December 1 to December 7
Cardinal C Murphy-O'Connor (Westminster): Mon: pm, At Your Word Lord diocesan meeting. Tue: 12pm, visits HM YOI Feldiam: pm, At Your Word Lord diocesan meeting. Wed: 6.30pm Addresses Council of Christians and Jews general mtg. Thu: Ilam, opens new ptemises of Mount Carrnel and St George's primary school Enfield. Fri: 10am, Archbishop's Council, put mtg at the university of Surrey. Sat pm, At Your Word Lord diocesan mtg.
ArdthishopV Nichols (Birmingham): Fri: 9:30 am Archbishop's Council Mtg.
Archbishop P Kelly (Liverpool): Sun: 9am VM St. Mary's, Woolton, Liverpool 1 lam VM, St. Mary's, Wootton, Liverpool. 3pm M of Anointing, St. Mary, Wootton, Liverpool. 5pm Advent Sequence, Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool. Mon: Bishops' Day of Recollection, Leeds. Tues: 10am V to St. Mary's RC Primary S. Woolton, Liverpool. 7pm C Holy Family. Halewood. Wed: V St. Francis Xavier College, Woolton, Liverpool. Thres: 10am Woolton Deanery Review Mtg. 7pm Advent Talk and Compline: Metropolitan Cathedral Crypt, Liverpool. Fri: 10am Nugent Care Society Governing Body Mtg, Liverpool. Sat: 10am The Church of the Future' mtg. Liverpool Archdiocesan Centre for Evangelisation. 6pm Consecration of Church: St Peter and St Paul, Kirkby.
Archbishop M Bowen (Southwark): Sun: Tues: noon Mtg Diocesan Permanent Diaconate Team. Thurs: 10:15am Mtg Education Committee -Archbishop's House. Sat: 10:30am M and Investiture of Knights and Dames of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem (KHS)St George's Cathedral.
Bishop K Corny (Arundel & Brighton):No official engagements Bishop P Pargeter (B'ham auxil):Sun: 9:30 am M for Guild of St. Stephen, Small Heath. Toes: 10am V LIFE House, Erclington.2pm V St. Paul's S, Kings Norton. 7pm C, St. Paul's Kings Norton. Wed: 2pm Trustees' Mtg. Holland House. Cropthome. Thum: 10am V St. Joseph's S, Dudley. 4pm Trustees' Mtg, Maryvale. Fri: 9:30am Archbishop's Council Meeting. 7pm M, St. Mary's, Leek.
Bishop T McMahon (Brentwood): Sun: Advent S, Cathedral 5pm. Tues:3rd ES mtg, Bishop's House, 8am. A.G.M. of diocesan Trustees, Cathedral House, 12 noon. St. Margaret's Convent, Canning Town, 4pm. Wed: 4th Pastoral V, Eastwood. Thum: 5th Clergy Day of Recollection, Chigwell. Fri: 6th Mtg of Essex Church Leaders, Bishop's House, 9:30am. Sat: 7th Evensong and p,cvctv Bishopv Aw,ods, Cheh,isfurd
Bishop D Lang (Clifton): Sun: V to St. Patrick, Corsham. Toes: 1 lam Attends Dioce
san Healing S at St Francis, Nailsea. Wed: 12:15pm Attends degree ceremony at which the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws will be conferred upon Mary McAleese, President of Ireland at the University of Bristol. Wed: 7:30pm Celebrates M and presents certificates at St. Gregory's Comprehensive S, Bath. Sat: V to St. Edmund, Caine.
Bishop J Rawsthorne (Hallam): Sun: VSt. Oswald's, Sheffield Mon: 10:30am Bish
ops' Mfg, Leeds. 5pm Rainbows Trustees, Leeds. Tues: 10am Mission Together Barnsley Schools, Blessed Sacrament Athersley.
12:30am CTSY Church leaders mtg.
