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2015

JANUARY

31 January 9.30am-1pm
London: Regnum Christi Morning Workshop : Making Marriage More Meaningful
At Heythrop College, Kensington Square, London W8 5HN 
Guide: Fr Matthew Brackett, LC  
Coordinating Contact: Daniela Toledo d.toledo@RegnumChristi.co.uk

 31 January 3-5.30pm
London: Regnum Christi  Afternoon Workshop : Praying Best with the Temperament God Gave You
At:  Heythrop College, Kensington Square, London W8 5HN 
Guide: Fr Javier Oseguera, LC 
Coordinating Contact: Paula Pamies: p.pamies@RegnumChristi.co.uk

 

FEBRUARY 


Sunday 1 February 7.45pm
Southampton: Free concert with Gerry Coates & friends from Heavens Road Catholic Radio
St Edmunds The Avenue
SO15 2EQ

Tuesday-Saturday 3 to 28 February 2015  7.30pm, Sunday 4pm
London: World Premiere of Iñigo
At the White Bear Theatre, Kennington, London SE11 4DJ
See www.whitebeartheatre.co.uk

Wednesday 4 February
St Albans: Free concert with Gerry Coates & friends from Heavens Road Catholic Radio
SS Alban & Stephen Beaconsfield Rdl AKL1 3RBSaturday 7 February 7.30pm

Liverpool: Night Fever at Blessed Sacrament Shrine
Dawson Street, L1 1LE.
For more information see: http://www.indcatholicnews.com/news.php?viewStory=26520

Sunday 8 February 7.30pm
Sunderland: @iThirst Pub talk
Does God LOL? Fr Frank Mulgrew
See: http://www.indcatholicnews.com/news.php?viewStory=26051

3 - 15 February 2015

Northampton: Exhibition
 on Saint Teresa of Avila
Cathedral of Our Lady and St Thomas of Canterbury

7 February 2015
Oxford: Study Day on John of the Cross in Oxford

A study day on St Teresa of Avila's great collaborator, St John of the Cross, led by Dr Peter Tyler,  at the University of Oxford's Department for Continuing Education.

8 February 2.30pm
New York: Pax Christi Metro hosts one-woman play: Etty
Etty Hillesum was a young Dutch Jewish woman living in Amsterdam during World War II who wrote prolifically about life as the Nazi occupation gradually denied more and more rights to Jews in her homeland. She also provided an eyewitness account of life in Westerbork concentration camp. Come, learn about this inspiring woman.
Susan Stein will perform and lead a discussion in St. Joseph’s Church, Sixth Avenue between Washington Place and Waverly Place in Greenwich Village. Reserve your space now by contacting the PCMNY office at info@nypaxchristi.org or 212-420-0250 or by going to http://www.nycharities.org/events/EventLevels.aspx?ETID=7763. Seats are $25 in advance, $30 at the door, and $15 with a student ID.

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: rwhm274@btinternet.com
or visit: http://www.ruralcatholics.org.uk. 

11 February 2015 5.30pm
London: Iraqi Archbishop to speak at Westminster Cathedral

Archbishop Bashar Warda, Chaldean Archbishop of Erbil, Iraq who will update us on how Christian refugees are coping after narrowly escaping IS (Islamic State) forces. Mass at 5.30pm followed by a talk in Westminster Cathedral Hall from 6.30pm
Free Entrance, with a collection for ACN and ICIN (Iraqi Christians in Need)

20- 22 February
Scotland: Faith & Fun for P7s-S1s at Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer
Talks, testimonies, reconciliation service, Mass, drama, music as well as lots of fun.  Parish/school groups welcome. Suggested donation £55 (family discount available) T: 01838200216  E: mail@craiglodge.org


27 February - 1 March
Scotland: Consecration in the Light of Medjugorje – Tony Hickey at Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer
This retreat will explore a way of consecrating oneself to the Immaculate Heart of Mary in the light of the messages of the Queen of Peace. Peace is the only common biblical theme that is God's point of reference in Jewish Liturgy, Sacrificial System, Covenant and Consecration.  This scriptural retreat will open minds and hearts to the profundity of the message of the great Jewess, now Mother of the Church and Queen of Peace.  It will enable a new way of understanding and living her messages. (£90) T: 01838200216  E: mail@craiglodge.org


23 - 25 February 2015

Wolverhampton Teresa Triduum at Wolverhampton Carmelite Monastery

The community will be hosting the Teresa exhibition from 21 February - 1 March. To coincide with this there will be a 'Teresa Triduum' from Monday 23 to Wednesday 25 February. The event opens with a talk from Fr Matt Blake OCD on St Teresa at 7.30pm on Monday 23 February to which all are invited. For details of times and location visit Wolverhampton Carmel.

MARCH

7 March 
Wembley Arena - Flame 2015
For more information see: http://www.indcatholicnews.com/news.php?viewStory=25692

7 - 22 March 2015
Norwich: Exhibition on Saint Teresa of Avila

Norwich Cathedral of St John the Baptist

Tuesday 10 March doors open 7pm starts 7.30pm
London: Saltmine Theatre presents: AMAZING GRACE
The inspiring story of John Newton: from slave ship captain to church leader and author of the famous hymn.
At Notre Dame de France, Leicester Square
Tickets: £10 - £12
View the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQgAvG7tlg8
Check out the Saltmine page: http://bit.ly/1zEbWr9

 Friday - Sunday 13- 15 March 2015
Oxford: A Weekend of Prayer & Discernment for women (21 – 35) 
who are considering a call to  religious life
at The Cherwell Centre, 14, Norham Gardens, Oxford OX2 6QB This weekend will include workshops on:
- the life and legacy of Cornelia Connelly (foundress of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus)
- what it means to be a sister in the Society of the Holy Child Jesus 
For more information and application form contact: Anne Stewart astewart@shcj.org Tel. 01253 318196

Sunday 15 March 7.30pm
Sunderland: @iThirst Pub talk
ISIS and Islam Daniel Johnson
See: http://www.indcatholicnews.com/news.php?viewStory=26051 


Saturday, 21 March 2015, 11am
London: National Ecumenical Service for 35th Anniversary of the martyrdom of Archbishop Oscar Romero
At St Martin-in-the-Fields Church, Trafalgar Square, London.
This year's preacher will be Cardinal Vincent Nichols. The Service will be conducted by the Revd Dr.Sam Wells, Vicar of St Martin-in-the-Fields.

Saturday 21 March 2015

York: Teresa Day 

A day of workshops on Teresa at York St John University with Evensong in York Minster, organised by York Carmelite Spirituality Group. Further details to be published soon.

Saturday 21 March 7pm
York: Romero Week Talk
US Dominican priest Fr Brian Pierce will speak on  ‘He Heard their Voice: Archbishop Romero – Mystic and Prophet’.
At Our Lady's Parish, Acomb, York.

Sunday 22 March at 6pm 
Edinburgh: Romero Week Talk
US Dominican priest Fr Brian Pierce will speak on  ‘He Heard their Voice: Archbishop Romero,  Mystic and Prophet’
At the Lauriston Centre, Sacred Heart Church.

Monday 23 March 7pm 
Glasgow: Romero Week Talk
US Dominican priest Fr Brian Pierce will speak on  ‘He Heard their Voice: Archbishop Romero – Mystic and Prophet’.
At St Aloysius College, preceded by Mass at 6.30

Monday 23 March 7.30pm 
St Alban's Cathedral: Archbishop Romero Mass in the Crypt.  
Jan Graffius will give a talk and presentation entitled ‘Blood and Sweat: the Witness of Oscar Romero’s Life and Death’. 
 
Tuesday 24 March 1pm
Birmingham: Archbishop Romero Mass in St Chad’s Cathedral,
followed by a reception and talk given by Clare Dixon. 

Tuesday 24 March7.45pm 
Norwich: Romero Week Talk
US Dominican priest Fr Brian Pierce will speak on  ‘He Heard their Voice: Archbishop Romero – Mystic and Prophet’.
In the Narthex of Norwich Cathedral. 

