Posted on the 15th Jan 2017 in the category News



More information at www.glastonburypilgrimage.com



Posted on the 9th Dec 2016 in the category News


 

 

At the 2016 Forward in Faith National Assembly the Right Revd Philip North, Bishop of Burnley spoke about The Future of Catholic Life in the Church of England  and began a consultation on the Mission Priorities of The Society for the next five years.   The proposed Mission Priorities can be read here.

 

What Do You Think?

 

We now need your views on these six priorities. You might like to think about the following questions:

 

  • Do you agree that the six priorities are the right ones for the Catholic Movement for the next 5 years? If not, what would you change?

  • Which is the most important of the six, and why?

  • What would the implications of this mission strategy be for your parish?

  • What should be our first steps in implementing this strategy?

  • Do you have any other general comments about this mission strategy?

 

It would be good for parishes to have this conversation at a PCC meeting, and then return a Parish response. Alternatively, you could send in your own personal reflections. All feedback will be very much valued. Please send responses to feedback@forwardinfaith.com by Friday 27 January 2017.



Posted on the 14th Nov 2016 in the category News



Last weekend, 11-14 November 2016, some 30 women of different ages, about half of them from Sweden, met for a retreat at Walsingham, with the theme 'Trusting Jesus'. The weekend was organised as an opportunity to continue to forge ecumenical links between Societas Sanctae Birgittae (SSB), which is a catholic devotional Society within the Church of Sweden, and those who belong to our own Society. Several of our bishops have been visiting SSB's annual general chapter at Vadstena, Sweden and in return SSB have been sending many priests and young people to visit Walsingham for pilgrimages and other ecumenical encounters. This time the sisters of SSB had a chance to visit under the leadership of their Mother Superior Anna Greek, who together with Mrs Sarah Goodall took the initiative for this joint pilgrimage. The retreat addresses, on the healing miracles in St Luke's Gospel, were delivered by the Bishop of Ebbsfleet.

 

Mother Anna said,

"The sacramental life of Walsingham and Bishop Jonathan's talks have provided a secure atmosphere, a sacred space, where we have prayed, worshipped and made friends.  We've experienced a strong sense of fellowship, and identified a need for more meetings of this kind."

Sarah Goodall said,

"We had a wonderful weekend of shared experience with new friends.  Full of of prayer, generosity and empathy,it was both inspiring and humbling. Everyone found the mixture of silent prayer, teaching, and the Shrine's pattern of worship - not to mention plenty of conversation! - deeply rewarding. We left walsingham determined to pray regularly for each other and to meet again."

 

More photos of the retreat.

 



Posted on the 4th Oct 2016 in the category News


Deacons

 

Toby Boutle

Chichester

25 June: 15.00

Chichester Cathedral

John Underhill

Chichester

25 June: 15.00

Chichester Cathedral

Thomas Carpenter

Beverley

26 June: 16.00

Sheffield  Cathedral

David D’Silva

Beverley

26 June: 16.00

Sheffield Cathedral

Edward Carr

Burnley

2 July: 10.30

Blackburn Cathedral

Giles Orton

Ebbsfleet

3 July: 11.00

St Laurence, Long Eaton

Endre Kormos

Beverley

6 July: 19.00

St Luke, Wallsend

 

 

Priests

 

Sean Gilbert

Chichester

22 May: 16.00

Chichester Cathedral

Adam Wogan

Beverley

22 May: 18.00

York Minster

Guy Willis

Fulham

20 June: 19.00

St Alban, Holborn

Lee Clark

Fulham

25 June: 14.00

St Gabriel, Pimlico

Jack Noble

Fulham

25 June: 14.00

St Gabriel, Pimlico

Edward Morrison

Beverley

26 June: 16.00

Sheffield Cathedral

Alexander Garner

Fulham

26 June: 11.00

St Alphage, Burnt Oak

Dominic Cyrus

Ebbsfleet

28 June: 19.30

St Michael, Tividale

Michael Print

Burnley

3 July: 17.30

St Leonard, Padiham

Thomas Wintle

Ebbsfleet

3 July: 18.00

St Mary, Nuneaton

Simon Matthews

Richborough

4 July: 19.00

Leicester Cathedral

Matthew Robinson

Richborough

2 October: 15.30

St John the Baptist, Sevenoaks

Benjamin Drury

Ebbsfleet

20 November: 17.00

St John, New Hinksey, Oxford



 

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