News from the Vineyard

  • ACCÉDANT, QUI ORDINÁNDI SUNT AD DIACONÁTUM!

    ACCÉDANT, QUI ORDINÁNDI SUNT AD DIACONÁTUM!

    Let those come forward who are to ordained to Deaconship! We will especially pray for Abbé Michael McCowen and Abbé Liam Dodd  who will each be ordained Deacon on Wednesday 29th June in Florence.
  • ST BENEDICTS ACADEMY – PREPARATION OF THE FUTURE CAMPUS

    ST BENEDICTS ACADEMY – PREPARATION OF THE FUTURE CAMPUS

    Thanks to Divine Providence, our generous benefactors and the work of our seminary candidates (under the steady supervision of Canon Ducret!), preparations are underway at the future facilities of Saint Benedict’s Academy, next to Saint Walburge’s Church.  It is an exciting time for us!  More spacious buildings and outside activity space provide great …
  • CANON FRAGELLI PROGRESS – UPDATE 28 MAY 2022

    CANON FRAGELLI PROGRESS – UPDATE 28 MAY 2022

    Having contracted Covid-19 at our mission in Gabon in the early part of the pandemic, Canon Fragelli has undergone intensive treatment since he became very poorly. He was initially brought to Italy for treatment and has now joined his family in Brazil for further convalescence. Please keep him in your prayers  
  • ASH WEDNESDAY AT GRICIGLIANO

    ASH WEDNESDAY AT GRICIGLIANO

    We are now reaching the conclusion of the penitential season of Lent and the ceremonies of Holy Week are before. Taking a step back to Ash Wednesday and the commencement of the Lenten period, we bring some photographs from the seminary Ash Wednesday Mass and distribution of Ashes. 
  • PROGRESS IN PRESTON AT ST BENEDICT’S ACADEMY

    PROGRESS IN PRESTON AT ST BENEDICT’S ACADEMY

    Our Catholic Academy located in Preston, Lancashire has uploaded their latest newsletter which captures the good work and progress being made. Read more in the newsletter which can be downloaded here. Our work depends on your goodwill and support both in prayer and where you feel able by financial means.  We need: £25,000 …
  • CANON ALTIERE – UPDATE 22 FEBRUARY

    CANON ALTIERE – UPDATE 22 FEBRUARY

    Thank you for your continued prayers for Canon Altiere. Canon Altiere was hospitalised on the 9th January and has had an unusually protracted hospitalisation as a result of a previous underlying lung condition in 2019. Canon Altiere has reached a major milestone in his slow but steady course to regaining his health. He …

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