Forthcoming Events


2017

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

NOVEMBER

now to 14 January 2018
Paris: Christians of the East Exhibition
See: www.indcatholicnews.com/news/33529

now - 22 April 2018
Reflections: Van Eyck and the Pre-Raphaelites
Sunley Room, National Gallery
Trafalgar Square, London
For more information see: www.indcatholicnews.com/news/33630

Monday 20 November 5pm-8pm
London: Universal Children's Day vigil in Trafalgar Square
Jews for Justice for Palestinians asks you to join us in remembering 50 years of Israeli Occupation, and the Palestian and Israeli children killed from 1967-2017 - with music, reflection and lighting thousands of Yahrzeit candles. For motr information, see: www.indcatholicnews.com/editarticle/33828

Tuesday 21 November 2-3pm
Turvey Abbey: Bible Study Group
Theme : "LIVING GOD'S LOVE"
Led by Wendy Knell.
At Monastery of Christ Our Saviour in the Monks Guest House..
Bedford, MK43 8DE

Wednesday, 22 November 7pm
Vancouver BC, Canada: Free Public Lecture by Vatican Astronomer Br Guy Consolmagno
At UBC Hebb Theatre
2045 East Mall, Vancouver (UBC)
This special event is being presented by St Mark's College at UBC, in partnership with the Department of Physics and Astronomy at UBC.
Book: www.eventbrite.ca/e/why-do-we-look-up-at-the-heavens-with-director-of-vatican-observatory-tickets-37133437110

Wednesday 22 November 6pm
London: #Red Wednesday
ACN and CSW will be gathering outside Westminster Cathedral to stand in solidarity with persecuted Christians and all who suffer for their peacefully held beliefs. Please join us and also share the details as far and wide as you can. There will be buildings lighting up red throughout the UK as well as events in Ireland, America and the Philippines. Red is the Christian colour of martyrdom. Christians are the most persecuted faith group in today's world and #RedWednesday will honour all Christians who suffer and die for their faithfulness to Christ's message of peace.

Thursday 23 November 6.30pm
Ireland: Fr Patrick Devine SMA to deliver 4th Lt Gen Dermot Earley Memorial Lecture
at the Edward M Kennedy Institute for Conflict Intervention
Maynooth University
See: www.indcatholicnews.com/news/33729

Thursday 23 November 7.30pm
London: Michael Harrington's play Locks & Stocks
Holy Apostles Church Hall
Pimlico (Cumberland Street entrance)

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

Saturday 25 November
Embrace Liverpool
Catholic youth conference aimed at young people aged 14 - 25
For more information see: www.embrace-liverpool.org.uk.

Saturday 25 November 2pm - 4pm
Turvey Abbey: Alan Hargrave will be talking about his new book: 'ONE FOR SORROW'
How he struggled to deal with a crisis of faith following the death of his son, while in a very public role
At the Monastery of Christ Our Saviour
Monks Guest House, Turvey, MK43 8DE
Copies of his book will be available to buy and have signed.
SPACES ARE LIMITED PLEASE CONTACT: publicity@spck.org.uk

25 November 10am-12noon
London: Advent Creative Prayer group at Ealing Abbey
Create art in response to reflections on Mary using simple collage, paint, drawing (basics provided) or materials of your choice. No skills required, all welcome. Please contact Karolina Stolarska: rozamarias@gmail.com
or the Ealing Abbey Parish Office: 020 8862 2160/2167 where you can leave a message to register your interest.

DECEMBER

Monday, 4 December
London: Celebrate positive lives - Mass to mark global impact of HIV/Aids
Celebrant & Preacher - Fr David Stewart SJ
and in the presence of the Lord Mayor of Westminster and his Consort
At the Church of the Immaculate Conception (Farm Street Jesuit Church)
114 Mount Street, Mayfair, London. W1K 3AH
With music by the Beacon Music Group
Refreshments follow in the Parish Hall including a showing of POSITIVE FAITH addressing HIV & Christianity in the UK
ALL ARE WELCOME !
For more information see: www.lgbtcatholicswestminster.org email: lgbtcatholicswestminster@gmail.com