Wednesday 25 March 5pm 
Oxford: Romero Week Talk
US Dominican priest Fr Brian Pierce will speak on  ‘He Heard their Voice: Archbishop Romero – Mystic and Prophet’.
At the Las Casas Institute, Blackfriars, Oxford.

Friday 27 March 10am - 4pm
Archbishop Romero Study Day for Religious.  
 Led by Fr Brian Pierce OP has been organised by CAFOD in conjunction with the Conference of Religious (CoR) and the Trust. It will run from 10am to 4pm at Amigo Hall, by Southwark Cathedral – and includes celebration of Mass. Full details regarding bookings from Susy Brouard at CAFOD. reflection@cafod.org.uk .

27-28 March 2015
Oxford: Teresa Conference 

A major conference on Teresa of Avila will be held at the University of Oxford. 

28 March 2015 11.30am
Quidenham Carmel: Mass for Teresa of Avila anniversary

Bishop Alan Hopes will be celebrating Mass at Quidenham Carmel in Norfolk, followed by a buffet lunch to mark the anniversary of Teresa's birth. The community will also be hosting the travelling Teresa exhibition from 27 March - 7 April. 

Saturday 21 March 11am
London: Cardinal to preach at national Romero service
Cardinal Vincent Nichols will preach at the national ecumenical service marking the 35th anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Oscar Romero, at St Martin-in-the-Fields Church, Trafalgar Square
This year's Service has the theme 'Romero's Martyrdom - A faith that does justice'. Cardinal Nichols is one of the Patrons of the Archbishop Romero Trust who are organising the Service in conjunction with St Martin-in-the-Fields.  All are welcome.

APRIL

2-5 April
Scotland: Easter Triduum – Fr Damian Cassidy O. Carm.
At Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer

Come and celebrate Easter with the Community. The retreat draws on the beauty of the Liturgy as we accompany Jesus through his Passion and on to his Resurrection on Easter Sunday.  For people from 16-30s. (£65) T: 01838200216  E: mail@craiglodge.org



10 - 12 April
Scotland: Life in the Spirit: Receiving the gifts of the Holy Spirit and Moving in the Charisms - Ros Powell at Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer
We receive the life of the Spirit through the Sacraments of Initiation - Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist. Many of us need to fan this spark of life into flames. During this weekend we will be asking for a personal ‘Pentecost’. (£90) T: 01838200216  E: mail@craiglodge.org


11 - 26 April 2015

Birmingham: Exhibition on Teresa of Avila

At Cathedral and Metropolitan Church of St Chad

13 – 17 April
Scotland: Family Week 1 Come and be refreshed as a family.
Family friendly talks, activities and prayer times. at Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer
“(£160, 11-16’s: £80, Under 11’s: donations) T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

Sunday 19 April 7.30pm
Sunderland: @iThirst Pub talk
Abbott Christopher Jameson
See: http://www.indcatholicnews.com/news.php?viewStory=26051

24 – 26 April
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? Individual prayer ministry included. (£90) T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

MAY
1 – 3 May
Scotland: Mary and the Trinity and Communion of Persons – Sr Mary Trinity SOLT
At Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer
We are all called through our baptism to enter more deeply into relationship with the three persons of the Trinity and so to live a deeper communion of persons with each other. Mary as Beloved Daughter of the Father, Mother of the Son and Spouse of the Holy Spirit best mirrors this communion to us and teaches us how to live it. (£90) T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org


Tuesday 5 - Thursday 7 May
Scotland: Healing & Eucharistic Adoration – John MacNutt at Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer

Spend time with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament and join Craig Lodge Community for an evening of Praise & Worship There will be an opportunity for individual prayer ministry with John who has a healing ministry. (£90) T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org



2 May 2015
London: An Afternoon with Teresa of Avila
 at Notting Hill Carmel, London

The first of three Afternoons with St Teresa - this one on 'Her Life and Times' - at Notting Hill Carmel from 2 - 6pm. (The Carmelite Monastery, 87 St Charles Square, London, W10 6EA, Tel. 0208 960 4248). The afternoon includes an exhibition, a conference by Fr Robert Opala, OCD, a period of silent prayer, refreshments, a Q&A session, and vespers. For further information email Sr Mary of St Joseph. NB This event has been moved from the previously advertised date of 9 May in order not to clash with the Mass at Westminster Cathedral.

