Forthcoming Events


2018

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

APRIL

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

1 March - 9 November
USA, Canada and Mexico: relics of St Padre Pio tour
For more information see: www.indcatholicnews.com/news/34277

Tuesdays, 17 April-22 May 7-8.30pm
London: Beginners' Guide to Ignatian Spirituality with Andrew Kerr-Jarrett and Mitzi James
Mount Street Jesuit Centre, 114 Mount Street, W1K 3AH www.pathwaystogod.org 0207-495-1673

20 -22 April
Scotland: Inner Healing - Canon Fraser & Living Water
Allow Jesus to bring healing into your life
The weekend will include individual prayer ministryScotland: Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer www.craiglodge.org
T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

20 - 23 April
Cumbria: Latin: the Basics.
For beginners or the very rusty!
For more information, Email: margaret@boarbankhall.org.uk Tel: 015395-32288
Boarbank Hall, Allithwaite, Grange Over Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7NH
Website: www.boarbankhall.org.uk

Saturday 21 April
Bedford: Talk by Kari Beckman, a founder of the US-based Regina Caeli
Kari will speak about their model to families, with a view to opening a UK centre (or centres) if there is enough interest. Organisers are asking for contribution of £25 per family to help cover the cost of Kari's travel to the UK. For more information contact: robert543@gmail.com or visit: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/regina-caeli-information-about-a-hybrid-academy-in-the-catholic-tradition-tickets-39910977809?aff=es2

Saturday 21 April 11am-4pm repeated Wednesdays, 25 April-9 May 7-8.30pm
London: Towards An Understanding of Jesus Christ Mike Smith SJ
At Mount Street Jesuit Centre, 114 Mount Street, W1K 3AH www.pathwaystogod.org 0207-495-1673
This course is for those who are new to Ignatian Spirituality and wish to gain an insight into its fundamental principles.

Sunday 22 April
London: Another News Story
At East End Film Festival - Filmmaker Orban Wallace, protagonist Mahasen Nassif and participants from The Refugee Journalism Project are expected to attend and participate in a post-screening Q&A. See: www.eastendfilmfestival.com/programme-archive/another-news-story/

Tuesday 24 April 6pm - 8.30pm
London: An evening with Roger Hallam: Research Practitioner on Effective Direct Action Movements
At London Catholic Worker, Giuseppe Conlon House, 49 Mattison Road, London N4 1B
Hosted by Christian Climate Action
For more info: call Martin Newell on: 0121 772 7933 / 07985 728 464
Facebook event: www.facebook.com/events/229052670999231/

26 April
London: Another News Story
At Picturehouse Central - After the screening the audience be joined by director Orban Wallace for a Q&A. www.picturehouses.com/cinema/Picturehouse_Central/film/another-news-story-plus-director-qanda

27 April for one week
London: Another News Story
At Bertha DocHouse - The screening on Friday 27th April will be followed by a Q&A with director Orban Wallace. See: http://dochouse.org/cinema/screenings/another-news-story

Thursdays, 26 April-10 May 7-8.30pm
London: So How Do You Build a Better World? Counrse with John Moffatt SJ
At Mount Street Jesuit Centre, 114 Mount Street, W1K 3AH pathwaystogod.org 0207-495-1673

Friday to Sunday 27 - 29 April 2018.
Douai Abbey: 'Deeper into Mindful Christianity' (Mindfulness II Retreat)
For people who have an initial awareness and practice of mindfulness. Participants should either be practising Christians, of any denomination, or have a strong empathy and interest in Christianity while practicing mindfulness and meditation in this context. The retreat will be lead by Martin Zetter and Brother Christopher Greener OSB of Douai Abbey. To book, contact the Abbey Guestmaster on 0118 971 5399 or email: guestmaster@douaiabbey.org.uk.

23 -28 April
Scotland: St Conan's Pilgrim Way
Join us on a guided
walking pilgrimage from Craig Lodge to Iona. Contact us for more details at Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer www.craiglodge.org
T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

27 - 29 April
Scotland: - Ros Powell - Life in the Spirit
Pope Francis has urged we all share in the grace of baptism in the Holy Spirit.
Come & be renewed!Scotland: Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer www.craiglodge.org
T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

Friday - Sunday 27-29 April
Cumbria: Time to Reflect: Education and Compassion - Lenten weekend for lecturers in higher education.
For more information, Email: margaret@boarbankhall.org.uk Tel: 015395-32288
Boarbank Hall, Allithwaite, Grange Over Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7NH
Website: www.boarbankhall.org.uk

Saturday 28 April 11am-4pm
London: Psychology and Spirituality: Friends or Foes? Workshop with David Smolira SJ
At Mount Street Jesuit Centre, 114 Mount Street, W1K 3AH pathwaystogod.org 0207-495-1673
This workshop aims to look at some of the major insights of, and trends in, modern psychology and see how these may relate to, complement or contradict our understanding of ourselves as spiritual beings and the ways we try to connect with God.

