December 8 to December 14
Cardinal C Murphy-O'Connor (Westminster): Sum 'At Your Word, Lord, diocesan nag Mon: 'At Your Word, Lord' diocesan mtg Tues: 2pm S' Carol Concert (Westminster Cathedral) pm At Your Wond, Lord, diocesan mtg Wed: 7:30pm Mtg of Young People (Westminster Cathedral Hall) Thurs: 'At Your Word', Lord diocesan mtg Fri: 10am Archbishop's Council 1:30pm Mtg of Diocesan Trustees pm Landes Caml Concert, St. James', Piccadilly Sat 12:30pm Silver Jubilee Episcopal M (Westminster Cathedral) ArchbishopV Nichols (Birmingham): Sun: 11am C, St. Rose of Lima, Weoley Castle 6pm Salvation Army S Mon: 12:45 pm Chapter M of the Immaculate Conception Tues: Hour of Prayer with Priests of the Oxford North and South Deaneries. 7:30 pm Closing V Mtg and M, Birmigham South Deanery, at Our Lady of Lourdes, Yardley Wood. Wed: 10:30am Mtg of West Midlands' Bishops, Archbishop's House 7pm Closing V Mtg and IN, Dudley Deanery, at Our Lady and All Saints, Stourbridge. Thurs: I lam Interfaith Day for Clergy 4pm Council Mtg, Maryvale. Sat: 12;30pm Attends Episcopal Silver Jubilee of Cardinal Murphy-O'Connor, Bishop O'Brien and Bishop Harvey, Westminster Cathedral. Archbishop P Kelly (Liverpool): Sun: 9am VM: Our Lady of Good Help, Wavertree. Liverpool. 11am VM; Our Lady of Good Help, Wavertree, Liverpool. Mon: 6pm Merseyside and Region Church Leaders Mtg: Prescot Tues: 10:30am Nugent Care Society Trustees Mtg: Nugent Care Society Trustees Mtg: Isle of Man Wed: Ilam HMP Chaplains' Mtg Liverpool Archdiocesan Centre for Evangelisation 3pm Conferral of Honorary Degree on Rev. Austin Smith CP Liverpool University. 6:30pm Guild of St. Nicholas Mtg: Archbishop's House Thurs: 10:15 am Archbishop's Council: Liverpool Archdiocesan Centre for Evangelisation 7:30pm M of Commissioning of Rev. Simon Cadwallader for work with LAMP, St. Luke's Whiston. Fri: Begins private retreat: Nazareth House Hammersmith. Sat I2noon Archbishop M Bowen (Southwark): Sun: Tues: Mtgs -Archbishop's House M of Thanksgiving for the Episcopal Silverlubilee of Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, Westminster Cathedral Private retreat: Nazareth House, Hammersmith. 7:30pm C: St. Aidan, Wmstanley, Wigan. Fri: 7:30pm C of Our Lady of the Annunciation, Bishop Eton, Liverpool.
Bishop K Corry (Arundel & Brighton): No official engagements.
Bishop P Pargeter (B' ham auxil):Sun:10:30am C, Our Lady's, Dudley Mon: I I am Chapter Mtg 12:45pm Chapter M of the Immaculate Conception Tues: 7:30pm Closing VMtg and M. Dudley Deanery at Our Lady and All Saints, Stourbridge Thurs: 3:30pm Council Mtg, Maryvale. Sat 12:30pm Attends Episcopal Silver Jubilee of Cardinal Murphy-O'Connor, Bishop O'Brien and Bishop Harvey. Westminster Cathedral.
Bishop D Lang (Clifton): Sun: V to St. Edmund, Caine. Tues: 10am Mtg of Bishop's Council at St. Ambrose. Fri: 7:30pm Celebrates M and confers ministries to candidates for the Permanent Diaconate at Christ the King, l'hornbury. Sat: 12:30pm Attends Episcopal Silver Jubilee celebrations for Cardinal Cormac MurphyO'Connor and Bishop James O'Brien at Westminster Cathedral.
Bishop J Rawsthorne (Hallam): Sun: 10.30am. V Holy Family Sheffield; 5.30 pm Ushaw College. Mon: 12.30 pm, Interviews pastoral centre. The: 9.15 am, CAFOD Trustees and Board Mtg. Wed: I 1am, College of Consultors, Bishop's House; 7pm, Induction, St Peter in Chains, Doncaster. mu: V, Our Lady of Lourdes, Hackenthorpe, Sheffield; 12.30 pm, Interviews Pastoral Centre; 6pm, Hospital Chaplair;14.42, Pastoral Centre. Sat: 12.30pm. EilverJubilee, Westminster Cathedral; .30 pm, V Our Lady of Lourdes, Hackenthorpe, Sheffield.