2- 11 May
Leeds: Exhibition on Teresa of Avila


At Leeds Cathedral Church of St Anne

8– 10 May Healing Wounded Emotions
Scotland: Fr Pat Deegan at Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer

Do you struggle with your emotions? Are you stuck in the past? Have you been hurt by life? Fr Pat will talk about these issues and lead a healing service. (£90) T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org


9 May 2015

London: Teresa of Avila
 Mass in Westminster Cathedral

At the request of the Spanish Ambassador, Cardinal Vincent Nichols will celebrate Mass in honour of St Teresa in Westminster Cathedral. Time to be confirmed.
 
11 – 15 May
Scotland: Icon of Our Lady of Tenderness – Basia Mindewicz, Edinburgh School of Icon Painting
At Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer

Five days of intensive icon painting/writing workshops. We will focus on icon painting as a spiritual practice not only a form of art and allow the technique and tradition of iconography to lead us into prayer.  Basia is an experienced icon painter and teacher who was trained in Poland and has been teaching in Poland and Scotland since 2008. (£200) T: 01838200216  E: mail@craiglodge.org


16 - 25 May

Southwark: Teresa of Avila
 Exhibition at Southwark Cathedral

16 May 2015
Quidenham Carmel Afternoon with Teresa of Avila


Jointly hosted by the Sisters of the Carmelite Monastery at Quidenham in Norfolk and the local Discalced Secular (OCDS) groups, this is the first of three afternoons of talks and reflections on different aspects of Saint Teresa. The focus of this afternoon is her influence on the lives of the sisters and group members. The afternoon will include  refreshments and time for discussion, and will end with Sung Vespers. To register for this free event please email Sr  Shelagh.

22 - 24 May
Scotland: Pentecost Waiting with Mary for the Holy Spirit
At Craig Lodge Community at Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer, Scotland
“All these were persevering with one mind in prayer with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brethren.” Acts1:14
Join us for a weekend of prayer, Adoration, praise and intercession in the company of Mary as we ask her to prepare our hearts and minds for a fresh outpouring of the Holy Spirit. (£90) T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

30 May - 14 June
Middlesbrough: Teresa of Avila
 Exhibition at Cathedral

JUNE

Saturday 6 June 2015
London Encounter 2015: A Passion for Reality
155 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 3YD
For more information see: www.thelondonencounter.co.uk  and https://www.facebook.com/TheLondonEncounter

 

18-20 June 2015
London: Teresa Conference

A major academic conference on Teresa of Avila will be held at St Mary’s University Twickenham, London. Keynote speakers include Lord Rowan Williams and Professor Bernard McGinn. 

20 June 2015
Quidenham Carmel: Afternoon
 with Teresa of Avila

This afternoon at Quidenham Carmel in Norfolk, the second in the series, looks at Teresa's apostolic mission then and now. For more details visit Quidenham Carmel's website. The afternoon will include refreshments and time for discussion, and will end with Sung Vespers. To register for this free event please email Sr Shelagh. 

20-28 June
Shrewsbury: Exhibition on 
Teresa of Avila

at Shrewsbury Cathedral Church of Our Lady Help of Christians & St Peter Alcantara

26-28 June 2015
Aylesford: Brightlights Festival

A workshop on Teresa of Avila will take place at the Brightlights Youth Festival, to be held at Aylesford Priory, England.

JULY

11 July 2015

Walsingham: Carmelite Family Pilgrimage

The first Carmelite Family Pilgrimage to the English National Shrine of Walsingham, Norfolk. Details to be published soon.


18 July 2015

London: An Afternoon with St Teresa at Notting Hill Carmel

The second of three Afternoons with St Teresa - this one on 'Her Teaching on Prayer' - at Notting Hill Carmel (The Carmelite Monastery, 87 St. Charles Square, London, W10 6EA, Tel. 0208 960 4248). 2-6pm. The afternoon includes an exhibition, a conference by Fr Robert Opala, OCD, a period of silent prayer, refreshments, a Q&A session, and vespers. For further information email Sr Mary of St Joseph. 


