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  • 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

  • 29 May 2019
    Who cares? Responding to the cry of the Earth
    Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
    Venue:Vaughan House, Francis St, London SW1P 1QN, UK

    Caritas Westminster invites you to an evening of practical suggestions for how your parish can respond to the environmental crisis. There will be contributions from local and national organisations including CAFOD, CaFE, the Felix Project and more. The event will be on Wednesday 29th May, from 6.30pm to 8.30pm, with refreshments from 6pm, at Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, London, SW1P 1QN.

    To get your free ticket, email caritaswestminster@rcdow.org.uk, call 020 7931 6077, or visit eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/who-cares-responding-to-the-cry-of-the-earth-tickets-60187153396?aff=ebapi

  • 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


    Celebrated by Cardinal Vincent Nichols

    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.

    Before the Mass we will gather in Vaughan House.

    4:30 pm Tea & Welcome - Vaughan House Conference Room.

    5:00 pm – Reflection from Fr. Stephen Wang

    5:30 pm – Preparing to celebrate Mass as New Catholics with our Bishop

    6:00 pm - Mass

    It would be helpful to know how many will be there. 
    If you plan to attend, please send  an  emailto:catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    or telephone Warren Brown on 020 7798 9152

  • 4 June 2019
    Liturgy of the Word with Children- 21 May, 4 June 2019- Hitchin
    Time:7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Venue:Our Lady Immaculate and St Andrew Catholic Church, 16 Nightingale Rd, Hitchin SG5 1QS, UK

    21st May & 4th June 2019
    Liturgy of the Word with Children
    Time: 7:30-9:00pm
    Venue: Our Lady Immaculate & St Andrew, 16 Nightingale Road, Hitchin, SG5 1QS

    Course Description
    This two session course 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.

    It would be helpful to know how many will be attending the session.
    If you plan to attend, please contact <mailto:catadmin@rcdow.org.uk>
    or telephone Warren Brown on 020 7798 9152

  • 7 June 2019 - 9 June 2019
    PULSE Weekend Retreat- Families Come and Pray!
    Venue:St Albans Academy AL2 1AG

    A week-end designed for english-speaking families with Fr. Matt Blake, Prior of the community of Carmelite Friars at Oxford.
    PULSE provides weekend retreats, organised by families and for families, where prayer is taught and put into practice for a happier life.
    ​Each weekend is structured around times of teaching and personal prayer for adults, while children participate in a school of prayer specially tailored for their age.

    A week-end at a glance:
    A taught retreat for adults
    A school of prayer for children aged 2 and up
    A crèche for babies aged up to 2 years old.

    See here to Register.

    For more information please visit https://www.pulse-retreats.com

  • Retrouvaille UK Weekend Retreat
    Venue:Welwyn Garden City, UK

    A Lifeline for Marriages -
    Is your marriage stressed, unloving, cold? 
    Do you want to improve your communication? 
    Have you separated, divorced, or are you thinking of doing so? 
    Do you want to try again?

    To speak to someone in confidence please call: 
    07887 296 983 or  07973 38 0443
    Email retrouvailleukinfo@gmail.com
    To register online http://www.retrouvaille.org.uk/apply.php
    Please visit the Retrouvaille website 

    Retrouvaille England and Wales is a 'not for profit charity', the presenters are trained volunteers who give their time as a gift. The Retrouvaille vision is to make the programme available to all couples who want to work at their marriage, regardless of their financial circumstances.
    What will it cost?
    A registration donation (suggested £150 per couple) will secure a place on the programme.

    On the weekend each couple will receive a blank envelope and will be invited to make their donation to Retrouvaille, according to their means.

  • 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

  • Preparing Teenagers for Confirmation- An Introduction- Barnet
    Time:10:00am - 1:00pm
    Venue:St. Mary's Immaculate & St. Gregory the Great, 82 Union Street, Barnet, EN5 4HZ

    8th June 2019
    Preparing teenagers for Confirmation – An Introduction
    Time: 10:00am-1:00pm
    Venue: St Mary Immaculate & St Gregory the Great, 82 Union Street, Barnet EN5 4HZ
    Course Description
    This 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
    It would be helpful to know how many will be attending the session.
    If you plan to attend, please send mailto:catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    or telephone Warren Brown on 020 7798 9152

  • Caritas Volunteer Fair
    Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Venue:St Aloysius Parish Hall, Phoenix Rd, London NW1 1TA, UK

    The Caritas Volunteer Service will be holding its annual Volunteers’ Fair showcasing volunteering opportunities from across the Diocese. Those attending will have the chance to chat with different charities and find out more about their work and the roles available and hear talks and testimonials from different organisations. The event will be on Saturday 8th June, from 1pm to 3pm, at St Aloysius’ Parish Hall, Phoenix Road, Euston, NW1 1TA.

    To get your free ticket, email caritaswestminster@rcdow.org.uk, call 020 7931 6077, or search the event title on Eventbrite. Free tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/caritas-volunteer-fair-tickets-60120111873

  • 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).

  • 11 June 2019
    Liturgy of the Word with Children- 11, 18 June-Sudbury
    Time:7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Venue:St. George, 970 Harrow Road, Sudbury, HA0 2QE

    11th & 18th June 2019
    Liturgy of the Word with Children
    Time: 7:30-9:00pm
    Venue: St George, 970 Harrow Road, Sudbury, HA0 2QE (in Parish Centre in St Andrew’s Avenue)

    Course Description:
    This two session course 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.
     It would be helpful to know how many will be attending the session.

    If you plan to attend, please Email:catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    or telephone Warren Brown on 020 7798 9152

  • 15 June 2019
    Celebrate Weekend at Twickenham
    Time:9:00am - 8:30pm
    Venue:St Mary's University, Twickenham, Waldegrave Rd, Twickenham TW1 4SX, UK

    Celebrate Weekend at Twickenham on June 15 at St Mary’s University from 9am to 8.30pm. Speakers for the day are Bishop John Wilson, Fr Paul Keane, Damien Stayne and Michelle Moran. Mass will be celebrated by Bishop John Wilson. Children and young people’s streams available. Booking is essential. Pricing is £45 for adults, £23 for young adults in the age group of 18 to 21, £12 for children from Reception upto Year 13, children under three go free.


    This is an annual event in the Westminster diocese which is now in its 6th year with about 400 people attending each year.


    See website www.celebrateconference.org or call 07778 124270 or 07717473160 for more information.

  • 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

  • Day for All RCIA Catechists & Clergy- Vaughan House
    Time:10:00am - 3:30pm
    Venue:Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, London, Victoria, SW1P 1QN

    The Rite of Christian Initiation & the New Evangelisation

    ‘Reclaiming the Vision’

    A Day for All RCIA Catechists & Clergy

    With Martin Foster,

    (Assistant Secretary — Department for Christian Life and Worship Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales)

    on

    Saturday 15th June 2019

    10:00am-3:30pm

    at

    Vaughan House,

    46 Francis Street, SW1P 1QN

    Please book via

    email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk

    or Tel: 020 7798 9152

  • Diaconate Ordinations
    Time:10:30am - 11:30am
    Venue:Westminster Cathedral, Westminster, London SW1P, UK
  • 16 June 2019
    Celebrate Weekend at Twickenham
    Time:9:00am - 4:00pm
    Venue:St Mary's University, Twickenham, Waldegrave Rd, Twickenham TW1 4SX, UK

    Celebrate Weekend at Twickenham on June 16 at St Mary’s University from 9am to 4pm. Speakers for the day are Bishop John Wilson, Fr Paul Keane, Damien Stayne and Michelle Moran. Mass will be celebrated by Bishop John Wilson. Children and young people’s streams available. Booking is essential. Pricing is £45 for adults, £23 for young adults in the age group of 18 to 21, £12 for children from Reception upto Year 13, children under three go free.


    This is an annual event in the Westminster diocese which is now in its 6th year with about 400 people attending each year.


    See website www.celebrateconference.org or call 07778 124270 or 07717473160 for more information.

  • 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.

  • Liturgy of the Word with Children-11, 18 June-Sudbury
    Time:7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Venue:St. George, 970 Harrow Road, Sudbury, HA0 2QE

    1th & 18th June 2019
    Liturgy of the Word with Children
    Time: 7:30-9:00pm
    Venue: St George, 970 Harrow Road, Sudbury, HA0 2QE (in Parish Centre in St Andrew’s Avenue)

    Course Description
    This two session course 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.
     It would be helpful to know how many will be attending the session.
    If you plan to attend, please email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    or telephone Warren Brown on 020 7798 9152

  • 20 June 2019
    Westminster-Restored Lives (FAMILIAS FRIENDS’ EVENTS 2019)
    Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
    Venue:Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, London SW1P 1QN

