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  • 26 March 2019
    Come to a Seekers' Meeting
    Time:6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Venue:SW3 5AA, Beaufort St, Chelsea, London SW3 5AA, UK


    Seekers' meeting scheduled at Allen Hall Seminary, 28 Beaufort Street, Chelsea London SW3 5AA for those who would like to discern a possible vocation.


    The schedule for the day is as follows:
    6:00 pm Evening Prayer and Mass
    7:00 pm Supper
    7.30-9 pm Seekers' meeting in

    Attendance at the meeting is by invitation of the Vocations Promoter. If interested, please contact:

    Canon Stuart Wilson
    Spiritual Director
    Allen Hall Seminary
    28 Beaufort Street
    London
    SW3 5AA
    Tel: 020 7349 5620
    Email: vocationspromoter@rcdow.org.uk or stuartwilson@rcdow.org.uk

  • 28 March 2019
    Young Seekers Meetings: 'With heart and mind to God'
    Time:6:45pm - 8:30pm

    The Vocations Promotion Team is 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 March from 6.45pm up until 8.30pm. The topic for the day is 'With heart and mind to God': patterns of prayer and reflection on Our Father.

    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.

  • Lenten Talks- The Sacred Liturgy: source and summit of integrity
    Time:7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Venue:W4 4PU, Chiswick High Rd, Chiswick, London W4 4PU, UK

    Chiswick parish of Our Lady of Grace and St Edward welcomes all for lenten talks on Thursdays at 7.30pm, starting every Thursday from 14th March to 11th April. The topic for today is 'The Sacred Liturgy: source and summit of integrity' given by Rev Dr Michael Lang Cong. Orat., internationally renowned liturgical author, formerly lecturer in Church History at Heythrop College, University of London, currently Parish Priest of the Brompton Oratory, Knightsbridge.

    Talks are followed with time for questions. Refreshments follow in St Edward's Room.

    For further details, call 020 8994 2877 or email chiswick@rcdow.org.uk. You can also visit the parish website www.ourladyofgracechiswick.org.

  • 30 March 2019
    Proclaim Spring Gatherings 2019- Niland Centre- Bushey Heath
    Time:9:30am - 3:00pm
    Venue:Niland Conference Centre, Rosary Priory, Elstree Road, Bushey Heath. WD23 4EE

    Proclaim Spring Gatherings 2019
    Forming Missionary Disciples, Building Missionary Parishes

    You are in invited to Proclaim Spring Gatherings 2019, supporting the setting up and development of Parish Evangelisation Teams, for the formation of Missionary Disciples and development of Missionary Parishes.


    Bishop John Sherrington
    North Areas

    Date: Sat 30th March 2019
    Venue: The Niland Conference Centre, Rosary Priory, Elstree Road, Bushey Heath. WD23 4EE 
    Time: 9.30am to 3.00pm


    Proclaim Spring Gatherings are for laity and clergy from Parishes, Schools, Youth and other chaplaincies who are involved or interested in local evangelisation.
    The events are free, with coffee & tea etc. provided. Please bring your own lunch.
    To register for the Proclaim Spring Gathering, and for more information please e-mail Warren Brown at catadmin@rcdow.org.uk Telephone contact is 0207 798 9152


  • WORKSHOP 2 : THE CELEBRATION OF THE EUCHARIST THROUGH THE AGES
    Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
    Venue:Vaughan House,46 Francis Street, London SW1P 1QN

    WORKSHOP 2 : THE CELEBRATION OF THE EUCHARIST THROUGH THE AGES
    Saturday, 30 March, 2019, 10 am - 3pm

    Day of Prayer and Reflection: PRAYING AND LIVING THE WORD AND EUCHARIST
    Saturday, 15 June, 2019, 10.00 am - 3.00 pm

    Formation for Liturgical Ministries. Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion & Ministers of the Word
    Ongoing formation is essential to the continued exercise of every Lay Ministry. Ministers already commissioned or appointed in their parishes are invited to take part in two days' training and the Day of Prayer and Reflection.

