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  • 21 September 2019
    Diocesan pilgrimage to Walsingham Shrine
    Time:9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Preparing Children for First Reconciliation – an Introduction- Enfield
    Time:10:30am - 1:30pm
    Venue:Our Lady of Mount Carmel & St George, 45, London Road, Enfield, EN2 6DS

    21st September 2019
    Preparing Children for First Reconciliation – an Introduction
    Time: 10:30am-1.30pm
    Venue: Our Lady of Mount Carmel & St George, 45, London Road, Enfield, EN2 6DS
    This 3 hour session 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
    Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Phone: 0207 798 9152

  • 25 September 2019
    Janus Ensemble: Concert in aid of Victims of Slavery
    Time:6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Venue:Saint Mary's Catholic Church, Chelsea, 63 Cadogan St, Chelsea, London SW3 2QP, UK

    The Janus Ensemble will be performing repertoire from Haydn, Debussy and more in this special concert to support the victims of modern day slavery.


    Featuring cellist Ariana Kashefi, playing Haydn's Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major, and the award-winning Oliver Wass on harp.

  • A Look At The Sacrament Of Reconciliation- Radlett
    Time:8:00pm - 9:30pm
    Venue:St Anthony of Padua, 22 The Crosspath, Radlett, WD7 8HN

    25th September 2019
    A Look At The Sacrament Of Reconciliation
    Time: 8:00-9.30pm
    Venue: St Anthony of Padua, 22 The Crosspath, Radlett, WD7 8HN

    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.

    Thank you for your interest in this session.
    Registration is required for all events.
    Please register by Email
    Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Phone: 0207 798 9152

  • 26 September 2019
    Young Seekers Meetings: Formation for priesthood and the expectations offered in the new Ratio Fundamentalis
    Time:6:45pm - 8:30pm

    The Vocations Promotion Team has begun a new group called Young Seekers. Led by Fr Mike Maguire, the Assistant Vocations Promoter, this group aims to attract men in their late teens and early twenties to meet regularly and share their hopes and maybe their uncertainties about the call of the Lord.

    The next meeting will be held on Thursday 26th September from 6.45pm up until 8.30pm. The topic for the evening is 'Formation for priesthood and the expectations offered in the new Ratio Fundamentalis'.

    Each session to end with night prayer, followed by a visit to the pub. For details, contact Fr Mike Maguire, Assistant Vocations Promoter at vocations@rcdow.org.uk.

  • 29 September 2019
    Stella Maris Mass for Seafarers
    Time:7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Venue:Our Lady of the Assumption & Saint Gregory Roman Catholic Church, 10 Warwick St, Soho, London W1B 5LZ, UK

    All are welcome to come along to the Mass.
    Please contact Roland Hayes for further information at roland@apostleshipofthesea.org.uk or 078 8789 3763

  • 30 September 2019
    Reflecting on the Eucharist- Kenton
    Time:7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Venue:All Saints, 531 Kenton Road, HA3 0UL (Parish Centre entrance at end of car park)

    30th September 2019
    Reflecting on the Eucharist
    Time: 7:30-9:00pm
    Venue: All Saints, 531 Kenton Road, HA3 0UL (Parish Centre entrance at end of car park)
    Course Description
    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
    Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Phone: 0207 798 9152

  • 1 October 2019
    Preparing Teenagers for Confirmation – an Introduction- Wembley 1
    Time:7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Venue:St Joseph, 339 High Road, Wembley HA9 6AG

    1st & 8th October 2019
    Preparing Teenagers for Confirmation – an Introduction
    Time: 7:00-8.30pm
    Venue: St Joseph, 339 High Road, Wembley HA9 6AG
    Course Description
    This 2 session course considers how catechists work with teenagers preparing for confirmation, looking at
    • A short history of the sacrament
    • What guidelines does the Church give us?
    • What should be included in the programme?
    • Considering methods and resources

    Thank you for your interest in this session.
    Registration is required for all events.
    Please register by Email
    Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Phone: 0207 798 9152

  • 2 October 2019
    Reflecting on the Eucharist- Radlett
    Time:8:00pm - 9:30pm
    Venue:St Anthony of Padua, 22 The Crosspath, Radlett, WD7 8HN

    2nd October 2019
    Reflecting on the Eucharist
    Time: 8:00-9.30pm
    Venue: St Anthony of Padua, 22 The Crosspath, Radlett, WD7 8HN
    Course Description
    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
    Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Phone: 0207 798 9152

  • 4 October 2019 - 6 October 2019
    Loving4Life Weekend Retreat for Couples
    Time:11:00am - 12:00pm
    Venue:47-49 High St, Walsingham NR22 6BZ, UK

    The Dowry House Walsingham
    (Please note, this Retreat begins on the Friday evening)

    Dowry House Retreat is situated directly opposite the Priory Gatehouse in the High Street. It was built between 1470 and 1496, and in the twelfth-century the Augustinian Priory used it as a pilgrim hostel.  

    Costs
    £130.00 per couple non-residential or
    £175.00 per couple for inclusive Friday & Saturday overnight stay (full board) non en-suite
    £185.00 per couple for inclusive Friday & Saturday overnight stay (full board) en-suite
    Includes:

    ✔ Couple Pack
    ✔ Lunch on both days
    ✔ Celebratory dinner on Saturday evening
    ✔ Refreshments throughout the two days
    ✔ Space for personal prayer, reflection, meditation, discussion and silence
    Please note: we are non-profit making organisation and if we have committed to paying the costs of the Retreat we may not be able to refund any cancellations either in full or in part

    Visit the Loving4Life Website to register https://www.loving4life.co.uk/retreats

    Contact Jane Deegan jane@loving4life.net Tel: 07595 724300

  • 5 October 2019
    Preparing Teenagers for Confirmation – an Introduction- Enfield
    Time:10:30am - 1:30pm
    Venue:Our Lady of Mount Carmel & St George, 45, London Road, Enfield, EN2 6DS

    5th October 2019
    Preparing Teenagers for Confirmation – an Introduction
    Time: 10:30am-1:30pm
    Venue: Our Lady of Mount Carmel & St George, 45, London Road, Enfield, EN2 6DS
    Course Description
    This 3hr session considers how catechists work with teenagers preparing for confirmation, looking at
    • A short history of the sacrament
    • What guidelines does the Church give us?
    • What should be included in the programme?
    • Considering methods and resources


    Thank you for your interest in this session.
    Registration is required for all events.
    Please register by Email
    Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Phone: 0207 798 9152

  • Altar Servers' Mass
    Time:2:30pm - 3:30pm
    Venue:Westminster Cathedral, Westminster, London SW1P, UK

    Altar Servers' Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Paul McAleenan on Saturday, 5th October 2.30pm at Westminster Cathedral.

  • Cathedral Adult Confirmations
    Time:6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Venue:Westminster Cathedral, Westminster, London SW1P, UK

    Cathedral Adult Confirmations by Bishop Nicholas Hudson.

  • 8 October 2019
    Preparing Teenagers for Confirmation – an Introduction- Wembley 1
    Time:7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Venue:St Joseph, 339 High Road, Wembley HA9 6AG

    1st & 8th October 2019
    Preparing Teenagers for Confirmation – an Introduction
    Time: 7:00-8:30pm
    Venue: St Joseph, 339 High Road, Wembley HA9 6AG
    Course Description
    This 2 session course considers how catechists work with teenagers preparing for confirmation, looking at
    • A short history of the sacrament
    • What guidelines does the Church give us?
    • What should be included in the programme?
    • Considering methods and resources

    Thank you for your interest in this session.
    Registration is required for all events.
    Please register by Email
    Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Phone: 0207 798 9152

  • 9 October 2019
    Preparing Parents for Infant Baptism – an Introduction- Radlett
    Time:7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Venue:St Anthony of Padua, 22 The Crosspath, Radlett, WD7 8HN

    9th & 16th October 2019

    Time: 7:30-9:00pm
    Venue: St Anthony of Padua, 22 The Crosspath, Radlett, WD7 8HN
    Course Description
    This 2 session course looks at
    • How catechists prepare parents for the baptism of their infants
    • How we help parents to understand what they are asking for
    • The history of baptism from the early days of Christianity
    • 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
    Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Phone: 0207 798 9152

  • 14 October 2019
    Preparing Children for First Reconciliation – A Brief Introduction- Northfields
    Time:7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Venue:St Peter and Paul’s, Northfields, W13 9QZ (in parish centre on Leyborne Avenue)

    Title: Preparing Children for First Reconciliation – A Brief Introduction- Northfields

    Time: 7:30pm - 9:00pm

    Venue: St Peter and Paul’s, Northfields, W13 9QZ (in parish centre on Leyborne Avenue)

    Dates: Monday 14th October 2019

    Course Description:

    This 1 session course aims:

    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.
    Please book via Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    or Telephone: 020 7798 9152

    Thank you for your interest in this Catechetical Training session.

  • 16 October 2019
    Preparing Parents for Infant Baptism – an Introduction- Radlett
    Time:7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Venue:St Anthony of Padua, 22 The Crosspath, Radlett, WD7 8HN

    9th & 16th October 2019
    Preparing Parents for Infant Baptism – an Introduction
    Time: 7:30-9:00pm
    Venue: St Anthony of Padua, 22 The Crosspath, Radlett, WD7 8HN
    Course Description
    This 2 session course looks at
    • How catechists prepare parents for the baptism of their infants
    • How we help parents to understand what they are asking for
    • The history of baptism from the early days of Christianity
    • 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
    Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Phone: 0207 798 9152

  • 18 October 2019
    The Summit
    Time:6:30pm - 8:00pm
    Venue:Westminster Cathedral, Westminster, London SW1P, UK

    An event for young people aged 13 and above. The evening will include Exposition and a reflection from Cardinal Vincent Nichols. Guest speaker Brenden Thompson of Catholic Voices. With a live praise and worship band. All are welcome!

  • 19 October 2019
    Celebrate Conference: St Albans
    Time:9:30am - 9:00pm
    Venue:Loreto College, Hatfield Rd, St Albans AL1 3RQ, UK


    Celebrate St. Albans is a Catholic Charismatic conference that welcomes all: newcomers; familiar faces; all ages; all denominations. It is open to both individuals and families. We hope that the weekend will help you find fresh inspiration and renewal in your faith in a relaxed and friendly environment.

    Find out more, or book on at https://www.celebrateconference.org/st-albans

  • Ecumenical Solemn Vespers
    Time:3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Venue:Westminster Cathedral, 42 Francis St, Westminster, London SW1P 1QW, UK

    To celebrate the Canonisation of John Henry Newman, Westminster Cathedral will be hosting a Ecumenical Solemn Vespers, to recognise Newman's ecumenical roots. In attendance will be Cardinal Vincent Nichols as well as Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby who shall be preaching.

    Free admission up to the capacity of the Cathedral, ticket not required, seating from 2.45 pm

  • 20 October 2019
    Celebrate Conference: St Albans
    Time:9:30am - 4:00pm
    Venue:Loreto College, Hatfield Rd, St Albans AL1 3RQ, UK

    Celebrate St. Albans is a Catholic Charismatic conference that welcomes all: newcomers; familiar faces; all ages; all denominations. It is open to both individuals and families. We hope that the weekend will help you find fresh inspiration and renewal in your faith in a relaxed and friendly environment.

    Find out more, or book on at https://www.celebrateconference.org/st-albans

  • 24 October 2019
    Young Seekers Meetings: The Long journey of Priesthood (tales of an older priest)
    Time:6:45pm - 8:30pm

    The Vocations Promotion Team has begun a new group called Young Seekers. Led by Fr Mike Maguire, the Assistant Vocations Promoter, this group aims to attract men in their late teens and early twenties to meet regularly and share their hopes and maybe their uncertainties about the call of the Lord.

    The next meeting will be held on Thursday 24th October from 6.45pm up until 8.30pm. The topic for the evening is 'The Long journey of Priesthood (tales of an older priest)'.

    Each session to end with night prayer, followed by a visit to the pub. For details, contact Fr Mike Maguire, Assistant Vocations Promoter at vocations@rcdow.org.uk.

  • 26 October 2019
    Annual Mass for Bereaved Parents
    Time:2:30pm - 3:30pm
    Venue:20 Phoenix Rd, London NW1 1TA

    The annual Mass for Bereaved Parents will be held on Saturday 26th October, 2.30pm at St Aloysius Church, Somers Town NW1 1TA celebrated by Bishop Paul McAleenan.

  • 28 October 2019
    The Liturgical Year and Catechesis- Kenton
    Time:7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Venue:All Saints, 531 Kenton Road, HA3 0UL (Parish Centre entrance at end of car park)

    28th October 2019
    Time: 7:30-9:00pm
    Venue: All Saints, 531 Kenton Road, HA3 0UL (Parish Centre entrance at end of car park)
    Course Description
    Using the General Norms for the Liturgical Year and the Calendar as a resource Catechists will
    • understand more fully the entire mystery of Jesus Christ, from his incarnation and birth until his ascension, the day of Pentecost, and the expectation of his return in glory.
    • understand the Church’s Liturgical Calendar as an ever-deepening immersion into the mystery of Jesus Christ
    • relate the cycles of the liturgical year to the Christian faith journey.
    • demonstrate how the cycles of the liturgical year enrich catechesis.

    Thank you for your interest in this session.
    Registration is required for all events.
    Please register by Email
    Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Phone: 0207 798 9152

  • 30 October 2019
    Hear Hear! Exploring the art of listening
    Time:10:00am - 3:30pm
    Venue:St Helen's School, Green Lane, Northwood HA6 1AF

    Bereavement Care 38th annual conference: A conference for bereavement visitors, counsellors, clergy, family support workers, healthcare professionals, community leaders, teachers and learning support assistants.

    Conference fee £75 (£50 for Bereavement Care members)
    Student rate on application

    For further information, a booking form and to book a place, visit www.bereavementcareandsupport.co.uk, call 020 8427 5720 or email admin@bereavementcareandsupport.co.uk

  • 7 November 2019
    Deceased Clergy Mass
    Time:5:30pm - 6:30pm
    Venue:Westminster Cathedral, Westminster, London SW1P, UK
  • 9 November 2019
    Liturgy of the Word with Children- Enfield
    Time:10:30am - 1:30pm
    Venue:Our Lady of Mount Carmel & St George, 45 London Road, Enfield, EN2 6DS

    9th November 2019
    Liturgy of the Word with Children
    Time: 10:30-1:30pm
    Venue: Our Lady of Mount Carmel & St George, 45 London Road, Enfield, EN2 6DS
    Course Description
    This 3 hour 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.

    Thank you for your interest in this session.
    Registration is required for all events.
    Please register by Email
    Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Phone: 0207 798 9152

  • 12 November 2019
    Planning for Advent with Catechists- Yeading
    Time:7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Venue:St Raphael, Morrison Road, Yeading, UB4 9JP

    12th November 2019
    Planning for Advent with Catechists
    Time: 7:30-9:00pm
    Venue: St Raphael, Morrison Road, Yeading, UB4 9JP
    Course Description
    This session will look at the liturgical season of Advent, the beginning of the Church’s year, the origin of the season in the history of the Church, the Sunday readings, prayer and resources to support catechesis during Advent.

    Thank you for your interest in this session.
    Registration is required for all events.
    Please register by Email
    Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    Phone: 0207 798 9152

  • 16 November 2019
    Teams of Our Lady Great Britain 60 Years of Celebration
    Time:2:30pm - 4:30pm
    Venue:Westminster Cathedral, 42 Francis St, Westminster, London SW1P 1QW, UK

    60 Years Celebration of Teams of Our Lady in the UK (Equipes Notre-Dame) to be held at Westminster Cathedral for all members and their families.

    The main celebrant at Mass will be the Right Rev Peter Doyle, Bishop of Northampton and Marriage & Family life coordinator for England and Wales with Bishops Nicholas Hudson and Richard Moth concelebrating.

    Followed by a Reception.

    Further details to follow...

  • 20 November 2019 - 28 November 2019
    Holy Land Pilgrimage 2019
    Time:9:00am - 9:00pm

    The Diocesan pilgrimage to the Holy Land will be held from Wednesday 20th November to Thursday 28th November.

  • 28 November 2019
    Young Seekers Meetings: The discernment process and moving forward
    Time:6:45pm - 8:30pm

    The Vocations Promotion Team has begun a new group called Young Seekers. Led by Fr Mike Maguire, the Assistant Vocations Promoter, this group aims to attract men in their late teens and early twenties to meet regularly and share their hopes and maybe their uncertainties about the call of the Lord.

    The next meeting will be held on Thursday 28th November from 6.45pm up until 8.30pm. The topic for the evening is 'The discernment process and moving forward' led by Canon Stuart Wilson and Fr Mike Maguire.

    Each session to end with night prayer, followed by a visit to the pub. For details, contact Fr Mike Maguire, Assistant Vocations Promoter at vocations@rcdow.org.uk.

  • 29 February 2020
    THE RITE OF ELECTION AND AFFIRMATION 2020 Westminster Cathedral
    Time:3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Venue:Westminster Cathedral, 42 Francis St, Westminster, London SW1P 1QW, UK

    THE RITE OF ELECTION AND AFFIRMATION 2020 Westminster Cathedral at 3:00 p.m. both days:

    Saturday 29th February 2020- The following deaneries will attend: Ealing, Enfield, Hammersmith & Fulham, Haringey, Hounslow, Islington, Lea Valley, North Kensington, St. Albans, Stevenage and Tower Hamlets

    Sunday 1st March 2020 - These deaneries will attend: Barnet, Brent, Camden, Hackney, Harrow, Hillingdon, Kensington & Chelsea, Marylebone, Upper Thames, Watford and Westminster

  • 1 March 2020
    THE RITE OF ELECTION AND AFFIRMATION 2020 Westminster Cathedral
    Time:3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Venue:Westminster Cathedral, 42 Francis St, Westminster, London SW1P 1QW, UK

    THE RITE OF ELECTION AND AFFIRMATION 2020 Westminster Cathedral at 3:00 p.m. both days:

    Saturday 29th February 2020- The following deaneries will attend: Ealing, Enfield, Hammersmith & Fulham, Haringey, Hounslow, Islington, Lea Valley, North Kensington, St. Albans, Stevenage and Tower Hamlets

    Sunday 1st March 2020 - These deaneries will attend: Barnet, Brent, Camden, Hackney, Harrow, Hillingdon, Kensington & Chelsea, Marylebone, Upper Thames, Watford and Westminster

  • 23 May 2020
    MASS FOR NEW CATHOLICS 2020 Westminster Cathedral
    Time:6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Venue:Westminster Cathedral, 42 Francis St, Westminster, London SW1P 1QW, UK

    MASS FOR NEW CATHOLICS 2020 Westminster Cathedral at 6.00pm Saturday 23rd May 2020
    All received into the Church at Easter, their families & friends, their catechists & priests are welcome to attend.