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Archbishop Nichols of Westminster leads the faithful gathered last month in Westminster Cathedral in the Joyful Mysteries of the Holy Rosary before the relic image of Our Lady of Guadalupe. He led the devotions in greeting the image to mark the final weekend closing the nine-month novena tour of the image

Archbishop Vincent Nichols leads the faithful in the Joyful Mysteries of the Holy Rosary before the relic image of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Lower-sixth pupils from St Benedict’s School in Ealing in West London collected change for the charity Action Aid

Sixth-form pupils at St Benedict’s school in west London collect money for Action Aid

The Vatican issues decree of erection for the personal ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham

Ordinariate decree is made public

The decree establishes that the Ordinary, Fr Keith Newton, will be a voting member of the bishops’ conference

English teacher Nuala Conway with two parents who are taking an English class

English lessons for parents

St Paul’s Catholic High School in Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester, offers English lessons to parents

Dai Barnes, head of ICT at St Benedict’s School, Ealing in West London, hands a prize to a lucky raffle winner

Pupils at St Benedict’s School in Ealing, West London, raise money for the Raphael Centre in the Eastern Cape of South Africa

Participants at last autumn’s inaugural Ratcliffe College Football Festival

Catholic primary children enjoy football festival at Ratcliffe College

On February 6 the Italian harpist Gabriella Dall’Olio, above – the ‘Angel of Bologna’ in curator Stephen Montague’s words – will play Patterson and Busotti at Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge. Montague said her programme was like ‘heaven and hell’

Italian harpist Gabriella Dall’Olio to play at Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge

Fergus Mulchrone, pictured with current St Ambrose rugby captain James O’Rourke

Top player returns to school

Catholic rugby player visits St Ambrose College in Cheshire

Sylvia Wright her sold her possessions and travelled to India in 1982

New DVD celebrates nurse

A new film about a former Leeds nurse, Sylvia Wright OBE, has been launched on DVD