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Nick Gillingham MBE, the Commonwealth gold and Olympic silver medallist, has been holding a series of coaching sessions on the art of butterfly stroke at the New Hall School Swimming Pool. The first session took place in September, with a total of 32 swimmers from all over the South East taking part at the 25m, six-lane pool

Commonwealth gold medallist teaches pupils at New Hall

Hubert Richards communicated the mysteries of God

Memorial Mass for scholar

Archbishop Smith celebrates memorial Mass for well-known biblical scholar Hubert John Richards

Prince William and Kate Middleton at a wedding earlier this year (Photo: PA)

Archbishop Vincent Nichols says he is delighted at news that Prince William and girlfriend Kate Middleton are to marry next year

A Mass at Our Lady of Salvation church in Baghdad a week after the massacre (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)

Cardinal George: America has a moral obligation not to abandon Iraqis after invading the country in 2003

Archbishop Vincent Nichols celebrates the Mass of ordination of Vincent Malone, a former solicitor’s clerk and betting shop manager, at the church of St Mellitus, north London

Archbishop welcomes new priest

Archbishop Vincent Nichols welcomes Fr Vincent Malone to the priesthood at Mass of ordination in St Mellitus parish, north London

Matthew Watchorn is pictured on the left with schoolfriends enjoying a tombola and fete to raise money for victims of the flooding 
in Pakistan, while in the background adults enjoy a cup of tea and some cakes baked by Susie Watchorn, the boys’ mother

Two young Catholic brothers organise garden fete to raise money for the Pakistan disaster appeal

The Martyrs Mass inside the chapel (Photograph: Ryan Day)

Old boys remember Fr Persons

Dozens of former students and friends of the English College in Valladolid join seminarians to celebrate founder Fr Robert Persons

Canon Christopher Tuckwell and members of the Westminster Cathedral Rosary Group are pictured in St Pauls Bookshop at the launch of a double CD of all 20 mysteries. For more information visit Westminstercathedral.org.uk

Westminster administrator attends launch at St Pauls Bookshop

For All Saints, Catholic homeschooling families in St Teresa’s school in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, dressed up as famous saints. From left, Elizabeth Hamilton as St 
Elizabeth of Hungary, Emily Byrne, and Angela Byrne as St Angela Merici

Catholic homeschoolers remember saints

For All Saints Catholic families in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, dressed up as famous saints

Lord Acton

Lord Acton was born on July 30 1941. He died on October 10 2010, aged 69