Monthly Archives: February 2020

Rite of Sending for Election

Here are texts from the RCIA for a parish celebration for Sending Catechumens for Election and Candidates for Recognition by the Bishop, ahead of the Rite of Election in Arundel Cathedral (Saturday 29th February at 2.30pm). On the Rites page, you … Continue reading

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Opening the Scriptures: setting our hearts on fire

What biblical texts set your heart on fire? This question is central to “Opening the Scriptures“, the Lent study course for 2020 from Churches Together in Britain and Ireland. The phrase is drawn from the New Testament account of a … Continue reading

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The power of the creative Word of God – a series of talks

In this Year of the Word, join us for a series of talks by Fr Tony Milner in the parish hall of St Joseph’s Church, Falkland Grove, Dorking, RH4 3DL. The talks start at 8.00pm. 27th February: Genesis 1-11, God’s Word … Continue reading

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The God Who Roars – follow the Lion’s tale…

As part of the Year of the Word 2020: The God Who Speaks, resources are available for children and adults based on the story of St Jerome and his lion. 🐾 St Jerome is renowned and praised for his many … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Guidelines from the Bishops’ Conference

Despite the low risk to the public from Coronavirus at the time of writing, the Bishops of England and Wales have issued guidelines to enable Catholic parishes, schools and organisations to find the relevant information in one place. As things … Continue reading

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Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies (CCRS)

In support of Bishop Richard’s Pastoral Plan, the Diocese launched a CCRS course in September 2019, with modules continuing until June 2020. It is intended that the course will be re-run from September 2020. For more information, or to express … Continue reading

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Ideas for Intercessions from the Society of St Gregory

The Society of St Gregory have made available their Ideas for Intercession (for Christmas, Ordinary Time (Winter) and Lent) which are usually only available to subscribing members who receive their journal, Music and Liturgy. This is a valuable resource – … Continue reading

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Dates for Musicians 2020

Here are details of dates and venues for the Rite of Election, Chrism Mass and other diocesan liturgies, events and opportunities for formation during the coming year. All are welcome to join the diocesan choir!

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