn Children) BEDFORD BEDFORD M a y 2 0 1 4 I s s u e N o . 3 0 1 T h e n e w C a n o n F r M a r k F l o o d y j o i n s t h e C h a p t e r P 3 C a t e n i a n C i r c l e s e x p a n d M o v e m e n t g r o w s i n I n d i a P 9 D o y o u w a n t a j o b ? S c h o o l e x p l o r e s t h e s h o p f l o o r . P 1 2 M o r e t h a n 1 0 0 p e o p l e p r e p a r i n g t o b e r e c e i v e d i n t o t h e C h u r c h a t E a s t e r g a t h e r e d f o r t h e R i t e o f E l e c t i o n a t t h e C a t h e d r a l o n S u n d a y , 9 t h M a r c h . A l o n g w i t h t h e i r s p o n s o r s , t h e i r f a m i l i e s a n d f r i e n d s , t h e i r p r i e s t s a n d d e a c o n s t h e y f i l l e d t h e C a t h e d r a l f o r t h e j o y f u l o c c a s i o n . “, W e l c o m e t o t h i s s p e c i a l c e l e b r a t i o n , ”, s a i d B i s h o p P e t e r . “, I t i s l o v e l y t o s e e e v e r y o n e –, c a n d i d a t e s , d e a c o n s a n d p r i e s t s , j o i n i n g a s t h e f a m i l y o f G o d . I r e a l l y a p p r e c i a t e t h e e f f o r t y o u h a v e m a d e t o c o m e h e r e . ”, I n h i s h o m i l y h e s a i d t h a t h e h a d r e c e n t l y f l o w n t o A u s t r i a f o r t h e a n n i v e r s a r y o f M g r P e t e r H o c k e n , a n d w h i l e w a i t i n g f o r h i s f l i g h t h e w a s t e m p t e d t o b u y a l l s o r t s o f t h i n g s h e d i d n ’, t r e a l l y n e e d . “, H o w e a s i l y t e m p t e d w e a r e , i n a l l k i n d s o f w a y s , ”, h e s a i d . “, I t ’, s e a s y t o m a k e c h o i c e s t h a t t a k e u s a w a y f r o m G o d . I t ’, s p a r t o f t h e h u m a n c o n d i t i o n . ”, “, I n t h e g o s p e l w e h a v e C h r i s t o u r S a v i o u r , l e d b y t h e s p i r i t i n t o t h e w i l d e r n e s s , a n d h e c h o s e t h e d e c i s i o n o f t h e h e a r t f o r h i s F a t h e r . H e s a i d : ‘, D o n o t p u t G o d t o t h e t e s t ’, . J e s u s i s o u r e x a m p l e f o r o u r l i v e s , t o m a k e t h e d e c i s i o n f o r t h e F a t h e r . ”, “, I c o n g r a t u l a t e y o u f o r t h e d e c i s i o n y o u h a v e m a d e . E a c h o f y o u h a s a u n i q u e s t o r y t o d e m o n s t r a t e ­, n o t j u s t t o b e r e c e i v e d i n t o t h e U n i v e r s a l C h u r c h . Y o u w i l l h a v e w o n d e r f u l g i f t s t o c o m m u n i c a t e b y y o u r w i t n e s s . I t i s a v e r y s p e c i a l m o m e n t . D o n o t b e n e r v o u s , b e a t p e a c e . W h a t a g r e a t j o y i t g i v e s m e . ”, T h e c a t e c h u m e n s –, t h o s e t o b e b a p t i s e d a t E a s t e r –, w e r e p r e s e n t e d f i r s t w i t h t h e i r g o d p a r ­, e n t s t o t h e a s s e m b l y b e f o r e b e i n g d e c l a r e d m e m b e r s o f t h e E l e c t . N e x t t h e C a n d i d a t e s t o b e r e c e i v e d i n f u l l c o m m u n i o n w e r e a f f i r m e d b y t h e i r s p o n s o r s a n d t h e a s s e m b l y a n d d e c l a r e d m e m b e r s o f t h e E l e c t . T h e c a t e c h u m e n s a n d c a n d i d a t e s t h e n i n s c r i b e d t h e i r n a m e s i n t h e B o o k o f t h e E l e c t a n d w e