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The Sisters will participate in various 
evangelistic activities, according to Bishop Egan

The Sisters of Maria Stella Matutina will be based in the parish of St Joseph’s in Grayshott

A detail from a stain glass window at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Norfolk

Gertrud von le Fort has made an imaginative contribution to the history of the inspirational Carmelites

Pope Francis pictured in Paraguay earlier this month (CNS)

The Pontiff spoke to crowds in St Peter’s Square on Sunday before reciting the Angelus

Queuing for Confession: ‘What a great leveller it is to be alone-in-company’ (CNS)

Apologising to God

A former Anglican’s first Confession was an unfamiliar struggle between her honesty and her vanity – but, as she explains here, it brought her one step close to her Maker

Paul Writing His Epistles, in a painting attributed to Valentin de Boulogne

The Fourteenth Sunday of the Year, Ez 2:2-5; 2 cor 12:7-10; Mk 6:1-6 (Year B)

A detail from Apostle St Thomas by El Greco

MAGNIFICAT: The week ahead

How to get more from MAGNIFICAT, the daily spiritual life companion

Ss Peter and Paul (c 1620) by an anonymous artist of the Roman School

The Solemnity of Ss Peter and Paul, Acts 12:1-11; 2 Tim 4:6-8 & 17-18; Mt 16:13-19 (Year B)

The long-suffering Job and his family, as illustrated by William Blake

Twelfth Sunday of the Year, Job 3:1 & 8-11; 2 Corinthians 5:4-17; Mark 4: 35-41

The Holy Trinity, a fresco created by Luca Rossetti da Orta in 1738-9

The Solemnity of the Holy Trinity Deut 4:32-34 & 39-40; Rom 8:4-17; Mt 28:16-20 (Year B)

Pope Francis blesses a server with holy water as he celebrates Pentecost Mass in St Peter's Basilica (CNS)

Francis celebrated Pentecost Mass in St Peter’s Basilica on Sunday