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  • 24 January 2019
    Living the joy of the Gospel: St Francis of Assisi and Pope Francis by Fr Paul Rout OFM
    Time:7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Venue:Vaughan House,46 Francis Street, London SW1P 1QN

    Living the joy of the Gospel: St Francis of Assisi and Pope Francis by Fr Paul Rout OFM

    A series of 4 talks on the following themes:

    January 24th, 2019, The experience of a heart full of mercy

    February 7th, 2019, ‘Francis, rebuild my Church’: Being Church in the 21st Century

    February 14th, 2019, ‘Praised be you, my Lord, for all that you have made’: Caring for our common home.

    February 28th, 2019, Looking to Christ

    Fr Paul Rout OFM is a member of the Australasian Province of the Friars Minor, and is engaged in ministry in both the United Kingdom and Australia. He has a teaching background in Franciscan Theology and Spirituality and in Philosophy of Religion at Heythrop College, University of London, and at the Yarra Theological Union, Melbourne, Australia. He is also engaged in pastoral parish ministry in the Catholic parish of Heston in London, and gives Retreats and Days of Prayer to Religious and Parish groups in various parts of the country.

    Suggested donation £5. Registration is required at livingfaith@rcdow.org.uk or leave a voice message at 020 7931 6078.

  • 29 January 2019
    'Learn from me' Information Evening
    Time:7:30pm - 8:30pm
    Venue:The Most Precious Blood & St Edmund, 115 Hertford Rd, Edmonton N9 7EN

    'Learn from Me' - Formation Programme
    Introducing a new and exciting Formation Programme, for all involved in parish ministry, and for all who desire to go deeper into their faith and understanding.

    Developed in partnership with the Maryvale Institute in Birmingham, the ‘Learn From Me’ formation programme includes:

    Certificate in Parish Mission and Ministry (Maryvale Institute)
    This one-year part-time distance learning course, which includes Study Days with tutors from Maryvale Institute at Vaughan House, as well as the pastoral support of the Agency for Evangelisation team, is designed for those involved in parish and liturgical ministries, including members of Evangelisation Teams and Pastoral Councils.
    Cost: £ 675 and £25 registration fee

    Certificate in Catechesis (Maryvale Institute)
    This two-year part-time distance learning course, which includes Study Days with tutors from Maryvale Institute at Vaughan House, as well as the pastoral support of the Catechesis Advisers at the Agency for Evangelisation, is designed for parish catechists, employed or volunteer, and for those considering this ministry.
    Cost: £ 675 per year and £25 registration fee.

    A Catechesis on Marriage and Family (Maryvale Institute)
    This six-month part-time Catechesis, including Study Days with tutors from Maryvale Institute at Vaughan House, as well as the pastoral support of the Marriage and Family Life team at the Agency for Evangelisation, is designed for those involved in the ministry of Marriage Preparation and for anyone with a desire to understand more of the Church’s beautiful teaching on marriage and the family.
    Cost. £ 455 and £25 registration fee.
    Applications are welcome from self-funders or with parish support.
    A reference from the Parish Priest will be requested for all applicants.

    Information Evenings:

    Tuesday 29th January 2019
    The Most Precious Blood & St Edmund, 115 Hertford Rd, Edmonton N9 7EN, 7.30 – 9.00pm

    Wednesday 30th January 2019
    SS Alban and Stephen, 14 Beaconsfield Rd, St Albans AL1 3RB, 7.30-9.00pm

    Thursday 31st January 2019
    Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, SW1W 1QN, 7.30-9.00pm (This Information Evening will be the only one at which A Maryvale Institute - A Catechesis on Marriage and Family will be presented along with the other two courses.)


    Launch and Study Day:
    The Formation Programme will be launched on Saturday 9th March 2019, commencing at 9:00am with a Mass in Westminster Cathedral Crypt at 11.00am celebrated by Bishop Nicholas Hudson. At this Mass the participants on each course will be blessed and commissioned. You would be very welcome to join them for this important moment. Mass will be followed by lunch and the first Study Day.

    Application form:
    Please submit application forms and payments directly to Maryvale Institute. The details are indicated on the form enclosed to this folder.
    Electronic versions of application pack are also available.
    For further information and Application Forms please contact Ausra Cane at the Agency for Evangelisation at ausracane@rcdow.org.uk or 020 7931 6078.


  • 30 January 2019 - 31 January 2019
    'Learn from me' Information Evening
    Venue:SS Alban and Stephen, 14 Beaconsfield Rd, St Albans AL1 3RB

    'Learn from Me' - Formation Programme
    Introducing a new and exciting Formation Programme, for all involved in parish ministry, and for all who desire to go deeper into their faith and understanding.