r e p r e s e n t e d i n d i v i d u a l l y t o t h e B i s h o p . F i n a l l y B i s h o p P e t e r s i g n e d t h e B o o k o f t h e E l e c t f o r t h i s y e a r a n d t h e c e r e m o n y e n d e d j o y f u l l y ! M o r e p i c t u r e s , p a g e 1 1 T h e V i n e w i s h e s a l l i t ’, s r e a d e r s e v e r y b l e s s i n g t h i s E a s t e r D u n s t a b l e c e l e b r a t e s S t . M a r y ’, s c h u r c h r e a c h e s 5 0 P 4 C h o s e n f o r E a s t e r

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

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

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

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T h e V i n e M a y 2 0 1 4 P a g e 7 HEARING AND PREACHING THE WORD: THE POWER OF THE HOMILY AS DIALOGUE HEYTHROP COLLEGE University of London Kensington Square, London W8 5HN Tel: 020 7795 6600 E­,mail: enquiries@heythrop.ac.uk www.heythrop.ac.uk atHeythropCollege /HeythropCollege A study evening at Heythrop College Tuesday May 6 –, 5:00pm –, 9:00pm PREACHING IN THE LITURGY: EXPERIENCE AND GUIDELINES Rev Dr Con Foley, Saint John’,s Seminary, Wonersh What are the features of a good homily? A look at feedback from the pews and an examination of key guidelines for preaching from official Church documents. PREACHING IN THE COURT OF THE GENTILES: PREACHING AT BAPTISMS, WEDDINGS, FUNERALS Rev Dr Duncan Macpherson, Saint Mary’,s University, Twickenham These services are frequently attended by people of all faiths and none. To this extent they constitute a ‘,Court of the Gentiles’,, requiring different preaching strategies from those appropriate for the Sunday Mass. PRAYING &, PREACHING THE WORD: PREPARING THE HOMILY Rev Dr Dominic Robinson, SJ. Heythrop College The stages of preparation and feedback. Praying with the scriptures, formulating a message, opportunities for preparation and feedback through parish groups. This study evening is open to all, whether you listen to preaching or preach yourself. A Certificate of Attendance will be issued at the end of the session. The study evening forms part of our Pastoral Ministry Open Learning Sessions, a series of stand­,alone units from our MA Pastoral Ministry aimed at those engaged in clergy and parish roles. The fee for each session is £,50. To register your place please contact the Conference Office on 020 7795 4163 or at campus­,services@heythrop.ac.uk www.heythrop.ac.uk/open­,learning I n M a r c h a l a r g e g r o u p o f p a r i s h i o n e r s g a t h e r e d i n t h e c h u r c h h a l l o f O u r L a d y o f L i g h t i n L o n g C r e n d o n f o r a t a l k b y P r o f V i n c e n t G i l l e s p i e , t h e J . R . R . T o l k i e n P r o f e s s o r o f E n g l i s h L i t e r a t u r e a n d L a n g u a g e a t O x f o r d U n i v e r s i t y , o n “, T h e D r e a m o f t h e R o o d ”, . T h i s i s o n e o f t h e e a r l i e s t C h r i s t i a n p o e m s i n t h e c o r p u s o f O l d E n g l i s h l i t e r a t u r e a n d i s a n e x a m p l e o f t h e g e n r e o f d r e a m p o e t r y . R o o d i s a n O l d E n g l i s h w o r d m e a n i n g ‘, c r u c i f i x ’, . A p a r t o f T h e D r e a m o f t h e R o o d c a n b e