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  • 27 October 2017
    RISE Theatre’s new play about Blessed Oscar Romero-St Mary Moorfields Catholic Parish
    Time:7:30pm - 8:45pm
    Venue:St Mary Moorfields Church, 4 – 5 Eldon Street, London EC2M 7LS

    Watch RISE Theatre’s new play about Blessed Oscar Romero

    St Mary Moorfields Catholic Parish are delighted to welcome RISE Theatre, a professional Christian theatre company, who will be performing their original play ‘Romero – Heartbeat of El Salvador’ at St Mary Moorfields church, 4 – 5 Eldon Street, London EC2M 7LS on Friday 27th October at 7.30pm.

    The production tells the true story of Blessed Oscar Romero and his heart for the oppressed people of El Salvador. Romero chose to challenge those in power and stand up for social justice. He demanded respect for human rights. Come and experience this exciting new play, performed with energy and passion by the RISE Theatre team - www.risetheatre.co.uk

    “A challenging and moving production about the life and legacy of this great man of justice.” Bridget Fenwick, CAFOD

    For tickets please contact 020 7247 8390 or email moorfields@rcdow.org.uk or visit www.ticketsource.co.uk/risetheatre
    Performance lasts approximately 75 minutes and is suitable for adults and children 11+
    Blessed Oscar Romero Play

  • 30 October 2017
    Proclaim Workshop #1: Initiatives & Resources- Autumn 2017
    Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Venue:Our Lady of Mount Carmel & St George Church Hall, Enfield

    Title: Proclaim Workshop #1: Initiatives & Resources- Autumn 2017
    Description:

    Parish Evangelisation Teams have continued to implement Proclaim Initiatives across the diocese since the launch of Proclaim in 2015. Proclaim Workshops this coming autumn will provide an opportunity for parish teams to share their success and ideas, to learn about how Proclaim Westminster is being progressed, and to set out or develop further local evangelisation strategies that will support them in the continued growth their parish as a ‘Missionary Parish’.

    Proclaim Workshop #1 – ‘Initiatives & Resources’: will be run at nine venues across the diocese. We encourage each parish to be represented by their Parish Priest and by members of their evangelisation team, or those who could help form such a team in the parish.
    To register for one of the workshops and for more information Please register here by Email

    Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Telephone contact is 0207 798 2152

    Venues and Dates:
    1.Wednesday 13th September 2017
    from 7.00pm to 9.00pm
    at SS Alban & Stephen Church Hall, St Albans.
    (registration from 6.45pm)

    2.Thursday 14th September 2017
    from 7.00pm to 9.00pm
    at Our Lady & St Joseph Church Hall, Kingsland.
    (registration from 6.45pm)

    3.Wednesday 20th September 2017
    from 7.00pm to 9.00pm
    at St Mary's Church Hall
    East Finchley.
    (registration from 6.45pm)

    4.Tuesday 26th September 2017
    from 7.00pm to 9.00pm
    at St Lawrence Church Hall, Feltham.
    (registration from 6.45pm)

    5.Tuesday 3rd October 2017
    from 7.00pm to 9.00pm
    at Most Sacred Heart Church Hall, Ruislip.
    (registration from 6.45pm)

    6.Wednesday 11th October 2017
    from 7.00pm to 9.00pm
    at Sacred Heart of Jesus and St Joseph Church Hall, Ware.
    (registration from 6.45pm)

    7.Monday 30th October 2017
    from 7.00pm to 9.00pm
    at Our Lady of Mount Carmel & St George Church Hall, Enfield.
    (registration from 6.45pm)

    8.Monday 6th November 2017
    from 7.00pm to 9.00pm
    at Our Lady of Victories Church Hall, Kensington.
    (registration from 6.45pm)

    9.Wednesday 8th November 2017
    from 7.00pm to 9.00pm
    at St Mellitus Church Hall, Tollington Park.
    (registration from 6.45pm)


