Cardinal Nichols (Westminster) Sun: Consistory (day 2), Rome, all day. Mon: Council of the synod (day 1), Rome, all day. Tue: Council of the Synod (day 2), Rome, all day. Wed: Congregation of Bishops (day 1), Rome, all day. Thu: Congregation of Bishops (day 2), Rome, all day. Fri: Archbishop’s Council Meeting, SW1P 1QJ, 9.30am. Council of Priests, Westminster Cathedral Hall, Ambrosden Avenue, London, 10.30am. Mass for the intention of Bishop David Konstant RIP, Westminster, London, SW1P 1QE, 5.30pm.

Archbishop Longley (Birmingham) Sun: Civic Mass and Closing of the Year of Mercy, St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham, 11.00am. Mon: ARCIC Planning Meeting, Rome. Tue: ARCIC Informal Talks, Rome. Thu: Mixed Commission Meeting, London, 11.00am. Confirmations, St Gerard’s, Castle Vale, 7.00pm. Fri: Archbishop’s Council Meeting, Archbishop’s House, Birmingham, 9.30am. Sat: Parish Visitation, Our Lady of Lourdes, Kingswinford and St Mary’s, Brierley Hill.

Archbishop McMahon (Liverpool) Sun: Solemn Mass on the Feast of Christ the King, Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool, 11.00am. Mass for the conclusion of the Year of Mercy, Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool, 3.00pm. Tue-Wed: Pastoral Area Deans Meeting, Standish. Wed: Novena Mass, St John the Evangelist, Kirkdale, 7.00pm. Thu: Archbishop’s Council, Liverpool Archdiocesan Centre for Evangelisation, 10.15am. Induction of Rev Graeme Dunne as Parish Priest, St Gregory, Chorley, 7.00pm. Fri: 60th Anniversary celebration, St Edmund and St Thomas RC Primary School, Waterloo, 11.00am. Modern Places of Worship Debate, Liverpool University School of Architecture, 3.00pm. Diaconate Information Evening, St Wilfrid’s Pastoral Centre, Hough Green, Widnes, 7.30pm. Sat: Visitation Mass-St Wilfrid, Ashton-in-Makerfield, 6.00pm.

Archbishop Smith (Southwark) Sun: Confirmation, Buckland, 10.30am. Tue: Archbishop’s Council, Archbishop’s House, 10.30am. Wed: Meetings, Archbishop’s House, 9.30am. Thu: Aid to the church in Need reception, House of Commons, 11.00am.

Bishop Arnold (Salford) Sun: Celebration of Mass, HMP Forest Bank, 9.00am. Tue: Attends Clergy Day of Recollection, Nazareth House, 10.30am. Private engagements at various locations, pm. Wed: Private appointments, Wardley Hall. Thu: Private engagements, Wardley Hall. Diocesan Trustees meeting, Wardley Hall, 2.00pm. Fri: Private engagements, Wardley Hall, 9.00am. Celebration of Mass with a celebration of the Year of Mercy for Schools, Cathedral Church of St John, 11.00am. Private meetings, Wardley Hall, 3.00pm. Celebration of Mass with Night Fever, Cathedral Church of St John, 7.00pm. Sat: Delivers an address at the CPW Conference, Willersley Castle Hotel, Matlock, 9.00am.

Bishop Byrne (Birmingham) Sun: Immaculate Conception, Bicester Mass for end of Year of Mercy, 11.00am. Tue: Area Deans Meeting, Oscott College, Birmingham, 10.30am. Confirmations for Worcester Parishes at Worcester Cathedral, 7.00pm. Thu: Mixed Commission Meeting, Eccleston Square, London, 11.00am. Confirmations, Olton Friary, Solihull, 7.00pm. Fri: Archbishop’s Council Meeting, Archbishop’s House, Birmingham, 9.30am. Sat: Lectorate Mass for Permanent Deacons, Holy Trinity, Sutton Coldfield, 6.00pm.

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