26 July 2015

Knock: Carmelite Pilgrimage

Teresa will be a particular focus during the annual Irish National Joint Carmelite Pilgrimage to Knock, Ireland.

AUGUST

Walsingham: New Dawn Conference
details to follow

4 - 16 August 2015

Newcastle upon Tyne: Exhibition on Teresa of Avila

Cathedral Church of St Mary

26 August 2015 2pm. 
Dolgellau: Teresa of Avila Mass 
At Dolgellau Carmel
(Concelebrants Bishop Peter Brignall of Wrexham Diocese & Emeritus Bishop Edwin Regan, Preacher: Mgr. Alex Rebello). 

28 August - 15 September 2015

Cardiff: Exhibition
 on  Teresa of Avila

Metropolitan Cathedral of St David

SEPTEMBER

5 September 2015  2-6pm

London: An Afternoon with St Teresa of Avila  at Notting Hill Carmel

The third of three Afternoons with St. Teresa - this one on 'Her Work of the Foundations' - at Notting Hill Carmel (The Carmelite Monastery, 87 St Charles Square, London, W10 6EA, Tel. 0208 960 4248). The afternoon includes an exhibition, a conference by Fr. Robert Opala, O.C.D., a period of silent prayer, refreshments, a Q&A session, and vespers. For further information email Sr Mary of St Joseph. 


7 - 11 September and 14 - 18 September 2015

Suffolk: Association of British Carmels Conference

A three-day conference on Teresa and her relevance today will be hosted by the Association of British Carmels and held at Belsey Bridge Conference Centre, Suffolk. The speaker will be the Australian Carmelite friar Fr Greg Homeming, OCD. This event will be open to members of the Carmelite Family only. Registration details will be available nearer the event.


12 September 2015
Quidenham Carmel: Afternoon with Teresa of Avila


The final of a series of three sessions at Quidenham Carmel in Norfolk, this afternoon explores Teresa's teaching on prayer. For more details visit the community's website by clicking here. The afternoon will include refreshments and time for discussion, and will end with Sung Vespers. To register for this free event please email Sr Shelagh. 


2nd week of September 2015

Durham: Mysticism Conference, Durham

The Catholic Theological Association of Great Britain's conference in 2015 will be in Durham, England, on Mysticism and Spirituality.


22 September - 4 October 2015

Salford: Exhibition
 on  Teresa of Avila

Salford Cathedral Church of St John the Evangelist

OCTOBER

7 - 15 October

Worldwide: Novena of Prayer
  with Teresa of Avila

Wherever you are in the world, join the Carmelite Family in nine days of prayer as the feast of St Teresa approaches.


13 - 23 October 2015

Nottingham: Exhibition
 on Teresa of Avila

Nottingham Cathedral Church of St Barnabas


15 October 2015 9.30am

Dolgellau: Teresa of Avila
 Mass

At Dolgellau Carmel, Wales, on the Solemnity of St Teresa (Celebrant: Fr John Bosco, Preacher: Fr Bob Rainbow)


17 October 2015

AYLESFORD
, CLOSING CELEBRATION OF THE TERESIAN YEAR,
Closing of the Teresian Year with a day of workshops, special events and Mass at Aylesford Priory, England.


17 October 2015
Quidenham Carmel in Norfolk 
Festal Vespers at to mark the close of the Teresa of Avila
 centenary year.
Vespers at 4.30pm will include excerpts from Handel's "Carmelite Vespers" sung by a special choir, and will be followed by refreshments.

NOVEMBER

3 November 2015: 5pm 

Dolgellau: Teresa of Avila
 Mass

Mass at Dolgellau Carmel, Wales, to close the Year for Religious (Concelebrants: Bishops Peter Brignall & Edwin Regan)


19- 20 November 2015
Dublin: Conference 
Academic Conference on Teresa
At Avila Carmelite Centre in Dublin. Details coming soon.

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