  • Preparing Teenagers for Confirmation – an Introduction-Sudbury (2 Part Session)
    Time:7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Venue:St George, 970 Harrow Road, Sudbury, HA0 2QE

    Title:Preparing Teenagers for Confirmation – an Introduction (2 Part Session)
    Description:
    This two session course considers how catechists work with teenagers to prepare them to be confirmed, looking at
    • A short history of the sacrament
    • The guidelines the Church gives us
    • What should be included in the programme
    • Consideration of methods and resources

    Date:30th October 2017, 6th November 2017
    Time:7:30-9:00pm
    Venue:St George, 970 Harrow Road, Sudbury, HA0 2QE

    Click here to book Online

    Thank you for your interest in this session.
    Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Phone: 0207 798 9152

  • 6 November 2017
    Proclaim Workshop #1: Initiatives & Resources- Autumn 2017
    Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Venue:Our Lady of Victories Church Hall, Kensington.

    Title: Proclaim Workshop #1: Initiatives & Resources- Autumn 2017
    Description:

    Parish Evangelisation Teams have continued to implement Proclaim Initiatives across the diocese since the launch of Proclaim in 2015. Proclaim Workshops this coming autumn will provide an opportunity for parish teams to share their success and ideas, to learn about how Proclaim Westminster is being progressed, and to set out or develop further local evangelisation strategies that will support them in the continued growth their parish as a ‘Missionary Parish’.

    Proclaim Workshop #1 – ‘Initiatives & Resources’: will be run at nine venues across the diocese. We encourage each parish to be represented by their Parish Priest and by members of their evangelisation team, or those who could help form such a team in the parish.
    To register for one of the workshops and for more information Please register here by Email

    Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Telephone contact is 0207 798 2152

    Venues and Dates:
    1.Wednesday 13th September 2017
    from 7.00pm to 9.00pm
    at SS Alban & Stephen Church Hall, St Albans.
    (registration from 6.45pm)

    2.Thursday 14th September 2017
    from 7.00pm to 9.00pm
    at Our Lady & St Joseph Church Hall, Kingsland.
    (registration from 6.45pm)

    3.Wednesday 20th September 2017
    from 7.00pm to 9.00pm
    at St Mary's Church Hall
    East Finchley.
    (registration from 6.45pm)

    4.Tuesday 26th September 2017
    from 7.00pm to 9.00pm
    at St Lawrence Church Hall, Feltham.
    (registration from 6.45pm)

    5.Tuesday 3rd October 2017
    from 7.00pm to 9.00pm
    at Most Sacred Heart Church Hall, Ruislip.
    (registration from 6.45pm)

    6.Wednesday 11th October 2017
    from 7.00pm to 9.00pm
    at Sacred Heart of Jesus and St Joseph Church Hall, Ware.
    (registration from 6.45pm)

    7.Monday 30th October 2017
    from 7.00pm to 9.00pm
    at Our Lady of Mount Carmel & St George Church Hall, Enfield.
    (registration from 6.45pm)

    8.Monday 6th November 2017
    from 7.00pm to 9.00pm
    at Our Lady of Victories Church Hall, Kensington.
    (registration from 6.45pm)

    9.Wednesday 8th November 2017
    from 7.00pm to 9.00pm
    at St Mellitus Church Hall, Tollington Park.
    (registration from 6.45pm)


  • Preparing Teenagers for Confirmation – an Introduction-Sudbury (2 Part Session)
    Time:7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Venue:St George, 970 Harrow Road, Sudbury, HA0 2QE

    Title:Preparing Teenagers for Confirmation – an Introduction-Sudbury (2 Part Session)
    Description:
    This two session course considers how catechists work with teenagers to prepare them to be confirmed, looking at
    • A short history of the sacrament
    • The guidelines the Church gives us
    • What should be included in the programme
    • Consideration of methods and resources
    Date:30th October 2017, 6th November 2017
    Time:7:30-9:00 pm
    Venue:St George, 970 Harrow Road, Sudbury, HA0 2QE
    Click here to book Online

