It is only a few weeks ago that the Diocesan Youth Service was in Madrid for World Youth Day with over a 160 young people from this Diocese and up to 2 million in total! It was hot, it was chaotic, but more than that it was a faith-filled event. For more pictures and stories visit the youth website via http://www.dabnet.org/.
It is also a year since the Holy Father was with us in the United Kingdom. We are still unpacking the legacy of that visit (see http://www.thepapalvisit.org/ for more on this). One way, and there are many more, this legacy is being recognized is by the reintroduction of abstinence from meat on Fridays. See the video comment from Simon orginally from this diocese below