Cardinal Nichols (Westminster) Wed: Meeting with Bishops’ Conference Staff, London, SW1P 1QJ, 10.00am. Thu: Launch of ‘Faith Finding A Voice’, 50 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3DP, 6.30pm. Fri: Archbishop’s Council Meeting, SW1P 1QJ, 9.30am. Sat: Union of Catholic Mothers (UCM) Annual Mass, Westminster Cathedral, Westminster, London, SW1P 1LT.

Archbishop Longley (Birmingham) Mon: Attends Blessing of New Build, St George’s Retreat, Burgess Hill. Tue: Oriental orthodox-Catholic Forum, Acton, 11.00am. Thu: Bishops’ Conference Department of Dialogue and Unity Meeting, London, 11.00am. Birmingham East Deanery Visitation Closing Mass and Meeting, St Augustine of England, Solihull, 7.00pm. Fri: Archbishop’s Council Meeting, Archbishop’s House, Birmingham, 9.30am. North Staffordshire Deanery Visitation Closing Mass and Meeting, Holy Trinity, Newcastle, 7.00pm. Sat: Youth Synod/Proud2Profess Gathering. Birmingham Bach Choir Concert, St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham, 7.30pm.

Archbishop McMahon (Liverpool) Sun: Visitation-Our Lady of the Annunciation, Bishop Eton, Liverpool. Mon-Tue: 450th anniversary celebrations, Ushaw College, Durham. Wed: Merseyside Church Leaders Meeting, Archbishop’s House, 9.30am. Visits St Anne’s RC Primary School, Ormskirk, 2.00pm. Holy Hour in preparation for Synod 2020 St Aloysius, Roby, 7.30pm. Thu-Fri: Northern Church Leaders Retreat, Hinsley Hall, Leeds.

Archbishop Smith (Southwark) Sun: Confirmation Mass, Eltham, 6.30pm. Mon: Mass and Reception, Little Sisters of the Poor, Vauxhall, 5.00pm. Wed: Duchess of Leeds Foundation AGM, Archbishop’s House, 12.30pm. Fri: Funeral-Fr Eric Nimmo, Kidbrooke, 12 noon. Concert-St George’s Cathedral, 7.00pm. Sat: Romero Mass, St George’s Cathedral, 12.30pm.

Bishop Arnold (Salford) Sun: Celebraton of Mass with the Deaf Community, St Patrick’s, Collyhurst, 12.30pm. Mon: Attends a meeting of Ushaw Trustees, Ushaw College. Tue: Concelebrated Mass for the 450th Anniversary of Ushaw College. Gives a talk to the Manchester/North Cheshire Circle of the Newman Association, Stockport.Wed: Private meetings, Wardley Hall. Thu: Council of Deans, Wardley Hall. Fri: Meetings, Wardley Hall. Sat: Gives a talk on the work of CAFOD, St John’s, Burnley, 2.00pm. Speaks at the Catenian Casartelli Dinner, Midland Hotel, Manchester.

Bishop Byrne (Birmingham) Mass St Patrick’s parish, Winson Green, Birmingham, 10.00am. Tue: Oriental Orthodox Forum Meeting, Acton, London, 11.00am-2.00pm. Confirmations, Maryvale parish, Kingstanding, Birmingham, 7.00pm. Thu: Department of Dialogue and Unity Meeting, Eccleston Square, London, 11.00am. Birmingham East Deanery Closing Visitation Mass, St Augustine’s, Solihull, 7.00pm. Fri: Archbishop’s Council Meeting, Cathedral House, Birmingham, 9.30am. Friends of Cardinal Newman Meeting, Birmingham Oratory, 2.00pm. Sat: Eucharistic Congress Meeting, Marvale, Birmingham, 10.30am. Diaconate Ordination Br Colin Mary Edwards, Blackfriars, Oxford, 3.00pm.

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