f o u n d o n t h e 8 t h c e n t u r y R u t h w e l l C r o s s i n D u m f r i e s . O n t h i s c r o s s t h e r e i s a n e x c e r p t t h a t w a s w r i t t e n i n r u n e s a l o n g w i t h s c e n e s o f J e s u s h e a l i n g t h e b l i n d , t h e A n n u n c i a t i o n a n d t h e s t o r y o f E g y p t . A l t h o u g h t h e c r o s s w a s t o r n d o w n a n d d e s t r o y e d d u r i n g a P r o t e s t a n t r e v o l t , i t w a s r e c o n s t r u c t e d a s m u c h a s p o s s i b l e a f t e r t h e f e a r o f i c o n o g r a p h y h a d p a s s e d . F o r t u n a t e l y t h e w o r d s i n t h e r u n e s w e r e p r o t e c t e d i n t h e 1 0 t h c e n t u r y V e r c e l l i B o o k , w h i c h i s k e p t i n a m u s e u m i n t h e I t a l i a n c i t y o f V e r c e l l i . T h e p o e m i s s e t u p i n t h r e e s e p a r a t e s e c t i o n s w i t h t h e n a r r a t o r h a v i n g a d r e a m . I n t h i s d r e a m o r v i s i o n h e i s s p e a k i n g t o t h e C r o s s o n w h i c h J e s u s w a s c r u ­, c i f i e d . I n s e c t i o n o n e t h e n a r r a t o r h a s a v i s i o n o f t h e C r o s s . I n i t i a l l y t h e d r e a m e r s e e s t h e C r o s s c o v e r e d w i t h g e m s . H e i s a w a r e o f h o w w r e t c h e d h e i s c o m ­, p a r e d t o t h e g l o r i o u s t r e e , b u t h e c o m e s t o s e e t h a t a m i d s t t h e b e a u t i f u l s t o n e s i t i s s t a i n e d w i t h b l o o d . I n s e c t i o n t w o , t h e C r o s s s h a r e s i t s a c c o u n t o f J e s u s ’, d e a t h . T h e C r u c i f i x i o n s t o r y i s t o l d f r o m t h e p e r s p e c ­, t i v e o f t h e C r o s s . I t b e g i n s w i t h t h e e n e m y c o m i n g t o c u t t h e t r e e d o w n a n d c a r r y i n g i t a w a y . T h e t r e e l e a r n s t h a t i t i s n o t t o b e t h e b e a r e r o f a c r i m i n a l , b u t i n s t e a d t h a t o f C h r i s t c r u ­, c i f i e d . T h e L o r d a n d t h e C r o s s b e c o m e o n e , a n d t h e y s t a n d t o g e t h e r a s v i c t o r s , r e f u s i n g t o f a l l , t a k i n g o n i n s u r m o u n t a b l e p a i n f o r t h e s a k e o f m a n k i n d . I t i s n o t j u s t C h r i s t , b u t t h e C r o s s a s w e l l t h a t i s p i e r c e d w i t h n a i l s . T h e c r o s s i t s e l f i s p o r ­, t r a y e d a s h i s L o r d ’, s r e t a i n e r w h o ’, s m o s t o u t ­, s t a n d i n g c h a r a c t e r i s t i c i s t h a t o f u n w a v e r i n g l o y a l ­, t y . T h e n , j u s t a s w i t h C h r i s t , t h e C r o s s i s r e s ­, u r r e c t e d , a n d a d o r n e d w i t h g o l d a n d s i l v e r . I t i s h o n o u r e d a b o v e a l l t r e e s j u s t a s J e s u s i s h o n o u r e d a b o v e a l l m e n . T h e C r o s s t h e n c h a r g e s t h e v i s i o n ­, a r y t o s h a r e a l l t h a t h e h a s s e e n w i t h o t h e r s . I n s e c t i o n t h r e e t h e v i s i o n e n d s , a n d t h e m a n i s l e f t w i t h h i s t h o u g h t s . H e g i v e s p r a i s e t o G o d f o r w h a t h e h a s s e e n a n d i s f i l l e d w i t h h o p e f o r e t e r n a l l i f e a n d h i s d e s i r e t o o n c e a g a i n b e n e a r t h e g l o r i o u s C r o s s . M i c h a e l P i t t ­, P a y n e P i c t u r e s : a b o v e , P r o f e s s o r V i n c e n t G i l l e s p i e . L e f t , t h e R u t h w e l l C r o s s T h e t w i n n e d p a r i s h e s o f t h e I m m a c u l a t e H e a r t o f M a r y i n G r e a t M i s s e n d e n a n d S t A n n e i n W e n d o v e r a r e s t a r t i n g a s e r i e s o f s t u d y m e e t ­, i n g s . I t i s p a r t o f a p r o g r a m m e o f e v e n t s t o h e l p d e e p e n F a i t h , b u i l d b r i d g e s b e t w e e n t h e t w o c h u r c h e s a n d t o e n c o u r a g e o t h e r s t o h e a r t h e m e s s a g e o f J e s u s C h r i s t . T h e y h a v e o r g a n i s e d t h e s e r i e s o f g a t h e r ­, i n g s t o e x p l o r e t h e C a F E ( “, C a t h o l i c F a i t h E x p l o r a t i o n ”, ) D V D “, T h e J o y o f t h e G o s p e l ”, . T h i s i s i n s p i r e d b y P o p e F r a n c i s ’, A p o s t o l i c E x h o r t a t i o n , “, E v a n g e l i i G a u d i u m ”, . T o l a u n c h t h e s e r i e s ( 1 s t M a y ) t h e D i r e c t o r o f C a F E , D a v i d P a y n e , w i l l s h a r e h i s F a i t h s t o r y i n p e r ­, s o n i n D a m i e n H a l l a t t h e C h u r c h o f t h e I m m a c u l a t e H e a r t o f M a r y , G r e a t M i s s s e n d e n . D a v i d i s a n e x ­, d r u g a d d i c t w h o f o u n d f r e e ­, d o m i n C h r i s t 2 5 y e a r s a g o a n d s i n c e t h e n h a s b e e n h e l p i n g C a t h o l i c s t o f i n d f u l l n e s s o f l i f e i n t h e S p i r i t . H e i s a n i n s p i r i n g a n d e n t e r t a i n i n g s p e a k e r a n d a u t h o r o f A l i v e , d a r e t o b e l i e v e a n d t o S t r e n g t h . H e i s m a r r i e d t o G i o v a n n a a n d t h e y h a v e 3 t e e n a g e c h i l d r e n . ”, 1 s t M a y ­, D a v i d P a y n e w i l l s h a r e h i s f a i t h s t o r y a n d l a u n c h t h e s e r i e s . 8 t h M a y ­, T h e L o r d J e s u s C h r i s t 1 5 t h M a y ­, S t F r a n c i s ­, A H e a r t f o r t h e P o o r 2 2 n d M a y ­, D e e p e r ­, W h y J e s u s ? 5 t h J u n e –, P a s s i o n f o r J e s u s 1 2 t h J u n e –, M a k i n g M i s s i o n P o s s i b l e F o r m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n p l e a s e c o n t a c t : P e t e r H a r r i s : 0 1 4 9 4 8 6 3 5 7 2 / p m . h a r r i s at t a l k t a l k . n e t M a r g a r e t v a n D u y v e n b o d e : 0 1 4 9 4 7 2 6 8 0 9 / M a r g a r e t at v a n ­, d u y v e n b o D r e a m o f t h e R o o d T h e j o y o f t h e G o s p e l

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P a g e 8 T h e V i n e M a y 2 0 1 4 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 Every human being is the object of God’,s innite tenderness, and he himself is present in their lives…, Jesuit.org.uk Roman Catholic priests and brothers since 1540 Pope Francis esuit.org.uk J es…, v i n their li and he himself is present , , and he himself is present ness innite tender y human being is the object er ry human being is the object of God’, Ev and he himself is present s t of God’, ’,s ope Francis P T o l i n k i n w i t h t h e C A F O D m e s