Saturday 28 April 2pm
Nottingham: Blessed Sacrament Procession
Starting at St Mary's, Hyson Green, proceeding to the Cathedral.
Led by Bishop Patrick. Prayers will be said for the canonisation of Mary Potter

Saturday 28 April - 10am - 4pm
London: Catholic Spirituality Network Day Conference 2018
At St Aloysius RC Centre, Euston, London, NW1 1TA
For further information and booking: csn.retreats.org.uk or contact CSN Conference Secretary, c/o Catholic Spirituality Network, St George's Cathedral, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7HY Tel. 07756 864784
Conference Fee - £30 (£25 for CSN Members) - includes tea, coffee, soft drinks, biscuits during the day. PLEASE Bring OWN LUNCH

Sunday 29 April 3pm
Rosary on the Coast
An initiative of the Lay Faithful across the British Isles inviting the faithful of our nations, with the support of our clergy and Bishops, to a Day of Prayer for Faith, Life and Peace which will surely be pleasing to the Holy Spirit, and to Our Blessed Mother. I am delighted to say that the Rectors of our two National Marian Shrines (Walsingham & Our Lady of the Taper) in England and Wales have given Rosary on the Coast their full backing and encouragement. For more information see: https://m.facebook.com/rosaryonthecoast/

MAY

1 - 5 May
Cumbria: Introducing St Augustine at Boarbank Hall
Open to all.For more information, Email: margaret@boarbankhall.org.uk Tel: 015395-32288.
Boarbank Hall, Allithwaite, Grange Over Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7NH Website: www.boarbankhall.org.uk

Thursday 3 May 7pm for 7.30pm
London: Sr Cécile Renouard PhD lecture on The Need to Change
Thursday 3rd May 7pm for 7.30pm at Milleret House, 23 Kensington Square, London W8 5HH.
Entrance via Heythrop College reception. Free entry, RSVP by email to: youth@assumptionreligious.org
See: www.indcatholicnews.com/news/34733

4 - 6 May
Scotland: - Family Weekend Retreat
At Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer www.craiglodge.org
T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

Saturday 5 May 11am-4pm
London: The Gospel of Creation: Reflections from St Francis of Assisi and Pope Francis with Brian Purfield
At Mount Street Jesuit Centre, 114 Mount Street, W1K 3AH www.pathwaystogod.org 0207-495-1673
The title of Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment Laudato si is taken from the first line of St Francis' Canticle of the Creatures which is one of the best insights into the saint's vision for life. It is crucial to grasping how St Francis understood the message of the Gospel - and may offer a glimpse into Pope Francis' own vision for the world.

Saturday 2 May
London: Creativity and Spirituality Workshop - Healing our World: using Divine Love on ourselves and the world around us
At DeMazenod House, 62 Chamber St London E1 8BL (Tower Bridge).
Bring your lunch. Tea and coffee provided.
Pre-book all four sessions for a discount at just £40- or individually at £13/each.
For more info contact Fr Oliver Barry OMI at demazenodhouse@oblates.co.uk or
JudyAnn Masters 079444 90072 judyannmasters@gmail.com

Monday - Friday 7 to 11 May
A week of monastic experience at The Monastery of Christ Our Saviour,Turvey , Bedfordshire
Free accommodation and meals. A chance to live the monastic life in a unique Benedictine setting. If interested and over 18, please contact Br John Mayhead OSB for further details or to book. By email: Turveymonks@yahoo.co.uk - Or by post to: Br John Mayhead OSB, The Monastery of Christ our Saviour, Jacks Lane, Turvey, Bedfordshire. MK43 8DH. Also visit: www.turveymonks.org.uk

Monday, 7 May 10.30am
Southwark: Migrants' Mass at St George's Cathedral
details to follow

Monday 7 May
Durham: Open Day at Minsteracres
For further information please contact Margo Mooney, retreat administrator on 01434 673248

11 - 13 May
Scotland: Fr Scott SOLT - A weekend devoted to Our Lady
At Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer www.craiglodge.org
T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

