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A group of Berbers - St Adrian was a member of the same ethnic group

St Adrian of Canterbury (January 9) travelled across Britain, teaching Christianity, art, literature and astronomy as he went

Daily readings: January 5 – 11

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

The Epiphany of the Lord, Is 60:1-6; Ps 72; Eph 3:2-3A, 5-6; Mt 2:1-12 (Year A)

Sarah Teather MP (PA)

Sarah Teather made her decision while on a month long retreat

Jan-3-cover

Print Edition 3.1.13

In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald Will Heaven says it’s not British to shun Bulgarians; Fr Mark Drew calls on Catholics to meet the challenges set by Pope Francis in 2014; Laura Gotti Tedeschi interviews controversial Italian author Costanza Miriano; Madeleine Teahan on the MPs who won’t let boys be boys; Michael […]

Mother Winsome with Mgr Keith Newton on New Year's Day

‘You will be the praying heart of the ordinariate,’ Mgr Keith Newton tells Sisters

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz  asked President Obama to exempt religious institutions from fines
related to health insurance requirements (PA)

Archbishop Kurtz, president of the US bishops’ conference, asks for an exemption for those embroiled in legal battles

Pope Francis: 'Our witness must concentrate on the centre of our faith.'

Numbers released by Vatican show significant rise in attendance at papal events

The news of Fr Williams's death was announced on the Diocese of Northampton's website

Luton priest found dead in his car

Fr Joseph Williams died suddenly on Friday

Pope Francis announced the extraordinary synod in October last year  (CNS)

Francis gives thanks for the graces of 2013 on New Year’s Eve in St Peter’s Basilica