· BCYS YOUTH MASS – First Thursday of the Month, 6pm at Brentwood Cathedral
o Beginning with pizza & refreshments with a workshop or speaker in the Parish Hall from 6pm, Youth Mass will then be celebrated in the Cathedral at 7:30pm. Absolutely everyone is welcome, please bring instruments, and sing, serve or read if you wish! No need to book, but do let us know if you have a group coming – just email email@example.com
Interested in a Vocation to the Priesthood? - Vocations Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Willesden on Saturday 23rd December
Contact Fr Mark Swires - VocProm@brcdt.org – for more information.
The Divine Mercy Apostolate, London is holding a Divine Mercy Advent Reflection 2023 at the Church of Mary Mother of God
192 Nags Head Road, Ponders End,
Enfield EN3 7AR on Saturday 16 December 2023 from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm led by the Marian Fathers.
The Retreat will include teachings on the Message of Mercy, Stations of the Cross, Holy Mass, Hour of Mercy with Adoration and Benediction and Veneration of the Image of Merciful Jesus. All Welcome. Please call millie on 07957594646 for more information
Escorted Pilgrimage to Knock & Co Mayo, 7th April 2024. £899.00 pps. Price includes flight, 10kg hold luggage, 5 nights in 4* Castlecourt Hotel, Westport with Dinner, Bed & Breakfast. Lunch on three days. All entertainment, excursions and transport included. Visit Knock, Galway City, Kylemore Abbey, Croagh Patrick & Ashford Castle. Single supplement on Enquiry. Contact Patricia or Natali on 01268 762 278 or 07740 175557 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sahara Desert Retreat in Morocco, 26 February – 11 March 2024
Including a day visiting Marrakesh and 9 full days in the Desert. With Fr Arnaud and Deacon Vladimir from St Antony’s in Forest Gate. Designed for young adults, open to all adults able to hike 4 - 6 hours a day for 9 full days in the desert. £952 (plus flight). www.desert-retreat.com or phone Catherine at 07807 348223.
Newham Deanery Day of Recollection: ‘The New Year - Praying for Peace with Our Lady’ led by Fr. Stewart Foster on Saturday 30th December at Our Lady of Compassion Church, Upton Park E13 9BF : Mass at 9.15am, talk in the hall, Eucharistic Adoration with Benediction ending at 3pm. Please bring a packed lunch.
We look forward to inviting you all to Brentwood Cathedral for a rather special Lunchtime PIANO Recital next Wednesday 29th November at the usual time of 1 pm – 1.45 pm to be given by Joann LAM the Winner of the Hall Memorial Trophy of the Essex Young Musician of the Year Competition 2023.
Joanna’s Programme will be as follows:-
Beethoven ~ Sonata No.13 in E flat Major ‘Quasi Una Fantasia’ Op 27 No.1
Ravel ~ Miroirs
Bizet-Moszkowski ~ Chanson Bohème de l’Opéra Carmen
We do hope you can join us for this rather lovely Piano Recital after which there will be refreshments in the Song School.
Kitchen Assistant – Scale 2 (Spinal Points 3-4) Actual Salary £7,464- £7,577pa
Hours between: 10.30 – 13.30 week days. This is based on 15 hours per week and working 30 weeks per year, term time only from September to May each year.
The Campion School is looking to appoint a Kitchen Assistant, as and when needed, to undertake the preparation, simple cooking and serving of food and beverages. The post will also involve working on the till, clearing and washing up and any other requirements in accordance with the running of a school kitchen.
Ideally, applicants should have a Level I Food Handling Certificate. Previous experience of working in a catering environment is preferred but not essential as a ‘can do’ attitude is important.
If you are interested in any of these roles and would like an application form, please e.mail the Headmaster’s PA, Mrs Fielder: email@example.com
In preparation for the beginning of Advent Fr Adrian Graffy, parish priest of Gidea Park and Scripture scholar, will be giving a talk on the Prophet Isaiah at 7 pm on Wednesday 29th November in the parish hall at the Catholic Church of Christ the Eternal High Priest, Gidea Park, RM2 6DH. The talk is free and is in person, and it will also be live-streamed on www.whatgoodnews.org. No booking necessary. A recording of the talk will be made available subsequently on the same website.
· · BCYS SUMMER LOURDES YOUTH PILGRIMAGE – July 2024 (exact dates TBC)
o Bookings are now open online for the Brentwood Catholic Youth Service pilgrimage to Lourdes in July.
The week is spent serving the main Diocesan pilgrimage, assisting the elderly and infirm, alongside times of retreat, reconciliation, visiting the baths, taking part in the beautiful Processions, an afternoon in the mountains, party and social nights - all with other young Catholics from around our Diocese.
The pilgrimage is open to all those in school year 10 – 13, with all those of school leaver age (18+) invited to join us as young leaders (subject to attending a training weekend). All details and applications can be found on the website https://bcys.net/events/sl24/