The parish of St Ignatius, Stamford Hill, has started a novena to Bl Oscar Romero with a mass and the unveiling of the new painting commemorating the friendship between Romero and Fr Rutilio Grande SJ.
Manchester Central Foodbank, the first student-led foodbank in the country, was established almost five years ago. This anniversary is being marked with an important new arrival – the first foodbank van.
Pope Francis has given an urgent mission to his Prayer Network. During October, he asks to pray the Holy Rosary and to St. Michael the Archangel with the intention to help the Church in these times of crisis.