News Archive for 2006 - August and September

Seminaries welcome new Southwark students

Saint John's Seminary, Wonersh, and the English College at Valladolid in Spain have given a warm welcome to eight new students from our diocese.

A short report


Charlton celebrates Church Centenary

On Sunday, 17th September, Archbishop Kevin joined Father Michael Leach, Parish Priest, and the parishioners of Our Lady of Grace, Charlton, to celebrate the centenary of the opening of their church.

Short report and photos


Archbishop Kevin leads Dowry of Mary Pilgrimage to Walsingham

Archbishop Kevin led over 2000 pilgrims at the Dowry of Mary Pilgrimage to Walsingham on Sunday, 10th September, 2006.

Read Archbishop Kevin's homily during the Mass at Walsingham

Photos of the Walsingham Pilgrimage

Brief historical notes on Walsingham and the 'Dowry of Mary'


Southwark Pilgrimage to Lourdes

Archbishop Kevin led the Southwark Pilgrimage to Lourdes from 25th August until 1st September.

Read a pilgrimage report from Father David Hutton, the Diocesan Lourdes Pilgrimage Director

More photos of the Pilgrimage

Read Archbishop Kevin's homily during Mass at the Grotto

Read the story of Saint Bernadette and Lourdes


Sevenoaks Taizé CD receives high acclaim

The latest CD of Taizé Chants from Saint Thomas's Music Group, Sevenoaks, has topped the weekly charts.


Caribbean Pilgrimage to Aylesford

On Sunday, 6th August, Bishop Patrick offered Mass at the Annual Caribbean Pilgrimage, organised by the South London Caribbean Catholic Association. The occasion was also in memory of Father Charles Gaillard.

Short report and photos