Diocesan news and events

LEEDS DIOCESAN SINGLE CATHOLICS meet every first Friday of the month in an upper room at Trinity Church Boar Lane, Leeds for prayers and refreshments, discussion and occasional events such as meals out or walks. We are primarily a social group, open in principle to any single catholic over 18 although our actual age range is currently 40 – 70yrs. If you would like to join us, you would be very welcome. Contact Robert 07900 473955 or email: leedssinglecatholics@googlemail.com.

Film: Pope Francis – A Man of his Word

On Thursday 16th August, 11.00 am, the Science and Media Museum in Bradford is showing the film Pope Francis – A Man of his Word – which documents the Pope’s ideas and his messages. The film focuses on his concern for the poor and wealth inequality, and also on his involvement in environmental issues and social justice. Rating: PG  Book with Picture house via: https://www.scienceandmediamuseum.org.uk/cinema or 0871 902 5756 for box office, 0871 902 5747 for Picture house.

TWO JOBS at the National office of the S.V.P.

The SVP is seeking to recruit a Young Vincentians Programme Manager, and a Mini Vinnies Officer as part of the expansion of our youth programme. Young Vincentians Programme Manager: £30k pa; full time permanent contract. Closing date: 15:00 on Thursday 23rd August 2018. Interviews: Thursday 30th August 2018. Start date: ASAP. Mini Vinnies Officer: £23k pro rata; 2 days/wk; one year contract. Closing date: 10:00 on Monday 20th August 2018. Interviews: Friday 24th August. Start date: ASAP. Both roles based at national office. For more details & application pack, please visit the vacancies section of the SVP website: https://www.svp.org.uk/.
YV Programme Manager job advert: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/480wzfgvsypmvou/AAC3A9oHf2Fvtev HmhvXpVaja?dl=0
Mini Vinnies Officer job advert: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/o1g0rgi7wtxfucj/AABGN6qmRN2b10mDPghEs7Ea?dl=0

YOUTH 2000’s SUMMER FESTIVAL: Are you between the ages of 16 and 35? You are invited to join others from the Diocese as we journey to Walsingham together for Youth 2000’s Summer Festival! (a weekend of prayer, praise, workshops, testimony & friendship). There’ll be a coach from Hinsley Hall to Walsingham for £23 return. (Departing 12pm on 23rd Aug – Returning 6pm on 27th Aug). Email youth@dioceseofleeds.org.uk for more info & see youth2000.org for details of the Festival.

CONFIDENTIAL, EXPERT, MARRIAGE RELATIONSHIP SUPPORT from Marriage Care. Marriage is an enduring commitment to love, but knowing how to keep love alive for life is not always easy or straightforward. The best relationship help for couples in difficulties is provided by Marriage Care which aims to be open to all irrespective of ability to pay. Contacts:  Marriage Care atwww.marriagecare.org.uk  FREEPHONE:   0800 389 3801

CLAY – Christians Learning Across Yorkshire: The summer 2018 edition of the CLAY (Christians Learning Across Yorkshire) leaflet is now available.  In it you will find details of courses throughout Yorkshire which are open to all Christians.  The website www.claycourses.org.uk contains full details and the leaflet can be downloaded from here.

THE LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR INVITE YOU TO AN IRISH NIGHT with The Mount Brandon Ceilidh Band. Including Lovely Irish Stew! With Plenty to drink at the Bar! Mount St. Joseph’s, Headingly Leeds. LS6 2DE. Saturday 15thSeptember 7:30pm – 10:30pm.  Tickets £10 in aid of the Little Sisters of the Poor.

“ADOREMUS”: NATIONAL EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS, LIVERPOOL 7-9 SEPTEMBER 2018: Join thousands of people from all over England & Wales at the weekend-long celebration of our faith at the National Eucharistic Congress in Liverpool. There is day-long symposium on Friday 7th September, and the main event is on Saturday 8th September, along with a separate Youth Event for those aged 13 to 20 years. Masses & a Eucharistic procession will take place on Sunday 9th September, and there is also a parallel programme throughout the weekend in the churches around the city centre. The keynote speaker at the main event & youth event on Saturday is Bishop Robert Barron, known worldwide for his “Word on Fire” internet ministry.  Full details of the Congress are on our dedicated diocesan website: WWW.ADOREMUS.UILCC.ORG Bookings are still being accepted for the Friday & Saturday main events (£40 per day). To be assured of a place please visit the website above for details how to book – the deadline is 31st May. In June and July bookings will be taken online directly with the organisers, and full details about this will be announced on the website above.

PILGRIMAGE TO POLAND 24TH – 29TH SEPTEMBER 2018: Itinerary to include: Krakow, Czestochowa, Wieliczka, Wadowice, Kalwaria Zebrzydowskan & Auschwitz.  Further details: Fr Timothy Whitwell – telephone: 01274 720299 or e-mail: timothy.whitwell@dioceseofleeds.org.uk