    Speakers: Sister Anne Walsh OP and Sister Karen Marguerite d’Artois OP are Dominican Sisters of the Congregation of Saint Catherine of Siena of Newcastle, Natal based at Bushey Heath, Hertfordshire.
    Training starts in October. This programme is run in 2 central locations. For full information on dates, times and locations, please visit
    https://rcdow.org.uk/faith/liturgicalministries
    or mailto:livingfaith@rcdow.org.uk

    Registration is required at livingfaith@rcdow.org.uk
    or leave a voice message at 020 7931 6078.

    Suggested donations:
    1.5 hour ‘TASTER’ session £5. Workshop and Day of Prayer and Reflection £15

  • Retrouvaille Programme (non-residential)
    Time:2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Venue:Welwyn Garden City, UK

    This post-weekend phase is as crucial, maybe more critical, to the healing of marriage problems. During the post-weekend sessions, the technique learned on the weekend is further developed and is used to explore additional areas of the marriage relationship.
    The Retrouvaille Programme
    Who is it for?
    It is for couples with marital problems including those who are considering marriage separation and those who are already separated or divorced who want help to try again.
    Some couples come to Retrouvaille during the initial signs of a marriage problem. Other couples are in a state of despair and hopelessness when they attend the programme. These latter couples often consider the Retrouvaille programme as their final option.
    To book visit http://www.retrouvaille.org.uk/nextprog.html
    To speak to someone in confidence please call:
    07887 296983 or 0797 3380443

  • 3 April 2019 - 4 April 2019
    Liturgy for Suicide
    Time:7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Venue:Ealing Abbey Parish Centre and Abbey Hall, 2 Marchwood Cres, London W5 2DZ, UK

    A liturgy for those affected by suicide takes place in the Abbey at St Benedict's Church, Ealing Abbey. All are welcome to come and pray.

    Please note the liturgy begins at 7.15pm.

  • 4 April 2019
    Lenten Talks: Integrity in Journalism
    Time:7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Venue:W4 4PU, Chiswick High Rd, Chiswick, London W4 4PU, UK

    Chiswick parish of Our Lady of Grace and St Edward welcomes all for lenten talks on Thursdays at 7.30pm, starting every Thursday from 14th March to 11th April. The topic for today is 'Integrity in Journalism' given by Brendan Walsh, Editor, The Tablet, having previously been Publishing Director with Darton, Longman & Todd after graduating with an MA in Theology and working with CTS and SPCK.

    Talks are followed with time for questions. Refreshments follow in St Edward's Room.

    For further details, call 020 8994 2877 or email chiswick@rcdow.org.uk. You can also visit the parish website www.ourladyofgracechiswick.org.

  • 6 April 2019
    Formation for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion WORKSHOP II : THE CELEBRATION OF THE EUCHARIST THROUGH THE AGES
    Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
    Venue:At Niland Conference Centre, 93 Elstree Rd, Bushey WD23 4EE

    Formation for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
    WORKSHOP II : THE CELEBRATION OF THE EUCHARIST THROUGH THE AGES
    Saturday, 6 April, 2019, 10 am - 3 pm
    The Day of Prayer and Reflection: PRAYING AND LIVING THE WORD AND EUCHARIST
    Saturday, 8 June, 2019, 10 am – 3 pm


    Formation for Liturgical Ministries. Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion & Ministers of the Word
    Ongoing formation is essential to the continued exercise of every Lay Ministry. Ministers already commissioned or appointed in their parishes are invited to take part in two days' training and the Day of Prayer and Reflection.

    Speakers: Sister Anne Walsh OP and Sister Karen Marguerite d’Artois OP are Dominican Sisters of the Congregation of Saint Catherine of Siena of Newcastle, Natal based at Bushey Heath, Hertfordshire.
    Training starts in October. This programme will be run in 2 central locations. For full information on dates, times and locations, please visit
    https://rcdow.org.uk/faith/liturgicalministries
    or e-mail to livingfaith@rcdow.org.uk

    Registration is required at livingfaith@rcdow.org.uk or leave a voice message at 020 7931 6078.

    Suggested donations:
    1.5 hour ‘TASTER’ session £5. Workshop and Day of Prayer and Reflection £15

  • 6 April 2019 - 7 April 2019
    Adult Confirmations
    Time:6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Venue:Westminster Cathedral, Westminster, London SW1P, UK

    Cathedral Adult Confirmations by Bishop John Wilson.

