Biblical answers for a new time

A new document from the Pontifical Biblical Commission traces the development of anthropological themes throughout the Bible, focusing on questions which are very much to the fore now: how should human beings treat the created world? How should we behave as brothers and sisters? Join Professor Nuria Calduch-Benages for the launch of the English translation on Saturday 20 March at

‘Iraq meeting is unique moment in Christian-Muslim relations’

'The meeting between Ayatollah al-Sistani with Pope Francis will add immense strength to all who wish to promote the true moderate voice of religion.' Cardinal Nichols and Maulana Syed Ali Raza Rizvi, Islamic scholar and president of Majlis e Ulama e Shia (Europe), have written a joint statement on this historic meeting.

Caritas Brentwood appoints Development Co-ordinator

Siân Thomas, a Walsingham House alumni, has been appointed as the first Caritas Development Co-ordinator. Her role is to support existing charitable projects in parishes across the Diocese, help with training and grant applications, and inspire and assist those who want to begin projects but are not sure where to start.

Holy Week events at St Philip’s Priory

The Norbertines at Our Lady Immaculate, Chelmsford invite you to take part in an online retreat during Holy Week and attend liturgies virtually via their Youtube channel:

Watch Lenten lectures in preparation for Easter

"I would invite people to watch the videos with the gospel text of John before them, so that in new circumstances we can celebrate the new life of the Risen Jesus which we have received, and which guides and nourishes us even in the most difficult circumstances."

Come together for #RedWednesday

#RedWednesday is ACN's annual event which makes a stand for religious freedom and highlights the suffering of communities in Syria, Nigeria, Iraq and further afield.

Are you going to join ‘Thy Kingdom Come’?

In recent years a wave of prayer that has taken its name from the Our Father, called ‘Thy Kingdom Come’, has been spreading around the world with individuals, families and churches of every Christian denomination praying for a fresh outpouring of the Holy Spirit. As part of this movement, on the afternoon of Pentecost Sunday,