Forthcoming Events


2017

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

SEPTEMBER

September - October

London: Exhibition of Contemporary Christian Art
at Our Lady of Dolours
264 Fulham Road, SW10 9EL
For further information see: www.indcatholicnews.com/news/32428

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

6 – 24 September 2017.
London: While We Wait - installation inspired by Cremisan
In the Medieval & Renaissance, Room 64b,
The Simon Sainsbury Gallery, Level 2
Victoria and Albert Museum
South Kensington
See: ICN 22 August 2017 V&A commissions installation inspired by endangered Cremisan Valley www.indcatholicnews.com/news/33238

17-23 September
World Week for Peace for Israel and Palestine
See: www.indcatholicnews.com/news/33412

Thursday 21 September at 5.15pm
Glasgow: Stella Maris Mass in honour of Our Lady, Star of the Sea
At St Andrew’s Cathedral
196 Clyde Street, Glasgow, G1 4JY
Celebrant: Archbishop Philip Tartaglia
Contact: Apostleship of the Sea www.apostleshipofthesea.org.uk
07720 093 155euan@apostleshipofthesea.org.uk

Thursday 21 September
International Day of Prayer for Peace for Palestine and Israel
See: www.overcomingviolence.org/en/decade-to-overcome-violence/about-dov/international-day-of-prayer-for-peace.html

Thursday 21 September 6.30-8pm
London: Early Christian Art & Architecture Stephen Fachada
Mount Street Jesuit Centre, 114 Mount Street, W1K 3AH pathwaystogod.org 0207-495-1673
This lecture is a brief introduction to the art and architecture of Late Antiquity (Early Christianity), a period not only of great social change within the Roman Empire, but also of remarkable artistic production at the service of the fledgling Church. Followed by Q&A.

Friday 22 September at 12.05pm
Newcastle Upon Tyne: Stella Maris Mass in honour of Our Lady, Star of the Sea
At St Mary’s Cathedral
Clayton St W, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 5HH
Celebrant: Bishop Seamus Cunningham
Contact: Apostleship of the Sea
www.apostleshipofthesea.org.uk
Tel: 020 7901 1932salvina@apostleshipofthesea.org.uk

22 - 24 September
Scotland: - Inner Healing - Canon Fraser
At Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer www.craiglodge.org
Allow Jesus to bring healing into your life? The weekend will include individual prayer ministry (£100)T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

Friday 22 September 7-8.30pm
London: Lord, Teach Us To Pray
Mount Street Jesuit Centre, 114 Mount Street, W1K 3AH pathwaystogod.org 0207-495-1673
On each evening of this short course (8 - 29 September) as participants you will be introduced to and guided through a way of praying that you will then be able to make your own – deepening your own relationship with God.

Friday 22 September 7.30pm
London: Bishop Alan Williams to give Ordinariate talk on Evangelism
At the Ordinariate Central Church of Our Lady of the Assumption and St Gregory, Warwick Street.
The talk will be followed by a reception.

Saturday 23 September 10.30am
London: Opening Mass of Ordinariate Festival
At Westminster City School, Palace Street SW1E 5HJ.
In the morning there will be a talk by Fr Ed Tomlinson on The Ordinariate and the English Way and an opportunity for questions.
Following Mass lunch will be served (pre-booking required) and at 2.30pm the Rev'd Dr Alexander Lucie Smith - parish priest, theologian and journalist - will speak on Proclaiming the Gospel in the Internet Age.

Saturday 23 September 12.30pm
London: Ordinariate Festival Mass
At Westminster Cathedral
More details from the Ordinariate website
www.ordinariate.org.uk/news/OrdinariateNews.php?Ordinariate-of-Our-Lady-of-Walsingham-Annual-Festival-451

Saturday 23 September 7.30pm
London: Catholic Underground
At St Aloysius RC Church, 20 Phoenix Road, London NW1 1TA
We start with Holy Hour which incorporates Praise and Worship and Confession.