    Thank you for your interest in this session.
    Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Phone: 0207 798 9152

  • 7 November 2017
    Reflecting on the Eucharist- Stroud Green
    Time:7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Venue:St Peter-in-Chains, 12 Womersley Road, Stroud Green N8 9AE (Lower Parish Rooms)

    Title: Reflecting on the Eucharist
    Date: 7th November 2017
    Time: 7.00-8.30pm
    Venue: St Peter-in-Chains, 12 Womersley Road, Stroud Green N8 9AE
    (Lower Parish Rooms)

    Course Description
    Reflecting on the Eucharist – a single 90minute session with the opportunity of further development if desired
    This session aims to
    • develop the catechist’s knowledge and understanding of the sacrament of the eucharist
    • theologically
    • scripturally
    • historically
    so that they may share that knowledge and understanding with those they catechise.

    Thank you for your interest in this session.
    Registration is required for all events.
    Please register by Email

    catadmin@rcdow.org.uk


    Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Phone: 0207 798 9152

  • 8 November 2017
    Proclaim Workshop #1: Initiatives & Resources- Autumn 2017
    Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Venue:St Mellitus Church Hall, Tollington Park

    Title: Proclaim Workshop #1: Initiatives & Resources- Autumn 2017
    Description:

    Parish Evangelisation Teams have continued to implement Proclaim Initiatives across the diocese since the launch of Proclaim in 2015. Proclaim Workshops this coming autumn will provide an opportunity for parish teams to share their success and ideas, to learn about how Proclaim Westminster is being progressed, and to set out or develop further local evangelisation strategies that will support them in the continued growth their parish as a ‘Missionary Parish’.

    Proclaim Workshop #1 – ‘Initiatives & Resources’: will be run at nine venues across the diocese. We encourage each parish to be represented by their Parish Priest and by members of their evangelisation team, or those who could help form such a team in the parish.
    To register for one of the workshops and for more information Please register here by Email

    Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Telephone contact is 0207 798 2152

    Venues and Dates:
    1.Wednesday 13th September 2017
    from 7.00pm to 9.00pm
    at SS Alban & Stephen Church Hall, St Albans.
    (registration from 6.45pm)

    2.Thursday 14th September 2017
    from 7.00pm to 9.00pm
    at Our Lady & St Joseph Church Hall, Kingsland.
    (registration from 6.45pm)

    3.Wednesday 20th September 2017
    from 7.00pm to 9.00pm
    at St Mary's Church Hall
    East Finchley.
    (registration from 6.45pm)

    4.Tuesday 26th September 2017
    from 7.00pm to 9.00pm
    at St Lawrence Church Hall, Feltham.
    (registration from 6.45pm)

    5.Tuesday 3rd October 2017
    from 7.00pm to 9.00pm
    at Most Sacred Heart Church Hall, Ruislip.
    (registration from 6.45pm)

    6.Wednesday 11th October 2017
    from 7.00pm to 9.00pm
    at Sacred Heart of Jesus and St Joseph Church Hall, Ware.
    (registration from 6.45pm)

    7.Monday 30th October 2017
    from 7.00pm to 9.00pm
    at Our Lady of Mount Carmel & St George Church Hall, Enfield.
    (registration from 6.45pm)

    8.Monday 6th November 2017
    from 7.00pm to 9.00pm
    at Our Lady of Victories Church Hall, Kensington.
    (registration from 6.45pm)

    9.Wednesday 8th November 2017
    from 7.00pm to 9.00pm
    at St Mellitus Church Hall, Tollington Park.
    (registration from 6.45pm)


  • 11 November 2017
    The Gift, life in the Spirit course - Pilot Event-Autumn 2017
    Time:9:30am - 4:00pm
    Venue:Vaughan House, 46 Francis street, London, SW1P 1QN

