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Reflections, testimonies, stories or food for thought from contributors from around the diocese- a little snapshot into the richness and diversity of life in the Diocese of Nottingham. If you would like to make a contribution to the blog, do contact us via the contact page.


Lectionary commentary: first Sunday of Advent, year A

The ongoing series of commentaries on the Sunday Mass readings from Fr. O'Hanlon.
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An introduction to the Gospel of Matthew

As part of the Year of the Word project, the Rev. Fr. Joseph O'Hanlon has generously agreed to make…
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On the Mass offered by Bishop Patrick McKinney at the University of Nottingham, to Celebrate the Canonisation of S. John Henry Newman

Mr. Christopher Howitt describes the Bishop's visit to the University on the day Cardinal Newman was…
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Martyrs of the Royal English College of S. Alban, Valladolid

A summary of the College celebrations of the august feast day of the Martyrs.
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On the parish of our Lady of Lourdes, Ashby-de-la-Zouch

Ashby is a town of the West Midlands, lying between Coalville and Swadlincote.
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Canonisation of St. John Henry Newman, England's new Saint

"I had the joy of being in Rome on Sunday 13th Oct 2019 for the Canonisation of St John Henry…
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On the parish of Christ the King, Alfreton

This is a summary history of the parish.
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On the Cathedral church of S. Barnabas

This is a summary history of the Cathedral church.
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On the vanities of this world

"Man when he was in honour did not understand; he is compared to senseless beasts, and is become…
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Saint Anne, mother of the Immaculate Conception

"And so rejoice, Ann, that you were sterile and have not borne children; break forth into shouts,…
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