16th-23rd October - Week of Prayer for World Peace (interfaith). Prayer resources can be ordered via their website here.
24th-28th October - Half term break. Many clergy will be away on Retreat at Douai Abbey, 23rd-27th October.
29th October - Clocks back as you go to bed.
1st November (Tuesday) - All Saints, Holy Day of Obligation.
2nd November - All Souls.
12th November - "Do You Love me ?". A Reflection Morning with the Diocesan Spirituality Network. At Holy Ghost Parish centre, Luton, 10am - 1pm. Leaflet here.
13th November - Remembrance Sunday
20th November - Christ the King - last Sunday of the church's year. Ending of the Year of Mercy
27th November - First Sunday of Advent. New Church Year. Sunday readings Cycle A . Psalter Week 1.
8th December (Thurs.) - Feast of the Immaculate Conception. Patronal Feast in the Diocese.
16th December (Fri) - End of Term in Bedfordshire. Bucks, Slough and Northants have to wait until 20th December (Tuesday)
24th December - Christmas Eve
25th December (Sun.) - Feast of the Nativity - Christmas Day
26th December - Feast of St Stephen. Bank Holiday (also Tuesday)
28th December - Feast of the Holy Innocents.
30th December (Fri) - Feast of the Holy Family
31st Dec (Sat.) - New Year's Eve