Farm Street

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On Ash Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 16 pilgrims, who were taking part in the 3rd LGBT+ Catholics Westminster Pilgrimage to Rome, had privileged seats at the morning Papal Audience in St Peter's Square. At the end of the General Audience the group, which included parents and family members alongside LGBT Catholics with Pilgrimage Chaplain, Fr David Stewart SJ, was invited to meet Pope Francis.The Pilgrimage Leader, Martin Pendergast, a member of the LGBT+ Catholics Westminster Pastoral Council,...
Tim Schmalz, sculptor of the Homeless Jesus, will speak about his art and his faith with special reference to his challenging statue.Admission freeHomeless Jesus at Farm Street Church Download the Poster
Melanie McDonagh
A Tablet event in conjunction with Stonyhurst College (part of the Stonyhurst 425 Lenten lectures series)Join us at Farm Street, for an evening with Melanie McDonagh as she explores the role of Catholic education in the modern world.Followed by Q&As – Drinks and canapés - Book salesMelanie McDonagh is an Irish journalist based in London and a senior leader-writer for the London Evening Standard.Stonyhurst is the UK’s leading co-educational Catholic boarding and day school for 3-18 year olds...
The unveiling of a memorial for seven Jesuit martyrs at St Giles-in-the-Fields marked a true ecumenical moment. On Sunday 20th January, friends and representatives of the Catholic community and of the wider church gathered together with members of the Anglican community at the West End parish for a choral evening prayer and the dedication by Fr Dominic Robinson SJ, parish priest of Farm Street, of the commemorative plaque.“We don’t come to faith from a vacuum, but rather from a tradition”...
Holy Name Church, Manchester
Wednesday 28th November is ‘Red Wednesday’, a day to show solidarity with our Christian brothers and sisters suffering persecution throughout the world. Aid to the Church in Need invites everyone to join the campaign by doing something peaceful and positive: unite in prayer, wear red, light the church in red, organise activities or attend  themed events already in place – which could be easily searched through a map on the organisation’s website.Several Jesuit works make a stand on...
There will be a solmen mass on Friday 7th December for the vigil of the patronal feast at the Church of the Immaculate Conception.The service will be followed by a reception in the hall. This will also mark the formal farewell by the parish to Fr Andrew Cameron-Mowat SJ.
Fr Dominic Robinson SJ meeting the faithful in North Iraq
Fr Dominic Robinson SJ has just returned from a packed week in the Middle East, as part of a delegation formed by members of Aid to the Church in Need and representatives of the Bishops’ Conference in England and Wales.The trip has been organised to show solidarity with the Christian community in North Iraq and to see the situation on the ground for what regards the reconstruction of towns and villages destroyed by Daesh. The hope is that the Bishops’ Conference will raise awareness of the...
Solemn sung mass and blessing by Archbishop Edward Adams, Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain, followed by presentations in the church by George O’Neill, CEO of Cardinal Hume Centre, and Sarah Teather, Director of JRS UK.Light refreshments will be offered in the Hall. All are welcome to this special evening to raise awareness of homeless issues in our city.Read more about the Homeless Jesus at Farm Street
This challenging statue by Timothy Schmalz depicts Jesus as a homeless person, sleeping on a park bench. His face and hands are obscured by a blanket, but crucifixion wounds on his feet reveal his identity.  The statue, which has been described as a visual translation of Jesus’ admonition  “as you did it to one of the least of my brothers, so you did it to me,” can now be found in Farm Street Jesuit Church.The statue is located inside the church before the altar in the side chapel of...
On Sunday 7th October, the church of the Immaculate Conception welcomed Bishop Nicholas Hudson for the formal induction of Fr Dominic Robinson SJ as the new parish priest.Fr Andrew Cameron-Mowat SJ, who preceded Fr Dominic in his role at Farm Street, has now moved to become parish priest at St Ignatius, Stamford Hill.Civic and ecumenical representatives attended the mass, among whom there were the Mayor of Westminster, Canon Lucy Winckley, the Knights of the Holy Sepulchre and sisters...

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