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St Mary’s Twickenham / Warwick Uni Summer School 2017

The University of Warwick and St Mary’s Twickenham are offering  a 3-week summer school programme with an international focus, in London, and the organisers have been in touch to tell us about it, and to offer  offering a discount for groups of 5+ to the community, so if you decide to book a group, remember to mention us! Early bird discounts are available to individuals.

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Preparatory Document for Youth Synod 2018 – in brief

As most of us know, the next Synod of Bishops, scheduled for October 2018,  will consider “Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment”, and the Vatican has published a Preparatory Document to set the context and parameters for the for the Synod, and begin a process of consultation.

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Get the Flame 2017 App!

The free app for CymFed’s Flame 2017 is out now!

It’s available for iOS &  Android. It’s got the timetable, liturgies, info about the speakers and sponsors, easy access to social media, interactive maps … well, it’s got the lot!

Don’t leave home on 11th March without it!

Links for downloading the app

Taizé – Lenten  Prayer in London

On Friday 10th March at St James Picadillly at 6;45 pm,  one of the brothers from the  Taizé community will lead a song practice, and at 7:15, Rev Lucy Winkett, rector of the church, will give a meditation as an introduction to the prayer around the cross.

Just 45 days to Flame 2017!

The organisers have been planning  10,000 Reasons – Flame 2017, for a long time to make it a fabulous experience for all of us, and now, it’s just 45 days away!

Not got your tickets yet? I’m not going to give you all 10,000 reasons why you should, but the line-up this year includes our own Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Cardinal Bo from Myanmar, Sarah Teather, former MP & now Director of the Jesuit Refugee Service, music from the amazing Matt Redman …

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‘Prepare the Way’ – New venues for CJM Music Advent Concerts


In their 20th anniversary your, CJM Music will take their Advent concert out to venues in three new areas – Liverpool, Wolverhampton and Sutton Coldfield.

The first of concert was held in Birmingham in 1996, and the mission is the same two decades on – to move and inspire us with the longing and expectation of Advent, and the joy of the incarnation.


Sat 3 Dec, 7:00pm // LIVERPOOL
St Francis Xaviers Catholic Church

Fri 9 Dec, 8:00pm // SUTTON COLDFIELD
Holy Cross & St Francis Catholic Church, Walmley

Sat 10 Dec, 7:30pm // WOLVERHAMPTON
Ss Peter & Paul’s Catholic Church

TICKETS: £8.00  (£6 concessions in advance)
TEL: 01675 466 254 or Book online at
NB: Concessions are not available on the door – book in advance