    Westminster - Restored Lives Workshop
    Price of Workshop, including materials: £35 per person/ £25 for FAMILIAS Members & Clergy
    Group Booking Rate for 5 or more@ £25 per person

    Thursday 20th June
    For bookings and payments - please click link below for the online booking system https://tinyurl.com/rlticket

    10.00am-4.00pm with coffee from 9.45am & sandwich lunch provided
    Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, London, SW1P 1QN

    Event Host: Roger Carr- Jones  family@rcdow.org.uk Tel: 020 7798 9363

    Restored Lives: Helping you recover from relationship breakdown. 
    Do you need help recovering from relationship breakdown? The Restored Lives course supports and empowers people to move forward from divorce and separation, or the breakdown of any serious relationship, to live a full life, free from past issues.

  • 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

  • 25 June 2019
    Helping Children to Pray- Hitchin
    Time:7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Venue: Our Lady Immaculate & St Andrew, 16 Nightingale Road, Hitchin, SG5 1QS

    25th June 2019
    Helping Children to Pray
    Time: 7:30-9:00pm
    Venue: Our Lady Immaculate & St Andrew, 16 Nightingale Road, Hitchin, SG5 1QS

    Course Description
    In the catechesis of children the deepening of their relationship with God is central. This session aim to
    • help catechists to reflect on their own understanding of prayer
    • look at what the Church teaches about prayer
    • consider how we might help children to grow in prayer
     It would be helpful to know how many will be attending the session.
    If you plan to attend send an email to, catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    or telephone Warren Brown on 020 7798 9152

  • 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.

  • 29 June 2019
    Preparing Children for First Communion- Barnet
    Time:10:00am - 1:00pm
    Venue:St Mary Immaculate & St Gregory the Great, 82 Union Street, Barnet EN5 4HZ

    29th June 2019
    Preparing Children for First Communion – an Introduction
    Time: 10:00am-1:00pm
    Venue: St Mary Immaculate & St Gregory the Great, 82 Union Street, Barnet EN5 4HZ
    Course Description
    This session helps the catechist
    • to have an understanding of the themes of the First Communion programmes – which teach us about the Mass and about the real presence of Jesus in the assembly, in the Word, in the priest who presides and in the bread and wine
    • to share that understanding with the children.
    • to consider methods and resources.

    It would be helpful to know how many will be attending the session.
    If you plan to attend, please email:catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    or telephone Warren Brown on 020 7798 9152

  • 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
    Summer Conference for Catechists- Hammersmith
    Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
    Venue:Sacred Heart High School, 212 Hammersmith Rd, Hammersmith, London W6 7DG, UK


     “CALLED TO ACCOMPANY”

    A day of reflection and conversation for Catechists with Mrs Veronica Murphy & Catherine Darby SND
     Adult & Pastoral Formation Advisers from the Archdiocese of Liverpool

    ‘We need a Church capable of walking at people’s side…
    a Church which accompanies them on their journey…’
    Pope Francis
    – meeting with the Bishops of Brazil - World Youth Day –July 2013
     
    Saturday 13th July 2019 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
    Sacred Heart High School
    212 Hammersmith Rd, W6 7DG
    (Entrance in Bute Gardens – first left turn from Hammersmith Rd,
    gates on left towards end of Bute Gardens)

    £10 per person

    Please bring a packed lunch – tea and coffee will be provided
    It would be helpful to know how many will be attending the session.

    Please book via email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk
    or telephone Warren Brown on 020 7798 9152

    Then send cheque payable to “WRCDT” and mail to
    Warren Brown
    Agency for Evangelisation
    Diocese of Westminster
    Vaughan House
    46 Francis Street
    SW1P 1QN

  • 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.

  • 7 September 2019 - 8 September 2019
    Spiritual Retreat: Living in God's Presence
    Venue:Holy Apostles Catholic Church, 47 Cumberland St, Pimlico, London SW1V 4LY, UK

    A spiritual retreat by Fr Jacques Philippe ‘Living in God’s Presence’ will be held on Saturday 7th September and Sunday 8th September at Holy Apostle’s Church, Pimlico. Priests, seminarians and religious are welcome free of charge, but should book tickets from https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/living-in-gods-presence-a-spiritual-retreat-with-father-jacques-philippe-tickets-59229788893. Retreat charges for the rest is £25.

    For further details, email jphilippelondonretreat@gmail.com.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.