Events

Here you can learn more about the events, projects and initiatives supported by the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales.

Events, projects and initiatives take place at all levels in the Catholic Church – parish, diocesan, national and international.

Here you’ll find events, projects and initiatives that relate directly to the work of the Bishops’ Conference, its departments, offices and agencies.

For more localised events, see the websites of the Dioceses of England and Wales.

Holy Land Coordination 2022

A group of Catholic Bishops from Europe are in Jerusalem for the annual Holy Land Coordination - vising from 21 – 26 May.

Pray for Peace in Ukraine

As we look on with concern at one of the greatest humanitarian crises to unfold in Europe since the end of the Second World War, you can pray for Ukraine and her people here. We also pray for all peace-loving Russians.

International Day of Prayer for Eastern Christians

The annual International Day of Prayer for Eastern Christians enables Eastern and Western Christians to come together in prayer during Easter. The event unites the Roman Catholic Church in Europe with the Eastern Catholic Churches in union with the Bishop of Rome.

Queen's Platinum Jubilee

The Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is being celebrated in 2022 in the Commonwealth to mark the 70th anniversary of her accession to the throne on 6 February 1952.

Day for Life 2022

'Day for Life' is the day in our calendar set aside to celebrate life from conception to natural death. This year our focus in on caring for and valuing the elderly.

World Communications Day

The theme for the 2022 World Day of Social Communications, chosen by Pope Francis, invites us to reflect that listening involves more than simply the sense of hearing.

Catholics in Health and Social Care: Ethics and Practice

A training day organised by St Mary’s University, the Anscombe Bioethics Centre and the Bios Centre

The World Meeting of Families is held every three years. In 2022 it takes place in the Diocese of Rome but, through creative local initiatives in our dioceses and live-streaming, this is a truly global digital event.

For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation, Mission

A two-year 'synodal' process is taking place in the Catholic Church that culminates in the final Synod Gathering of Bishops in Rome in October 2023. The overall theme is "For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation, Mission".

Dies Domini - Keeping the Lord's Day Holy

To hold up the vital, indispensable and irreplaceable place of the Eucharist in our lives, we have produced a series of discussions for Advent called 'Dies Domini - Keeping the Lord's Day Holy'.

The God Who Speaks

"We declare to you what was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have looked at and touched with our hands, concerning the word of life." 1 John 1:1

Previous Events

Past events, projects and initiatives supported by the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales.