1 Pilgrims attend the opening of the National Novena to Our Lady of Knock.

2 Bishop John Sherrington presents Sister Sarah Smith, a member of the Congregation of the Sisters of St Mary of Namur, with a papal blessing as she celebrates 60 years of religious life at Our Lady and St Thomas of Canterbury Church, Harrow on the Hill, north-west London.

3 Children attend the National Pilgrimage in honour of Our Lady of Fatima, with the consecration of Scotland to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, at the Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes, Carfin (photo: Paul McSherry).

4 Margaret Richards and Emma Nelson, parishioners at Sacred Hearts Church in Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire, present a cheque for £2,723 to Tony Solomon of the Cornerstone Centre in Whaddon.

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