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Bedfordshire priest rides out on his Triumph Rocket III

Fr Denis McSweeney, pictured with cap, of Sacred Heart in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, blessed a group of motorcyclists at Madeira Drive, Brighton, on the occasion of the Brighton Run. Fr McSweeney rides a Triumph Rocket III with a 2.3 litre engine. On his left is Fr Scot Anderson, vicar of St Mary’s Anglican church in Lewisham, south London

Parish priest blesses a group of motorcyclists in Brighton on the occasion of the Brighton Run

Mass at Cathedral for Vaughan outgoing head

Archbishop Vincent Nichols with Michael Gormally

Archbishop Vincent Nichols celebrates career of Michael Gormally, retiring head teacher of Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School

Harrow parishioners enjoy trip to Birmingham

From left to right: Audrey Hamilton, Rose Layson, Dee Williams, Desmond Gaynor, pilgrim leader, and Eamonn Hamilton of Our Lady and St Thomas of Canterbury, Harrow on the Hill in north London

Pilgrims from Harrow on the Hill in north London were delighted to make the journey to Cofton Park for the beatification of John Henry Newman

Success for training conference at Downside

The Latin Mass Society, with Bishop Schneider in the centre, gathers for its Downside conference

Latin Mass Society hold residential training conference at Downside Abbey

Catholic group wins plaudit

From left to right: Anna O’Brien, admin assistant and mother, Martin O’Brien, artistic director, and Clare O’Brien, business manager of Ten Ten theatre group

Catholic theatre company Ten Ten wins £5,000 prize with drama project Safer Streets: Sam’s Story

Ade Olopade, sacristan, holds the Pope’s Missal

Ade Olopade of the Oratory school, near Reading, holds the Missal for the Pope

The beatification of John Henry Newman had special meaning for staff and pupils of the Oratory School and Oratory Prep School

Lourdes honour for Fr King

Fr Nicholas King, Fr Antony Lester and Mgr William Saunders were appointed chaplains of honour to the Lourdes sanctuaries by Bishop Jacques Perrier

Fr Nicholas King SJ is made a chaplain of honour at a Mass in Lourdes

Archbishop Nichols defends Catholic prison chaplaincy

Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster (Mazur/

Archbishop of Westminster rejects calls for ‘generic chaplains’ amid budget cuts

Stonyhurst pupils feel privileged to see Pontiff

Some of the Stonyhurst party pictured at Cofton Park, Birmingham, on Sunday September 19

Pupils talk about seeing the Pope at several of the major events

MP speaks at his old school

Greg Mulholland, seated, is pictured with David Lindsay and current St Ambrose College politics students during his visit to his former school

Lib Dem MP Greg Mulholland returns to St Ambrose College in Hale Barns, Cheshire