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Diary of Events

Spring-summer 2017

May 2

Diocesan Association of Primary Headteachers (DAPH), Rowton Hall, 12.30 – 3.30pm

May 6

Catholic Women’s League Annual Mass (60th Anniversary), St Columba’s, Chester

May 9

Induction for new School Governors – Summer Term. Four venues: Ellesmere Port Catholic High School; Aquinas College, Stockport; Cardinal Newman Catholic High School, Warrington; and St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School, Wellington, 6 – 7.30pm

May 18

Lunch for Retired Priests, St Wilfrid’s, Northwich

May 19

Official Opening and Blessing of new Cathedral Entrance with Evening Prayer of the Church, Cathedral, 7pm

May 20

Visit to the Cathedral of the Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady of Fatima

May 21

Mass with Cathedral Parish followed by Blessing of the Shrine to Our Lady of Pity, Visitors’ Centre and new facilities, Cathedral, 10.45am

May 23

Secondary School Deputy and Assistant Headteacher Forum, Blessed Thomas Holford Catholic College, Altrincham, 2-4pm

May 24

Secondary Senior Leaders in RE (SLRE) Meeting, Summer Term, Curial Offices, 9.30am – 3.30pm

Primary Deputy & Assistant Headteacher Forum, Holy Spirit Community Room, Wirral, 2-4pm

Primary Deputy & Assistant Headteacher Forum, St Paul’s Catholic High School, Wythenshawe, 2-4pm

May 25

Primary Deputy and Assistant Headteacher Forum, St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Winsford, 2-4pm

Primary Deputy and Assistant Headteacher Forum, Blessed John Henry Newman Parish Centre, Warrington, 2-4pm

May 31

Orientation Day for students from Steubenville, Ohio, Shrewsbury Cathedral

June 7

Clergy Information Meeting concerning ‘Our Mission Together’

June 10

Mass of Thanksgiving for all those received into full communion with the Catholic Church over Easter, Holy Angels, Hale Barns, 12 noon

June 11

Golden Jubilee celebration of Holy Spirit parish, Marple, Mass 11am

‘Pause for Hope’ Ecumenical Service for all those affected by cancer, Caldy Valley Neighbourhood Church (Methodist & URC), Boughton, Chester  CH3 5PR, 3pm

June 14

SHORE & COAST Retreat Day, Foxhill Retreat & Conference Centre, Frodsham, 9.30am – 3.30pm

June 17

CCRS, Christian Morality, 2nd of 2, Our Lady’s Parish Centre, Ellesmere Port, 10am – 3.30pm

June 19-23

Clergy Retreat, St Beuno’s

June 21-22

New Headteacher Induction: Residential, Park Royal Hotel, Warrington, 9.30am Wed – 2.30pm Thurs

June 23

Diocesan Association of Secondary Headteachers’ Meeting, St Anselm’s College, Birkenhead, 9.30am

June 29

Annual Diocesan Academic Mass (for all working in our schools), Harrytown Catholic High School, Romiley, 5pm

July 1

Indian Communities’ Celebration of St Thomas Day, Wythenshawe

Diaconate Ordinations, Cathedral, 12 noon

July 12

Annual Schools’ Mass, Shrewsbury Cathedral, 12 noon.

July 14-16

Aid to the Church in Need Exhibition, Shrewsbury Cathedral

July 15

Annual Diocesan Gift Aid Mass, Our Lady & St Christopher’s, Romiley, 12 noon

July 27 – August 4

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes