Forthcoming Events

  • (Updated )

2019

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

SEPTEMBER

Saturday 21 September
Glasgow: Laudato Si Day of Reflection
At Blythswood Hall in Renfield St Stephen's Church, Bath Street, Glasgow
See: www.indcatholicnews.com/news/37802

Saturday 21 September 11am-4pm
London: An Extroverts' Guide to Ignatian Spirituality
Mount Street Jesuit Centre, 114 Mount Street, W1K 3AH pathwaystogod.org 0207-529-4844
Have you ever felt as if silence and spirituality is not for you? That it is only for quiet and earnest people and you would find it impossible to be silent for more than one minute? This is the one-day workshop for you.

Saturday 21 September 2.30pm
John Bradburne Memorial Service
At Westminster Cathedral. Mass and exhibition to celebrate the life and work of John Bradburne whose cause of beatification as the first 20th century English saint is moving ahead this year. John spent years seeking God from the Malayan jungles in World War Two, eventually finding his vocation caring for leprosy patients at the Mutemwa Leprosy Settlement in Zimbabwe where he dedicated his life to God and to those suffering from leprosy.

Sunday, 22 September 7-9pm
New York: Holding in the Light a gathering in silence on the eve of the UN Secretary General's Climate Action Summit.
At 15th Street Quaker Meeting House in New York City.
The service begins with silence, followed by a contemplative sharing led by Christian Figueres, former head of the UNFCCC.
If you wish to attend, please register on this online link: www.eventbrite.com/e/earth-silence-2019-holding-earth-in-the-light-tickets-66983971863

Monday 23 September 6.30pm
London: An evening with Chris Patten
A talk by Lord Patten, Baron Patten of Barnes, will be followed by Q&A, drinks and canapés, and book sales and signings. Hosted by the Tablet. Tickets for Tablet subscribers are £25 each and £35 for those who do not possess a Tablet subscription. Tickets may be purchased either through the Tablet website or telephoning the Tablet switchboard on 020 8748 8484.

23-24 September
Cambridge: 'Once in a Lifetime' environment conference
Organised by Amos Trust
At St Paul's Church in Cambridge.
The two-day summit will explore how churches and Christians can play a greater role in addressing climate change with justice, to accelerate a 'just transition' to a low-carbon world. A Rocha UK CEO, Andy Atkins, who founded Tearfund's programme on Climate Change and Development, will be speaking on a Just Transition. For more information and booking see: www.arocha.org.uk

Monday 23 September 7-8pm
Leeds: Newman Festival
Talk 1 - Newman and the Sacraments: a guide to the place of Sacraments in our lives (Fr Dennis Cassidy, Diocese of Leeds)
St Theresa's Church, Crossgates LS15 7JY
For more information see: www.indcatholicnews.com/news/37914

Tuesday 24 September 7-8pm
Leeds: Newman Festival
Talk 2 - Newman & Vocation: A guide to discovering our calling in life (Fr Richard Duffield, York Oratory)
St Theresa's Church, Crossgates LS15 7JY

Wednesday 25 September 7-8pm
Leeds: Newman Festival
Talk 3 - Newman & Our Times: A guide to 21st Century Mission (Mgr Prof Rod Strange, St Mary's University, London),
St Theresa's Church, Crossgates LS15 7JY
For more information see: www.indcatholicnews.com/news/37914

Thursday 26 September 7pm
Leeds: Newman Festival
Pontifical Mass of Thanksgiving & Veneration of Relic with Bishop Marcus, animated by school choirs, and followed by Faith Supper
Corpus Christi Church, Halton Moor LS9 0HD
For more information see: www.indcatholicnews.com/news/37914

Wednesday 25 September 2019 6.30 for 6.45pm
Liverpool: Prophetic Trajectories of Hope from San Salvador to Liverpool
A celebration of the ministries of Oscar Romero, Austin Smith, Kevin Kelly & Tom Cullinan
Theatre in the Cornerstone Hope University (Everton Campus) Liverpool L3 8D
Given by David McLoughlin
Newman University, Birmingham (chaired by Pat Jones)
preceded by Memorial Mass in nearby SFX Church at 5.45pm celebrated by Bishop John Rawsthorne
and afterwards... drinks to toast the Merseyside Prophets!

