Vigil

Cardinal Vincent Nichols
Cardinal Vincent has issued a statement on the refugee crisis today, in which he says:'The Catholic Church in England and Wales will respond to Pope Francis' challenge to be generous in supporting people who have been forced to flee their homes'We urge government to respond positively to this crisis and to provide the necessary resources and funding to ensure the effective reception and long-term resettlement of these desperate people. We will work with both government and other responsible...
O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
Cosmologists tell us that although we see only 2 per cent of the universe, scientists ‘know’ by inference that the other 98 per cent must be there. It’s just that it’s hidden behind dark matter and black holes. This might be helpful for thinking about Advent.This season should make us aware that we know very little about God.  What we do know, even the events of Christ’s first coming, are only a fraction of what is still to be discovered. In St Paul’s...