s a g e D i g D e e p , t h e C A F O D g r o u p i n O u r L a d y H e l p o f C h r i s t i a n s , O l n e y g a v e p a r i s h i o n e r s a b o t t l e o f w a t e r a n d a s m a l l p l a n t . T h e y w e r e a s k e d t o u s e t h e w a t e r ( t o d r i n k o r w a t e r t h e p l a n t ) ’, p r a y f o r t h o s e w h o d o n o t h a v e e n o u g h f o o d o r w a t e r a n d f i l l t h e e m p t y b o t t l e w i t h t h e i r L e n t e n o f f e r i n g s f o r C A F O D . M a u r e e n C u r t i n O l n e y d i g s d e e p f o r L e n t T h e a r t i c l e “, M e m o r y L a n e ”, r e g a r d i n g B i s h o p C a r e y E l w e s b r o u g h t m e m o r i e s o f M o n s i g n o r V a l e n t i n e E l w e s f l o o d i n g b a c k t o m e . A s a c h i l d o f I r i s h i m m i g r a n t p a r e n t s w e l i v e d i n E a r l s B a r t o n ­, a v i l l a g e n o t f a r f r o m G r e a t B i l l i n g . A s o n e o f o n l y t w o C a t h o l i c f a m i l i e s i n t h e v i l l a g e i n t h e e a r l y 1 9 6 0 s , w e s h a r e d a t a x i t o M a s s i n G r e a t B i l l i n g e v e r y S u n d a y a s i t w a s t h e n e a r e s t C a t h o l i c C h u r c h . T h a t t r i p e a c h S u n d a y f i l l e d m e w i t h t e r r o r a s a y o u n g c h i l d , i t w a s t h e e q u i v a l e n t o f a f a i r g r o u n d r i d e a s s o f e w p e o p l e o w n e d c a r s . M o n s i g n o r V a l e n t i n e w a s t h e f i r s t p r i e s t I r e m e m b e r . A s t o k e n C a t h o l i c s i n t h e v i l l a g e , h e v i s i t e d m y p a r e n t s a t o u r n e w c o u n c i l h o u s e . H o s p i t a l i t y w a s o b v i o u s l y v e r y i m p o r t a n t t o m y m o t h e r a n d I r e m e m b e r M g r . V a l e n t i n e s i t t i n g i n f r o n t o f o u r c o a l f i r e e a t i n g a s l a b o f m y m o t h ­, e r ’, s f r u i t c a k e . T h e i r b a c k g r o u n d s w e r e p o l e s a p a r t b u t t h e i r f a i t h w a s t h e c e m e n t t h a t e n s u r e d t h e f u t u r e o f C a t h o l i c i s m i n E a r l s B a r t o n . M y m a i n m e m o r y o f M g r . V a l e n t i n e w a s o f “, f u n ”, . H e w a s a h e a d o f h i s t i m e , a l w a y s l a u g h i n g a n d j o k i n g a n d k e e p i n g t h i n g s l i g h t f o r t h e c h i l d r e n . C a t e c h i s m w a s o b v i o u s l y i m p o r ­, t a n t f o r u s w h o c o u l d n o t a t t e n d a C a t h o l i c s c h o o l s o M g r . V a l e n t i n e o r g a n i s e d t h i s a t O u r L a d y o f P e r p e t u a l S u c c o u r . H o w e v e r , o n e d a y h e t o o k a l l o f u s –, a l l f i v e o f u s –, o u t i n h i s M o r r i s 1 0 0 0 T r a v e l l e r . W e w e r e t o g o o n a c o n k e r h u n t ! D o w n t h e w i n d i n g l a n e s o f G r e a t B i l l i n g a n d O v e r s t o n e w e w e n t o n t h a t A u t u m n a f t e r n o o n . I n f a c t s o m u c h h o p p i n g i n o u t t o f i n d c o n k e r s b e c a m e s o t e d i o u s f o r s o m e o f t h e b o y s t h a t M g r . V a l e n t i n e o p e n e d t h e b a c k d o o r s o f t h e M o r r i s T r a v e l l e r . T h e r e w e a l l s a t , i n t h e b o o t o f t h e c a r , s