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Diary of Events

What’s on over spring and summer?

 

April 1-6

Joel’s Bar @ Worth Abbey. Catholic Youth Conference run by young adults part of Celebrate – Catholic Charismatic Renewal. More details www.joelsbar.co.uk

 

April 9

Episcopal Ordination of Rev Paul Swarbrick as 7th Bishop of Lancaster, St Peter’s Cathedral, Lancaster, 11.30am

 

April 11

Formation of the Laity: ‘Living a Sacramental Life’: 1st of 4 ‘General Introduction’, Our Lady’s Parish Centre, Ellesmere Port, 7 for 7.30pm – 9.15pm

 

April 14

Formation of the Laity: ‘Living a Sacramental Life’: 1st of 4 ‘General Introduction’, Parish Room, Shrewsbury Cathedral, 10.15 for 10.30am – 12.30am

 

April 18

Formation of the Laity: ‘Living a Sacramental Life’: 2nd of 4 ‘Sacraments of Initiation’, Our Lady’s Parish Centre, Ellesmere Port, 7 for 7.30pm – 9.15pm

 

April 19

Primary Curriculum Working Party, Blessed John Henry Newman Parish Centre, Warrington, 9.30am – 3pm

 

April 21

Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies (CCRS) – The Person of Jesus Module, 1st of 2, Our Lady’s Parish Centre, Ellesmere Port, 9.30 for 10am – 3.30pm

Formation of the Laity: ‘Living a Sacramental Life’: 2nd of 4 ‘Sacraments of Initiation’, Parish Room, Shrewsbury Cathedral, 10.15 for 10.30am – 12.30am

 

April 25

Newly Qualified Teachers (NQT)/Recently Qualified Teachers (RQT), Induction, Primary Schools – Summer Term, Our Lady’s Parish Centre, Ellesmere Port, 9.30am – 3.30pm

Formation of the Laity: ‘Living a Sacramental Life’: 3rd of 4 ‘Sacraments of Healing’, Our Lady’s Parish Centre, Ellesmere Port, 7 for 7.30pm – 9.15pm

 

April 28

Formation of the Laity: ‘Living a Sacramental Life’: 3rd of 4 ‘Sacraments of Healing’, Parish Room, Shrewsbury Cathedral, 10.15 for 10.30am – 12.30am

UCM Annual Mass, St Anne’s, Rock Ferry, 2pm

 

April 30-May 1

Conference celebrating 450 years of Douai, Ushaw College

 

May 2

Formation of the Laity: ‘Living a Sacramental Life’: 4th of 4, ‘Sacraments of Service’, Our Lady’s Parish Centre, Ellesmere Port, 7 for 7.30pm – 9.15pm

Diocesan Association of Primary Headteachers meeting, Rowton Hall, 1.15pm – 4.00 pm

 

May 3

COAST – Summer Term, Loreto grammar School, Altrincham, 9.30am – 3.30pm

 

May 5

Formation of the Laity: ‘Living a Sacramental Life’: 4th of 4, ‘Sacraments of Service’, Parish Room, Shrewsbury Cathedral, 10.15 for 10.30am – 12.30am

 

March4LifeUK/Lifefest 18 in London. Annual Festival to promote Pro-life movements. Engaging music ministry, workshops, speakers and prayer.  More details at www.marchforlife.co.uk

 

May 8

Induction for new School Governors – Summer Term. 4 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 9

Clergy Day with Mrs Sherry Weddell: Fruitful Discipleship – Living the Mission of Jesus in the Church and the World, Park Royal Hotel, Warrington, 10.30 for 11am – 3pm

 

May 12

Day for the Laity and Religious with Mrs Sherry Weddell: Fruitful Discipleship – Living the Mission of Jesus in the Church and the World, St Ambrose Catholic College, Hale Barns, 9.30 for 10am – 3.30pm

 

May 15

Governors’ Briefings (Summer Term), Local Venues, 6 – 7.30pm

 

May 19

CCRS, The Person of Jesus Module, 2nd of 2, Our Lady’s Parish Centre, Ellesmere Port, 9.30 for 10am – 3.30pm

 

Week beginning May 21

Explore:Revival Evening events for young people, with the Shrewsbury Youth Mission Team, in Parishes across the Diocese. More information at www.symt.org.uk/whats-on

 

Monday 21st

Chapter Mass and Lunch for Priestly Jubilarians, Shrewsbury Cathedral,

 

May 22

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

 

May 24

Secondary Senior Leaders in RE (SLRE) Meeting, Summer Term, Curial Offices, 10am – 3.30pm

Confirmation Mass (LPA 6), St Teresa’s, Wilmslow, 7pm

 

 

 

 

 

June 1-2

Big Church Day Out – Capesthorne Hall, Cheshire. UK’s largest annual gathering of the wider church that creates a space for all denominations and ages to gather each year for two exciting days of worship and celebration  More details at www.bigchurchdayout.com/north

 

June 3

Pause for Hope’ Ecumenical Service for all those affected by cancer, Chester Cathedral, 3pm

 

June 9

Sixth Diocesan Symposium – ‘Maelstrom of Love: The Eucharist, Source and Centre of the Sacramental Life’, Fr Oliver Treanor.  St Ambrose College, Hale Barns.

 

June 10

Sixth Diocesan Symposium – ‘Maelstrom of Love: The Eucharist, Source and Centre of the Sacramental Life’, Fr Oliver Treanor. Shrewsbury Cathedral parish hall.

 

June 11-15

Clergy Retreat, St Beuno’s

 

June 13

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

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

 

June 14

SHORE Meeting, Mercure Abbots Well Hotel, Chester, 9.30am – 3.30pm

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

Primary Deputy and Assistant Headteacher Forum, All Hallows Catholic College, Macclesfield, 2-4pm

 

June 20

RE Co-ordinators’ Day, Park Royal Hotel, Warrington, 10am – 3pm

 

June 20-21

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

 

June 27

Annual Diocesan Schools’ Mass, Holy Angels, Hale Barns, 11am followed by Diocesan Association of Senior Headteachers and Mini-DASH at St Ambrose College

 

June 29-July 1

Brightlights Festival. Catholic Young Adults Festival for 18-35 year olds. Hosted at Alton Castle, Staffordshire. For tickets www.brightlights.org.uk