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Timothy Finigan
Attended John Fisher School, Purley
Lives in Blackfen, Sidcup
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Catholic Dilemma 286: Difficulties in praying the Rosary
My friend is urging me to say the Rosary but I find it very difficult to concentrate. Aren’t these devotions optional? Should persevere with it? It is true that outside the sacred Liturgy, we are left free to pray in different ways. However the Rosary does ...
My friend is urging me to say the Rosary but I find it very difficult to concentrate. Aren’t these devotions optional? Should persevere with it? It is true that outside the sacred Liturgy, we are left free to pray in differe...
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A long journey to Margate
People travel to visit Margate, but not usually over a distance of 9,000 miles. To be fair, Fr Michael Rowe has been in Europe for other reasons, notably the international conference in Rome of the Confraternity of Catholic Clergy which I was so sorry to mi...
People travel to visit Margate, but not usually over a distance of 9,000 miles. To be fair, Fr Michael Rowe has been in Europe for other reasons, notably the international conference in Rome of the Confraternity of Catholic C...
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Evenings of Faith - London
Evenings of Faith: Numbers are increasing at Evenings of Faith, London. Future talks can be found below. All begin at 7:30pm @ basement of 24 Golden Square, London, W1F 9JR. Tuesday 10th February - Are all religions equally valid? - Anna-Marie Treloar Tuesd...
Evenings of Faith: Numbers are increasing at Evenings of Faith, London. Future talks can be found below. All begin at 7:30pm @ basement of 24 Golden Square, London, W1F 9JR. Tuesday 10th February - Are all religions equally v...
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Government cracks down on meetings of intellectuals
Christian Concern alerts us to a worrying development in the push to enforce the teaching of "British Values" in the wake of the "Trojan Horse" scandal of Muslim infiltration of state schools. An Open Consultation has been published on draft guidance to be ...
Christian Concern alerts us to a worrying development in the push to enforce the teaching of "British Values" in the wake of the "Trojan Horse" scandal of Muslim infiltration of state schools. An Open Consultation has been pu...
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A patron saint for opposing witchcraft
Sadly it is common in England today, to see advertisements for psychic fairs, shops selling occult paraphernalia, and booksellers displaying books of spells for young people. I recently called into a shop I thought might be interesting but walked out again ...
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The wonderful sacrament of anointing the sick
Hospital chaplaincy was a part of the first five years of my priestly ministry 30 years ago. I must admit honestly that I was not looking forward to being on hospital call-out again after such a long time. A good priest friend (younger than me) brought me u...
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Filial Appeal to His Holiness Pope Francis
May I recommend to you the Filial Appeal to our Holy Father Pope Francis, requesting him to reaffirm categorically the Catholic teaching that divorced and civilly remarried Catholics cannot receive Holy Communion and that homosexual unions are contrary to D...
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Glasgow Faith Forum
For young adults in Scotland (aged 16-25), the Faith Movement offers a series of Thursday evening talks on the theme of "Friendship with Christ." These talks take place at 7.30pm in Turnbull Hall, University of Glasgow Chaplaincy, 13 –15 Southpark Terrace...
For young adults in Scotland (aged 16-25), the Faith Movement offers a series of Thursday evening talks on the theme of "Friendship with Christ." These talks take place at 7.30pm in Turnbull Hall, University of Glasgow Chapla...
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The Synod On The Family - A Mother's Perspective
The January-February 2015 issue of Faith Magazine has been published. You can read the full articles online at the website or via issuu , or download a pdf of the Magazine. The editorial is on St Joseph, Model of Heroic Fatherhood , Joseph Estorninho has an...
The January-February 2015 issue of Faith Magazine has been published. You can read the full articles online at the website or via issuu, or download a pdf of the Magazine. The editorial is on St Joseph, Model of Heroic Father...
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Confraternity of Catholic Clergy statement on marriage
The British Province of the Confraternity of Catholic Clergy has published a statement on Marriage in the teaching of the Catholic Church . Parish priests may wish to download the pdf version for distribution. This statement is a good summary of Catholic do...
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Pegwell Bay, Vespers and the new Schola Augustini
The number of fast trains from St Pancras to Margate was doubled shortly after Christmas so there are now two each hour, taking only an hour and a half. This will help to increase the number of visitors as well as those who realise that it is possible to co...
The number of fast trains from St Pancras to Margate was doubled shortly after Christmas so there are now two each hour, taking only an hour and a half. This will help to increase the number of visitors as well as those who r...
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St Gregory and the Angles
The Catholic primary school in my parish is called St Gregory's. In the reception area there is the above fine picture of their patron saint (also one of the principal patrons of the parish.) Here is a close-up of the scroll which the saintly Pope is holdin...
The Catholic primary school in my parish is called St Gregory's. In the reception area there is the above fine picture of their patron saint (also one of the principal patrons of the parish.) Here is a close-up of the scroll ...
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Catholic priest
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  • Catholic Priest, 1984 - present
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Blackfen, Sidcup
Previously
Thamesmead - Sydenham, London - Camberwell - Croydon - Oxford - Rome - Wonersh, Surrey
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Parish priest, theologian and blogger
Education
  • John Fisher School, Purley
    1969 - 1976
  • St John's Seminary, Wonersh
    1976 - 1977
  • Corpus Christi College Oxford
    Philosophy and Psychology, 1977 - 1980
  • Venerable English College Rome
    Patristics and the History of Theology, 1980 - 1985
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