Party-loving millennials are sent to live in a Norfolk convent in an eye-opening TV social experiment. Channel 5’s new series Bad Habits: Holy Orders hits screens on 19th October. Read more at www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article.
Congratulations to Bro. Michael O’Grady OFM (pictured on the left), who recently was ordained to the diaconate by Bishop Alan Williams, Bishop of Brentwood Diocese. The ordination took place at St. Francis Franciscan Church in Stratford, East London.
Abbot Christopher Jamison has been elected as Abbot President by the English Benedictine Congregation in succession to Abbot Richard Yeo. Abbot Christopher was Abbot of Worth from 2002-2010 and since then has been Director of the National Office for Vocation.
The theme of the assembly of the Synod of Bishops in Rome next year is “Young People, Faith and Vocational Discernment”. To read the preparatory document for the Synod please click here. You can purchase a simpler version of the Synod preparatory document from Alive Publishing for £1.50, ISBN: 9781906278243.
On Tuesday 18th July, Hector Rick Fernandez was ordained to the diaconate. Here he is pictured on the right next to the vocations director for Brentwood, Fr Graham Smith. Hector studied at the Beda College in Rome and was ordained by Bishop Alan Williams in Dagenham.