I do hope that you have all had an opportunity to have a well-earned rest and relaxation. It seems almost impossible or even inconceivable to many of you as leaders to completely, quite literally, ‘switch off’.
My remedy is to go on holiday to the Scottish highlands where coverage is at best patchy and more frequently impossible. I have found myself on the top of a hill (windswept) trying to get that elusive connection - all the while ignoring, or being oblivious to the real connections of the wonder of creation under my very feet and in full sight of my eyes.
Forthcoming AGM dates:
Monday 22nd – Wednesday 24th May 2017
Monday 21st – Wednesday 23rd May 2018
All to be held at Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, Derbyshire.
Forthcoming GM date:
Please note that this date has changed from the 19th October 2016 to Wednesday 26th October 2016 at Heythrop College, Kensington Square, London.
2nd September 2016 - Ealing
13th December 2016 - Ealing
The Catholic Safeguarding Advisory Service (CSAS) has been established to be responsible for driving and supporting improvements in practice. Its primary role is one of co-ordination, advice and support in respect of the wider job of safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.
Safeguarding Matters - May 2015 (448 KB)
Safeguarding Matters - January 2015 (685 KB)
“Pope Francis announced that 2015 will be a year dedicated to the promotion of consecrated life, and is asking the church's religious sisters, brothers and priests to "wake up the world" with their testimony of faith, holiness and hope.” — UK Religious Life
Find out more about the Year Of Consecrated Life 2015.