  • 11 April 2019
    Lenten Talks: 'When I am weak then I am strong': fragility and integrity
    Time:6:30pm - 7:30pm
    Venue:W4 4PU, Chiswick High Rd, Chiswick, London W4 4PU, UK

    Chiswick parish of Our Lady of Grace and St Edward welcomes all for lenten talks on Thursdays at 7.30pm, starting every Thursday from 14th March to 11th April. The topic for today is 'When I am weak then I am strong: fragility and integrity' given by Rev Nicholas Crowe OP, Dominican Friars' National Vocations Director, Sub Prior of the Dominican Priory, Leicester.

    Talks are followed with time for questions. Refreshments follow in St Edward's Room.

    For further details, call 020 8994 2877 or email chiswick@rcdow.org.uk. You can also visit the parish website www.ourladyofgracechiswick.org.

  • Happy Landings: Accompanying the return to Faith & Practice
    Time:7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Venue:Mount St, Mayfair, London W1K 3AH, UK

    The third annual Landings Lecture 'Happy Landings: Accompanying the return to Faith & Practice' will be held on Tuesday 11th April, 7pm at Farm Street Church Hall, London W1K 3AH. Dr Gemma Simmonds CJ, senior lecturer in Pastoral Theology, Newnham College, Cambridge will be speaking at the day. To book a place, please email landingsuk@gmail.com or call 020 7529 4802. Recommended donation £10. For details, visit landings.org.uk.

  • 12 April 2019 - 14 April 2019
    Beginning Experience Weekend
    Time:2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Venue:Domus Mariae Centre, Chigwell, Essex

    There is a healing weekend for men and woman who find themselves single again following separation, divorce or the death of a partner, at the Domus Mariae Centre, Chigwell, Essex.

    For details please contact Freda 01322-838415 Sandra 01293-783965 or please email johnabrotherton@hotmail.co.uk .

    The weekend contains a carefully-structured programme which encourages the participants to acknowledge their grief and to recognise that their feelings are normal and shared by others. They may then choose to close the door gently on the past and so begin to face the future more positively. After the weekend, regular follow-up meetings are held and open to all participants to attend.

  • 13 April 2019
    Retrouvaille Programme (non-residential)
    Time:2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Venue:Welwyn Garden City, UK

    This post-weekend phase is as crucial, maybe more critical, to the healing of marriage problems. During the post-weekend sessions, the technique learned on the weekend is further developed and is used to explore additional areas of the marriage relationship.
    The Retrouvaille Programme
    Who is it for?
    It is for couples with marital problems including those who are considering marriage separation and those who are already separated or divorced who want help to try again.
    Some couples come to Retrouvaille during the initial signs of a marriage problem. Other couples are in a state of despair and hopelessness when they attend the programme. These latter couples often consider the Retrouvaille programme as their final option.
    To book visit http://www.retrouvaille.org.uk/nextprog.html
    To speak to someone in confidence please call:
    07887 296983 or 0797 3380443

  • 16 April 2019
    Chrism Mass
    Time:12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Venue:Westminster Cathedral, Westminster, London SW1P, UK

    The Chrism Mass will be celebrated at Westminster Cathedral on 16th April, 12pm by Cardinal Vincent Nichols.

  • 25 April 2019
    Young Seekers Meetings: 'Giving oneself totally'
    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 25th April, from 6.45pm up until 8.30pm. The topic for the evening is 'Giving oneself totally' watching the DVD of God's and Men. 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

  • 27 April 2019 - 28 April 2019
    Loving4Life Weekend Retreat for Couples
    Venue:Douai Abbey, Upper Woolhampton, Reading RG7 5TQ, UK

    Douai Abbey is a Roman Catholic monastery of monks of the English Benedictine Congregation, and under the patronage of Saint Edmund, King and Martyr. They were founded in Paris in 1615. Uprooted by the French Revolution they settled at Douai in Flanders, and finally returned to England in 1903, settling at Woolhampton. Douai monks still serve in parishes throughout England.
    Costs
    £125.00 per couple non-residential or
    £185.00 per couple including Saturday overnight stay (full-board)
    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

