23rd-29th July - Bishop Peter on holiday
25th-31st July - World Youth Day, Krakow, Poland. Offical website here: NYMO site here. Bishop Peter will be joining our pilgrims for the final weekend.
1st-6th August - New Dawn Catholic family camping conference at Walsingham. All information here.
5th-21st August: Rio Olympics.
6th-13th August - ARC Renewal Community, Pateley Bridge, N Yorkshire. Another of the summer opportunities to experience energetic Catholic communities outside a parish setting. Much attended by parishioners from South Bucks. All information here.
19th-26th August - Lourdes pilgrimage. More here
25th-29th August - Youth 2000 "More than conquerors" festival at Walsingham, all info here.
29th August (Mon.) - Bank Holiday
2nd September Rosary Link for Vocations. Church of Divine Mercy, Slough - 7pm Rosary, 8pm Mass. Then Tues 6 Sept , St Mary’s, Dunstable -9.30am ; Thurs 8 Sept , St Francis of Assisi, Shefford – 9.30am; Fri 9 Sept, St Thomas Aquinas – Bletchley 8.30am Mass - also St Gregory’s, Northampton – 7pm, and Our Lady of Ransom, Kempston - 7.30pm . Then Sat 10 Sept - Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, W’boro - 10.30am
The Rosary Link began in 2004 to pray for vocations and priests. It is encouraged by Bishop Peter Doyle and Fr Mark Floody, Vocations Director (for information contact 01933 400157)
5th September - Back to School for all of our schools (but do check with your children's school)
17th September - first of two CAFOD-Northampton Supporters' Days - St Teresa’s Hall, 40 Warwick Road, BEACONSFIELD HP9 2PL. Then Sat 24 Sept - Ss Francis & Therese’s Hall, Overslade Close, East Hunsbury, NORTHAMPTON NN4 0RZ. More details to follow - note for your diaries.
30th September - Farewell Mass for the Sisters of Nazareth leaving Nazareth House in Northampton, 12 noon in their Chapel.