Future events

Harvest Festival

It will be celebrated on the Sunday Mass of the 29th September. Please bring any gifts of food and place them at the altar. Any donations will go to the local Food Bank.

Parish Pilgrimage to Lisieux

Our Deacon Des is organising a parish pilgrimage to Lisieux in France to coincide with the feast of St Therese this October. 30th September3rd October 2019. It will be operated by Tangney Tours, an established Catholic Pilgrimage operator. Details of the Pilgrimage can be found in the attachment below.

Details of the Pilgrimage to Lisieux

Evangelisation Why/What/How?

When? Friday 4th October
Where? Catedral Hall, Brentwood
Sign up: https://www.eventbrite.com ID 66879385041 or email [email protected]

Michael Dopp, dedicated to evangelization and mission projects in Europe, Africa, and North America will be giving a workshop 2.30 pm – 5.00 pm and a presentation: 6.30 pm – 9 pm.

Contents: What is Evangelization/New Evangelization; Why Evangelize? What holds us back (why we don’t evangelize and how to overcome), Witness/Proclamation, Kerygma; Testimony, Genesis Model; Evangelization in a parish, parish renewal.
Please bring a packed lunch, refreshments will be provided. Donation of £5 per person for one or both sessions.

Playing my part in the changing Church (course)

When? Saturday 19th October from 10 am – 3 pm
Where? English Martyrs, 240 Alma Ave, Hornchurch, RM12 6BJ
Sign up: Eventbrite ID 66996742059 or email [email protected]seofbrentwood.org

In these times of rapid change, how do we discover God’s desires, communicate effectively with one another and work together with genuine hope? This day will help you: learn the basic skills of discernment; understand better the challenges that we face in times of change, develop some practical strategies for more effective communication and better collaboration.  Ruth Holgate & Fr David Smolira, Jesuits from Farm Street will lead the day.

Cost: Free – Please bring a packed lunch, refreshments will be provided.

Café Formation Day – Let it be

When? Saturday 23rd November from 10 am – 3 pm.
Location: The Blessed Sacrament, 116 Melbourne Avenue, Chelmsford, CM1 2DU.
Sign up: Eventbrite ID 66323010911 or email [email protected]

An engaging and inspirational day for Deacons, Catechists, Evangelisation and Ongoing Formation Teams, and those who want to grow in faith.  Experience the series message of evangelisation with the CaFE team to answer questions. Day input by DAVID PAYNE, Director of Catholic Faith Exploration. Each booked attendee receives a free course book! Places are limited. Event is free, a donation will be taken to cover expenses.

Catholic Voices

Coming soon! Watch this space

We will be hosting a series of Catholic Voices talks in St Theresa’s Parish Centre. They will take place on Thursdays evenings during Advent. The talks will be:

1) How to defend our faith without raising your voice
2) Amoris Laetitia: A Vision for Marriage and the Family
3) Mercy and the Migrant Crisis
4) What’s wrong with Assisted Suicide?
5) Top ten principles for civil communication when defending the faith