    Title:The Gift, life in the Spirit course - Pilot Event-Autumn 2017
    Date:Saturday 11th November 2017
    Time:9:30am to 4:00pm
    Venue:Vaughan House, 46 Francis street, London, SW1P 1QN

    Registration is required for all events.
    Please register by Email catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Alternatively, please leave a message at Phone: 020 7798 9152

    Description:This is Part 1 of the two-day event.
    People do need to be registered ahead of the event as numbers are limited.
    Only 3 people per parish.Max 60 people.
    A diocesan Pilot Event of an exciting new parish course produced by CaFE called ‘The Gift – a life of the Spirit course’.
    This six-session DVD course is an engaging and joyful exploration of what it means to be ‘Spirit-filled’ in everyday life. Full details can be found at http://www.thegiftofthespirit.org/

    This informative and empowering ‘Pilot Event’ will run over two Saturdays, 11th and 25th of November 2017 at Vaughan House.
    It is hoped that parishes will send those willing to explore the possibility of running ‘The Gift’ in their own parishes.

    Each day will begin with teas/coffees at 9.30am and finish by 4.00pm. Fr Chris Vipers, Director of The Agency for Evangelisation will be celebrating Mass on the final Saturday at 3.00pm in the Cathedral Crypt.

    The Event cost is £10 per person. Participants are asked to bring a packed lunch. Tea and coffee is provided.

    We do hope that you and/or a small team will be able to come from your parish. Places are limited to three to a parish,

    To register and for more information. Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Telephone contact is 0207 798 2152

  • 14 November 2017
    Preparing Children for First Reconciliation – An Introduction- Stroud Green
    Time:7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Venue:St Peter-in-Chains, 12 Womersley Road, Stroud Green N8 9AE (Lower Parish Rooms)

    Title: Preparing Children for First Reconciliation – An Introduction- Stroud Green
    Date: 14th November 2017
    Time: 7.00-8.30pm
    Venue: St Peter-in-Chains, 12 Womersley Road, Stroud Green N8 9AE
    (Lower Parish Rooms)

    Course Description
    Preparing children in the parish to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation for the first time is an important task for the catechist. This course helps the catechist
    • to consider methods and resources available.
    • it includes a brief history of the Sacrament of Reconciliation;
    • it aims to help the catechist understand the sacrament at their level
    • and it helps them to share that understanding with the children.

    Thank you for your interest in this session.
    Registration is required for all events.
    Please register by Email

    catadmin@rcdow.org.uk


    Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Phone: 0207 798 9152

  • 18 November 2017
    Liturgy of the Word with Children- Kensington
    Time:10:00am - 1:00pm
    Venue:Our Lady of Victories, 16 Abingdon Road, Kensington, W8 6AF

    Title: Liturgy of the Word with Children- Kensington
    Description:
    This session looks at the Bishops’ Conference Guidelines for Liturgy of The Word with Children and considers
    variety of ways to share Scripture with children, using new ideas and resources in keeping with the Directory for Masses with Children and the Guidelines of the Bishops’ Conference.

    Date:18th November 2017
    Time:10:00 am-1:00 pm
    Venue:Our Lady of Victories, 16 Abingdon Road, Kensington, W8 6AF
    (Parish Centre entrance just beyond the Presbytery)

    Click here to book Online

    Thank you for your interest in this session.
    Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Phone: 0207 798 9152

  • 20 November 2017
    Preparing Parents for the Baptism of their Children- Chelsea
    Time:7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Venue:St Mary’s Rectory, Draycott Terrace, Chelsea, SW3 2BG

    Title: Preparing Parents for the Baptism of their Children- Chelsea
    Dates: 20th & 23rd November 2017
    (!Note – Both sessions are in the same week)
    Time: 7:30-9:00pm
    Venue: St Mary’s Rectory, Draycott Terrace, Chelsea, SW3 2BG
    Course Description
    This two session course considers
    • How catechists prepare parents for the baptism of their infants.
    • How we help parents to understand what they are asking for.
    • The course includes the history of baptism from the early days of Christianity and a walk through the Rite of Baptism – explaining all the signs and symbols used.

