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Now - 18 January 2015
Rembrandt the Late Works 
At the National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London
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Friday 31 October, from 6.30pm to 8pm
London: Vigil for those who have died in immigration detention
At St John’s Church in Hoxton, Pitfield St, London, N1 6NP.
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Saturday 1 November 10am - 6pm
Liverpool: Embrace - Major youth conference

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Saturday 1 November 11am
London: Prayer service for climate change
At St John's Waterloo 
Other events will be taking place round the country. See:

Saturday 1 November, 11 am - 4 pm
London: A Day With the Gospel of Matthew
Brian Purfield - Mount Street Jesuit Centre, 114 Mount Street, W1K 3AH 020-7495-1673A day studying who Matthew was, why he wrote his Gospel, and the message he conveys.

Tuesday, 4 November 6.30 for 7pm
London: Dr Gina Wolfe, Associate Professor of Theological Ethics, at Catholic Theological Union, Chicago
will speak at the next meeting of A Call to Action Westminster (ACTA)
At Maria Fidelis Upper School, 34 Phoenix Road, London NW1 1TA, off Eversholt Street, five minutes’ walk from Euston Station - from 7-9pm.
Coffee and tea will be served at 6.30. The talk will be at 7pm.
To confirm your attendance email Lauri Clarke 

Tuesdays 4 November - 25 November, 11 am - 1 pm
London: Gospel Overtures: Reflections on the Beginning of the Gospels
Brian Purfield - Mount Street Jesuit Centre, 114 Mount Street, W1K 3AH 020-7495-1673
A look at how the beginning of each Gospel introduces its theme and helps to understand the whole Gospel.

Tuesday 4 November 7.30pm
London: Faith Talks
The synod on marriage: The deeper issues. David Kerr
In the basement of 24 Golden Square, London W1F 9JR

Wednesday 5 November, 2.30 pm
London: 92nd Annual Solemn Requiem Mass for Deceased Police Officers 2014
Westminster Cathedral, Victoria Street, London, SW1

Friday 7 November 6.30 for 7pm
London: Bishop Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo to give this year’s Pope Paul VI Memorial Lecture
At the Greenwood Theatre, King's College London, London Bridge, SE1 3RA.

The title is: 'The Challenge of our Times: Climate and Poverty - An Agenda for Social Inclusion and Sustainable Development'. ITV News at Ten anchorwoman and journalist, Julie Etchingham, will chair the evening.If you would like to attend this year’s lecture please register as soon as possible. More details can be found at

7-9 November
Scotland: Eucharistic Retreat at Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer
“Jesus gives himself to us in the Eucharist, shares our journey and, in fact, makes himself the food that sustains our lives,” Pope Francis. Come and join us for a weekend of Adoration of the Eucharist. The weekend will include an opportunity for confession and a healing service. (£90) T: 01838200216 E:

Saturday 8 November 10am-4pm
London:  J&P Annual Day:The Welfare Myth of ‘Them and Us’ [ How we ALL use welfare as our lives change!
Speakers: Sir John Hills (Professor of Social Policy and Director of the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE) , London School of Economics)
Helen O’Brien (Chief Executive Officer, Caritas Social Action Network)
Britain's richest 1% own as much as the poorest 55% of the population. So who are ‘the poor’? We examine the labels of ‘strivers’ and ‘scroungers’ and what it means to obey Jesus’ command to reach out to the poor.
Workshops (tbc) with Caritas Westminster, Citizens, Taxpayers against Poverty, SVP, Housing Justice and more
Enquiries: Justice and Peace. 4 Vincent Road, London N15 3QH  -

8 - 9 November
London: Public conference on Impact of the WWI on Palestine
Hosted by Al-Jazeera Centre for Studies (AJCS) and the Palestinian Return Centre 
To join the conference, click here:

Wednesdays 12 November - 3 December, 7-9:30 pm 
London: Jesus in Scripture, Jesus in Art
Geoff Wheaton SJ - Mount Street Jesuit Centre, 114 Mount Street, W1K 3AH 020-7495-1673
A look at how artists through history have used their depictions of Jesus to help our understanding of scripture.

Saturday 15 November, 10 am - 4:30 pm
London: CHRISTIAN UNITY SINCE VATICAN II: Memory, Present, Where Now?
Fr Dominic Robinson SJ and 6 others
Mount Street Jesuit Centre, 114 Mount Street, W1K 3AH 020-7495-1673
This one day conference will feature 6 speakers from Catholic, Anglican, Orthodox and Reformed traditions will look at how Vatican II led to a change in relations between Catholics and other Christians. 

Saturday 15 November
Sutton Coldfield: Memorial Concert for Mike Stanley


Saturday 15 November 10am
Purley: Mothers Prayers Day with Talk and Mass
At St John the Baptist Church. After Mass at 10 there will be registration and coffee. The talk begins at 11am. The day finishes at 4pm.
St. John the Baptist Church Hall, Dale Road, Purley CR8 2EF

Voluntary donations are welcome. Plenty of car parking. Please bring a packed lunch.
For more information contact: Beryl - tel: 020 8406 0604 or
Travel: 5 mins walk from PURLEY train station (exit platform 6 for Godstone Rd). Bus 407 (Sutton to Caterham) to Sunnydene Rd bus stop. 

Tuesday 18 November 7.30pm
London: Faith Talks 
Contraception and holiness. Christina Read
In the basement of 24 Golden Square, London W1F 9JR

21 - 23 November
Scotland: Advent for Young Teens at Craig Lodge House of Prayer
Come and prepare for Christmas. Prayer, Mass, Games, Music, Drama, Fun. This event is for P7- S1 (11s-12s). (£55) T: 01838200216 E:

Saturday 22 November 10.30am till about 4pm,
London: 'Awakening the Artist within' with Sister Sheila Gosney
At the DeMazenod Spirituality Centre,
62 Chamber St, at Towerhill, E1 8BL
There will be Mass at about 3.15pm
For more information contact Sr Sheila on
or Fr Oliver Barry at Tel: 020 7488 4654

Friday 28 November 6.30pm
London: Lecture on The Role of the Church in the Contemporary World
By Archbishop Rino Fischella
At Heythrop College,  Booking essential:

Saturday 29 November, 11 am - 4 pm
London: The Power of Memory
Margaret Philpot at Mount Street Jesuit Centre, 114 Mount Street, W1K 3AH 020-7495-1673
An integral part of our identity, memories can be either trivial or important, conscious or unconscious, and are selective and unreliable but they are an essential component of our daily lives. 

28 -30 November, Advent for Mid Teens at Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer
Scotland: Come and prepare for Christmas. Prayer, Mass, Games, Music, Drama, Fun.
This event is for S2-S4 (13s-15s). (£55) T: 01838200216 E:


Tuesday 2 December 2014 9.30am - 4.30pm
London: Conference -Faith in a Secular Age: a conversation with Charles Taylor 
One day conference of the Heythrop Institute: Religion & Society, Heythrop College. Speakers include Prof. Craig Calhoun, Dr Anthony Carroll, Prof. John Cottingham and Dr Damian Howard, with a response by Prof. Taylor. Price: £15 (full) and £10 (student/senior citizen), to include refreshments but not lunch, payable by cash or cheque made out to ‘Heythrop College’ on the day. Email to reserve a place.


Tuesday 2 December 2014, 6.30pm
London: Lecture - Church and World: Reflections from the Disjunctions Project 
Loschert Lecture at Heythrop College by Professor Charles Taylor 
Free of charge. For more information and to book see here:


Tuesday 2 December 7.30pm
London: Faith Talks

Loving life in a culture of death. Sr Roseann Reddy
In the basement of 24 Golden Square, London W1F 9JR

5 -7 December, Advent for Young Adults at Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer, 
Scotland: Come and prepare for Christmas
with members of Craig Lodge Community, 
the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal and the Community of the Lamb. Age 16-30s. (£55) T: 01838200216 E:

Friday 12 December 7pm
Birmingham: Lord Rowan Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury to give Archbishop Romero Memorial Lecture
At St Chad's Cathedral, Birmingham, B4 6EU
All welcome.




30 January - 1 February 2015.
Bedfordshire:  Painting weekend at Turvey Monastery
More details will follow soon



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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7 March 
Wembley Arena - Flame 2015
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