Mass at Christ the King
The appointment of Fr John Scott as Honorary Chaplain at Forward in Faith’s Headquarters at Christ the King, Gordon Square, has meant some changes to the weekly cycle of celebrations in the English Chapel. Details are in the Christ the King entry in the Directory elsewhere in this issue of New Directions. We do hope that those of you who have occasion to be in Central London during the week will join us for Mass from time to time. Please note, though, that the English Chapel is closed on both Saturday and Sunday each week.
A Date for your Diaries
The Society of the Holy Cross (SSC) was founded by Charles Lowder on 28th February, 1855. As he reflected on the problems facing both the Church and society, he discerned a need for the clergy to commit themselves to a rule of life, in order to serve the Church better and to further the cause of the Kingdom. Today, the Roll of the Society stands at over 1,000 priests worldwide, of whom about 700 work in these islands.
The Master of SSC, Fr David Houlding, is calling all the brethren of the Society throughout the world together in Synod, for a Theological Conference, culminating in a great public celebration of the Society’s 150th Anniversary in the Royal Albert Hall on Saturday, 9th April, 2005 – a celebration to which we are all invited! More details will follow so, for now, book that date in your diaries and make sure that you are in the Albert Hall for the biggest corporate celebration for our integrity since Christ our Future.
And another . . .
Saturday 20th May 2004
FiF London Annual Pilgrimage to Boulogne Cathedral
12.00 noon – Concelebrated Mass, concluding with a Visit to the Image
Principle Concelebrant and Preacher: Bishop Edwin Barnes
A good day out with time to enjoy French cuisine and shopping!
Coaches will be leaving from points all over London or you can make your own way there by car and ferry or Channel tunnel
Further information from Gill James – 020 8866 2035
Forms of words for making a bequest to Forward in Faith in your Will
I GIVE to FORWARD IN FAITH of 2A The Cloisters Gordon Square London WC1H 0AG the sum of pounds (£ ) and I DIRECT that the receipt of the Treasurer or other proper officer of Forward in Faith shall be good and sufficient discharge to my Executor
I GIVE the residue of my estate to FORWARD IN FAITH of 2A The Cloisters Gordon Square London WC1H 0AG and I DIRECT that the receipt of the Treasurer or other proper officer of Forward in Faith shall be good and sufficient discharge to my Executor
Women Bishops and a Free Province
Teaching Days with Fr Geoffrey Kirk
Saturday 7th February 2004 at 10.00am in Yarborough School, Lincoln
Further information: Fr Andy Hawes, 01778 591358
Saturday 28th February 2004 at 10.30am in St Thomas, Longford, Coventry
Further information: Fr Gary Buckby, 024 7636 4078
Saturday 6th March 2004 at 10.30am in St Margaret, Leytonstone, London E11
Further information: Mrs Angela Banwell, 020 8989 2668
Saturday 20th March at 10.00am in St Luke’s Church, Wallsend (near Wallsend Metro Station). Further information : Fr Michael Vine, 0191 262 3723
Arranged by FiF Wales / Credo Cymru:
Saturday 8th May in Cardiff
Saturday 12th June in Shrewsbury
Details to follow