t a r i n g o u t a t t h e r e c e d i n g r o a d , a s t h e c a r t r a v e l l e d s l o w l y d o w n t h e c o u n t r y l a n e s i n s e a r c h o f H o r s e c h e s t n u t t r e e s . T h e b o y s w e r e j u s t i n t h e i r e l e m e n t , I w a s j u s t p e t r i f i e d ! H a n g i n g o n f o r d e a r l i f e , I g r i n n e d t h r o u g h i t a l l a n d a c t u a l l y e n j o y e d i t i n t h e e n d ! T r y i n g t o e x p l a i n t o m y m o t h e r w h y m y w o o l ­, l y h a t w a s f u l l o f c o n k e r s w h e n I g o t h o m e w a s d i f f i c u l t , b u t i n h i n d s i g h t w h a t a w o n d e r f u l i n t r o ­, d u c t i o n t o t h e G l o r y o f G o d a n d t h e f r u i t s o f A u t u m n . T h e a n n u a l C o r p u s C h r i s t i p r o c e s s i o n w a s a n o t h e r c e l e b r a t i o n o f f a i t h i n t r o d u c e d b y M g r V a l e n t i n e . F o r t w o y e a r s , a s a c h i l d I k i s s e d t h e r o s e p e t a l s a n d d r o p p e d t h e m i n a t r a i l a l o n g w i t h m a n y o t h e r c h i l d r e n , a s t h e s t a t u e o f t h e V i r g i n M a r y w a s p r o c e s s e d a r o u n d G r e a t B i l l i n g . L a t e r , t h e E l w e s f a m i l y o p e n e d t h e i r b e a u t i f u l h o u s e a n d g a r d e n s f o r o u r S u m m e r F e t e s a n d m e m o r i e s o f r a f f l e s , h o r s e r i d e s a n d f u n a g a i n w a s p a r t a n d p a r c e l o f t h a t E l w e s ’, a p p r o a c h t o l i f e . A s t h e C a t h o l i c p o p u l a t i o n b e g a n t o g r o w i n E a r l s B a r t o n , m y f a t h e r , D e n i s K e l l e h e r a n d h i s f r i e n d , V i n c e K e a r n s , b e c a m e t h e d r i v i n g f o r c e b e h i n d b u i l d i n g a n e w C a t h o l i c c h u r c h . F a t h e r D e n i s R o b e r t s w a s t h e w o n d e r f u l p r i e s t w h o m a d e t h i s a l l p o s s i b l e , s a d l y d y i n g p r e m a t u r e l y a f t e r o p e n i n g S t A n s e l m ’, s . 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T h e V i n e M a y 2 0 1 4 P a g e 9 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. S o t h e n t h e L o r d a t e r H e h a d s p o k e n t o t h e m , w a s t a k e n u p i n t o H e a v e n , a n d s i t s a t t h e r i g h t h a n d o f G o d . M a r k 1 6 . v 1 9 F e a s t o f t h e A s c e n s i o n 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 h o n o u r t h e A s c e n s i o n o f O u r L o r d J e s u s . M e d i t a ti n g o n t h e G l o r i o u s M y s t e r i e s . A l s o p r a y i n g t h e J o y f u l M y s t e r i e s t o a c k n o w l e d g e t h e F e a s t o f t h e V i s i t a ti o n t w o d a y s l a t e r . T h u r s d a y 2 9 t h M a y 2 0 1 4 a t t h e A n g e l u s ti m e o f 6 p m . m e e i n g o u t s i d e C h r i s t t h e C o r n e r s t o n e c h u r c h 3 0 0 S a x o n G a t e W e s t , C e n t r a l M i l t o n K e y n e s M K 9 2 E S S t J o h n t h e B a p ti s t , S t E l i z a b e t h a n d S t Z a c h a r i a s p r a y f o r u s . F o r m o r e i n f o r m a i o n p l e a s e p h o n e C a t h e r i n e o n 0 7 7 6 8 1 6 1 6 6 4 

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