Scripture is at the centre of everything the Church does. The word of God shapes our prayer and worship.
The Season of Creation is a global ecumenical celebration of prayer and action to protect our common home, starting each year on 1 September and finishing on the feast of St Francis, 4 October.
Catholic churches that can safely do so have resumed collective acts of worship such as the celebration of Mass. This guidance covers: Mass, Concelebration, Confession, Funerals, Baptism, Marriage and Pastoral Care of the Sick.
The World Day of Migrants and Refugees, celebrated on 27 September, takes the theme 'Forced like Jesus Christ to flee'. The day focuses on the pastoral care of internally displaced people (IDPs), who currently number over 41 million worldwide.
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In order to keep the spread of COVID-19 under control, the government has announced that face coverings have to be worn in places of worship enforceable in law from Saturday 8 August.
You can read the Bishops’ Conference guidance notes intended to assist Parish Priests to facilitate collective worship safely (i.e. providing the least possible risk of transmission of the virus). The guidance has been compiled with detailed public health advice and scrutiny and complies with the principles established by Government. Read more.
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