Cardinal Nichols (Westminster) Mon: Liaison Committee Meeting (day 1), Glasgow, 12.00pm. Wed: CCEE Presidents’ Meeting, Rome, all day. Thu: Meetings in Rome, all day. Fri: Archbishop’s Council Meeting, SW1P 1QJ, 9.30am. The Passage Carol Service, St Margaret’s Church, St Margaret Street, Westminster, London, SW1P 3JX, 6.00pm.

Archbishop Longley (Birmingham) Sun: Provincial Bishops’ Gathering, Clifton, 7.00pm. Mon: Provincial Bishops’ Gathering, Clifton. Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast Day Mass, Bedford, 7.00pm. Tue: Open New Build, ANAWIM, 11.00am. Father Hudson’s Care Trustees’ Meeting, Coleshill, 4.00pm. Thu: Joint Orthodox-Catholic Pastoral Forum, Oxford, 11.00am. Fri: Visits St Mary’s Hospice, Birmingham, 11.30am. Sat: Advent Carol Service, St Mary’s College, Oscott.

Archbishop McMahon (Liverpool) Mon: St Mary’s College Prizegiving, Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool, 7.00pm. Tue: Ushaw College Trustees Meeting, Durham, 11.00am. Wed: Merseyside Church Leaders Meeting, Bishop’s Lodge, Liverpool, 8.30am. Dementia Friendly Carol Service, Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool, 2.00pm. Thu: Archbishop’s Council, Archbishop’s House, 10.15am.

Archbishop Smith (Southwark) Mon: Joint Conferences of Bishops’ Liaison meeting, Glasgow, 1.00pm. Tue: Joint Conferences of Bishops’ Liaison meeting, Glasgow, 9.00am. Wed: Meeting, Archbishop’s House, 10.00am. Fri: PricewaterhouseCoopers Carol Service, Southwark Anglican Cathedral, 12 noon. Sat: Diaconal Ordinations, St John’s Seminary, Wonesh, 10.30am.

Bishop Arnold (Salford) Sun: Celebration of Mass with anointing, Little Sisters of the Poor Care Home, Longsight, 11.00am. Attends Advent Service in aid of Caritas Salford and Loaves & Fishes, Cathedral Church of St John, 7.30pm. Tue: Attends Ushaw Trustees meeting, Hinsley Hall, Leeds, 11.00am. Private meetings, Wardley Hall. Wed: Celebration of Mass with staff from Cathedral Centre, Cathedral Church of St John, 12.10pm. Attends Carols by Candlelight, Church of The Holy Name, Oxford Road, 7.00pm. Thu: Private engagements, Wardley Hall. Attends the Churches Together Christmas Service, Turf Moor, Burnley, 6.00pm.

Bishop Byrne (Birmingham) Sun: Parish Visitation & Confirmations, Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Rednal. Mon: Provincial Bishops’ Gathering, Clifton. Tue: Mass at St Paul’s School, Birmingham, 10.00am. Confirmatons, St Wulstan & St Thomas of Canterbury, Stourport, 7.00pm. Wed: Meeting with CTE General Secretary, Tavistock Square, London, 11.00am. Thu: Joint Orthodox-Catholic Pastoral Forum, Oxford, 11.00am. Sat: Christmas Lunch, St George’s Hub, Newtown Row, Birmingham, 1.00pm. Advent Carol Service, Oscott College, Birmingham, 6.00pm.

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