Saturday 23 September 12noon
London: Play - 'Romero, Heartbeat of El Salvador
www.indcatholicnews.com/news/33427

Saturday 23 September 3pm Westminster Abbey.
Evensong: National Ecumenical Celebration of the Romero Centenary.
Co-sponsors: Archbishop Romero Trust, Churches Together in England, CAFOD, Christian Aid
Lord Rowan Williams will give the Address; Cardinal Vincent Nichols and Archbishop Peter Smith will take part.
James MacMillan has composed a Special Romero Anthem which will be premiered at the Service.
Tickets can be booked through Eventbrite on the Westminster Abbey website, on the Archbishop Romero Trust website www.romerotrust.org.uk or directly on goo.gl/BXAvnF

Saturday 23 September 10am-4pm
London: Walk With Me - Conference for Catholic family members of LGBT people
“Walk with me” is the theme of a day workshop for Catholic family members of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people. We hope that listening to input from both Mgr Keith Barltrop, chaplain to the LGBT Catholics Westminster, and the experiences of other family members of LGBT people, will enable those taking part to truly walk with their LGBT family members and accompany them on their journey. More information and a registration form can be found on www.lgbtcatholicsyag.org.uk/workshop-2017
For more information email: lgbtcatholicsyag@gmail.com
or visit: www.igbtcatholicsyag.org.uk

Sunday 24 September 12.30pm
London: Celebration Mass for 60th Anniversary of the Irish Chaplaincy
at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Kilburn. London. NW6 4PS
There will be a get together afterward in the parish hall.

25 -29 September
Scotland: - Recreate Me in Heart & Spirit – Fr Kevin Murphy.
At Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer www.craiglodge.org
A week looking at reading and writing that reflect the Catholic faith. Come & hear the Word and find your own words (£200)
T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

Tuesday 26 September at 7pm
Norwich: Stella Maris Mass in honour of Our Lady, Star of the Sea
At St John the Baptist Cathedral
Unthank Road, Norwich, NR2 2PA
Celebrant: Bishop Alan Hopes
Contact: Apostleship of the Sea www.apostleshipofthesea.org.uk
020 7901 1932salvina@apostleshipofthesea.org.uk

Thursday 28 September at 7pm
Edinburgh: Stella Maris Mass in honour of Our Lady, Star of the Sea
At St Mary’s Cathedral
York Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3JD
Celebrant: Archbishop Leo Cushley
Contact: Apostleship of the Sea www.apostleshipofthesea.org.uk
07720 093 155euan@apostleshipofthesea.org.uk

29 September – 1 October
Scotland: Finding Sanctuary – Fr Roderick Jones, Worth Abbey
At Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer www.craiglodge.org
A weekend exploring the timeless wisdom of Benedictine spirituality and its relevance to our journey of faith (£100)T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

Friday 29 September 7-8.30pm
London: Lord, Teach Us To Pray
Mount Street Jesuit Centre, 114 Mount Street, W1K 3AH pathwaystogod.org 0207-495-1673
On each evening of this short course (8 - 29 September) as participants you will be introduced to and guided through a way of praying that you will then be able to make your own – deepening your own relationship with God.

Saturday 30 September 1.30pm
Southwark: Annual Blessed Sacrament Procession
The Procession starts this year from St George's Cathedral and will be lead by Bishop Paul Mason.

Saturday 30 September 11am-4pm
London: Sampling Ignatian Prayer - A Taste of The Ignatian Exercises Audrey Hamilton
At Mount Street Jesuit Centre, 114 Mount Street, W1K 3AH pathwaystogod.org 0207-495-1673
This 'taste' will have two aspects – offering some sample dishes from the rich menu that is Ignatian prayer, and also allowing participants to taste and experience for themselves something of the wisdom of St Ignatius. This is a standalone day but will also serve as an introduction to subsequent workshops on some of the particular themes for anyone wishing to explore further.

