Forthcoming Events

2017

(Check also the Regular Events listings page for events that take place over a series of dates)

MAY

now - 28 August
London exhibition: People Power - fighting got peace
See: http://www.indcatholicnews.com/news/32591

now - October 2017
England and Wales - Visit of Our Lady of Fatima pilgrim statue and relics of Blessed Jacinta and Francisco Marto
See: http://www.worldfatima-englandwales.org.uk/visitation.html

Friday 26 May 2017
Newman House Chaplaincy Anniversary event for students, academic staff, alumni and friends.
'The Boat Party' -Drinks, Supper and Cruise Down the Thames
Dates for your diaries. Details to follow...


Saturday 27 May 10am
Southwark: Theologian, Clare Watkins to speak at ACTA Southwark day
At Amigo Hall next to St George's Cathedral, SE1 7HY.
Registration is from 10am. The theme is 'Empowering parishes for mission'. Priests and laity from all parishes in Southwark and the wider London area are cordially invited to participate. There is an admission fee of £15 per person, payable on the day, in order to cover costs (free for unwaged and under 25s). If you would like to come, bring a packed lunch on the day and please email in advance actasouthwark@yahoo.com

Saturday 27 May
London: Newman House Chaplaincy Anniversary - Open House
(lunch, anniversary exhibition, recollections with former chaplains, evening talent show)

27 May - 10.30 am for 11am start - 4pm
London: Spiritual Boost Series - Art and creativity workhop
Exploring Louise Hay, Health & Spirituality* connections?
At DeMazenod House, 62 Chamber St. London E1 7BL
Aim: to connect with God creatively & intuitively. Method: prayer, scripture, poetry, prose, music, meditation and contemplation
Expression: creativity using collage, watercolours, gouache, pencils, oil pastels, crayons or any other creative ingredients
Facilitator: JudyAnn Masters Mass at 3.15 pm with Fr. Oliver Barry OMI
Bring: a packed lunch Materials provided and feel free to bring your own creative material!
For more information contact: JudyAnn judyannmasters@gmail.com M: 079444 90072

Sunday 28 May 2pm,
London: Newman House Chaplaincy Anniversary Jubilee Mass and Reception
with Cardinal Vincent Nichols at St James's Church, Spanish Place (22 George St, London W1U 3QY).

Monday 29 May 7.30pm
London: Philosophy on Tap at The Captain Kidd, Wapping
Fr Andrew Pinsent, Director of the Ian Ramsey Centre, Oxford - ‘Is there an inconsistency between Christianity and Science, either in method or findings?’

JUNE

Thursday 1 June 6.30pm
London: Catholic Union talk on Martyrs and Exiles: Christian and other persecuted minorities in the Middle East
With Gerard Russell – Former British and UN Diplomat. Author of 'Heirs to Forgotten Kingdoms' (Journeys into the Disappearing Religions of the Middle East) and John Pontifex – Head of Press and Information, Aid to the Church in Need UK. The situation in Aleppo and plans for displaced Christians to return to the Nineveh Plains.
At Notre Dame University, 1 Suffolk Street (off Trafalgar Square), London SW1Y 4HG.
Free admission. All welcome. Please register on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/martyrs-exiles-christians-other-persecuted-minorities-in-middle-east-tickets-33663243668?aff=es2 or with the Office on 020 8749 1321 or at info@catholicunion.org.uk.

London: Catholic History Walk
Friday 2 June
An evening walk. Meet 6pm on the steps of St George's Cathedral, Southwark. (Nearest tube: WATERLOO. St George's Cathedral is opposite the Imperial War Museum) For more information visit: http://www.catholichistorywalks.com

Saturday 3 June 10.30 am - 3.45pm.
London: Watercolour/ art workshops in Wapping/Towerhill.
Venue to be confirmed

Sunday, 4 June 3-6pm
New York: Peacemakers Awards Reception
Casserly Hall, St Joseph’s Greenwich Village Church. We’ll be honouring Beth Begley, Pax Christi International NGO Team member at the UN, Pax Christi USA, PCMNY, and Pax Christi Maryknoll; Mary Anne Muller, peace educator and long-time supporter and activist in the peace movement in NYC; Vilma Torres, Director of Safe Horizon’s staff at the Bronx Family Justice Center. We’ll also be honouring Maloof Family Young Peacebuilders, Cira Mancuso, a senior at School of the Holy Child in the Rye, NY; Margaret Griffin, a senior at Marymount School of New York; and Kristiana Wolfe, a senior at The Mary Louis Academy in Jamaica, Queens. Come for the fun, food, and festivities. Contact PCMNY to register now: 212-420-025, info@nypaxchristi.org, or https://www.nycharities.org/events/EventLevels.aspx?ETID=9868. Early registration through May 19th. Late registration through May 26th.

Monday 5 June 7.30pm
London: Philosophy of Tap at The Turks Head, Wapping
Fr Stephen Wang speaks on: ‘Five reasons for not believing in God.’

Monday 5 June
London: Faith Matters General Election Question Time
At Farm Street Church Hall - booking essential
See: http://www.indcatholicnews.com/news/32571

Wednesday - Saturday 7- 10 June
London: Spirit in the City 2017

Saturday 10 June 7pm
London: Organ Recital with Adrian Gunning
At St Dominic's Priory, Haverstock Hill
Call 07969692453 for more information

Saturday 10 June
London: Frank Cotttrell Boyce to speak at Imperial War Museum
See: http://www.indcatholicnews.com/news/32592

16-18 June, Corpus Christi
Scotland: Eucharistic Weekend
At Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer http://www.craiglodge.org
Come and join us for aweekend of Adoration which will include a Eucharistic procession and a healing service (£100)T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

23 June 12 noon
Canterbury: Closing Mass at Franciscan Study Centre
With Bishop Paul Mason as chief concelebrant and priest members of the Franciscan families.