Saturday 12 May 2018 10 am - 5pm
Kent: 'Come and See day on Parish Evangelisation Cell System (PECS)
Special National Day with testimony, practical advice and information
at Holy Innocents' Catholic Primary School, Mitchell Road, Orpington BR6 9JT Hosted by Holy Innocents PArish, Orpingtin, Kent. A day for priests and lay leaders to explore and be equipped to start PECS themselves. Help provided to find accommodation locally for those travelling a distance. More information: Maureen Evans 020 8467 3886 or email evans.maureen@btinternet.com'

Sunday 13 May 2.30pm
London: Russian singing troupe Lyra to perform at Manor House
For more information see: www.indcatholicnews.com/news/34730

Tuesday 15 May
UK-wide: Conscientious Objectors' Day
See:paxchristi.org.uk

Wednesday - Thursday 16 May 9.30am to 17th May 3pm.
Bedfordshire Zen Retreat
At Turvey Monastery Christ Our Saviour
Turvey, Beds. MK43 8DH
Cost per person £110 includes room, meals and materials.
To book or for information please contact: Ka-yee on 07562891884 or email:fung.chun.ka.yee@gmail.com

Wednesday 16 May, 7.30pm
London: 'Newman and how Doctrine Develops' a lecture by Rev. James Tolhurst DD
An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine
The Challoner Room, 24, Golden Square, London W1F 9JR
the crypt of the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption & St Gregory, Warwick Street
By kind permission of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham
Refreshments Copies of the new edition and other Newman works will be available for purchase

18 - 20 May
Scotland: Pentecost Praise
Join us for a Pentecost Vigil Mass and Praise
At Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer www.craiglodge.org
T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

18-23 May
Cumbria: Two Wings and Some Prayers
For anyone interested in birds, beginners or experienced. For more information, Email: margaret@boarbankhall.org.uk Tel: 015395-32288Boarbank Hall, Allithwaite, Grange Over Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7NH Website: www.boarbankhall.org.uk

Saturday 19 May
London: Annual Study Day of the Society for Ecumenical Studies in association with Centre for Eastern Christianity
At Heythrop College (Arrupe Room), 23 Kensington Square, London, W8 5HN
How a better understanding of what we actually DO in our places of Worship can enhance and promote the dialogue between Christians.
This conference looks from a range of denominational perspectives at key issues in order to engag in a fruitful ecumenical discussion.
Speakers: The Revd Prof. Paul Avis, Prof Alexei Nesteruk, Prof Thomas O'Loughlin.

Saturday 26 May 11am - 3pm
Gidea Park: Fr Levente Balazs Martos to speak on the Catholic Church and the Bible
At Christ the Eternal High Priest Church 410 Brentwood Road Gidea Park RM2 6DH
This year marks 75 years since the publication of Pope Pius XII's encyclical letter Divino Afflante Spiritu, which gave new impetus to biblical studies in the Catholic Church. Fr Levente is Prefect of Studies at Gyor Theological College in Hungary, and a member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission. The second part of the study day will be a Panel Session with Fr Levente, Fr Adrian Graffy, parish priest of Gidea Park, and member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission, and Fleur Dorrell, Scripture Coordinator for the Department for Evangelisation and Catechesis at the Bishops' Conference of England and Wales. The session will be moderated by Margaret Holden, formerly Religious Studies teacher at Sacred Heart of Mary School in Upminster. All are welcome. Admission is free but booking essential by email GPstudydays@gmail.com Coffee will be available from 10.30am.

Saturday 26 May
London: Pilgrimage to Walsingham
Led by Fr Dominic Robinson, starting from 114 Mount Street, London W1K 3AH at 8.30am
To book telephone Leslie Glitz on 0207 408 1234 or email: farmstreet@rcdow.org.uk

JUNE

1 - 3 June
Scotland: Youth 2000
At Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer www.youth2000.org

Saturday 2 June
Derby: Green Christian On the Road Together regional day
details to follow. See: www.indcatholicnews.com/news/34134

2-9 June
Cumbria: Thinking Scripture: Wisdom Literature
All welcome. For more information, Email: margaret@boarbankhall.org.uk Tel: 015395-32288 Boarbank Hall, Allithwaite, Grange Over Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7NH Website: www.boarbankhall.org.uk

7 - 10 June
Scotland: Summer Youth Camp & pilgrimage to Iona
Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer www.craiglodge.org
T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

15 -17 June
Scotland: - Family Weekend Retreat
At Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer www.craiglodge.org
T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

Wednesday 13 June 5.30- 7pm
London: Catholics in Fundraising Summer 2018 reception.
A free networking reception for Catholics working in fundraising
Harris Hill will speak on ''Successfully recruiting your next fundraiser'
At a central London location. To register to attend this free event contact johngreen@apostleshipofthesea.org.uk