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

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

  • 27 April 2019
    Retrouvaille Programme (non-residential)
    Time:2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Venue:Welwyn Garden City, UK

    Venue:Welwyn Garden City, UK
    This post-weekend phase is as crucial, maybe more critical, to the healing of marriage problems. During the post-weekend sessions, the technique learned on the weekend is further developed and is used to explore additional areas of the marriage relationship.
    The Retrouvaille Programme
    Who is it for?
    It is for couples with marital problems including those who are considering marriage separation and those who are already separated or divorced who want help to try again.
    Some couples come to Retrouvaille during the initial signs of a marriage problem. Other couples are in a state of despair and hopelessness when they attend the programme. These latter couples often consider the Retrouvaille programme as their final option.
    To book visit http://www.retrouvaille.org.uk/nextprog.html
    To speak to someone in confidence please call:
    07887 296983 or 0797 3380443

  • 29 April 2019
    Guardian Angels Parish Eastertide Talks
    Time:7:30pm - 9:15pm
    Venue:Guardian Angels Parish Hall, E3 4QS

    There will be five Monday evening talks on 'Five more saints facing critical challenges in the life of the Church' followed by Q&A sessions, beginning from Monday 29th April and ending on Monday 27th May. 

    Talk for today will be given by Fr David Lees PhL STL on St Iraneus and Gnosticism

    Venue: 
    Access to Guardian Angels Parish Hall is though the main entrance to Guardian Angels School in Lawton Road, off the Mile End Road, E3 4QS. The School is located behind Guardian Angels Parish Church which is on the Mile End Road, just west of the Mile End Park Bridge over the road.

    Transport Links: Tube: Mile End Station (Central and District Lines) – 3 minutes walk.
    Buses: 25, 205, 339 (Regents Canal stop); D6, 277, 425 (Mile End Station stop).

    For enquiries, contact Luke Gormally on 020 7790 1232 or email: gormallyajl@gmail.com

  • 2 May 2019
    Sex, Chastity and the Sixth Commandment
    Time:7:15pm - 9:15pm
    Venue:Bayswater, London W2 5DJ

    A session on 'Sex, Chastity and the Sixth Commandment' is organised by John Cassidy, Association of Believing Catholics on Thursday 2nd May, 7.15pm to 9pm at the parish of St Mary of the Angels, Bayswater. The session will be helpful for Catholics to better understand the teaching on the Sixth Commandment, certainty of marriage between a man and woman, Chastity, the Church's teaching on sex and the implications of sexual sin for salvation.

    For inquiries/details, please contact John Cassidy at abcatholics@gmail.com.

  • 6 May 2019
    Annual Mass for Migrants
    Time:10:30am - 11:30am
    Venue:Westminster Cathedral, Westminster, London SW1P, UK

    The Annual Mass for Migrants will be celebrated on 6th May, 10.30am at Westminster Cathedral.

  • Guardian Angels Parish Eastertide Talks
    Time:7:30pm - 9:15pm
    Venue:Guardian Angels Parish Hall, E3 4QS

    There will be five Monday evening talks on 'Five more saints facing critical challenges in the life of the Church' followed by Q&A sessions, beginning from Monday 29th April and ending on Monday 27th May.

    Talk for today will be given by Fr Fr Hugh Somerville Knapman OSB STB MPhil on St Benedict in face of a decadent society.

    Venue:
    Access to Guardian Angels Parish Hall is though the main entrance to Guardian Angels School in Lawton Road, off the Mile End Road, E3 4QS. The School is located behind Guardian Angels Parish Church which is on the Mile End Road, just west of the Mile End Park Bridge over the road.

    Transport Links: Tube: Mile End Station (Central and District Lines) – 3 minutes walk.
    Buses: 25, 205, 339 (Regents Canal stop); D6, 277, 425 (Mile End Station stop).

    For enquiries, contact Luke Gormally on 020 7790 1232 or email: gormallyajl@gmail.com.

  • 13 May 2019
    Guardian Angels Parish Eastertide Talks
    Time:7:30pm - 9:15pm
    Venue:Guardian Angels Parish Hall, E3 4QS

    There will be five Monday evening talks on 'Five more saints facing critical challenges in the life of the Church' followed by Q&A sessions, beginning from Monday 29th April and ending on Monday 27th May.

    Talk for today will be given by Prof David d’Avray FBA on St Peter Damian, the priesthood, and marriage.

    Venue:
    Access to Guardian Angels Parish Hall is though the main entrance to Guardian Angels School in Lawton Road, off the Mile End Road, E3 4QS. The School is located behind Guardian Angels Parish Church which is on the Mile End Road, just west of the Mile End Park Bridge over the road.

    Transport Links: Tube: Mile End Station (Central and District Lines) – 3 minutes walk.
    Buses: 25, 205, 339 (Regents Canal stop); D6, 277, 425 (Mile End Station stop).

    For enquiries, contact Luke Gormally on 020 7790 1232 or email: gormallyajl@gmail.com.

  • 20 May 2019
    Guardian Angels Parish Eastertide Talks
    Time:7:30pm - 9:15pm
    Venue:Guardian Angels Parish Hall, E3 4QS

    There will be five Monday evening talks on 'Five more saints facing critical challenges in the life of the Church' followed by Q&A sessions, beginning from Monday 29th April and ending on Monday 27th May.

    Talk for today will be given by Prof Thomas Pink MA PhD on St Robert Bellarmine on Church and State.

    Venue:
    Access to Guardian Angels Parish Hall is though the main entrance to Guardian Angels School in Lawton Road, off the Mile End Road, E3 4QS. The School is located behind Guardian Angels Parish Church which is on the Mile End Road, just west of the Mile End Park Bridge over the road.

    Transport Links: Tube: Mile End Station (Central and District Lines) – 3 minutes walk.
    Buses: 25, 205, 339 (Regents Canal stop); D6, 277, 425 (Mile End Station stop).

    For enquiries, contact Luke Gormally on 020 7790 1232 or email: gormallyajl@gmail.com.

  • 27 May 2019
    Guardian Angels Parish Eastertide Talks
    Time:7:30pm - 9:15pm
    Venue:Guardian Angels Parish Hall, E3 4QS

    There will be five Monday evening talks on 'Five more saints facing critical challenges in the life of the Church' followed by Q&A sessions, beginning from Monday 29th April and ending on Monday 27th May.

    Talk for today will be given by Prof John Finnis DPhil FBA on St Thomas More and the crises of fideism.

    Venue:
    Access to Guardian Angels Parish Hall is though the main entrance to Guardian Angels School in Lawton Road, off the Mile End Road, E3 4QS. The School is located behind Guardian Angels Parish Church which is on the Mile End Road, just west of the Mile End Park Bridge over the road.

    Transport Links: Tube: Mile End Station (Central and District Lines) – 3 minutes walk.
    Buses: 25, 205, 339 (Regents Canal stop); D6, 277, 425 (Mile End Station stop).

    For enquiries, contact Luke Gormally on 020 7790 1232 or email: gormallyajl@gmail.com.

  • 28 May 2019
    Come to a Seekers' Meeting
    Time:6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Venue:SW3 5AA, Beaufort St, Chelsea, London SW3 5AA, UK

    Seekers' meeting scheduled at Allen Hall Seminary, 28 Beaufort Street, Chelsea London SW3 5AA for those who would like to discern a possible vocation.


    The schedule for the day is as follows:
    6:00 pm Evening Prayer and Mass
    7:00 pm Supper
    7.30-9 pm Seekers' meeting in

    Attendance at the meeting is by invitation of the Vocations Promoter. If interested, please contact:

    Canon Stuart Wilson
    Spiritual Director
    Allen Hall Seminary
    28 Beaufort Street
    London
    SW3 5AA
    Tel: 020 7349 5620
    Email: vocationspromoter@rcdow.org.uk or stuartwilson@rcdow.org.uk

  • 30 May 2019
    Young Seekers Meetings: Seminary Life
    Time:6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Venue:Westminster Cathedral, Westminster, London SW1P, UK

    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 30th May, from 6pm to 9pm. The topic for the evening is Seminary Life. It will be led by Fr Mike Maguire and two seminarians including Mass, Vespers, seminarian vocation story and a tour of Allen Hall seminary.

