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Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 6pm
London: Feast of St Ignatius
Farm Street Church
114 Mount Street
United Kingdom

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 7pm
Feast of St Ignatius: Manchester
Holy Name Church
Oxford Road
M13 9PG
United Kingdom



Sunday 3 August 2.30pm
New York: Pax Christi Metro Hiroshima and Nagasaki commemoration
Prayer; presentation of the powerful film, The Ultimate Wish: Ending the Nuclear Age; discussion led by co-producer D. Kathleen Sullivan; and silent procession. The Ultimate Wish: Ending the Nuclear Age will be shown in Casserly Hall below St Joseph’s Greenwich Village Church on Washington Place just off Sixth Avenue, one block north of West 4th Street, starting at 2.30pm. Time for questions and answers will follow. The subsequent silent procession will take us to Fr Demo Square where there will be a brief solemn vigil. The memorial will end at 4.30pm at the Square.

Monday 4 August 11am - 2pm
London vigil: No more War – War never again
Pax Christi will join with other members of the First World War Peace Forum in a silent vigil on the steps of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, for the anniversary of Britain’s entry into the First World War. Why not organise a vigil yourself…. in your town centre, outside.

Tuesday 5 August 7-8pm 
London: Re-enactment of the day Green Lanes said ‘no’ to war in 1914
Salisbury Hotel ( outside) 

Saint Ann's Road, London. A re-enactment of the anti-war meeting held outside the Salisbury ub 100 years ago, when the First World War broke out. A rally with a difference. Short speeches from characters dressed as in 1914 with songs of the period.

Wednesday 6 August 1pm
Scotland: 300th anniversary Mass for The The Scalan - Scotland's first seminary
At Our Lady of Perpetual Succour & St Cumin.
A reception will follow at Mallaig & Morar Community Centre.
RSVP to Fr Joseph Calleja, Church House, Morar, PH40 4PB
Tel: 01687462201 email:

Wednesday 6 August  10am - 5pm
London: Hiroshima Vigil, Westminster Cathedral Piazza 
Annual stall and vigil for anniversary of Hiroshima bombings in 1945.  Join us at any time and come and help if you have time.

Wednesday 6 August  8-9.30pm
Essex: Remember Hiroshima Service with Bishop Thomas McMahon
At  Our Lady and St Joseph RC Church, Mill Lane, Ingatestone, Essex CM4

Wednesday 6 August 9-10pm
Eastbourne: Hiroshima Memorial, Eastbourne,  Crumbles Pond
To mark the dropping of the first atom bomb in 1945.  Meet at dusk to float peace candles for a nuclear free future.

Friday 8 August 11am - 3pm 
Leeds: No to Trident stall, Leeds @ Holy Trinity Church (outside)
There will be an interactive Trident budgeting stall  which gives people the chance to choose how they would spend the money the government plans to spend on Trident.

Saturday 9 August 10am - 1.30pm
London: Nagasaki Vigil and stall at Westminster Cathedral Piazza
Annual stall and vigil for anniversary of  Nagasaki  bombings in 1945.  Join us at any time and come and help if you have time. 

Saturday 9 August 6-7pm
London: Annual memorial service for Franz Jaegerstaetter in Sacred Heart Chapel
Ecumenical service to commemorate the life and witness of Franz Jaegerstaetter, followed by procession to Peace Pagoda in Battersea Park.

15  - 17 August
Scotland: Inner Healing – Canon Fraser - at Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer
“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because He has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed, to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord” Luke 4:18-19. Will you allow Jesus to bring healing into your life? (£90) E:

17-24 August
Downside Catholic People's Week
See: for more information

21-25 August
Youth 2000 Walsingham Prayer Festival

This year is the 25th anniversary of Youth 2000
For more information see:

29 August-31August
Scotland: Inner Healing & Renewal - Fr Michael Ross SBD & Noel Byrne
At Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer
Fr Michael and John are returning to lead a weekend of personal inner healing and renewal. There will be: talks, a healing service and an inter-generational Healing Mass for the family tree. (£90)


5 September - 7 September
Carmelite Spirituality – Fr Damian Cassidy O.Carm - at Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer, Scotland
Look, contemplate, love! Some of the great Saints of the Church come from the Carmelite Tradition. This retreat will look at how Carmelite Spirituality can enrich our lives in today’s world. (£90)

15 - 19 September
Iona Pilgrimage – Craig Lodge Community

“Let me say my daily prayers, sometimes chanting, sometimes quiet, always thanking God.” St Columba. Combine a stay at Craig Lodge with a three day escorted visit to the beautiful Isle of Iona. (£375 – includes travel to/from Iona, full board Craig Lodge, half board Iona Prayer House. Places strictly limited, early booking recommended) E:

Sunday 20 September
London: Ride and Stride
Sponsored cycle, walk, ride around London's hidden churches.
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Saturday 4 October 2014 9.30am to 3.45pm
Divine Mercy Day of Prayer of Intercession for the Peace of Syria, Iraq,  Holy Land & the entire Middle East
At Westminster Cathedral
Led by Mgr. Keith Barltrop & Fr Shafiq Abouzayd
in the presence of Archbishop Samir Nassar, Maronite Archbishop of  Damascus


9 - 11 February 2015
Lancashire: National Conference for Rural Catholics 2015
Fracking - coming to a parish near you? just one of the topics at the National Conference for Rural Catholics 2015 which parishioners and clergy from across the country will be coming to hear. The conference takes place at the Best Western Country Hotel, Garstang in Lancashire. Also on the programme will be a look at the forestry industry, the future of community hospitals, and What is Care Farming?. The Bishops' Conference Home Mission desk will speak about its support for rural parishes and CaFE will introduce some of its resources for small rural groups wishing to grow in the faith. £235 per person. Details from Fr Robert Miller (01747 870228, email:
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