Fr James Hawes RIP

Dean, Diocesan Consultor, retreat-giver, spiritual director, inveterate letter-writer to the press and scholarly wit Fr James Hawes, parish priest at Epping, has died.

Cathedral Choir visits Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral

The Cathedral Choir's visit to the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral was a huge success and we look forward to returning there again next year as part of the Diocese's Centenary Year as well as the Met Cathedral's 50th anniversary of the Dedication of their Cathedral.

Bishop Alan leads pilgrims to Walsingham

The Diocesan Pilgrimage to Walsingham took place last weekend and was blessed with fine weather. Fr Stewart Foster reports - and looks forward to the special pilgrimage for the Diocesan Centenary next year.

Sister Mary Gabriel O’Driscoll OSU

A requiem Mass for Sr Gabby O’Driscoll OSU, inspirational educator, religious superior, distinguished Catholic historian, youth worker, lover of art, poetry and all things German, took place last week in Brentwood Cathedral. A member of the Ursulines in Brentwood, she taught German and French at the Ursuline Convent High School before becoming head in 1969.