News & Events

Click on the links above for News Letters,

reports and photo's of Recent Events

or use the Other News link for Pilgrimages/Retreats/BCYS etc

Click on any of the Links below for items of current or recent interest

Current News and Events

World Communications Day: Sunday 2nd June

Stourport Justice & Peace Group: Life at the Odell, Thursday 6th June

75th Anniversary of D-Day: A Community Peace Picnic, 6th June, Coventry

CAFOD meeting for Kidderminster Deanery: "Stories of the Holy Land", 21st June

Ecumenical Environmental Conference: "No Planet B.."  Sat 29th June, Birmingham

Annual Novena and Pilgrimage to the Sacred Heart: Maryvale House, 30th June

Kenelm Youth News
Diary of Events 2019
Lourdes May 2019
World Youth Day @ Home 7th - 9th June 2019
It's a Knockout: 22nd-23rd June
Summer Camp: 4th - 15th August
Mission Brazil : Summer 2019
Gap Year Opportunities : Apply now
JP II Awards: Leaders Scheme

Birmingham Justice & Peace:
May 2019 Mini Newsletter
Spring Newsletter 2019
Annual Assembly October 2019

Parish Pilgrimage to Walsingham 2019: 10th-13th September

Redditch Carmelite Spirituality Group: Full Programme for 2019

Papal Exhortation - Synod on Youth, the Faith and Vocational Discernment
Christus Vivit

Catholic Bishops' Conference:  Scripture Survey

Action by Christians Against Torture: Easter 2019 Card Campaign

Maryvale Institute: Scholarship Offer for Batchelor of Divinity

 Vincentian Volunteers: Spend a year that will change your life

News Form Taize: January 2019

Older News

SPICMA: News from Uganda, November 2018
Clean Water
St Kizito Primary School

Harvington Pilgrimage 2018: Report and pictures

Birmingham Justice & Peace: Newsletter Spring 2018

Wyre Forest Refugee Group: Spring Newsletter 2018

Sheltered Housing for Catholic over 60's: St Scholastica's Retreat

CAFOD Gap Year Opportunities: Step into the Gap
CAFOD: Inspire Younger Generations

Become a Manresa Prayer Guide in Ignatian Spirituality: Basic Training Course
Manresa website

Jack Fellows: The Social Mercenary

Intentional Health: Christian Physical & Mental Wellbeing Courses

Aid to the Church in Need : Prince Charles speaks out against Religious Persecution (Video)

Marriage Care : Facilitators, Counsellors and Co-ordinators needed

Amoris Laetitia: Apostolic Exhortation “on Love in the Family”

Fatima House Women's Refuge: Appeal for financial Support

St Chad's Sanctuary: Help for Refugees
See our clothing appeal in the Newsletter
Fr Hudson's Fatima House appeal

Kenelm Youth Trust: Pope John Paul II awards


Syria Crisis: Aid to the Church in Need

Aid to the Church in Need: Light a Candle Prayer for Syria


CAFOD offers Gap year placements: Step Into the Gap

UK placements

read the stories of former gappers

a current gap year participant : Lizzie's Story

Application Forms


BCYS and Kenelm Youth Trust

Watch the Taize video One Week in July

Lifeteen: Website for Catholic Teenagers


Cafod Birmingham Youth

New Resources

Action Guide for Young People



General Items

Kidderminster Food bank: Baxter URC

Offering Hope when the Cradle is Empty: Life Fertilitycare

Knights of St Columba: Serving God by Serving Others

Street Pastors


Kidderminster Branch
National web site



Heaven's Road: Catholic FM Radio






Follow Pope Francis on Twitter


Pope Francis Encyclical: Lumen Fidei


Two Hospitals that you have donated to in Romania
We have recently received an update from Marius about conditions at the hospitals and
his experiences as he delivered the many TV's, clothes and blankets that you generously donated.
Click here to see Marius' message and photos


The Sunny Trust:

We Have Chickens! Dec 2013

Message from Fr Sunny
Helen & Niki's Garo Hills Diary

Fr Stephen's Garo Hills Diary

Bakdil on Facebook: Follow


Let the Children Live: Street Children of Columbia



SPICMA: News from the Philippines



Other Links you may find useful:

The New Mass Translation: Various interesting articles and Links

New Mass Translation: Explanation of New Missal Texts

Catholic Bishops Conference: Liturgy Office

The Order of Mass: CTS Booklet

Praying the Mass: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5

National Pastoral Letter on New Translation of the Mass



Worldwide Marriage Encounter: Marriage Enrichment Weekends

Family Education Trust: Latest bulletins

The World seen from Rome: Free online Newspaper: ZENIT