Immaculate Conception: Mary, Mother of the Poor

For the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Linda Jones from our Theology team reflects on the different qualities of Our Lady, and how she can inspire us to have the strength and courage to act.

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All Souls Day: On the lives of others

All Souls Day calls us to remember our loved ones with purpose. CAFOD’s Ben Payne reflects on the life of his grandad and the Rosary given to him by his auntie, then a Dominican nun in South Africa.

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Taking inspiration from the saints and those who were extraordinary to us

As we approach All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day, Catherine from our Theology team reflects on the inspiration we can take from the example of those who have gone before us.

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Feast of the Assumption: Looking at the world with eyes of wisdom

For the Feast of the Assumption, CAFOD’s Head of Theology, Linda Jones, reflects on how Mary can inspire us to become protectors of our common home.

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Summer holidays: Fun and faith-filled activities for all the family

How can I stop my children from getting bored during the summer holidays? And how can I inspire and engage my family in their faith? Catherine Gorman from our Theology team considers how our new family prayer resources might just be the answer to these questions.

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Laudato Si’ week: Water is the source of life

This Laudato Si’ week, Francis Stewart from our Theology team reflects on the importance of water in our lives, and the need to find shared solutions to common problems.

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Five prayer activities for Pentecost to share with your family

As the feast of Pentecost approaches, Caroline Stanton, of our Theology team, shares some ideas about how you might celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit with your family.

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Gospel reflection: Being prepared

Each Friday we offer a reflection on Sunday’s gospel. This week’s author is Ged Johnson, spiritual director at St Beuno’s  Jesuit Spirituality Centre in North Wales, whose reflection is based on the gospel for Sunday 8 November – Matthew 25:1-13.

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