Forthcoming Events

  • (Updated )

2018

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

MARCH

Now to 12 May
London: Corita Kent - Power Up
The UK'S biggest-ever show of work by pop artist, social activist and nun, Corita Kent
At the House of Illustration, King's Cross
See: www.indcatholicnews.com/news/36557

Now to Sunday 14 April 8am - 8pm
London: 40 Days For Life
Prayers outside Mary Stopes clinic, 108 Whitfield Street, W1T 5BE
For more information see: www.40daysforlife.com

Now to 7 July
London: Sorola Spanish Master of Light at National Gallery

For more information see: www.indcatholicnews.com/news/36413

Saturday 23 March
Manchester: 80th National Council of the Young Christian Workers
St Antony's Centre, Eleventh Street, Trafford Park, M17 1JF.

Saturday 23 March 12.30pm
Southwark: St Oscar Romero Feast Day Mass
At St George's Cathedral
Archbishop Peter Smith will preside and bless the Romero Shrine there as an official Diocesan Shrine. All welcome

Saturday 23 March 11am - 3.30pm
London: How can we Deepen our Practice though Lent?
At the Meditation Centre, Myddelton Square, London EC1R 1XX. Does Lent give us a good opportunity to examine lovingly our meditation practice? Are there any concerns we have like a sneaking guilt if we miss a day? Are there any joyful experiences we could share? What further support is there? A day of contemplation led by London Regional Coordinators.

Sunday 24 March 10.45am
Edinburgh: Mass and Inaugurate of Scottish Shrine to St Oscar Romero
At Sacred Heart Church, Lauriston Street
Archbishop Cushley will celebrate Mass and bless and inaugurate the new Scottish Shrine with relics of both Archbishop Romero and Jesuit priest, Rutilio Grande. All welcome

Saturday 23 March 11am-4pm
London: Growing in Awareness Helen Davies & Lynne Galloway
At Mount Street Jesuit Centre, 114 Mount Street, W1K 3AH mountstreet.info 0207-495-1673
This workshop will explore the very practical tool of the Daily Review, also known as the Examen that St. Ignatius offers us in his Spiritual Exercises. Enabling us to become more aware of the NOW. We will explore practical ways in which we can integrate this Daily Review/Examen into our daily lives.

Sunday, 24 March 6pm
London: FREEDOM SONG: when Gospel came to the Empire
by Harvey Brough & Justin Butcher
One performance only at HACKNEY EMPIRE
Tickets from £10
For more details and booking see: https://hackneyempire.co.uk/whats-on/freedom-song-when-gospel-came-to-the-empire/
0208 985 2424

Sunday 24 March 6-10pm
London: Grow Ceilidh for End Deportations

The event will take place at a new temporary community space, Make Your Own Shift at The Castle, Manor House. Its pay as you can, there will be ceilidh, music, poetry, food, drinks etc. Please join us and/or help us publicise if you can as we've left it a little late. For more information see: www.facebook.com/events/2366972470051741/

Saturday 30 March 11am-4pm
London: Another View on Why Jesus Died: At-One-Ment David Cherry
Mount Street Jesuit Centre, 114 Mount Street, W1K 3AH mountstreet.info 0207-495-1673
As Holy Week draws near here is an opportunity to reimagine salvation, to think and begin to feel your faith in a free-er way. Using Girardian themes of mimesis and the scapegoat mechanism David will attempt to draw you into a vaster & life giving conversation about believing in Jesus.

Saturday 30 March 10.30am - 4pm
London: Arise my Love: The Invitation of the Song of Songs
At the Meditation Centre, Myddelton Square, London EC1R 1XX
Led by Rev Graeme Watson & Dr Stefan G Reynolds
This day will look at the story behind what was long considered the greatest poem ever written. How a human love story came to carry mystical symbolism when so many commentators had despaired of finding it? Rev Graeme Watson and Dr Stefan Reynolds have together spent years exploring how we can retrieve the Song of Songs as a poem for our time. In this day they will both introduce aspects of the Song and look at how, as a poem, it is suitable for Lectio Divina and contemplative prayer.

APRIL

Monday 1 April 1pm
Carfin Grotto -Tree Planting ceremony
Bishop Nolan will celebrate Mass followed by a tree planting ceremony. Four Juniper trees and four Scots Pine trees will symbolise each of the eight Scottish dioceses. Organised by Justice and Peace Scotland
Refreshments will be available after the ceremony. All welcome

Saturday 6 April
Oxford: Beyond Teresa: Explorations of Spirituality after Teresa of Avila
This day course explores the shape of Carmelite reform after St Teresa of Avila (1515-1582) and the impact of her reforms on the wider Christian world, both in Europe and globally.
For more information see: www.conted.ox.ac.uk/courses/beyond-teresa-explorations-of-spirituality-after-teresa-avila

Saturday 6 April 11am-4pm
London: Exploring Bach's St John Passion with Abigail Graham
At Mount Street Jesuit Centre, 114 Mount Street, W1K 3AH mountstreet.info 0207-495-1673
This workshop invites you to use this very special devotional music to prepare for hearing St John's account of the Passion read on Good Friday and to reflect on what Easter means to you.

