In his pastoral letter for the First Sunday of Advent, Bishop Alan Williams looks back on the Year of Mercy and calls on people across the Diocese to see Christ in the hungry, the thirsty and the stranger.
Based in the Catholic tradition but open to all, the Art of Dying Well features real-life stories about the highs and lows of dealing with the final journey. Professionals in palliative care, ethics, chaplaincy and history have informed the site content. An accompanying Instagram account will host a ‘Remember Them’ virtual memorial wall which will link to abbeys and convents for prayers.
Brentwood Cathedral will be floodlit in red during the month of November, to call to mind the suffering of Christian communities, particularly in the Middle East. Meanwhile ACN is asking people to wear red in solidarity with those being persecuted on Red Wednesday, 23rd November.