4th July. Ordination to the priesthood of Pius Amoako, at the Cathedral, 12 noon. (If travelling to this from the south of the Diocese, bear in mind it is the Grand Prix weekend and the A43 will be be closed to through traffic.)
6th July - Thanksgiving/Farewell Mass for the service of Sr Aidan Richards SND who is retiring after many years at NORES supporting Primary RE. At Holy Ghost church, Luton, 7pm, with Bishop Peter
11th July. Proclaim '15 National Evangelisation Conference, Birmingham. More here.
17th July (Friday) - last day of school in Bedfordshire. Northants schools close at end of 21st July, Bucks 22nd July.
18th July. Ordination of David Curtis to the Permanent Diaconate at Immaculate Heart, Great Missenden, 11am.
20-25th July. Bishop Peter will be on holiday
23-25th July - NORES Summer School. "Come and join us at the Summer School this year where our speakers; Fr Chris Thomas,Sister Hyacinthe Defos du Rau OP and Edmund Adamus will lead us in reflections on Poverty, obedience and chastity in our following of Jesus Christ. The Summer School will take place at the RE Centre from 23-25 July 2015. Booking forms with full details, and posters have been sent to all parishes and to catechists, and are also available from the NORES office and website. We look forward to seeing you there. It would really help us to know soon if you are planning to come. Thank you."
24-28th July. NYMO Summer Camp for 11-18 year-olds, at Alton Castle in Staffordshire (next to Alton Towers...). All details here.
1st August - Ordination of Benedetto d'Autilia to the Priesthood, 2 noon, St Aidan's, Northampton
16th August (Sun.) - Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
21st - 28th August - Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes - more here.
31st August - Bank Holiday
3rd September (Thurs.) - Back to school in Bucks and Northants. Beds not unitl 7th Sept.
3rd-17th September. Bishop Peter will be on holiday