31st July - 10th August. Bishop Peter on holiday
4th August. On the centenary of the British entry into the First World War, and to pray for the dead
of World War I and for peace in the world, Fr Mark Floody, Cathedral Dean, will be celebrating a 7pm Mass
in the Cathedral on this Monday. NB this is a change of date from the original plan for 10th August.
15th August (Friday) - Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin. Holy Day of Obligation.
22nd-29th August - Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes. More...
3rd September. Back to school in Beds and Slough - - Luton, Bucks, Northants are 4th September. Please check with your own school.
September 2014 is SVP Awareness Month, themed "Concern is not enough". Local SVP groups are encouraged to deliver poster and speaking campaigns in parishes.
14th September - Racial Justice Sunday. The CARJ website does not yet seem to have any resources available but doubtless they will soon,,,
21st September. Home Mission Sunday. "In the Heart of the Family" - supporting outreach to non-churchgoing and lapsed Catholics. There is a mandatory second collection. Online resources are promised... more information here.