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January
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News Archive for January 2018


Sacred Heart Church Camberwell

On the feast day of the conversion of St Paul, which also marked the end of the Christian week of prayer for unity among Christians, 25th January,  Sacred Heart parishioners Camberwell celebrated Evening Prayers with their neighbouring Anglican church of St John the Divine.

180125 - Joint evening prayers by Sacred Heart Church Camberwell and St John t

Bishop Peter Selby, an assistant Anglican Bishop in Southwark presided, and Bishop Patrick Lynch preached the homily.  During the homily, Bishop Patrick Lynch called on the congregation to bear witness to the love of Christ, as St Paul did, by our words and actions in South London

180125 - Joint evening prayers by Sacred Heart Church Camberwell and St John t (3)

Our two churches he said can do this, by working together to support the homeless and the charities that work for them, by supporting communities and individuals who are victims of exploitation and human slavery, and by working together to prevent knife crime, now growing among our young people.

180125 - Joint evening prayers by Sacred Heart Church Camberwell and St John t (4)

This has now become an annual event between our two churches, as our way of fostering Christian unity and bearing witness to our faith.

More photos on the RCSouthwark Diocesan Flickr page


Please pray for the repose of the soul of

Deacon Samuel Gyepi-Garbrah

who died while visiting Ghana, on Friday 19th January 2018

May he rest in peace

Memorial arrangements
to follow.





Gathering in Liverpool 2018 - Adoremus

Southwark Prayer Card for Eucharistic Congress - prayer

The diocesan preparation for the Eucharistic Pilgrimage & Congress - Adoremus - taking place in September in Liverpool, continues. The latest element has been the creation and distribution of a Prayer Card for the diocese. This should soon be available in parishes and the diocesan team and Archbishop Peter encourage you to pick up a card and use the prayer over the coming months.