Wednesday 10 April 2019 7pm
London Oratory Schola to sing at Lenten Service for Aid to the Church in Need
At St Patrick's, Soho. Admission is free. Retiring collection in aid of persecuted Christians in Iraq and Syria.

Thursday 11 April 6.30 for 7pm
London: An evening with Christopher Somervilleon his new book Ships of Heaven: The Private Life of Britain's Cathedrals.
A chapter is dedicated to Westminster Cathedral.
At Westminster Cathedral Hall. Doors open at 6.30pm. Talk at 7pm. Tickets £10. Copies of the book will be on sale and the author will be signing books after the talk. Tickets available from Clergy House Reception or The Friends' office on 020 7798 9059.

Wednesday 24 April at 10am -1pm
Turvey Monastery: Creativity Workshops
A safe space created at Turvey Monastery for people new to creating art work or wishing to return to making art, to find out 'What Happens if.......' we meditate, use freeing art exercises, different mediums and materials? What does happen is exciting, liberating, fun and validating. At Guest House, Monastery of Christ our Saviour, Turvey, MK43 8DH
Cost: £20 for each workshop includes all the materials and refreshments. Numbers are limited so please book in advance either phone Johan on 07900864674 or email [email protected]
For more information visit: www.johaninkpaperwood.co.uk

MAY

Saturday 4 May 2019 11am-4pm
Cambridge: Conversation day on Christianity and Ecology
with Margaret Barker and Elizabeth Theokritoff: 'A Temple not made by Hands: The Christian Vision of Creation and its Liturgical Roots'
Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology, 12 Grange Road, CB3 9DU
Further information and booking: Ela Wolbek: 01223 741 039|[email protected]

Thursday 9 May 7pm
London: JCFL Small Group
At Notre Dame de France
Leicester Square

Thursday 6 May 7pm
London: JCFL Prayer Vigil (Queen of Peace)
At Notre Dame de France
Leicester Square

Saturday 18 May
London: Pax Christi Annual General Meeting
More details to follow on Pax Christi website: http://paxchristi.org.uk

Wednesday 22 May at 10am -1pm
Turvey Monastery: Creativity Workshop
A safe space created at Turvey Monastery for people new to creating art work or wishing to return to making art, to find out 'What Happens if.......' we meditate, use freeing art exercises, different mediums and materials? What does happen is exciting, liberating, fun and validating. At Guest House, Monastery of Christ our Saviour, Turvey, MK43 8DH
Cost: £20 for each workshop includes all the materials and refreshments. Numbers are limited so please book in advance either phone Johan on 07900864674 or email [email protected]
For more information visit: www.johaninkpaperwood.co.uk

Friday 24 May 4pm
Cambridge: Mary Ward Lecture: How to Believe
A talk by Professor John Cottingham, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Reading University, Professor of Philosophy of Religion at the University of Roehampton, London, and an Honorary Fellow of St John's College, Oxford
Runcie Room, Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge
Further information and booking: Ela Wolbek: 01223 741 039|[email protected]

Tuesday 28 May 4.30pm
Cambridge: Beyond here there be dragons: The world's oldest story
A talk by Professor Robert Miller, The Catholic University of America
At the Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology, 12 Grange Road, CB3 9DU
Further information and booking: Ela Wolbek: 01223 741 039| [email protected]


JUNE

Saturday 1 June
St Alban's: Catholic Worker Farm Open Day
details to follow

Wednesday 26 June
London: CAFOD mass lobby on climate change
For more details and to sign up see: https://cafod.org.uk/Campaign/Climate/Climate-lobby

Thursday - Friday 27-29 June
Omaha, Nebraska: Laudato Si' and the US Catholic Church: A Conference Series on Our Common Home.
At Creighton University, It will bring together current and potential US Catholic leaders to convene, equip, and inspire them to more deeply integrate Laudato Si' and its climate change teaching into eight 'tracks' of US Catholic life: Adult Faith Formation; Advocacy; Creation Care Teams in Parishes, Schools, and Religious Orders; Energy Management; Higher Education; Liturgy; School Education; and Young Adult Ministry. The application deadline is April 1 but numbers are limited. Learn about the event, view the schedule and roster of speakers, and apply here. www.creighton.edu/catholicclimate/


JULY

Saturday- Sunday 26 - 28 July
Swanwick: Annual Justice & Peace Conference
For more information see: www.indcatholicnews.com/news/36556

AUGUST

23-26 August
St Alban's: Farmfest Music Festival
Catholic Worker Farm
details to follow


SEPTEMBER

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

OCTOBER

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.

Sunday 6 October
UK-wide: Harvest Fast Day Collection in Parishes

NOVEMBER

DECEMBER


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