Bishop A Griffiths (Hexhinn & Newcasde): Sun: 08:30am M at SS Peter and Paul Church, Hutton Henry 10am M at Our Lady of Lourdes, Shotton Colliery Mon -Sun No official engagements
Bishop P O'Donogime (Lancaster): Sun: St. Mary. Barrow -Tercentenary M Mon:7:30 V of Haiti Bishop, St. Gregory's, Reston. Ries: 11am YCW mtg 2:35pm Lancaster Infirmary 6:30pm Deanery Conference St. Teresa, Preston Wed: 12pm University of Central Lancashire 6pm Mtgs at Bishops House Thurs: 10:30am Bishops' Council mtg Fri: Child Protection Commissioners (Religious and parishes without a parish priest) Sat: Jubilee celebrations Archbishop's House, Westminster Bishop D Konstant (Leeds): Sun: I Oarn V&C, St. Gregory's, Leeds. Wed: 4:30pm Mtg with Diocesan Finance Board & Trustee Directors, Hinsley Hall. Thurs: 9:30am Governors' mtg, Trinity & All Saints, Horsforth. Sat: 12:30pm Cardinal Murphy O'Connor's 25th Anniversary of Episcopal Ordination, Westminster Cathedral.
Bishop Roche (coadjutor, Leeds): Sun: ICEL Mtg, Washington DC Wed: 11am Attends Deanery mtg. St. Mary's. Batley 4:30pm Mtg with Diocesan Finance Board &Trustee Directors, Hinsley Hall, Thurs: 2pm Attends AGM. St. Jude's Furniture Store. Leeds. Sat 12:30pm Attends Cardinal Murphy 0' Connor's 25th Anniversary of Episcopal Ordination, Westminster.
Bishop V Malone (L'pool auxin: Sun: 3pm C: St Teresa of Avila, Southport Mon: 6pm Merseyside and Region Church leaders' mtg: Prescot Tues: 7:30pm C: St Brigid, Warrington. Wed: 11 am HMP Chaplains' mtg, Liverpool Archdiocesan Centre for Evangelisation. I pm Metropolitan Cathedral Chapter Lunch 7:30pm C: St. Joseph. Wrightington. Thum: 10:15am Archbishop's Council: Liverpool Archdiocesan Centre 1pm Metropolitan Cathedral Lunch 7:30pm C: St Joseph, Wrightington Thins: 10:15 am Archbishop's Council: Liverpool Archdiocesan Centre for Evangelisation 7:30pm C: St. Aidan, Wmstanley. Wigan Fri: 7;30pm C: Our Lady of the Annunciation, Bishop Eton, Liverpool Bishop J Crowley (Middlesbrough): Sun: 5pm Annual Marriage Care M -Cathedral Toes: 5pm Presides at AGM and celebrates MMadonna House, Robin Hoods Bay. Wed: 6:30pm V Kirldevington Prison Mrs: 10:30am Attends mtg of Ecumenical Church leaders -Darlington. 7pm Celebrates M for St. Francis Primary S closure St. Francis, Middlesbrough.
Bishop K McDonald (Northampton): Sun: V: Our Lady alight Long Crendon, Bucks. Tues: 10am Mtg with Chief Executives, St. Albans. Sat: Episcopal Silver Jubilee Celebrations for Cardinal Murphy-O'Connor Bishop M McMahon (Nottingham): Mon: 2pm Blessing of new extension, St. Thomas More S, Buxton. Wed 6:45pm Awards Ceremony, People's College. Nottingham Thies: 7pm Ordination to the Diaconate of John Troop, St. Thomas of Canterbury, Gainsborough Sat: 12:30pm Episcopal Silver Jubilee of Cardinal Cormac MurphyO'Connor, Westminster Cathedral Bishop C Hollis (Portsmouth): Sun: 11am M St. Joseph's, Basingstoke. Thies: 2pm Bishop's House, PortsmouthDiocesan Finance Committee Mtg. Sat 12:30pm M for the Episcopal Silver Jubilee of Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor.
Bishop T Brain (Salford): Sun: Benediction with Union of Catholic Mothers, St. John's Cathedral, Salford. Mon to Tues: Catholic Agency for Social Concern, St. Cuthman's, Horsham, West Sussex. Wed: 1I am M and Anointing of the Sick, McAuley Mount, Padiham 3pm AGM Catholic Welfare Societies Thins: 10:30am M and Anointing of the Sick, Alexian Brother's Care Home, Moston. Fri: Private appointments. Wardley Hall. Sat: 12:30pm Silver Jubilee M for Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, Westminster Cathedral.