    Thank you for your interest in this session.
    Registration is required for all events.
    Please register by Email

    catadmin@rcdow.org.uk


    Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Phone: 0207 798 9152

  • 23 November 2017
    Preparing Parents for the Baptism of their Children- Chelsea
    Time:7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Venue:St Mary’s Rectory, Draycott Terrace, Chelsea, SW3 2BG

    Title: Preparing Parents for the Baptism of their Children- Chelsea
    Dates: 20th & 23rd November 2017
    (!Note – Both sessions are in the same week)
    Time: 7:30-9:00pm
    Venue: St Mary’s Rectory, Draycott Terrace, Chelsea, SW3 2BG
    Course Description
    This two session course considers
    • How catechists prepare parents for the baptism of their infants.
    • How we help parents to understand what they are asking for.
    • The course includes the history of baptism from the early days of Christianity and a walk through the Rite of Baptism – explaining all the signs and symbols used.

    Thank you for your interest in this session.
    Registration is required for all events.
    Please register by Email

    catadmin@rcdow.org.uk


    Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Phone: 0207 798 9152

  • 25 November 2017
    The Gift, life in the Spirit course - Pilot Event-Autumn 2017
    Time:9:30am - 4:00pm
    Venue:Vaughan House, 46 Francis street, London, SW1P 1QN

    Title:The Gift, life in the Spirit course - Pilot Event-Autumn 2017
    Date:Saturday 25th November 2017
    Time:9:30am to 4:00pm
    Venue:Vaughan House, 46 Francis street, London, SW1P 1QN

    Registration is required for all events.
    Email:catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Alternatively, please leave a message at Phone: 020 7798 9152

    Description:This is Part 2 of the two-day event.
    People do need to be registered ahead of the event as numbers are limited.
    Only 3 people per parish.Max 60 people.

    Mass in the Cathedral at 3.00pm

    A diocesan Pilot Event of an exciting new parish course produced by CaFE called ‘The Gift – a life of the Spirit course’.
    This six-session DVD course is an engaging and joyful exploration of what it means to be ‘Spirit-filled’ in everyday life. Full details can be found at http://www.thegiftofthespirit.org/

    This informative and empowering ‘Pilot Event’ will run over two Saturdays, 11th and 25th of November 2017 at Vaughan House.
    It is hoped that parishes will send those willing to explore the possibility of running ‘The Gift’ in their own parishes.

    Each day will begin with teas/coffees at 9.30am and finish by 4.00pm. Fr Chris Vipers, Director of The Agency for Evangelisation will be celebrating Mass on the final Saturday at 3.00pm in the Cathedral Crypt.

    The Event cost is £10 per person. Participants are asked to bring a packed lunch. Tea and coffee is provided.

    We do hope that you and/or a small team will be able to come from your parish. Places are limited to three to a parish,

    To register and for more information. Please register by Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Telephone contact is 0207 798 2152

  • A Day for Confirmation Catechists Led by Sr Judith Russi - Somers Town
    Time:10:00am - 3:30pm
    Venue:Centre for Youth Ministry - Church of St Aloysius 20 Phoenix Road NW1 1TA

    A Day for Confirmation Catechists Led by Sr Judith Russi
    An opportunity for all confirmation catechists in the Diocese to come together to:
    • Reflect on issues around the preparation of young people for the sacrament of confirmation
    • Prepare a dynamic innovative programme for 21st century young people
    • Respond to the call from Pope Francis,‘Hope begins with You’

