To celebrate the one-year anniversary of Pope Benedict's visit to England and Scotland, we have prepared some resources and reflections to help us re-visit those historic days in 2010. Here you will find a theme for each of the three days from 16-18 September and a section looking to the future. 16 September focuses on the re-establishment of the practice of Friday penance, 17 September is a day to encourage celebration in our parishes and homes and 18 September marks Home Mission Sunday when we will pray for the work of evangelisation and reflect on our response to the Lord’s invitation to share our faith.
Friday is set aside as a special day of penitence, as it is the day of the suffering and death of the Lord. The Bishops of England and Wales believe it is im... Read more
17 September is a day to celebrate. We are encouraging people to celebrate with their families or parishes. Whether you attended a Papal event or watched it... Read more