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Essential Pope Francis – Monday, 26 February 2018

This session will explore some of the key themes of the papacy of Pope Francis, with particular focus on the theme of Evangelisation and the Pope’s call for a Church of missionary disciples and a renewed personal encounter with Jesus Christ. Brian Purfield has been a member of the Mount Street Jesuit Team since it began in 2004. He organises and leads courses in Adult Faith Formation. His particular interest is in deepening an awareness and love of the Scriptures. He has also given retreats and courses throughout the UK and Ireland, North America, the Far East and Australia. We are delighted to welcome Brian to the Niland Conference Centre for this conference.

Ministers of the Word Retreat – Saturday, 24 February

A retreat day for parish Ministers of the Word (Readers) to feed your spirit and inform your service of God's people. Saturday, 24 February with Sister Karen Marguerite. 10.00 am - ends with the celebration of Holy Mass with Fr Chris Vipers, Director of the Agency for Evangelisation.

Signs of Hope – Thursday, 22 February 2018

A morning of reflection on how to be signs of hope in a world longing for meaning with Sister Regina McGarry and Monika Cleaver. Thursday 22 February, 10.00 am to 12.30 pm. Suggested donation £6. Coffees and teas available.

Ways of Praying – Imaginative Prayer – 7 February

No two people have the same relationship with God; each one develops one's own way of communicating with the Divine. The Christian tradition has a rich heritage of different styles of prayer. This course explores a number of ways of praying so as to help deepen one's encounter with God. First Wednesday of each month from October, 7.30 - 9.00 with Sister Anne, Sister Martina & Cecilia.

Retreat for Ministers of Holy Communion – Saturday, 27 January

Formation Day for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion. Saturday, 27 January 2018. In conjunction with the Diocese of Westminster Agency for Evangelisation. Input by Sister Anne Walsh OP. Holy Mass 10.00 am in the Priory Chapel. Talks begin 11.00 (4.00 pm finish). Suggested donation £14 per person. Please bring a packed lunch. Enquiries 020 8950 4000 or

Celebrating Christian Unity – Saturday, 20 January

Celebrate Christian Unity with local Christian groups who use the Niland Centre. Short talks on Thomas Merton's Photography and Cluttered Spirituality. Saturday, 20 January from 2.00 - 5.00 pm. RSVPs for catering purposes.