30 September
London: Day Retreat - Discerning Dreams
Some dreams are profound. They remain with us. Why? Biblical “God speak” dreams are a testimony to profound messaging. In this retreat, we use meditation and creative expression to help discern which dreams are probable “God speak” and what that communication might mean. At DeMazenod House, 62 Chamber St. London E1 8BL (Tower Bridge). Bring your lunch and all creative materials are provided. For more information contact Fr Oliver Barry OMI at demazenodhouse@oblates.co.uk

30 September
Kenilworth: National Gathering in Support of Holy Land Christians
See: www.indcatholicnews.com/news/33230

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

Wednesday 4 October 6.30-8pm
London Jesuit Volunteers Open Evening with Elaine Rawlins
Mount Street Jesuit Centre, 114 Mount Street, W1K 3AH pathwaystogod.org 0207-495-1673London Jesuit Volunteers gives the opportunity to combine volunteering (for about 8 hours a month) with those people on the margins with time for reflection and prayer using Ignatian spirituality together with a community of volunteers on a monthly basis.

Thursday 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

Thursday 5 October 6.30pm
London: The Craigmyle Lecture 2017 – Baroness Patricia Scotland QC, will speak on 'Faith in the Commonwealth'
Baroness Scotland is the Commonwealth Secretary-General
The lecture takes place at Notre Dame University, 1 Suffolk Street, London SW1Y 4HG (near Trafalgar Square).
Followed by a drinks reception.
Admission free but registration required. Please register on Eventbrite (www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/catholic-union-charitable-trust-13493819133) or by phoning the office on 020 8749 1321 (Monday-Friday mornings only) or e-mailing at info@catholicunion.org.uk.

Thursday 5 October 6.30pm for 7pm
London: Believing in Poetry in a Secular Age
Mark Oakley, Canon Chancellor of St Paul's Cathedral and Michael Symmons Roberts, one of the leading English poets writing today,
Theos, 77 Great Peter Street, London, SW1P 2EZ
Book tickets: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/believing-in-poetry-in-a-secular-age-tickets-36222637885?aff=es2

Weekend 6 - 8 October
Scotland: Becoming Warriors for the Gospel - Gary Stephens, Prince of Peace Community.
At Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer www.craiglodge.orgRenewal, inner healing, seeking God’s will , living in the power of the Holy Spirit, & becoming equipped to proclaim the Gospel (£100)T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

Thursday 5 October 6.30pm for 7pm
London: Believing in Poetry in a Secular Age
Mark Oakley, Canon Chancellor of St Paul's Cathedral and Michael Symmons Roberts, one of the leading English poets writing today,
Theos, 77 Great Peter Street, London, SW1P 2EZ
Book tickets here: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/believing-in-poetry-in-a-secular-age-tickets-36222637885?aff=es2

Saturday 7 October, 9am
London: Study Day Getting Satisfaction: Religious Life, psychological health and wellbeing
At Heythrop College
Is religious life life-giving? Can we find ways of assessing levels of happiness and well-being within religious life so as to promote healthy community living, spiritual and emotional maturity, life/work balance and fruitful ministry? Sister Maria Clara Kreis, a psychologist and religious who has done leading research in the USA on Life Satisfaction for Apostolic Women Religious offers an overview of her research and strategies for supporting a happy and healthy life for all religious. The cost of the day is £25 including tea/coffee and lunch. Booking is now open. Contact: a.clarkson@heythrop.ac.uk

Wednesday 11 October 5-7pm
Southwark: Fr Timothy Radcliffe to be guest speak at launch of Positive Faith
New website and fim resource for Christians living with HIV
Event hosted by Catholic and Anglican Bishops of Southwark
At The Pavilion, Top Floor, CAFOD Romero House, 55 Westminster Bridge Road,
London SE1 7JB

13 -15 October
Scotland: Family Weekend Retreat – Craig Lodge Community
At Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer www.craiglodge.orgT: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

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

Saturday 14 October 10.30am - 4pm
London: Aid to the Church in Need Annual Event
At Westminster Cathedral
Holy Mass at 10.30am at Westminster Cathedral followed by talks in the Hall from 12pm – 4pm.
Speakers include: Melkite Greek Catholic Archbishop Issam John Darwish of Zahle and Furzol, Lebanon. Sister Annie Demerjian RJM, from Aleppo, Syria. Bishop Matthew Kukah of Sokoto, northern Nigeria. Fr Salar Kajo Iraq
For more information and to book tickets see: https://acnuk.org/event/acns-annual-westminster-event/

Saturday 21 October 10.30pm to 1pm
Southend-on-Sea: Community Fayre
At Nazareth House, 111 London Road, Westcliff, SS1 1PPFor a second year, the Knights have organised our Community Fayre at Nazareth House in Westcliff for the people of the area and we have several local charities, local groups and local businesses that have something to offer both locally and globally.