Thursday 26 September 2019 at 7pm
London: Stella Maris Mass. All invited to come along and pray for seafarers.
Organised by Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea)
At Our Lady of the Assumption, 10 Warwick Street, Soho, London W1B 5LZ.
Main celebrant: To be confirmed
Please contact Roland Hayes for further information.
Email: [email protected]org.uk or phone: 078 8789 3763
www.apostleshipofthesea.org.uk

Thursday 26 September 5.15pm
Glasgow: Stella Maris Mass. All invited to come along and pray for seafarers.
Organised by Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea)
At the Metropolitan Cathedral Church of Saint Andrew, Glasgow.
Main celebrant: Archbishop Philip Tartaglia
Please contact: Deacon Joe O'Donnell for further information
Email: [email protected] or phone: 07793 489 193
www.apostleshipofthesea.org.uk

Thursday, 26 September 10am
New York: UN International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
Pax Christi Metro New York for an Interfaith Prayer Service
At Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, E. 47th Street and Second Avenues in Manhattan. If you would like to share a prayer from your faith tradition for nuclear weapons abolition or for peace in general, please contact the Pax Christi Metro New York office, 212-420-0250 or [email protected]

Saturday 28 September 10.30am till 4.30pm
Stroud: Green Christian 'On the Road Together'
At Immaculate Conception Church Hall, Beeches Green GL5 4AA
The seventh in a series of regional days with Green Christian and local communities to deepen ecological discipleship, mobilise for change, and build common cause for creation, Cost: free - but donations on the day welcome - Bring and share lunch
Booking is essential as space is limited: greenchristian.eventbrite.co.uk - 0345 459 8460
www.greenchristian.org.uk

Saturday 28 September
Bury St Edmund's: World Mission Conference open to all people interested in world mission and in particular climate
Big questions are raised by climate change which require a Christian response.
The keynote speaker will be Ellen Teague, a freelance Christian journalist who writes and campaigns on justice, peace and ecology issues, and other speakers will talk about the challenges of climate change. A variety of NGOs will be present with links to World Mission.
Tickets cost: £5 including drinks. Please bring your own packed lunch. Book here: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/world-mission-conference-2019-tickets-59888198213

Sunday 29 September
UK-wide: Promotion Day for CAFOD Harvest Fast Day

OCTOBER

Tuesday 1 October 2019 at 12.30pm
Southwark: Stella Maris Mass. All invited to come along and pray for seafarers.
Organised by Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea)
At St George's Cathedral, Westminster Bridge Rd, South Bank, Southwark, London SE1 7HY.
Main celebrant: Archbishop John Wilson
Please contact Roland Hayes for further information.
Email: [email protected] or phone: 078 8789 3763
www.apostleshipofthesea.org.uk

Friday 4 October
UK-wide: Harvest Fast Day
Key weekends for promotion will be Sunday 29th September and Sunday 6th October for Collection in Parishes.

Friday 4 October 2019 at 12.15pm
Jersey: Stella Maris Mass.
All invited to come along and pray for seafarers.
Organised by Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea)
At St Thomas' Val Plaisant, Saint-Helier, Jersey. Main celebrant: Canon Dominic Golding
Please contact John Green for further information.
Email: [email protected] or phone: 07505 653 801
www.apostleshipofthesea.org.uk

5 October
Southwark: Day of Renewal at St George's Cathedral
'A Great Cloud of Witnesses' - Veronica Williams - Mothers Prayers, Paschal Uche, Seminarian, Pam Nelson, Rachel's Vineyard - a safe place to renew, rebuild and redeem hearts broken by abortion, and Fr Bart Dudek... plus Healing Service led by Fr Angelus Houle, Confession, Mass - main celebrant Archbishop Kevin McDonald. Further details: 020 8467 3886.

Saturday-Sunday 5 - 6 October
London: St Dominic's Annual Art exhibition
Blackfriars Hall, St Dominic's, Haverstock Hill
There will be children's and adults' sections, and a photographic competition open to all. For the adults' section we need paintings, drawings, etchings, sculpture and craftwork. New exhibitors will be warmly welcomed. Entry forms and further details from Robert: on 020 7485 0120.

