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Relics of St Thérèse of Lisieux - Holy Hour and Prayer Vigil
Sep
7
to Sep 8

Relics of St Thérèse of Lisieux - Holy Hour and Prayer Vigil

To welcome the relics of St Thérèse of Lisieux to the Archdiocese, the Archbishop will lead a Holy Hour on Saturday 7th September at 7.30pm, including prayers, reflections and music in honour of the beloved saint. After the Holy Hour, the Carmelite nuns of Dysart will keep watch over the relics and lead the praying of the Rosary at each hour until midnight. During this time, pilgrims can venerate the relics, leave their own prayer intentions and celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

Other times are:

  • After 9am Mass on Sunday 8th September

  • After 10.30am Mass on Sunday 8th September

  • After Midday Mass on Sunday 8th September

  • During public veneration of relics on Sunday 8th September, 1.30pm - 5.30pm

  • Before 7.30pm Mass on Sunday 8th September

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Dec
8
10:30 AM10:30

George Weigel: "The Crisis in the Catholic Church; How it happened and what it means for us?" 

George Weigel, Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Centre (EPPC), is a Catholic theologian and one of America’s leading public intellectuals. He holds EPPC’s William E. Simon Chair in Catholic Studies.

On Saturday 8 December, we are very pleased to welcome him to the Cathedral to give a talk entitled The Crisis in the Catholic Church; How it happened and what it means for us?.

George Weigel is perhaps best known for his widely translated and internationally acclaimed two-volume biography of Pope St. John Paul II: the New York Times bestseller, Witness to Hope (1999), and its sequel, The End and the Beginning (2010). In 2017, Weigel published a memoir of the experiences that led to his papal biography: Lessons in Hope - My Unexpected Life with St. John Paul II.

He is the author of more than twenty other books, including The Cube and the Cathedral: Europe, America, and Politics Without God (2005); Evangelical Catholicism: Deep Reform in the 21st-Century Church (2013); Roman Pilgrimage: The Station Churches (2013); Letters to a Young Catholic (2015); 

Among other things, George Weigel is in Scotland to promote his new book, The Fragility of Order: Catholic Reflections on Turbulent Times. He will be signing copies at this event. All are very welcome, please book a ticket here, entry is free:

https://georgeweigeltalk.eventbrite.co.uk

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