Tuesday 24 October - 1 November
London: Keep me Safe’ an exhibition of paintings by Marguerite Horner
evoking memories of the Calais Jungle Refugee Camp
At Ground Floor Gallery, Farm Street Church Hall

27 - 29 October
Scotland: Eucharistic Weekend - Craig Lodge Community.
Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer www.craiglodge.org
“The Eucharist is Jesus who gives himself entirely to us” = Pope Francis
Join us for a weekend of Adoration of the Eucharist, the opportunity for confession and a healing service (£100)
T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

Tuesday 31 October 6.30pm
London: Lecture Did Luther's Reformation 'Do the Pope a favour?'
www.indcatholicnews.com/news/33453

NOVEMBER

3 -5 November
Scotland: Greatness of Heart - Mgr John Armitage, National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham.
At Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer
A retreat to help us opening our hearts to Gods gifts through prayer, the truth that sets us free and generosity of life (£100)T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

6 –18 November
Dubai, United Arab Emerites: While We Wait - installation inspired by Cremisan
Concrete, a multi-disciplinary space in Alserkal Avenue
Dubai, United Arab Emerites
See: ICN 22 August 2017 V&A commissions installation inspired by endangered Cremisan Valley www.indcatholicnews.com/news/33238

10 -12 November -
Scotland: Angels with Fr Piotr Prusakiewicz CSMA
At Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer
Fr Peter is a member of the Congregation of St Michael the Archangel, Poland and editor of the popular ‘Angels’ magazine.
He will help us make friends with our heavenly companions (£100)T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

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

Thursday 16 November 2017 6.30pm for 7pm
London: Capitalism's 7 Deadly Sins
Theos office,
77 Great Peter Street, London, SW1P 2EZ
Theos Students, Friends and Associates: Free. General admission: £7+ £0.89 administration fee Concessions and Students: £5 + £0.80 administration fee. Book tickets for this event: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/capitalisms-7-deadly-sins-tickets-36926227340

Thursday 16 Novembere 6.45pm
London: Camino in the Steps of St Ignatius - information evening
Talk, video, Catalan food and wine
At Farm Street Church Hall, 114 Mount Street, London WK 3AH
To book a place please email dominicrobinson@rcdow.org.uk Tel: 0207 529 4802

17 -19 November
Scotland: Advent Youth Retreats (£55) Young Teens P7-S1
At Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer www.craiglodge.orgT: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

18 November
London: Day Retreat using art and creativity: Healing with Divine Love
This retreat will be focusing on the remarkable healing attributes of Divine Love. We’ll be doing creative meditation and contemplation with Divine Love to help heal ourselves within and the environment around us. DeMazenod House, 62 Chamber St. London E1 8BL (Tower Bridge). Bring your lunch and all creative materials are provided. For more information contact Fr Oliver Barry OMI at demazenodhouse@oblates.co.uk

24 -26 November
Scotland: Advent Youth Retreats (£55) Mid Teens S2-S4
At Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer www.craiglodge.orgT: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

DECEMBER

1 - 3 December - Young Adults 16-21
Scotland: Advent Youth Retreats (£55)- Young Adults 16-21

At Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer www.craiglodge.orgT: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

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


2018

FEBRUARY

February 5-7, 2018
National Conference for Rural Catholics 2018
Full details from Fr Robert Miller, Trellis House, Station Road, Tisbury, SP3 6JR
Tel: 01747 870228 - rwhm274@btinternet.com

SEPTEMBER
7 - 9 September 2018
Liverpool: National Eucharistic Pilgrimage and Congress
details soon

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