7pm Saturday 5 October
London: Prayers for Amazon Synod
St Ignatius, Stamford Hill, 27 High Road,
London N15 6ND.

7pm Sunday 6 October
Manchester: Prayers for Amazon Synod
Holy Name, 339 Oxford Road,
Manchester M13 9PG.

Sunday 6 October 2-6pm
London: Christianity and Climate Change
An afternoon of reflection and discussion, organised by FaithJustice
At Mount Street Jesuit Center, W1K 3AH
Register at: faithjustice.org.uk/christianity

Sunday 6 October
UK-wide: Harvest Fast Day Collection in Parishes
More information to follow

Monday 7 October 7-9pm
London: Guild of Our Lady of Ransom
The first rededication of England as the Dowry of Mary since the 14th century is going to happen in March 2020.
Parish Hall, St James Church, Spanish Place
George Street, London W1
Register on Eventbrite HERE

Tuesday 8 October 2019 at 7pm
Hull: Stella Maris Mass. All invited to come along and pray for seafarers.
Organised by Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea)
At St Charles Borromeo Church, 12 Jarratt Street, Hull, HU1 3HB
Main celebrant: Bishop Terence Drainey
Please contact Anne McLaren for further information.
Email: [email protected] or phone: 07906 661 633
www.apostleshipofthesea.org.uk

Tuesday 8 October 7-9pm
London: CPW Lecture - Faith, Politics and Power - the Catholic effect in pubic life
Catholic People's Weeks (CPW) Autumn Lecture with Mike Kane MP Shadow Minister for Schools
At Maria Fidelis Catholic School, 1-39 Drummond Crescent, London NW1 1LY

Thursday, 10 October 2019 6.30-9pm
Washington DC: World Day Against the Death Penalty
Vatican Embassy, Washington, DC
For more details see: https://spark.adobe.com/page/rMYKDaactjnVa/?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=099a2a13-6116-46db-b744-f437a53cbae3

Friday, 11 October 7-10pm
London: Ceili: hosted by the Irish Chaplaincy
At St Joseph's, Highgate N19 5NE with Luckpenny ceili band, bar and raffle.
Contact: [email protected] 0207 482 5528

Saturday 12 October
London: Westminster Social J&P Forum
Details to follow soon.

Saturday 12 October 10.30am - 3pm
Gidea Park: Talk - Beginning with Genesis
Fr Adrian Graffy (Pontifical Biblical Commission)
At Catholic Church of Christ the Eternal High Priest, Gidea Park, RM2 6DH
Admission free. Please book by email to [email protected] or by phone to 01708 449914. Light refreshments provided. Please bring your own lunch. Local eateries available. Easy access by road from the M25 and Gallows Corner. Ample free parking at the church.

18-20 October
South Yorkshire: Fossil Free Gathering 2019
Operation Noah will be joining 350.org, Friends of the Earth and Platform for the 2019 Fossil Free Gathering at Kingswood Dearne Valley in South Yorkshire, and you are invited! We'll be bringing together 100+ climate justice campaigners from across the UK for a weekend of workshops, discussions, strategy and fun. This is a fantastic opportunity to build on your campaign skills, share your climate justice stories, get to know other campaigners and make plans for the coming year. Join us at the 2019 Fossil Free Gathering to build our movement for climate justice and a fossil free future! Please book by Friday 4 October, and earlier if possible, to guarantee your place.Find out more and fill in the form to book here: https://gofossilfree.org/uk/fossil-free-gathering-2019

Saturday 19 October 7pm
SVP Souper Ball
At Lansdowne Club (lansdowneclub. com)
9 Fitzmaurice Place, London W1J 5JD
Telephone or email W Metcalf 07768 315 097 [email protected]

Sunday 20 October
World Mission Day
See: www.indcatholicnews.com/news/37267

22 October 6.30pm
London: Celebrate the Feast of St John Paul
Parish Room, Church of the Most Precious Blood, London SE1 1TD
With the story of his life, readings from his poetry, discussion of his message
All welcome. Light refreshments. Free: suggested donation £10
Organised by LOGS, the Ladies Ordinariate Group

Friday 25 October 4 - 6pm
Cambridge: Catholicity and Sexual Abuse. Fr Hans Zollner SJ.
Free to attend.
At Von Hugel Institute, St Edmund's College, Cambridge CB3 0BN.