Bishop B Noble (Shrewsbury): Sun: 08:00am Eucharist, Carmelite Monastery, Birkenhead Mon: 8pm Preaching at Carol S to be broadcast on Radio Stoke and Radio Shropshire on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Lichfield Cathedral. Tuts: 9am Diocesan Trustees, Curial Offices Wed: 10am West Midlands' Bishops' Mtg, Birmingham. 7:30pm Diocesan Memorial M for the late Fr. Patrick Shivnen, Cathedral Thurs: am Bishop's Interview Morning, Curial Offices Sat: 12:30pm Episcopal Silver Jubilee Celebration of Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, Westminster Cathedral Bishop C Henderson (S'wark Auxin: Sun: Celebrates M, St. George's Cathedral, SE1 11:30arn. Mon: 7:30pm M with Dedication of Altar, Our Lady of' the Rosary, Blackfen. Tues: I 1 am M for St. Mary Magdalene's Primary S, Brockley. Fri: 10am3:30pm M with a day visit, Bishop Thomas Grant S, Streatham. Sat: 12:30pm M Silver Jubilee Celebrations, Westminster Cathedral. 5:30pm M with Papal Award, Our Lady of the Angels, Erith.
Bishop J Hine (S'wark Auxil): Sun: No official engagements. Tues: am Attends Gravesend Clergy Deanery Mtg. Fri: V to Westgate parish Sat: 6pm M in St. Thomas More, West Mailing.
Bishop H Tripp (S'wark Auxil) Sun: 11:30am Ordains deacons at English Martyrs Church, Walworth. Sat: 12:30am Attends Episcopal Silver Jubilee celebrations for the Cardinal and others at Westminster Cathedral 2pm Chairs Mtg of the Committee for Public Life.
Bishop J O'Brien (W'minster, Hers area): Sun: I lam Diaconate Ordination of Verona Fathers, St. Tetesa's Borehamwood. 1:30pm "Renew" mtgs, All Saints Pastoral Centre 4:30pm St Columba's College, St. Alberts. Wed: 1pm Memorial M for Fr. Joseph Gibbons, St. Philip's, Finchley. Thurs: 7:30pm "Renew" mtg St. Joan Thurs: 7:30pm "Renew" mtg, St. Joan of Arc S, Riclonansworth Fri: loam Archbishop's Council, Archbishop's House 1:30pm WRCDT. Archbishop's House Sat 12:30pm Episcopal Silver Jubilee. Westminster Cathedral.
Bishop G Stack ( W'rrtinster area): Sun: 12pm M at St. Patrick's, West Hendon 6pm C. St Joseph's, Hanwell Tues: 7:15pm Sacred Heart S, Hammersmith. Mtg of Hammersmith and Kensington/Chelsea deaneries for AYWL Wed: 10:30am Education Board mtg all day Thus: 5pm Governors mtg -St Mary's College, Strawberry Hill Fri: 10am Archbishop's Council mtg 1:30pm Trustees' mtg Sat: 12:30pm Episcopal Silver Jubilee of Ordination of Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor at Westminster Cathedral 6:30pm Induction of Fr. Hugh McKenzie as parish priest of Willesden Green.
Bishop T Burns (Forces): Sun: Mtg with Catholic Media. Tues: Planning mtg for Lantern programme Wed: Mtg Army Service Chaplains Aldershot. Fri: Chaplains and international gathering Sat: Episcopal Silver Jubilee Westminster
Archbishop P Smith (Cardiff): Mon: 6:30pm M of Dedication for the parish of Treorchy Sat: 12:30pm Episcopal Silver Jubilee of Cardinal Cormac MurphyO'Connor at Westminster Cathedral Bishop M Jabale(Menevia): Sun: 10am Engagements at Curial Office Mon: 12:30pm Diamond Jubilee M at Holy Cross Abbey, Whitland Wed: 10am V to St. Joseph's Infant S, Pat Talbot. Thurs: 12:30pm Council of Priests Mtg at the Curial Office Sat: 12:30pm Westminster Cathedral Episcopal Silver Jubilee, Cardinal Connac MurphyO'Connor Bishop E Regan (Wrexham,): Sun: 'Christ our Hope' Retreat, Pantasaph More NBRIA mtg Toes: NBRIA mtg Wed: 7pm St. Asaph, M of Thanksgiving Sat: Episcopal Silver Jubilees, Westminster
Key: M-Mass. C-Confinnation, V-Visitalion. 0-Ordination. Mtg-Meeting. SchSchool. ES-Ecumenical Service.
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