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FIRST WEDNESDAY QUIET DAY

thumbnail image The next day of Prayer and Reflection is on 3 September in the Hinsley Room, Morpeth Terrace, from 12.00pm to 4.30pm. The theme is Who is my Neighbour? Led by Eileen McDade, spiritual director and co-founder of Silence in the City. There will be short inputs at 12.00pm and 2.00pm. All are welcome.

PRO-LIFE PILGRIMAGE TO WALSINGHAM

thumbnail image Walsingham Annual Pilgrimage for the Sanctity of Life, Sunday 21 September, led by Bishop Mark Davies. Coach leaves Westminster Cathedral, Ambrosden Avenue, at 7.30am prompt. Tickets £18 from Padre Pio Bookshop, 264 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1 or telephone 020 7834 5363. All are warmly invited to unite in this day of prayer. For further information visit www.prolifepilgrimage.org

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PILGRIMAGE TO WINCHESTER

thumbnail image The Guild of the Blessed Sacrament pilgrimage, led by Canon Tuckwell, to Winchester on Saturday 13 September is now FULLY BOOKED. The coach will depart from Westminster Cathedral at 8.00am prompt.

MEET THE NEIGHBOURS

thumbnail image Our next “Meet the Neighbours” event will be generously hosted by the Anglican Parish Church of The Annunciation, Marble Arch which is located in Bryanston Street, to the north of Oxford Street, only a few minutes walk from Marble Arch Underground Station, and just behind the Sisoda Cumberland Hotel. The event will include a talk by Fr Gerald Beauchamp (Priest-in-charge) about the church’s history and architecture, and there will be an opportunity to look around the church. Refreshments will follow. Tuesday 30 September at 7pm. All are welcome

CHRISTIAN MEDITATION PRAYER GROUP

thumbnail image This meets every Monday (except Bank Holidays) from 6.30pm to 7.15pm in the Hinsley Room. Try contemplative prayer, or silent prayer, you might find it a new way of prayer for you in addition to your usual way of praying. All welcome.

CARDINAL HUME CENTRE

thumbnail image The Cardinal Hume Centre needs some IT Coaches to help clients who are beginners to computers. This can be done in a one hour coaching slot per week with a client for up to three months or by coming in for a morning or afternoon on Monday, Tuesday or Thursday and meet new referrals to the service and support people in the room.

For further information, please contact Flora Swartland in the Volunteering Team on 020 7222 1602 or flora@cardinalhumecentre.org.uk

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SHOP AT AMAZON SMILE

thumbnail image The American Friends of Westminster Cathedral recently registered with the AmazonSmile Foundation.

AmazonSmile is a programme whereby Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organisations selected by its customers.

Therefore, by shopping at AmazonSmile, Amazon will make a donation to the American Friends of Westminster Cathedral.

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DIOCESAN HOLY LAND PILGRIMAGE 2014

thumbnail image Cardinal Vincent invites us to join him on the 4th Annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Holy Land, 17-25 November 2014.

We will renew our encounter with the Lord, as we follow Jesus’ footsteps from Galilee to Jerusalem and on to Bethlehem, led by our scripture guide, Fr John Farrell OP, Provincial of the Dominicans. We will also meet the local Christian communities of the Holy Land, praying with them, visiting outreach projects and showing our support for them.

Price: £1,495 per person sharing a room; £275 single room supplement.

For further details and a booking form contact Gerald Daly at the Diocesan Pilgrimage Office, telephone 020 7798 9173, email: geralddaly@rcdow.org.uk or Gill Didino at Tangney Tours, telephone 01732 886666.

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METROPOLITAN ANTHONY OF SOUROZH CONFERENCE

thumbnail image The Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh Centenary Conference will take place on Saturday and Sunday 15 and 16 November in King’s College London. Speakers will include Metropolitan John Zizioulas of Pergamon and Rowan Williams (former Archbishop of Canterbury), who will reflect on ‘The Glory of God is a Man Fully Alive’ (St Irenaeus of Lyons).

Booking essential. To book, please telephone: 01869 347457 or 07415 983900, or email: masf.foundation@gmail.com

More details on the Orthodox website: www.exarchate.org.uk

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AMERICAN FRIENDS

thumbnail image American taxpayers can receive a US income tax deduction for their contributions to support the work and heritage of the Cathedral by directing their contributions to American Friends of Westminster Cathedral, Inc., a non profit 501(c)(3) Organization (EIN # 13-2983174).

They will also enjoy special events and receive newsletters about Cathedral activities. Donations may be made through bequests and charitable trusts.

Contact Ms. Una Chang, President, American Friends of Westminster Cathedral, Inc., P.O. Box 92, New York, New York 10185-0092, e-mail UChang1@aol.com

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EXPOSITION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT

thumbnail image This takes place in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel every Monday to Friday following the 1.05pm Mass until 4.45pm.