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Priest celebrates 25th anniversary of ordination

Fr Charles Briggs celebrated his silver jubilee of ordination to the sacred priesthood on Tuesday August 2

Fr Brian McGinley, Philip Jones, Sir Michael Perry, Canon John Moran, Fr Dominic Cosslett and Debbie Liggins are pictured outside Worcester Cathedral (Photo: Peter Jennings)

Blessed John Henry Newman’s sublime poem The Dream of Gerontius, set to music by Sir Edward Elgar, was performed in Worcester Cathedral

The rosary procession to Walsingham Priory grounds leaves the conference site                                                                          Photos: Adrian Cummins

The five-day New Dawn conference had visitors from Europe, Russia and Africa

Cardinal O'Brien delivers the homily at the church of the Sacred Heart, Laureston, Edinburgh  (Photo: Paul McSherry)

Cardinal pays tribute to priest

Fr Chris Boles celebrates a thanksgiving Mass marking 11 years of service

Bishop Lang celebrates Mass at the priory           Photo: Bradley Lane and Nichola Trott

St James Priory re-opens

Bristol’s oldest building, the St James Priory, has re-opened following a £4.4 million restoration

Relic of St James the Great displayed at Reading Abbey  (Photo: Leigh Hatss)

Relic returns to Reading

Hand of St James the Great is venerated at St James’s church in Reading

Ian Scott is the second-ever Scottish Grand Prior of England    Photo: Philippa Leslie

Order of Malta elects Grand Prior

Ian Scott of Ardross has been elected 57th Grand Prior of England

Supporters of the Passage gather in Westminster Abbey’s gardens to raise money for the homeless (Photo: Sheila Smith)

Annual Passage party is a success despite the rain

David with his newly shaven head surrounded by his classmates    (Photo: Simon Carter)

Student honours late father

A teenager has his hair shaven off to raise money for cancer and leukaemia research

Bishop Thomas Burns with the medal-winning parishioners in Presteigne, Powys                       (Photo: Monica Oliver)

Bishop Thomas Burns of Menevia presents St David’s medals at a church in Presteigne, Powys