Monthly Archives: June 2012

  • Newman Talk at St Bernedette’s, Nunthorpe

    You are invited to a Newman Talk in the meeting room of St Bernadette’s, Nunthorpe, Middlesbrough, on Thursday 23rd February 2012
    7.30 pm    Coffee for all
    7.45 pm    Dr George Herring will talk on The Oxford Movement: its historical and contemporary significance.
    This talk will discuss, among other things, the Oxford Movement’s connection with Newman’s conversion to Catholicism.

  • An FCJ Retreat Weekend for Young Adults

    Opportunity for prayer, input and discussion
    Dates:      10th-12th February
    Where:    Katherine House, Salford
    Cost:        donation only
    More information and a booking form available from:
    Sister MaryAnne fcJ –
    Sister Rachel fcJ –
    FCJ House, St Hugh’s, 53A Cranborne Road, Liverpool, L15 2HY
    Tel 0151 733 5475

  • Retreat Day for the Rite of Election

    The annual Retreat Day, in preparation for the Rite of Election, will be on Saturday 11th February 2012 at All Saints Lower School, Nunnery Lane, York. All those who are to be received or baptised into the Catholic Church at Easter, together with their sponsors, godparents and catechists, are invited to attend. Paddy Rylands, formerly […]

  • Catholic Parliamentary and Public Policy Internships

    For the last nine years, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference has organised Parliamentary and Public Policy Internships for recently graduated Catholics. This year, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference is looking to offer eight internships: five interns will be placed with Christian MPs at Westminster; two in Public Policy with CAFOD and CARITAS Social Action Network; and one […]

  • Unsung Heroines – Women’s World Day of Prayer

    Women’s World Day of Prayer is an annual opportunity to gather together as Christians, to witness to our shared Gospel values, to praise God with words and music, and to intercede for deep human needs across the globe. Always the first Friday in March, this year the service is on the 2nd, and is prepared […]

  • Unsung Heroines – Catholic Women of the Year 2012

    Nominations are invited for the 2012 Catholic Women of the Year. The idea is to honour the “unsung heroines” who take on responsibilities and carry out service to others in steadfast and perhaps unobtrusive ways. The nomination can simply be a letter from a friend, colleague, parish priest or even a family member setting out […]

  • Women’s Commission

    The Reverend Sharon Whittington will be speaking about her work as Chaplain for St Leonard’s Hospice to the Women’s Commission at St Bede’s Pastoral Centre in York on 3rd March from 10.30 am to 1.00 pm. The meeting is open to all (including men) and is ecumenical. The topic is close to many people’s hearts.
    Chris […]

  • Reaching Far and Wide – Conference for Rural Catholics

    The Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has a small team concerned with rural issues. It represents Catholics on various national and international bodies, offers training opportunities, and has an official rural contact in most dioceses. Most Catholic churches and their congregations are in towns, but parish boundaries often include large rural areas. The commuters, […]

  • Spring into Action on Climate Change – Christian Census on Climate Change

    In the January edition of the Voice, we included information on a significant event at York Minster on Saturday 21st April. We now enclose the questionnaire which we would like you to encourage everyone to complete and give to your Parish Priest or York Event Representative by the end of March. Results will be collated […]

  • CAFOD’s 50th Anniversary

    Carol Cross, Diocesan CAFOD Manager talks about CAFOD’s 50th Anniversary
    2012 is CAFOD’s 50th Anniversary year during which we would like to celebrate our past successes and build on them.
    As CAFOD’s Diocesan Manager, I would like to personally acknowledge and express our thanks to all in the Middlesbrough Diocese who have contributed in any way to […]