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.

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 Days for Altar Servers
Led by The Vocations Team
The Christian Heritage Centre, Stonyhurst, Clitheroe, BB7 9PZ
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Information Letter

Ages 8-11: Saturday 18th April 2020, 10:00am – 3:00pm – Register Here
Ages 12-17: Saturday 16th May 2020, 10:00am – 3:00pm – Register Here

Please also complete and return this Consent Form to

If you require a place on a coach from Salford, Whitefield, Blackburn or Burnley please complete this form:

Servers aged 18 and over should email 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: 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