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Saturday, September 28, 2013
Last night the Lady Chapel of St. Dominic's hosted an event like no other event it has hosted before! Teenagers from around the Parish joined us for a night of Prayer, Praise and Pizza. After a time of prayer and praise led by an excellent worship band, Fr Irenaeus Vincent OP gave an inimitable and rousing interactive sermon, for which the young people demonstrated their appreciation with a round of applause! Read more

Pray4... Forgiveness

Friday, September 27, 2013
For the fourth consecutive night, we were joined by a larger than expected crowd for our evening service of reconciliation. We gathered in the Lady Chapel, around the Baptismal Font, where we recalled our initiation into friendship with Christ, listened to the Holy Scriptures and renewed our baptismal commitment. Read more

Pray4... The Dead

Thursday, September 26, 2013
It is our Christian duty to pray for our departed brothers and sisters. Last night hundreds of people joined us at St. Dominic's to fulfil this duty, remembering our loved ones who are no longer with us before the Lord at the Sacrifice of the Mass. Read more

Pray4... Your Family

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Last evening St Dominic's was delighted to welcome so many people to a service of light to pray for our families. The service included a period of time for silent adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, meditative music, blessings for individual families and opportunities for confession. Read more

Pray4... Healing

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
After the wonderful start to our Pray4 week at St Dominic's London, Monday's service focused on healing, including the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick and a special blessing for those who care for this sick. After Mass water collected during the recent Provincial Pilgrimage to Lourdes was distributed and will be taken to the housebound who were unable to join us. Read more

Pray4... St. Dominic's, London

Monday, September 23, 2013
After the deafening silence that has befallen Godzdogz in recent weeks, my brothers have asked me to reassure readers that the Godzdogz team have not been languishing without apostolic work! In fact, three of the Godzdogz team have been preparing and executing a week of prayer and mission in our London Parish. Read more
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