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

2 - 28 December
Sheffield: Festival of Angels at St Marie's Cathedral
Norfolk Row
Sheffield, S1 2JB
For more information see: www.indcatholicnews.com/news/33845

Saturday 2 December 10.30am-2.30pm
London: Advent Retreat for Young Adults aged 18-35 Sr Anouska Robinson-Biggin fcJ
At Mount Street Jesuit Centre, 114 Mount Street, W1K 3AH pathwaystogod.org 0207-495-1673
The Young Adult Advent Retreat is an invitation to journey deeper into the season of Advent and what it means for you. The retreat will include input about and experience of prayer, silence and sharing. Please bring a journal and a pen with you as well as your packed lunch.

Saturday 2 December 11am-4pm
London: Words of Life: Encountering God in the Gospels - A Taste of the Ignatian Exercises
with Lynne Galloway and Sheelagh Daly
At Mount Street Jesuit Centre, 114 Mount Street, W1K 3AH pathwaystogod.org 0207-495-1673
In his Spiritual Exercises St Ignatius offers us a way of encountering Jesus in the Gospels which he calls 'Imaginative Contemplation'. Praying in this way enables us to get to know the person of Jesus, as we bring our humanity to meet Jesus in his humanity.
During this day we will introduce this method of prayer, guide participants through the prayer and share together something of the fruits of this experience.

2 December 10am-12noon
London: Advent Creative Prayer group at Ealing Abbey
Create art in response to reflections on Mary using simple collage, paint, drawing (basics provided) or materials of your choice. No skills required, all welcome. Please contact Karolina Stolarska: rozamarias@gmail.com
or the Ealing Abbey Parish Office: 020 8862 2160/2167 where you can leave a message to register your interest.

Monday, 4 December 6pm
London: World AIDS Mass
At Church of the Immaculate Conception (Farm Street Jesuit Church),
114 Mount Street, Mayfair, London W1K 3AH. Music will be provided by the Beacon Music Group.
The Lord Mayor of Westminster, Cllr. Ian Adams, will be present, and a Reception will follow the Mass.

Monday 4 December 2017 7pm
London: Pax Christi Advent Service
At St Aloysius Church
20 Phoenix Road Euston London NW1 1T
All Welcome; Music led by Julie McCann Rehearsal on 2 December
Followed by alternative Christmas market: gifts from Jesuit Refugee Service, Traidcraft, Palestinian (Zaytoun) goods, books, much more. Mulled wine and mince pies Music led by Julie McCann. Rehearsal on 2 December, contact office for details.

Tuesday 5 December: 7 for 7.30pm
London Seminar What is Truth?' with John Moffatt SJ
At Hurtado Jesuit Centre, 2 Chandler Street, Wapping, London, E1W 2QT
Suggested donation: £10 Book your place: welcome@hurtadocentre.org.uk
For details of the seminar series see: www.indcatholicnews.com/news/33733

Friday 8 December 7pm
Hexham: Torchlight Procession in honour of Our Blessed Lady Immaculate
Meet at bandstand in park next to Hexhgam Abbey which will be decorated with festive lights, to pray the Rosary and sing hymns in honour of Our Lady. We will then process with candles to St Mary's Catholic church for a homily and Benediction. A collection will be taken in aid of the Diocesan hospitality at Lourdes. Led by Fr Christopher Warren. For more information call: 01434 603 119 or email: stmaryshexham/plus.com

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

Saturday 9 December 10am-12noon
London: Advent Creative Prayer group at Ealing Abbey
Create art in response to reflections on Mary using simple collage, paint, drawing (basics provided) or materials of your choice. No skills required, all welcome. Please contact Karolina Stolarska: rozamarias@gmail.com
or the Ealing Abbey Parish Office: 020 8862 2160/2167 where you can leave a message to register your interest.

Saturday 9 December 2-3pm
London: Christmas Carols
At Farm Street Church, Mayfair

Saturday 9 December Talk after 10am Mass
London: Fr Matthew Devereux LC will be giving a talk about all we need to know about the reality of Angels
at St Mary's Church in Chelsea.
Meet in the Drama Studio at the St Thomas More School Grounds,
Cadogan Street, London SW3 2QS.