Sheffield. 7pm C, St Mary's, Edlington. Wed: 10am Staff mtg, Pastoral Centre Ilam Deans nug Quarters 4:30pm Assembly Management Committee Mtg -Pastoral Centre. 7pm C-St Joseph's Rawmarsh Thum: 9:15am St. Oswald's V continued. 5pm Presentation of Awards, Mother of God Parish Centre, 7pm C St Francis, Sheffield. Fri: Paul VI Lecture, London
Bishop A Griffiths (Hexham & Newcastle): Sun: 10am Celebrates M at Our Lady of the
Rosary, Peterlee. 12:15 pm Attends Catenian Association Lunch at Blackwell Grange Hotel, Darlington and presentation of the "Bishop Griffiths Trophy". 6:30 pro Cele brates M at St. Cuthbert's, Durham, for university students. Mon: Mtg of Bishops in Leeds. Tues: 10:30 am Mtg with Vicars General Bishop's at Bishop's House. 12pm Mtg with Consultors at Bishop's House. 4pm Diocesan Finance Committee Mtg at Bishop's House. 7pm Diocesan Pastoral Council Mtg. Wed: V to Ss Peter and Paul, Hutton House and Our Lady of Lourdes, Shotton Colliery Parishes. Thum: 2:15pm Blessing and Opening of new S, Ss Mary and St Thomas Aquinas, Stella. 7pm NECCT Executive Mtg. Fri: 12pm M and Blessing at The English Martyrs S, Hartlepool. 7pm LJMEX Graduation at St Andrew's Church, Worswick St Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
Bishop P O'Donoghue (Lancaster): Sun: St Anthony's Church, Preston. Mon: Mtgs at
Bishop's House re: Longtown etc Toes: 10:30am Radio Scotland interview 2:30pm S Chaplaincy 4pm Vicars-General 6pm Diocesan Trustees Wed: All day mtg Migrants & Asylum Seekers Fri: 10am Latterdale Church leaders in Cumbria 2pm Penrith (CTE)
Bishop D Kottstant (Leeds): Sur,: 10:15am V St Augustine's, Leeds. 5pm Advent Carol
S, Cathedral. Mon: 10:30am Mtg of North ern Bishops, Bishop's House. 5pm Mtg of Rainbows, Hinsley Hall. Thurs: 1 lam Mtg of Deans, Hinsley Hall. Fri: 10:30am Mtg with Vicars General, Hinsley Hall. Sat: lOam Laity Council Mtg, Hinsley Hall.
Bishop A Roche (coadjutor, Leeds): Sun/Mon: Seminary V, Rome. Tues-Mon: ICEL Mtg, Washington DC.
Bishop V Malone (L'pool auxift: Sun: 9:30 am Celebrates M for Old Xavierian Associ
ation, St Francis Xavier College, Liverpool. 4pm 'Hope Starts Here' Youth Event, Metropolitan Cathedral Crypt, Liverpool. Mon: Bishops' Day of Recollection, Leeds. 7:30pm C: St Theresa of the Child Jesus, Sutton Manor, St. Helens. Tues: 7:30pm 450 Anniversary Celebration: St. Francis Xavier, Liverpool. Wed: 10: I5am Present Deanery Mtg. 7:30pm C: St Marie, Southport Thum: 2:30pm Advent Carol S for Schools, Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool. 7:30pm C: St Austin, Liverpool. Fri: 7:30pm C: St Benet, Netherton
Bishop J Crowley (Middlesbrough): Sun: 10:30am Celebrates M St Andrew's Parish, Teesville. Mon: arrepm Attends mtg of Northern Bishops. Hinsley Hall, Leeds. Tues: 1 lam: Holy Hour of Clergy Cathedral 6:30pm Celebrates M -St Edward's, Scarborough. 7-9pm Meets Young People St. Edward's, Scarborough. Wed: Bishops' Council Bishops' House. 2pm Attends Special Needs Schools Conference Centre St. Anthony's Conference Centre. Thum: am/pm V St. Francis Xavier S. Richmond. 79pm Mtg for Young People, English Martyrs, York, Bishop K McDonald (Northampton): Sun: V: Guardian Angels, Aylesbury. Tues: 11 :30am Ecclesiastical Education Council, Bishop's House. 2pm Diocesan Finance Board, Bishop's House. Thum: Clergy Day of Recollection, 'Turvey Abbey. 3:30 pm Mtg with YCW National President, Bishop's House. 7pm Ordination to the priesthood of Fr Malcolm Bull. Brickhill, Bedford, Fri: 11:30 am S' Mass for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Cathedral.
Bishop M McMahon (Nottingham): Sun: Assembly 2003 Advent C, St Barnabas Cathedral, 3pm. Mon: Mansfield & Dukeries Catenian Association Clergy Night, The Towers Banqueting Suite, Mansfield, pm. Wed: Diocesan Schools Commission Mtg, Cathedral Hall 2pm. Thum: 10:30am Blessing of new clas.sroom at St. Edward's Primary. S. Swandlicote. 7pm Nottingham Deanery Mtg, Cathedral Hall. Fri: 2pm V to the People's College, Nottingham. 7:30pm Celebratd M at Christ the King S, Arnold. Sat: 2:30 pm Catenian Vocation Group. Strathdon Hotel.
