Why Lent needn't be an ordeal
Monsignor John Devine sees Lent as a grace-filled time of preparation for Easter: a gift received, not an ordeal endured.
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From the Archbishop's desk
"The life of the bishop is characterised by the self-emptying that Christ Himself embodied, and a life of simple service."
Archbishop Malcolm says that Blessed Oscar Romero lived up to this ideal, expressed above by another bishop of the Church, St John Paul II.
Life and Soul +
Come to an Animate evening of prayer and praise before the Blessed Sacrament.
A modern-day martyr
A statue of Blessed Oscar Romero will be unveiled at a special Mass at the Cathedral.
The Cathedral's 50th anniversary will be marked by events from May to November.
My wish for Lent
Animate's Lauren explains her Lenten mission to get closer to others as well as to God.
Letter from Spain
Seminarian Joe Champion-Williams reflects on his mission to evangelise from within.
Focus on the Cross
This season of Lent take time to focus on the Cross and what it really means for us.
Cards for Holy Land
Join the campaign to send Easter greetings cards to schools in the Holy Land.
World Day of Prayer for the Sick
Archbishop Malcolm's message
for the World Day of Prayer for the Sick
on Saturday 11 February 2017, the Feast of our Lady of Lourdes
How silence plays a greater role in the Lenten liturgies – at the cost of the organist!
Living simply in Lent
The Justice & Peace commission has produced a new resource booklet for Lent.
Holy Name and Our Lady & St Philomena host a mission week starting 20 March.
A short history
Learn more about the history of the Cathedral ahead of its special anniversary.
Archbishop Malcolm's Pastoral Letter
Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time
Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 January 2017
A diocesan information event helped men enquire about the call to serve as deacons.
Making music at Met
Cathedral assistant director of music James Luxton speaks exclusively to the Pic.
Volunteer with VMM
VMM International is offering short-term volunteering opportunities in Africa.
Rev Kevin Snape RIP
Father Kevin Snape died on Tuesday 7 February aged 88, after 62 years as a priest.
Canon Wharton RIP
Canon Gerard Wharton died on 12 February aged 86, in the 60th year of his priesthood.
Relive Lourdes 2016 by watching the latest addition to Animate's YouTube channel.
Safeguarding e-learningThe Catholic Church in England and Wales has worked with EduCare to create an e-learning package that raises awareness throughout the Catholic Community.
It is part of the Church’s commitment to safeguarding, and is available for free.
Is God calling you?
A vocation to the priesthood or religious life is an 'exodus' giving new joy and meaning.
Take time to read our special weekly reflection for every Sunday of the liturgical year.
The Word of the Lord
Listen to this Sunday's Gospel reading by visiting the website www.sundaygospel.co.uk.