The Year of Consecrated Life officially began on 30 November 2014, the first Sunday of Advent, having been preceded by a prayer vigil on Saturday 29 November. The Year will finish on February 2nd 2016, the World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life. During these 14 months celebrations and diverse meetings will take place with the objective of highlighting the various dimensions of consecrated life.
Events within the Diocese of Westminster
The Westminster Vocations Discernment Group is for young adults (18-30’s) seeking to know God’s will for their lives. We meet from 7-9pm on the fourth Sunday of each month in the Hinsley Room, Morpeth Terrace, next to Westminster Cathedral.
For more information and a full programme of the group’s meetings, see www.rcdow.org.uk/vocations or contact Fr Richard at email@example.com
Come and See weekend with the Religious of the Assumption
For single women wanting to know more about religious life. The weekend includes sharing in the prayer-life of the sisters, learning more about their mission and life-style and lots of time for discussion and personal reflection.
17 – 18 October (with the possibility of arriving on the evening of 16 October)
Location: Convent of the Assumption, 20 Kensington Square, London W8 5HH
Days of prayer and reflection for young women interested in religious life with the Poor Servants of the Mother of God
On the following Saturdays in 2015 from 10.30-4pm on 18 July, 19 September and 21 November
Location: Kairos Centre, Mount Angelus Road, London SW15 4JA
Contact: Sr. Margaret O’Shea on 020 7387 5855 or firstname.lastname@example.org
More details of their events can be found here.
Events organised by the Vatican
From 23rd - 26th September there will be special events for young consecrated people.
Finally, from 24th January to 2nd February, there will be a World Week of Consecrated Life in Unity. This will include a theological symposium on consecrated life and specific meetings on monastic life, secular institutes and the Order of Consecrated Virgins.