Past events, projects and initiatives supported by the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales.
Adoremus - the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage and Congress - was held in Liverpool from 7-9 September 2018 to celebrate the central place of the Eucharist in the life and mission of the Church.
The Third Sunday of Ordinary Time is the 'Sunday of the Word of God' - a day, instituted by Pope Francis on the Feast of Saint Jerome in 2019, devoted to the celebration and study of Sacred Scripture.
Cardinal Charles Bo, President of the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences, has called on the faithful to engage in a Week of Prayer for the Church and people of China from Sunday, 23 May – Sunday, 30 May 2021.
The fourth Sunday of Easter is traditionally known as Vocations Sunday or Good Shepherd Sunday as, in today’s gospel reading, Jesus says, ‘I am the Good Shepherd: the good shepherd is the one who lays down his life for his sheep’.
The inaugural World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly falls on Sunday 25 July 2021. Pope Francis has given it the theme “I am with you always” from the Gospel of Matthew (Mt 28: 30).
Throughout the year, the Catholic Church celebrates many days of prayer - some are international days founded by the Vatican, others are national days of prayer for England and Wales.