    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

  • 1 June 2019
    Mass for New Catholics 2019
    Time:6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Venue:Westminster Cathedral, 42 Francis St, Westminster, London SW1P 1QW, UK

    MASS FOR NEW CATHOLICS 2019


    Westminster Cathedral at 6.00pm Saturday 1st June 2019


    All received into the Church at Easter, their families & friends, their catechists & priests are welcome to attend.

  • 8 June 2019
    The Day of Prayer and Reflection: PRAYING AND LIVING THE WORD AND EUCHARIST
    Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
    Venue:The Niland Conference Centre, 93 Elstree Rd, Bushey WD23 4EE, UK

    Formation for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
    The Day of Prayer and Reflection: PRAYING AND LIVING THE WORD AND EUCHARIST
    Saturday, 8 June, 2019, 10 am – 3 pm

    Formation for Liturgical Ministries. Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion & Ministers of the Word
    Ongoing formation is essential to the continued exercise of every Lay Ministry. Ministers already commissioned or appointed in their parishes are invited to take part in two days' training and the Day of Prayer and Reflection.
    Speakers: Sister Anne Walsh OP and Sister Karen Marguerite d’Artois OP are Dominican Sisters of the Congregation of Saint Catherine of Siena of Newcastle, Natal based at Bushey Heath, Hertfordshire.
    Training starts in October. This programme will be run in 2 central locations. For full information on dates, times and locations, please visit https://rcdow.org.uk/faith/liturgicalministries or e-mail to livingfaith@rcdow.org.uk

    Registration is required at livingfaith@rcdow.org.uk or leave a voice message at 020 7931 6078.

    Suggested donations:
    1.5 hour ‘TASTER’ session £5. Workshop and Day of Prayer and Reflection £15

  • MASS IN THANKSGIVING FOR MATRIMONY 2019
    Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Venue:Westminster Cathedral, Westminster, London SW1P, UK

    Cardinals Mass of Thanksgiving for the Sacrament of Matrimony
    Westminster Cathedral, Saturday 8 June 2019 at 3pm.

    The Cardinal will be inviting to this Mass all couples in the Diocese who are celebrating their 5th 10th 25th 30th 40th 50th and 60th (and every year over 60) wedding anniversary of Catholic Marriage in 2019.

    If you are celebrating an anniversary, please give your parish clergy the following details:
    Husband and wife names, wedding date, full postal address and email (or telephone if no email).

  • 15 June 2019
    Day of Prayer and Reflection: PRAYING AND LIVING THE WORD AND EUCHARIST
    Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
    Venue:Vaughan House,46 Francis Street, London SW1P 1QN

    WORKSHOP 2 : THE CELEBRATION OF THE EUCHARIST THROUGH THE AGES
    Saturday, 30 March, 2019, 10 am - 3pm

    PRAYING AND LIVING THE WORD AND EUCHARIST
    Saturday, 15 June, 2019, 10.00 am - 3.00 pm

    Formation for Liturgical Ministries. Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion & Ministers of the Word
    Ongoing formation is essential to the continued exercise of every Lay Ministry. Ministers already commissioned or appointed in their parishes are invited to take part in two days' training and the Day of Prayer and Reflection.
    Speakers: Sister Anne Walsh OP and Sister Karen Marguerite d’Artois OP are Dominican Sisters of the Congregation of Saint Catherine of Siena of Newcastle, Natal based at Bushey Heath, Hertfordshire.
    Training starts in October.

    This programme is run in 2 central locations.
    For full information on dates, times and locations, please visit
    https://rcdow.org.uk/faith/liturgicalministries
    or e-mail to livingfaith@rcdow.org.uk

    Registration is required at livingfaith@rcdow.org.uk
    or leave a voice message at 020 7931 6078.

    Suggested donations:
    1.5 hour ‘TASTER’ session £5. Workshop and Day of Prayer and Reflection £15

  • Diaconate Ordinations
    Time:10:30am - 11:30am
    Venue:Westminster Cathedral, Westminster, London SW1P, UK
  • 18 June 2019
    Adoremus Mass for Schools
    Time:10:30am - 11:30am
    Venue:Westminster Cathedral, Westminster, London SW1P, UK

    Adoremus Mass for schools will be celebrated by Cardinal Vincent Nichols on Tuesday, 18th June 10.30am at Westminster Cathedral. All are welcome.

