28th June - Bishop’s Anniversary Mass (12 years) to celebrate the Priesthood and our Jubilarians at 12 noon in the Cathedral, followed by a lunch reception in the Bishop’s Garden. "I hope that as many priests and deacons as possible will attend this occasion" says Bishop Peter.
29th June (Thursday) . Saints Peter & Paul. Holy Day of Obligation.
1st July onwards - There are, in July. several CAFOD talks, supporter days, and a couple of thanksgiving Masses in London - too many items to list here - click here for all details.
2nd July - Second Collection for Peter's Pence (associated with last Thursday's Feast). There is a new Vatican website which explains all about this fund for the Pope's chosen charities and good works.
8th July - Ordination of Peter Remmington to the Permanent Diaconate at St Peter's, Rushden, 11:30am.
12th July - Michael Rakoswski, a student for the priesthood from the Divine Mercy Polish church in Slough, will, God willing, be ordained to the transitional Diaconate at Palazzola, Rome.
15th July - Dcn Michael Bates will, God willing, be ordained to the Priesthood, at St Augustine's, Daventry - 12 noon.
21st July - End of term.
24th-28th July - "Lighthouse" children's holiday weeks run by ecumenical volunteers in many locations in Buckinghamshire, having seeded from an original in Great Missenden in 1987. Now also at Beaconsfield, Burnham. Cressex and Hazlemere (Wycombe), Marlow, Princes Risborough and Thame. This is effective evangelisation of thousands of children and families. If you live in those areas please support them with volunteering and with donations of equipment or funds. Website here
6th August - Feast of the Transfiguration
15th August (Tues.) - Feast of the Assumption - a Holy Day of Obligation
18th-25th August - Lourdes pilgrimage.
28th August - Bank Holiday Monday.