The Big Church Day Out brings together tens of thousands of Christians, including a growing number of Catholics, from all over the UK and Europe, to worship together in an amazing festival atmosphere.
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.
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!
Million Minutes invites you to find silence this Lent and raise funds to give a voice to young people for whom silence isn’t choice: those overlooked by society and who are cast out of decision making.
So far, just over 300 participants, from 17 different countries have signed up for Hidden Treasure, the young adult Taizé Weekend Meeting in Birmingham, 28 April – 1 May. If you haven’t booked, DO IT NOW! Read more
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.
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 …
The Salesians of Don Bosco are hosting a Digital Communications Conference aimed at Catholic youth workers, teachers and chaplains, at Thornleigh Salesian College, Bolton on Saturday 4th February 2017.
The event aims to explore the use of technology in evangelising young people, look at ways of staying safe online, and to try out some great new gizmos.
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.
WHEN AND WHERE:
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
We’ve updated our round-up of the best resources we’ve found, and will keep adding to it as more are published, but if you’ve found something reat we’ve not mentioned, or would like to share your own resources, let us know!
To see all of our Advent Resources, do head to our Advent/Christmas resource page here.