NOVEMBER

Saturday 9 November 2019 - 12 January 2020
London: Leonardo: Experience a Masterpiece
At the National gallery
ADMISSION CHARGE
Gallery opening hours
Daily 10am-6pm (last admission 5pm)
Fridays 10am-9pm (last admission 8.15pm)
For more information please visit: www.nationalgallery.org.uk/L

Thursday 14 November 11am-12.30pm
London. Service of Commemoration for those who have died homeless in London this last year
See report from last year's service: www.indcatholicnews.com/news/35991

Saturday 23 November 10.30am - 3 pm
Gidea Park: The Scriptures in Advent with Fr Nicholas King SJ
At Catholic Church of Christ the Eternal High Priest, Gidea Park, RM2 6DH
Admission free. Please book by email to [email protected] or by phone to 01708 449914. Light refreshments provided. Please bring your own lunch on study days. Local eateries available. Easy access by road from M25 and Gallows Corner. Ample free parking at the church.

DECEMBER

2020

JANUARY

Wednesdays 22nd and 29th 7 pm
Gidea Park: The Gospel of Matthew with Fr Adrian Graffy
At Catholic Church of Christ the Eternal High Priest, Gidea Park, RM2 6DH
Admission free. Please book by email to [email protected] or by phone to 01708 449914. Light refreshments provided. Please bring your own lunch. Local eateries available. Easy access by road from the M25 and Gallows Corner. Ample free parking at the church.

FEBRUARY

Saturday 29th February 10.30am - 3 pm
Gidea Park: John among the gospels: Fr Victor Darlington (St John's Seminary, Wonersh)
At Catholic Church of Christ the Eternal High Priest, Gidea Park, RM2 6DH
Admission free. Please book by email to [email protected] or by phone to 01708 449914. Light refreshments provided. Please bring your own lunch. Local eateries available. Easy access by road from t

MARCH

Wednesdays 11th, 18th and 25th March at 7pm
Gidea Park: The Great Johannine Gospels: Fr Adrian Graffy
At Catholic Church of Christ the Eternal High Priest, Gidea Park, RM2 6DH
Admission free. Please book by email to [email protected] or by phone to 01708 449914. Light refreshments provided. Please bring your own lunch. Local eateries available. Easy access by road from the M25 and Gallows Corner. Ample free parking at the church.

APRIL

MAY

Saturday 9 May 10.30am - 3pm
Gidea Park: My Passion for the Bible:
With Dannie Firth (Wednesday Word) and Esperanca Amill-Rocamora (Biblical Association of Catalonia)
At Catholic Church of Christ the Eternal High Priest, Gidea Park, RM2 6DH Admission free. Please book by email to [email protected] or by phone to 01708 449914. Light refreshments provided. Please bring your own lunch. Local eateries available. Easy access by road from the M25 and Gallows Corner. Ample free parking at the church.


JUNE

Saturday 20 June 10.30am - 3 pm
Gidea Park: Why Bother with the Old Testament?
Prof Nuria Calduch Benages (Pontifical Biblical Institute, Pontifical Biblical Commission)
At Catholic Church of Christ the Eternal High Priest, Gidea Park, RM2 6DH
Admission free. Please book by email to [email protected] or by phone to 01708 449914. Light refreshments provided. Please bring your own lunch. Local eateries available. Easy access by road from the M25 and Gallows Corner. Ample free parking at the church.

JULY

AUGUST

SEPTEMBER

OCTOBER

Saturday 24 October 10.30am - 3 pm
Gidea Park: The Joy of the Gospel: Fr Timothy Radcliffe OP (Blackfriars, Oxford)
At Catholic Church of Christ the Eternal High Priest, Gidea Park, RM2 6DH
Admission free. Please book by email to [email protected] or by phone to 01708 449914. Light refreshments provided. Please bring your own lunch. Local eateries available. Easy access by road from the M25 and Gallows Corner. Ample free parking at the church.



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