  • 22 June 2019 - 23 June 2019
    Loving4Life Weekend Retreat for Couples
    Time:10:30am - 11:30am
    Venue:Manor Farm House, 50 South St, Castlethorpe, Milton Keynes MK19 7EL, UK

    Manor Farm House is run as a B&B but also has a beautiful Barn which acts as the main Retreat room. 
    Janet and Stuart are happy to welcome couples into their home and to host the seminar with warm loving hospitality and home cooked food. Castlethorpe is a very pretty village in the middle of the Buckinghamshire countryside.

    £125.00 per couple non-residential or
    £185.00 per couple for inclusive Saturday overnight stay (full board). Rooms are limited so please contact Jane to check availability
    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

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

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

  • 27 June 2019
    Young Seekers Meetings: 'From head to heart'
    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 27th June from 6.45pm up until 8.30pm. The topic for the evening is 'Lectio Divina'- listening with the ear of the heart.

    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.

  • 28 June 2019
    National Mass of Thanksgiving and Renewal for Priests
    Time:12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Venue:Westminster Cathedral, Westminster, London SW1P, UK

    National Mass of Thanksgiving and Renewal for Priests will be celebrated by Cardinal Vincent Nichols on Friday, 28th June 12pm at Westminster Cathedral.

  • 6 July 2019
    Cathedral Adult Confirmations
    Time:6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Venue:Westminster Cathedral, Westminster, London SW1P, UK

    Cathedral Adult Confirmations by Bishop John Sherrington

  • 13 July 2019
    Clare Priory Craft Fair
    Time:10:00am - 5:00pm
    Venue:Clare Priory, Unnamed Road, Clare, Sudbury CO10 8NX, UK

    Since 1993 Grade 1 listed Clare Priory, Clare, Suffolk has been hosting a Craft Fair on the second full weekend in July. This has grown steadily to become a very popular event, and now receives around 10,000 visitors over the two days. All proceeds are donated to local, national and international charities.

    The fair is held in the 14th century priory and its grounds set next to Clare Castle Country Park, in the beautiful historic medieval town of Clare on the banks of River Stour. Admission one day: Adults £5, Seniors £4, accompanied under-16s go free. Admission for both days: Adults £8, Seniors £6. For further details, visit www.clarepriory.org.uk.

  • 14 July 2019
    Clare Priory Craft Fair
    Time:10:00am - 5:00pm
    Venue:Clare Priory CO10 8NX, UK

    Since 1993 Grade 1 listed Clare Priory, Clare, Suffolk has been hosting a Craft Fair on the second full weekend in July. This has grown steadily to become a very popular event, and now receives around 10,000 visitors over the two days. All proceeds are donated to local, national and international charities.

    The fair is held in the 14th century priory and its grounds set next to Clare Castle Country Park, in the beautiful historic medieval town of Clare on the banks of River Stour. Admission one day: Adults £5, Seniors £4, accompanied under-16s go free. Admission for both days: Adults £8, Seniors £6. For further details, visit www.clarepriory.org.uk.

  • 20 July 2019 - 26 July 2019
    Diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes
    Time:9:00am - 5:00pm

    The annual diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes will be held from 20th to 26th July 2019.

  • 25 July 2019
    Young Seekers Meetings: God in Football & Sport
    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 25th July from 6.45pm up until 8.30pm. The topic for the evening is 'God in Football & Sport' led by Fr Marc Lyden-Smith.

    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.

  • 27 July 2019
    Ordinations to the Priesthood
    Time:10:30am - 11:30am
    Venue:Westminster Cathedral, Westminster, London SW1P, UK

    Ordinations to the Priesthood will be celebrated by Cardinal Vincent Nichols on Saturday 27th July, 10.30am at Westminster Cathedral.

  • 21 September 2019
    Diocesan pilgrimage to Walsingham Shrine
    Time:9:00am - 6:00pm
  • 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.

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

    National 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.