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.

For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation, Mission

A two-year 'synodal' process is taking place in the Catholic Church from October 2021 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".

Season of Creation

The Season of Creation is a global ecumenical celebration of prayer and action to protect our common home, starting each year on 1 September and finishing on the feast of St Francis, 4 October.

Education Sunday 2021

Education Sunday is marked this year on 12 September - just after the new academic year starts. The theme for 2021 is ‘A word in season’, taken from Isaiah 50:4.

World Day of Migrants and Refugees 2021

The 107th World Day of Migrants and Refugees 2021 is celebrated on 26 September - the last Sunday of the month. The Holy Father has chosen the theme 'Towards an ever wider "we"'.

World Mission Sunday 2021

World Mission Sunday – the one day in the year when the entire global Church comes together in support of mission – will happen on 24 October 2021.

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.