    Saturday 25th November 2017
    10am-3.30pm
    Centre for Youth Ministry - Church of St Aloysius
    20 Phoenix Road NW1 1TA
    (5 minutes from Euston Station – Northern & Victoria Lines)
    Cost £10 per person.
    Please bring a packed lunch – tea & coffee provided
    Please book by Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Send Cheque Payable to “WRCDT” and Mail to Warren Brown, Agency for Evangelisation, Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, SW1P 1QN

  • 27 November 2017
    A Look at the Sacrament Of Reconciliation- Kenton
    Time:7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Venue:All Saints, 531 Kenton Road, HA3 0UL

    Year of Mercy

    Title: A Look at the Sacrament Of Reconciliation- Kenton
    Date: 25th September 2017
    Time: 7.30-9:00pm
    Venue: All Saints, 531 Kenton Road, HA3 0UL
    Course Description
    This session is suitable for all catechists and aims to help the catechist
    • to understand the sacrament at their level and reflect on their own experience
    • It includes a brief history of the Sacrament of Reconciliation;
    • And aims to help them to share their understanding with those they catechise.

    Click here to book Online

    Thank you for your interest in this session.
    Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Phone: 0207 798 9152

  • 5 December 2017
    Practical Skills-Planning- Harrow-on-the-Hill
    Time:7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Venue:Our Lady & St Thomas of Canterbury, 22 Roxborough Park, Harrow-on-the-Hill, HA1 3BE

    Title: Practical Skills-Planning- Harrow-on-the-Hill
    Date: 5th December 2017
    Time: 7:30-9:00pm (1 session)
    Venue: Our Lady & St Thomas of Canterbury, 22 Roxborough Park, Harrow-on-the-Hill, HA1 3BE

    Course Description
    This session will provide concrete tools that can help catechists cope with the concerns that are a part of their ministry, considering:
    • The tasks of catechesis (ref. the GDC)
    • Skills and Practical advice for preparing the learning environment
    • Planning and preparation

    Thank you for your interest in this session.
    Registration is required for all events.
    Please register by Email

    catadmin@rcdow.org.uk


    Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Phone: 0207 798 9152

  • 17 February 2018
    Rite of Election and Affirmation 2018
    Time:3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Venue:Westminster Cathedral, Westminster, London SW1P, UK

    Rite of Election and Affirmation 2018
    Westminster Cathedral at 3:00 p.m. both days:

    Saturday 17th February 2018- The following Deaneries will attend:
    Ealing, Enfield, Hammersmith & Fulham, Haringey, Hounslow, Islington, Lea Valley, North Kensington, St. Albans, Stevenage and Tower Hamlets

    Sunday 18th February 2018 - These Deaneries will attend:
    Barnet, Brent, Camden, Hackney, Harrow, Hillingdon, Kensington & Chelsea, Marylebone, Upper Thames, Watford and Westminster

    Westminster Cathedral

    Participants must pre-register at least a month in advance of the event. Thank you for your interest in this session.
    Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Phone: 0207 798 9152

  • 18 February 2018
    Rite of Election and Affirmation 2018
    Time:3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Venue:Westminster Cathedral, Westminster, London SW1P, UK

    Rite of Election and Affirmation 2018
    Westminster Cathedral at 3:00 p.m. both days:
    Sunday 18th February 2018 - These Deaneries will attend:
    Barnet, Brent, Camden, Hackney, Harrow, Hillingdon, Kensington & Chelsea, Marylebone, Upper Thames, Watford and Westminster

    Westminster Cathedral

    Participants must pre-register at least a month in advance of the event. Thank you for your interest in this session.
    Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Phone: 0207 798 9152

  • 12 May 2018
    Mass for New Catholics 2018
    Time:6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Venue:Westminster Cathedral, Westminster, London SW1P, UK

    MASS FOR NEW CATHOLICS 2018
    Westminster Cathedral at 6.00pm Saturday 12th May 2018
    All received into the Church at Easter, their families & friends, their catechists & priests are welcome to attend.
    Westminster Cathedral
    All are Welcome to attend the Mass for New Catholics.
    Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Phone: 0207 798 9152