23rd June. David Donaghue, one of our students for the priesthood, is to be ordained to the transitional Diaconate at Oscott College.
29th June (Fri) - Feast of SS Peter & Paul - Holy Day of Obligation
30th June - Summer Reflection Day ; In the Diocesan Year of Prayer and Vocation. Theme: "Talking of Love" with tasters in prayer . 10:15 coffee for 10:45 start, 3:45 close. At the Monastery of Christ Our Saviour, Jacks Lane, Turvey MK43 8DH Places. £15 with booking via NORES , please bring a packed lunch.More details here.
7th July - Ordination of Brent Adonis to the Permanent Diaconate, St Teresa's, Beaconsfield, 11:00am.
8th July - Sea Sunday. The Bishop says; "On Sea Sunday we are encouraged to pray for and contribute financially to the work of the Apostleship of the Sea. The retiring collection is vital for the future for the Apostleship of the Sea and their support to seafarers."
14th July - Mission Animation Day – 10.30am to 4pm – SS Philip and James, Bedford. This day is for APF / Mill Hill local secretaries, promoters and all interested in the missions. There will be talks by Missio’s National Director, Father Anthony Chantry and by Mill Hill Missionary, Father Kevin Hughes. The day will end with Sunday Mass at 4pm.
20th July - deadline for applications to the Lay Formation Fund (more here)
20th July - End of term in Beds, Northants and MK (24th in Bucks and Slough).
29th July - 2nd August - NYMO Summer Camp at Alton Castle.
30th July - 3rd August - New Dawn camp/ conference/ festival at Walsingham.
6th August (Mon) - Feast of the Transfiguration.
15th August. (Wed.) Assumption of the Blessed Virgin. Holy day of Obligation.
22nd-26th August - World Meeting of Families at Dublin. Bishop Peter attending, as is Pope Francis..
23rd-27th August - Youth 2000 festival at Walsingham
24th-31st August - Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes
27th August - Bank Holiday Monday