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Bishop David McGough celebrated Mass in the Britannia Stadium, Stoke-on-Trent

Stadium Mass for St Joseph

Over 1,000 students from St Joseph’s College attend Mass at the home of Stoke City football club

Fr Richard Ho Lung, founder of the Missionaries of the Poor, gives a blessing at the end of the concert

Fr Richard Ho Lung and Friends perform to a packed St Aidan’s church in Little Chalfont, Buckinghamshire

Pat Barker presents Jo Boyce with flowers after the religious education conference in Chester

Jo Boyce of CJM music explains new Missal to heads of religious education in Shrewsbury

Archbishop Vincent Nichols with the new nuncio and  Peter Jennings (Marcin Mazur)

Nuncio receives papal book

Archbishop Nichols and Peter Jennings present new nuncio with a copy of the official book of the Pope’s visit to Britain

Pupils at St Paul’s Catholic High School raised money for St Ann’s Hospice with a cake sale and a raffle

Year 11 pupils from St Paul’s Catholic High School in Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester, raise money for St Ann’s Hospice

Pupils at Barlborough Hall school sell cakes for the good cause

Children raise funds for charity

Teachers and students at Barlborough Hall School raise money by organising a darts competition, treasure hunts and a unique “guess the knees” game of the under-11 rugby team game

Fr Anthony Coglioli, Fr Jonathan Mitchell and headmaster Michael Thompson

Priests bless foundations of college

School chaplain Fr Jonathan Mitchell blessed the ground on which the new St Ambrose College will stand

The dance company with Bishop Seamus Cunningham of Hexham and Newcastle

Dancers bound for Madrid

A British dance troupe has been invited to perform at World Youth Day in Madrid

Catholic pupils at Loreto Catholic school pupils have won individual and group championships in athletics

Loreto pupils triumph in athletics

Pupils at Loreto Preparatory School in Cheshire triumph in the Independent Schools’ Association’s Athletics Championships

The Charles Plater Trust recently held a celebration for the recipients of grants under its 2011 theme, ‘The intellectual endeavour of refreshing Catholic social thought in the British context through scholarship and writing linked with policy formation’. Pictured at the meeting at Archbishop’s House, Westminster, are Archbishop Vincent Nichols, chairman of the trust, John Taylor, trustee, and Niamh Baker-Loughlin

Trust awards grants for scholarship that refreshes Catholic social teaching