23 -25 June
Scotland: The Jewish Roots of the Catholic Church - Roy Schoeman
At Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer http://www.craiglodge.org
An exploration of salvation history; the Old Testament & Judaism as 'preparation' with Jesus and the Church as 'fulfilment'(£100)T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

London: Spiritual Boost Series - Art and creativity workshop
24 June - 10.30 am for 11am start - 4pm
Ignatian Spirituality Lab* best known as "prayer of the interior imagination", the mind's eye, also activated by art & creativity At DeMazenod House, 62 Chamber St. London E1 7BL
Aim: to connect with God creatively & intuitively through prayer, scripture, poetry, prose, music, meditation and contemplation =
Expression: creativity using collage, watercolours, gouache, pencils, oil pastels, crayons or any other creative ingredients
Facilitator: JudyAnn Masters
Mass at 3.15pm with Fr Oliver Barry OMI Bring: a packed lunch Materials provided and feel free to bring your own creative material!
For more information contact: JudyAnn judyannmasters@gmail.com M: 079444 90072

Monday 26 June 2017 7.30pm
London: Philosophy on Tap at Stepney City Farm, Stepney.
Dr William Wood, Oriel College, Oxford on ‘Can miracles happen?’

26 - 30 June
Scotland: St Conan's Pilgrim Way - join us on a guided walking pilgrimage from Craig Lodge to Iona.
Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer http://www.craiglodge.orgSt Conan's Pilgrim Way - join us on a guided walking pilgrimage from Craig Lodge to Iona. Contact us for more details.
T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

Weekend 30 June - 2 July
Herts: Farm Fest - music festival at Catholic Worker Farm
For more information see: http://www.indcatholicnews.com/news/32372

Weekend 30 June - 2 July
Scotland: The Encounter - Dominican Sisters of St Cecilia
Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer http://www.craiglodge.org
An invitation to women ages 18-40 to journey with Christ through his encounters with women in the Scriptures (£100)T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

JULY

Saturday 1 July 10.30 am - 4pm.
London: Watercolour/ art workshop
At Hurtado Centre, 2 Chandler St, E1W 2QT
Fee £12 per session

Saturday 8 July 7pm
London: Organ Recital with Martin Stacey
At St Dominic's Priory, Haverstock Hill
Call 07969692453 for more information

Weekend 8 - 9 July
London: Catholic Miracle Rally
At Friends Meeting House
Speakers: Fr Raniero Cantalamassa, Archbishop Kevin McDonald, Dr Jonathan Oloyede, Bishop John Wilson, Samian Stayne

Weekend 14 – 16 July 2017
Retreat at Douai Abbey on Mindful Christianity
How to apply Mindfulness in the practice of the Christian Faith
A residential weekend retreat in the beautiful Berkshire countryside at a working Benedictine monastery,
Upper Woolhampton Reading Berkshire, RG7 5TQ - £ 135 full board
To book click here: http://www.douaiabbey.org.uk/pastoral-programme.htm

14-16 July
Perth, Scotland: Christian Nonviolence Conference "Reclaiming Gospel Nonviolence"
At St Marys Monastery, Kinnoul, Perth
For more information see: http://www.justiceandpeacescotland.org.uk.


21-23 July
Swanwick: National Justice and Peace annual conference
See: http://www.indcatholicnews.com/news.php?viewStory=31877


21-23 July
Quest Conference at the University of Kent
Sister Jeannine Gramick and Bruce Kent will be the main speakers
For more information see: http://questgaycatholic.org.uk/conferences/quest-annual-conference-2017/

AUGUST

7 -11 August
Scotland: Family Week Retreat
At Craig Lodge Community, Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer
www.craiglodge.orgT: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

18 -20 August
Scotland: Inner Healing & Renewal - Aidan/Noel Byrne
At Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer http://www.craiglodge.org
A weekend of personal inner healing and renewal: talks, a healing service and an inter-generational Healing Mass for the family tree (£100)T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

29 August-2 September
Medjugorje Visit by members of Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer
Some of us will be going on pilgrimage to Medjugorje & we are happy to accompany you while there. This might suit anyone visiting Medjugorje for the first time. Contact us for more details.

SEPTEMBER

1 September
World Day of Prayer and Action for Creation Time
See: http://www.indcatholicnews.com/news/32563

Saturday 9 September 7pm
London: Organ Recital with Martin Stacey
At St Dominic's Priory, Haverstock Hill
Call 07969692453 for more information

OCTOBER

2-8 October 2017
Icon painting retreats at Turvey Abbey
These courses include meditation with icons, drawing techniques and actually
painting an icon. No need to be able to paint or draw beforehand! All warmly welcome to come.
Please telephone Sister Esther on: 01234 8812 308
Read more about Turvey Abbey here: https://www.turveyabbey.org.uk

5 October at 10am-4pm
London: The Contribution of Spiritual Communities to Public Life
Cloisters Hall, St Benedict's School, Marchwood Avenue W5
For more information see: https://www.facebook.com/events/1365032703518990/?notif_t=plan_user_invited&notif_id=1484589741111917

Saturday 14 October 7pm
London: Organ Recital with Peter King
At St Dominic's Priory, Haverstock Hill
Call 07969692453 for more information

NOVEMBER

Saturday 11 November 7pm
London: Organ Recital with Martin Stacey
At St Dominic's Priory, Haverstock Hill
Call 07969692453 for more information

DECEMBER

Saturday 9 December 7pm
London: Organ Recital with Jeremiah Stevenson
At St Dominic's Priory, Haverstock Hill
Call 07969692453 for more information