    Developed in partnership with the Maryvale Institute in Birmingham, the ‘Learn From Me’ formation programme includes:

    Certificate in Parish Mission and Ministry (Maryvale Institute)
    This one-year part-time distance learning course, which includes Study Days with tutors from Maryvale Institute at Vaughan House, as well as the pastoral support of the Agency for Evangelisation team, is designed for those involved in parish and liturgical ministries, including members of Evangelisation Teams and Pastoral Councils.
    Cost: £ 675 and £25 registration fee

    Certificate in Catechesis (Maryvale Institute)

    This two-year part-time distance learning course, which includes Study Days with tutors from Maryvale Institute at Vaughan House, as well as the pastoral support of the Catechesis Advisers at the Agency for Evangelisation, is designed for parish catechists, employed or volunteer, and for those considering this ministry.
    Cost: £ 675 per year and £25 registration fee.

    A Catechesis on Marriage and Family (Maryvale Institute)
    This six-month part-time Catechesis, including Study Days with tutors from Maryvale Institute at Vaughan House, as well as the pastoral support of the Marriage and Family Life team at the Agency for Evangelisation, is designed for those involved in the ministry of Marriage Preparation and for anyone with a desire to understand more of the Church’s beautiful teaching on marriage and the family.
    Cost. £ 455 and £25 registration fee.
    Applications are welcome from self-funders or with parish support.
    A reference from the Parish Priest will be requested for all applicants.

    Information Evenings:


    Tuesday 29th January 2019
    The Most Precious Blood & St Edmund, 115 Hertford Rd, Edmonton N9 7EN, 7.30 – 9.00pm

    Wednesday 30th January 2019
    SS Alban and Stephen, 14 Beaconsfield Rd, St Albans AL1 3RB, 7.30-9.00pm

    Thursday 31st January 2019
    Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, SW1W 1QN, 7.30-9.00pm (This Information Evening will be the only one at which A Maryvale Institute - A Catechesis on Marriage and Family will be presented along with the other two courses.)


    Launch and Study Day:
    The Formation Programme will be launched on Saturday 9th March 2019, commencing at 9:00am with a Mass in Westminster Cathedral Crypt at 11.00am celebrated by Bishop Nicholas Hudson. At this Mass the participants on each course will be blessed and commissioned. You would be very welcome to join them for this important moment. Mass will be followed by lunch and the first Study Day.

    Application form:
    Please submit application forms and payments directly to Maryvale Institute. The details are indicated on the form enclosed to this folder.
    Electronic versions of application pack are also available.
    For further information and Application Forms please contact Ausra Cane at the Agency for Evangelisation at ausracane@rcdow.org.uk or 020 7931 6078.

  • 31 January 2019
    'Learn from Me' Information Evening
    Time:7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Venue:Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, SW1W 1QN

    'Learn from Me' - Formation Programme
    Introducing a new and exciting Formation Programme, for all involved in parish ministry, and for all who desire to go deeper into their faith and understanding.

    Developed in partnership with the Maryvale Institute in Birmingham, the ‘Learn From Me’ formation programme includes:

    Certificate in Parish Mission and Ministry (Maryvale Institute)

    This one-year part-time distance learning course, which includes Study Days with tutors from Maryvale Institute at Vaughan House, as well as the pastoral support of the Agency for Evangelisation team, is designed for those involved in parish and liturgical ministries, including members of Evangelisation Teams and Pastoral Councils.
    Cost: £ 675 and £25 registration fee

    Certificate in Catechesis (Maryvale Institute)
    This two-year part-time distance learning course, which includes Study Days with tutors from Maryvale Institute at Vaughan House, as well as the pastoral support of the Catechesis Advisers at the Agency for Evangelisation, is designed for parish catechists, employed or volunteer, and for those considering this ministry.
    Cost: £ 675 per year and £25 registration fee.

    A Catechesis on Marriage and Family (Maryvale Institute)

    This six-month part-time Catechesis, including Study Days with tutors from Maryvale Institute at Vaughan House, as well as the pastoral support of the Marriage and Family Life team at the Agency for Evangelisation, is designed for those involved in the ministry of Marriage Preparation and for anyone with a desire to understand more of the Church’s beautiful teaching on marriage and the family.
    Cost. £ 455 and £25 registration fee.
    Applications are welcome from self-funders or with parish support.
    A reference from the Parish Priest will be requested for all applicants.

    Information Evenings:

    Tuesday 29th January 2019
    The Most Precious Blood & St Edmund, 115 Hertford Rd, Edmonton N9 7EN, 7.30 – 9.00pm

    Wednesday 30th January 2019
    SS Alban and Stephen, 14 Beaconsfield Rd, St Albans AL1 3RB, 7.30-9.00pm

    Thursday 31st January 2019
    Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, SW1W 1QN, 7.30-9.00pm (This Information Evening will be the only one at which A Maryvale Institute - A Catechesis on Marriage and Family will be presented along with the other two courses.)


    Launch and Study Day:
    The Formation Programme will be launched on Saturday 9th March 2019, commencing at 9:00am with a Mass in Westminster Cathedral Crypt at 11.00am celebrated by Bishop Nicholas Hudson. At this Mass the participants on each course will be blessed and commissioned. You would be very welcome to join them for this important moment. Mass will be followed by lunch and the first Study Day.

    Application form:
    Please submit application forms and payments directly to Maryvale Institute. The details are indicated on the form enclosed to this folder.
    Electronic versions of application pack are also available.
    For further information and Application Forms please contact Ausra Cane at the Agency for Evangelisation at ausracane@rcdow.org.uk or 020 7931 6078.

  • 7 February 2019
    Living the joy of the Gospel: St Francis of Assisi and Pope Francis by Fr Paul Rout OFM
    Time:7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Venue:Vaughan House,46 Francis Street, London SW1P 1QN

    Living the joy of the Gospel: St Francis of Assisi and Pope Francis by Fr Paul Rout OFM

    A series of 4 talks on the following themes:

    January 24th, 2019, The experience of a heart full of mercy

    February 7th, 2019, ‘Francis, rebuild my Church’: Being Church in the 21st Century

    February 14th, 2019, ‘Praised be you, my Lord, for all that you have made’: Caring for our common home.

    February 28th, 2019, Looking to Christ

    Fr Paul Rout OFM is a member of the Australasian Province of the Friars Minor, and is engaged in ministry in both the United Kingdom and Australia. He has a teaching background in Franciscan Theology and Spirituality and in Philosophy of Religion at Heythrop College, University of London, and at the Yarra Theological Union, Melbourne, Australia. He is also engaged in pastoral parish ministry in the Catholic parish of Heston in London, and gives Retreats and Days of Prayer to Religious and Parish groups in various parts of the country

    Suggested donation £5. Registration is required at livingfaith@rcdow.org.uk or leave a voice message at 020 7931 6078.

  • 14 February 2019
    Living the joy of the Gospel: St Francis of Assisi and Pope Francis by Fr Paul Rout OFM
    Time:7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Venue:Vaughan House,46 Francis Street, London SW1P 1QN

    Living the joy of the Gospel: St Francis of Assisi and Pope Francis by Fr Paul Rout OFM

    A series of 4 talks on the following themes:

    January 24th, 2019, The experience of a heart full of mercy

    February 7th, 2019, ‘Francis, rebuild my Church’: Being Church in the 21st Century

    February 14th, 2019, ‘Praised be you, my Lord, for all that you have made’: Caring for our common home.

    February 28th, 2019, Looking to Christ

    Fr Paul Rout OFM is a member of the Australasian Province of the Friars Minor, and is engaged in ministry in both the United Kingdom and Australia. He has a teaching background in Franciscan Theology and Spirituality and in Philosophy of Religion at Heythrop College, University of London, and at the Yarra Theological Union, Melbourne, Australia. He is also engaged in pastoral parish ministry in the Catholic parish of Heston in London, and gives Retreats and Days of Prayer to Religious and Parish groups in various parts of the country.

    Suggested donation £5. Registration is required at livingfaith@rcdow.org.uk or leave a voice message at 020 7931 6078.

  • 23 February 2019
    Formation for Ministers of the Word WORKSHOP 2 : UNDERSTANDING THE WORLD OF THE WORD
    Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
    Venue:The Niland Conference Centre, 93 Elstree Rd, Bushey WD23 4EE, UK

    Formation for Ministers of the Word
    WORKSHOP 2 : UNDERSTANDING THE WORLD OF THE WORD
    Saturday, 23 February, 2019, 10.00 am - 3.00 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

  • 25 February 2019
    Taster session. Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
    Time:7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Venue:Vaughan House,46 Francis Street, London SW1P 1QN

    ‘TASTER‘ : THE CALL OF THE LAITY TO MINISTER TO THE BODY OF CHRIST

    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

  • 28 February 2019
    Living the joy of the Gospel: St Francis of Assisi and Pope Francis by Fr Paul Rout OFM
    Time:7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Venue:Vaughan House,46 Francis Street, London SW1P 1QN


    Living the joy of the Gospel: St Francis of Assisi and Pope Francis by Fr Paul Rout OFM


    A series of 4 talks on the following themes:

    January 24th, 2019, The experience of a heart full of mercy
    February 7th, 2019, ‘Francis, rebuild my Church’: Being Church in the 21st Century
    February 14th, 2019, ‘Praised be you, my Lord, for all that you have made’: Caring for our common home.
    February 28th, 2019, Looking to Christ

    Fr Paul Rout OFM is a member of the Australasian Province of the Friars Minor, and is engaged in ministry in both the United Kingdom and Australia. He has a teaching background in Franciscan Theology and Spirituality and in Philosophy of Religion at Heythrop College, University of London, and at the Yarra Theological Union, Melbourne, Australia. He is also engaged in pastoral parish ministry in the Catholic parish of Heston in London, and gives Retreats and Days of Prayer to Religious and Parish groups in various parts of the country.
    Suggested donation £5.
    Registration is required at livingfaith@rcdow.org.uk or leave a voice message at 020 7931 6078.

  • 9 March 2019
    Workshop 2 for Ministers of the Word: UNDERSTANDING THE WORLD OF THE WORD
    Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
    Venue:Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, London SW1P 1QN

    WORKSHOP 2 : UNDERSTANDING THE WORLD OF THE WORLD OF THE WORD
    Saturday, 9 March, 2019, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Day of Prayer and Reflection: PRAYING AND LIVING THE WORD AND EUCHARIST
    Saturday, 15 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

  • 30 March 2019
    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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