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Forthcoming Events

2017

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

APRIL

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

Friday 28 April - Monday 1 May 2017 for 16-35s
Birmingham: Taize youth gathering - Hidden Treasure Inner life and Solidarity
For further information please contact the Mission Office on 020 8525 3135. No booking required.For more information see: www.taize.fr/birmingham and www.indcatholicnews.com/news.php?viewStory=31681

26 April - 1 May
London: Contemporary Christian art exhibition
At Farm Street Jesuit Centre
See: www.indcatholicnews.com/news.php?viewStory=32264

Saturday 29 April 1 – 5.30pm
Movement and Meditation
London: SPRING: Releasing Movement and Meditation Led by Lucy Barnes
Cost £25 Concession £15 Tea and Coffee provided
At the Meditatio Centre, St Mark's, Myddelton Sq London EC1R 1XX
See: www.meditatiocentrelondon.org

MAY

5-15 May
Worldwide: Global Divestment Fortnight
See: https://globaldivestmentmobilisation.org/uk/

5 -7 May
Scotland: Reflections on Amoris Laetitia - Bishop John Keenan, Diocese of Paisley
At Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer www.craiglodge.org
Reflections on Pope Francis's exhortation; the joys, needs & importance of marriage & the family and the Church's response (£100)T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

Sunday 7 May 3pm
Merton, South London: Nones for Merton Priory
The Chapter House is shut all this year, but Nones will be said in Trellis House, 1 Mill Road, just past the Savacentre
For more information contact friendsofmertpri@aol.com

Monday 8 May 7pm
London: Newman House Chaplaincy Anniversary Lecture - Friendship and Its Enemies
Dr Andrew Hegarty (Director, Thomas More Institute, London; independent scholar researching the history of universities)
At Newman House (111 Gower Street, London WC1E 6AR), finishing by 8.15pm
Open to all. Non-students need to register a place by emailing: chris@universitycatholic.ne

Friday 12 May 12.30 - 3.30pm
London: Zimbabwe and Southern Africa: Hopes, Dreams and Fears
A conference organised by ZANE. Tickets £35.
St Michael's Church, Chester Square London SW1W 9EF
Sandwiches will be provided at 12.30.
To book tickets please visit www.zane-zimbabweanationalemergency.com/may12th17.asp

Monday 15 May 12 noon
London: International Conscientious Objectors Day
Tavistock Square, Bloomsbury
Guest speakers: Sir Mark Rylance and Nick Jeffrey (Vietnam War draft resister)

15-21 May 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: www.turveyabbey.org.uk

Saturday 20 May 10.30am - 4pm
London: Contemplation for an Age of Artificial Intelligence
Led by Dr Marco Schorlemmer
At The Meditatio Centre
St Marks, Myddelton Sq, London EC1R 1XX
£15 (£10 concessions) To book and for information
Tel: 020 7278 2070 Email: meditatio@wccm.org
For more information, see: www.meditatiocentrelondon.org

Sunday 21 May 3pm
London Catholic History walk
Meet at the main door of St George's Cathedral, Southwark. Nearest tube: WATERLOO. St George's Cathedral is opposite the Imperial War Museum. For more information visit: www.catholichistorywalks.com

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).

JUNE

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: www.catholichistorywalks.com

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

6-18 June, Corpus Christi
Scotland: Eucharistic Weekend
At Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer 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 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
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

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 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: www.indcatholicnews.com/news/32372

Weekend 30 June - 2 July
Scotland: The Encounter - Dominican Sisters of St Cecilia
Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer 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


14th – 16th 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 monasteryUpper Woolhampton Reading Berkshire, RG7 5TQ - £ 135 full board
To book click here: www.douaiabbey.org.uk/pastoral-programme.html


21-23 July
Swanwick: National Justice and Peace annual conference
See: 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

SEPTEMBER

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: 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: www.facebook.com/events/1365032703518990/?notif_t=plan_user_invited&notif_id=1484589741111917

NOVEMBER

DECEMBER