Friday 22 - Sunday 24 June
Somerset: Living Theology at Ammerdown
Dr Michael Kirwan SJ, Heythrop College, and Dr Clare Watkins, University of Roehampton, will address the question of how we can experience God in our parishes, and how we can help others towards that experience, especially the younger generation.
For more information and booking details seet: www.indcatholicnews.com/news/34690

22 - 23 June
Scotland: - Healing Weekend
Canon Fraser & Craig Lodge Community
Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer www.craiglodge.org
T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

Saturday 30 June 2018 12.30pm
Southwark: Mass of Thanksgiving for 100 years of Columban mission
At St George's Cathedral, Southwark


Saturday 30 June
Oxford: Sabeel-Kairos Conference 2018 with Friends of Sabeel UK AGM
At CMS House, Oxford
Tickets: £30 (price includes lunch and refreshments)
Guest Speaker: Revd Naim Ateek
Special exhibitions, Palestinian goods, learn more about our Morally Responsible Investment campaign. To reserve your place, complete the form: www.friendsofsabeel.org.uk/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Booking-form-2018.pdf and send it to: info@friendsofsabeel.org.uk or post to Sabeel-Kairos, CMS House, Watlington Road, Oxford, OX4 6BZ

JULY

6 - 8 July
Scotland: Holy Spirit & Healing Weekend
Fr Antoine Coelho & Max Ford
Scotland: Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer www.craiglodge.org
T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

9 - 13 July
Scotland: Family Week
At Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer www.craiglodge.org
T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

19-29 July
London: The Ignatian Way for Young Adults (18-35) Sr Anouska Robinson-Biggin fcJ
At Mount Street Jesuit Centre, 114 Mount Street, W1K 3AH
email: pathwaystogod.org 0207-495-1673

20 - 22 July
Scotland: Becoming Warriors for the Gospel
Living in the power of the Holy Spirit
At Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer www.craiglodge.org
T: 01838200216 E: mail@craiglodge.org

21-28 July
Cumbria: Thinking Faith: Young and Old - Holiday, study week, prayer and community.
For Catholics in their 20s-40s
For more information, Email: margaret@boarbankhall.org.uk Tel: 015395-32288
Boarbank Hall, Allithwaite, Grange Over Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7NH
Website: www.boarbankhall.org.uk

AUGUST

SEPTEMBER

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

22-29 September
Cumbria: Thinking Scripture: Wisdom Literature - All welcome.
For more information, Email: margaret@boarbankhall.org.uk Tel: 015395-32288
Boarbank Hall, Allithwaite, Grange Over Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7NH
Website: www.boarbankhall.org.uk

23 September - 6 October
Ignatian Camino - in the steps of St Ignatius Loyola
For more information please speak to Fr Dominic or, to request a brochure and to book, contact Pax Travel direct on (020)-7485-3003; info@paxtravel.co.uk For full details visit www.paxtravel.co.uk/robinson-fr-dominic

Friday - Sunday 28 - 30 September
Bedfordshire: Christian Buddhist Interfaith Retreat 2018
At Monastery of Christ our Saviour, Turvey MK43 8DH
A meditation weekend using writings from Meister Eckhart and other traditions. This is a silent weekend especially during the Grand Silence from 9pm, and also during mealtimes. The weekend includes family style meals (Friday supper; Saturday breakfast, lunch, supper; Sunday breakfast) and clearing up. 12 available places only.
Cost: £110 inc. accommodation at the Monastery Guest House. Adjustments can be made if you do not require accommodation.
To book please contact Jim Coakes at jim.coakes@btinternet.com.

OCTOBER

5-8 October
Cumbria: Called to Work: To help Catholics connect their faith with their working lives.
For more information, Email: margaret@boarbankhall.org.uk Tel: 015395-32288
Boarbank Hall, Allithwaite, Grange Over Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7NH
Website: www.boarbankhall.org.uk

NOVEMBER

Sunday 11 November
London: Concert to celebrate Centenary of Poland at Royal Albert Hall
For more information see: www.indcatholicnews.com/news/34470
Book tickets through the Royal Albert Hall Box office: www.royalalberthall.com/tickets/events/2018/koncert-sto-lat/ tel 02075898212

DECEMBER

7-9 December Healthcare Retreat.
Cumbria: Open to anyone interested in matters of health and sickness.
For more information, Email: margaret@boarbankhall.org.uk Tel: 015395-32288
Boarbank Hall, Allithwaite, Grange Over Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7NH
Website: www.boarbankhall.org.uk

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