Events

Gifts, Talents & Charisms Training Days

Parish Catechesis – Workshops for Parish Catechists

Saturday 27th April 2019, 10:00-14:15
Cathedral Centre, Salford, M3 6DP

Programme

10:00                     Tea/Coffee
10:30                     Opening Liturgy
10:45                     Keynote Talk – David Wells
11:45                     Discussion
12:00                     Lunch
12:45                     Workshops* (choose 1 from below)
1:45                       Closing liturgy
2:15                       Departures

Workshops

Baptism – Fr Chris Lough
First Holy Communion & Reconciliation – David Wells
Confirmation – Lorraine Leonard & Sean Thorpe
RCIA – Catherine Davies

Please bring a packed lunch. Tea/Coffee will be provided.

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Parish Management – Workshops on Finance, Administration, Buildings and H&S

Saturday 18th May 2019, 10:00-15:00
Cathedral Centre, Salford, M3 6DP

Programme

10:00 Tea/Coffee
10:30 Welcome, Opening Prayer & Opening Address
11:00 Workshops 1*
12:00 Lunch
12:45 Workshops 2*
1:45 Workshops 3*
2:45 Q&A and Closing Prayer
3:00 Departures

*Workshops (in small groups attendees will go to each 60 minute workshop)

1) Finance (Gift Aid, Returns, levy, banking)
2) General Administration (Data protection, employment, use of volunteers, legal occupation, insurance, IT, background to diocese as trust/charity)
3) Property (Building/Grounds Maintenance, H&S)

Please bring a packed lunch. Tea/Coffee will be provided.

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Digital Missionaries – Workshops of Websites, Social Media & Newsletters

Saturday 8th June 2019, 10:00-15:00
Cathedral Centre, Salford, M3 6DP


Caritas – Parish Social Action – #BeTheChangeWorkshops from various Charities & Organisations

Saturday 6th July 2019, 10:00-15:00
Holy Cross College, Bury, BL9 9BB

Programme

10:00 Tea/Coffee – visit stalls
10:15 Welcome, Opening Prayer & Keynote Talk
11:15 Discussion/Small groups (in deaneries)/what’s already happening
11:30 Good practice from three parishes
12:00 Lunch with Marketplace stalls
1:00 Workshops 1 – Issues (40 minutes)
1:40 Change workshops
1:50 Workshops 2 – How to (40 minutes)
2:30 Move back to main hall
2:40 Conclusion/Closing prayer
3:00 Departures

Workshops 1 – Issues

1) Poverty & Homelessness
2) Refugees
3) Children & Families
4) Environment

Workshops 2 – How to

1) Catholic Social Teaching
2) Using the skills of the parish
3) Involving young people
4) Involving the community

Please bring a packed lunch. Tea/Coffee will be provided.

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Parish Youth Ministry – Workshops on engaging young people in parish life

Saturday 14th September 2019, 10:00-15:00
Thornleigh Salesian College, Bolton, BL1 6PQ

Formation Series

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.

DAVID WELLS – The Virtue of Joy
Wednesday 1st May 2019
St Gabriel’s RCHS, Bury, BL6 0TZ

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SHERRY WEDDELL – Forming Intentional Disciples
Thursday 20th June 2019
St Bernadette’s Parish Centre, Whitefiled, M45 7SX


Afternoon/Evening session for Clergy and Laity

5:30pm – Holy Hour / Confessions
6:30pm – Tea/Coffee
7:00pm – Talk
8:30pm – Q&A and discussions
9:00pm -Departures

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FR DENIS McBRIDE CSsR – Jesus the Relational Leader
Wednesday 17th July 2019
St Gabriel’s RCHS, Bury, BL6 0TZ

 

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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