Bishop C Hollis (Portsmouth): Sun: 4pm St. John's Seminary, Wonersh Confer the Order of Candidacy. Tues: pm Bishop's Council Mtg Bishop's House, Portsmouth. Wed: am Bishop's Council Mtg, Bishop's House, Portsmouth. Thum: Ilam Bishop's House, Portsmouth Diocesan Trustees Mtg. Fri: 5pm Alton Convent M and Reception for Heads of Independent S Sat: 10:30am3pm St John's Cathedral, Portsmouth Day
of Prayer for Advent. .
Bishop B Noble (Shrewsbury): Suit 8am Eucharist, Carmelite Monastery, Birkenhead. Mon: Bishops' Meeting, Leeds. Tires: Bishops' Conference Working Patty on Morals, London. Wed: 3pm Eucharistic Working Party, Laburnum Cottage. Sat 7pm Carol S for Radio Staffordshire, Lichfield Cathedral. Bishop C Henderson (S'wark Auxil): Sun: 4pm Preaches Sermon, Evening Vespers, Morclen College, SE3. Tues: 7:45 pm M for Goan community, Feast of St Francis Xavier, Bostall Park. Wed: 2pm Attends Council of
Chri tiansi Executive. 4pm tcr6pm to Sptti Attends Mtg of CO AGM, Camelford House, SE1. Thum: 7:30pm Attends producdon of "Holy Boy", Fairfield Halls, Croydon. Fri: Attends of Knights of Holy Sepulchre Mtg, Amigo Hall, SE1. 7:15 PM Presides at KHS Vigil S. St. George's Cathedral, SE I. Sat: 10:30arn Attends KHS Investiture Ceremony. St. George's Cathedral, SE I. 7pm Attends Knights of St. Columba, C 472. Golden Jubilee Dinner at Beckenham Public Hall.
Bishop JiTme (S.wark Audi): Sum9:30am1 lam M in Parkwood and Wigmore parish Mon: V to Folkestone West parish. lbes:V to Tonbridge parish. Wed:7pm C to Cookham prison. Thum: 10:15 am Attends Diocesan S Commission Mtg, Archbishop's House, Southwark.
Bishop H Tripp (S' wark Auxil): I 1 am Offers M and Commissions Special Ministers at Marymount, Kingston. Mon: 12:30pm Attends mtg of London Churches Group for Social Action. Tues: am V Dover Prison 2pm V Maidstone Prison 7pm Chairs London Justice and Peace Commission Wed: 7:30pm Attends performance of 'Holy Boy' at Fairfield Halls, Croydon. Thum: 10:15am Attends Diocesan Education Committee Fri: 8:15am Offers M at the Campion Centre, Wimbledon College, Merton.
Bishop J O'Brien (W' minster, Hens area): Sun: 3pm Catholic Children's Society Benefactors M, St Etheldreda, Ely Place. 'NesThins Advent Retreat Fri: 10am Archbishop's Council, Archbishop's House. 12:45pm Talk to Westminster Rotary on Interfaith work. 6pm C of St. Luke's. Pinner.
Bishop T Burns (Forces): Sun: V to Army establishments in Germany all week.
Archbishop P Smith (Caitlin): Tues:10am Advent Day of Recollection in Church in
Wales Diocese of Monmouth.6:30pm Prize giving evening for St. Alban's RC High S, Pontypool in the Congress Theatre, Cwmbran. Wed: 12:30pm Probus Club Lunch at the B. P. Staff Institute, Sully. 7:30pm Confirmation for the parishes of St.
Panicles Church in Newport II:30pm DAY FOR LIFE: Mtg in Eccleston Square, London. 3pm Mtg: re: Civil Partnerships at Eceleston Square. 7:30pm Mtg in London. Fri:7pm C for the parish of Our Lady and St Michael, Abergavenny. Sat: 2pm Annual M for the U.C.M.(Wales) in St. David's Cathedral, Cardiff.
Bishop M Jabale (Menevia):Sun-Wed: Canonical V: Venerable English College, Rome.
Mon-Weds: 3pm KHS VigilSouthwark Cathedral. Thum: Ilarn Investiture KCHS, Southwark Cathedral.
Bishop E Regan (Wrexham,): Sun: 5pm C, Buckley. Mon: 1 lam Northern Bishops' Group. Leeds. 6:30pm Bishop's Own Scout Group Carol Service, St. Giles, Parish Church, Wrexham. Tues: 10:30am Doles Cymru, Loreto. Wed: Ilam National Project Steering Committee mtg, London. Fri: pm Christ Our Hope Retreat, Pantasaph. Sat:
Retreat cont, Pantasaph. •
Key: M-Mass. C-Confirmation. V-14sitation. 0-Ordination. Mtg-Meeting. Sch-School. ES-Ecumenical Service.
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