Saturday 9 December Talk after 6pm Mass
London: Talk on Jane Austen and the Irish Connection, by author Julia Forsythe
At Our Lady Help of Christians parish hall
Lady Margaret Road, Kentish Town
Read more about her book Jane Austen and the Irish Connection, here: www.indcatholicnews.com/news/32923

Sunday 10 December 2 - 4pm
New York: Human Rights event - three short films from Brave New Films, Home is a Human Right: A Series on Immigration
Sr Mary Beth Moore, SC, Assistant Coordinator of Centro Corazon de Maria on eastern Long Island, which serves the immigrant population there, and Mario Russell, Director of Catholic Charities Immigrant and Refugee Services in the Archdiocese of NY, will facilitate discussion. At 20 Washington Square North, Greenwich Village, NY.

Tuesday 12 December 6.30pm
London: Apostleship of the Sea Carol Service
At Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, 10 Warwick Street, London W1B 5LZ
Followed by mulled wine and minced pies in the Crypt.
Please RSVP by 1 December. Email: roland@apostleshipofthesea.org.uk

Wednesday 13 December 7pm
South Shields: Apostleship of the Sea Christmas Carol Service
At St. Bede's Church, South Shields, 10 Westoe Rd, South Shields, NE33 4LZ
Please RSVP by 1 December. Email: jonathanheard@apostleshipofthesea.org.uk

15 December 6.30pm
London: CaAPA Carol Service
At Corpus Christi, Maiden Lane, Covent Garden
All welcome

16 December 10.15am coffee for 10.45am start, 3.15pm close
Turvey Abbey: Advent Reflection Day In the Diocesan Year of Prayer and Vocation
'COME TO ME'
With tasters in prayer
Keynote address: - Bro John OSB
Mass, Prayer of Stillness and Time with Prayer Places
Places limited so booking essential via NORES office
admin@nores.org.uk or ring 01582 723312.
At Monastery of Christ Our Saviour
(First drive left in Jacks Lane off A428 next to Turvey Abbey)
For disability enquires ring 01234 888858
Cost of Day £10, tea, coffee available all day
but please bring a packed lunch.

16 December 10am-12noon
London: Advent Creative Prayer group at Ealing Abbey
Create art in response to reflections on Mary using simple collage, paint, drawing (basics provided) or materials of your choice. No skills required, all welcome. Please contact Karolina Stolarska: rozamarias@gmail.com
or the Ealing Abbey Parish Office: 020 8862 2160/2167 where you can leave a message to register your interest.

2018

JANUARY

Tuesday 9 January 7 for 7.30pm
London Seminar: 'Building a culture of encounter in an age of fake news', with Austen Ivereigh
At Hurtado Jesuit Centre, 2 Chandler Street, Wapping, London, E1W 2QT
Suggested donation: £10 Book your place: welcome@hurtadocentre.org.uk
For details of the seminar series see: www.indcatholicnews.com/news/33733

14 January
Peace Sunday
Ask your parish priest to offer support in promoting Peace Sunday and Pax Christi.
Encourage them for a collection for Pax Christi
Resources available end November at paxchristi.org.uk

FEBRUARY

Tuesday 6 February: 7 for 7.30pm
London Seminar: 'The 21st Century Mind: Blowing It, Expanding It, Losing It', with Baroness Susan Greenfield
At Hurtado Jesuit Centre, 2 Chandler Street, Wapping, London, E1W 2QT
Suggested donation: £10
Book your place: welcome@hurtadocentre.org.uk
For details of the seminar series see: www.indcatholicnews.com/news/33733

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

MARCH

Thursday 8 March: 7 for 7.30pm
London Seminar: 'Taking back control: illusions of autonomy', with Pat Riordan SJ
At Hurtado Jesuit Centre, 2 Chandler Street, Wapping, London, E1W 2QT
Suggested donation: £10
Book your place: welcome@hurtadocentre.org.uk
For details of the seminar series see: www.indcatholicnews.com/news/33733

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

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