Events

Stage 3 Liturgy & Ministry Training Days

All Liturgy & Ministry Training Days are free of charge.
Tea/Coffee will be provided, please bring a packed lunch.

Music Ministry Training Day
Keynote from Stephen Dean and workshops from Maria Hall, Simon Passmore & Daniel Bath

Saturday 16th November 2019, 9:00am – 4:30pm
St Mary’s RC Church, Eccles, M30 0LU
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Eucharistic Ministers Training Day
Led by the Irenaeus Project

Saturday 18th January 2020, 9:15am – 4:00pm
St Vincent de Paul RC Church, Rochdale, OL12 6BU
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Sessions on baptism & vocation, presence of Christ, reality & vision of the Church, dementia awareness and safeguarding.

Music & Liturgy Workshop Day
Led by Jo Boyce

Saturday 8th February 2020, 10:00am – 6:30pm
St Thomas of Canterbury RC Church, Bolton, BL1 4PN
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The programme over all will look at the shape of the liturgy, the role of music within it, as well as sharing new music, ideas and resources for the development and renewal of parish music ministry finishing with a vigil Mass (instrumentalists are invited to bring their instruments if they wish to play at Mass).

Children’s Liturgy Training Day
Led by Linda Pennington
Saturday 28th March 2020, 10:00am – 3:00pm
Cathedral Centre, Salford, M3 6DP
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Sessions on General principles of liturgy and a model session for Liturgy of the Word with Children, Safeguarding Guidance and Creative ways of exploring the Gospel.

Retreat Day for Altar Servers (Ages 8-11)
Led by Fr David Featherstone & Lorraine Leonard

Saturday 18th April 2020, 10:00am – 3:00pm
The Christian Heritage Centre, Stonyhurst, Clitheroe, BB7 9PZ
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Retreat Day for Altar Servers (Ages 12-17)
Led by Fr David Featherstone & Lorraine Leonard

Saturday 16th May 2020, 10:00am – 3:00pm
The Christian Heritage Centre, Stonyhurst, Clitheroe, BB7 9PZ
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Servers aged 18 and over should email hope@dioceseofsalford.org.uk for separate training.

Formation Series Events

Throughout the year we will arrange a series of talks with Q&A on a range of themes. Each evening will start at 7:30pm and finish around 9:00pm. There is a suggested donation of £5.00 payable on the door to help with the running costs of these events.

All the Formation Series will be hosted at:
St Gabriel’s RC High School, Bridge Road, Bury, BL9 0TZ

Tea & Coffee – served from 7:00pm
Parking – available onsite

Formation Series: The Eucharist – Food for the Journey
Led by Mariana Miller
Wednesday 4th December 2019
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Formation Series: The New Evangelisation
Led by Bishop Philip Egan
Wednesday 8th January 2020
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Formation Series: The challenges of Pope Francis’ vision of Mission
Led by Fr Eamonn Mulcahy CSSp
Wednesday 5th February 2020
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Formation Series: Source and Summit

Led by Fr Richard Ounsworth OP
Wednesday 4th March 2020
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Formation Series: Global Healing

Led by Bishop John Arnold
Wednesday 1st April 2020
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Formation Series: Personal Encounter with Jesus

Led by Fr Ged Kelly
Wednesday 6th May 2020
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Formation Series: The Mass; History, Structure & Meaning

Led by Maria Hall
Wednesday 3rd June 2020
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Formation Series: The Word became flesh

Led by Fr Michael Winstanley SDB
Wednesday 8th July 2020
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“The joy of the Gospel fills the hearts and lives of all who encounter Jesus. Those who accept his offer of salvation are set free from sin, sorrow, inner emptiness and loneliness”

Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium