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16/07/2014 1:57 pm

Home Mission Sunday - National Day of Prayer and Celebration

Each year in the Catholic Church, on the third Sunday of September, we celebrate Home Mission Sunday. On this day the Bishops invite parishes to pray for the mission of the Church in England and Wales. 

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Home Mission Consultation Group

This group exists to support the work of the Home Mission Desk and to share ideas and offer advice about current and future evangelisation initiatives and projects. It's chaired by Bishop Mark O'Toole who is Chair of the Department for Evangelisation and Catechesis.

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31/01/2012 1:15 pm

Faith Card

A card to communicate that the carrier is a baptised Catholic has been distributed nationally as an initiative of the Department for Evangelisation and Catechesis of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales. 

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25/05/2018 12:00 pm

2019 National Conference for Rural Catholics

The Fifteenth National Conference for Rural Catholics takes place 25-27 February 2019, Sarum College, Salisbury. The conference includes includes talks by the MP who chairs the EFRA Parliamentary Committee, The Changing World of Farm Machinery, The Paper Farmer, Rural Post Offices, Re-introducing the Great Bustard and Sarum College’s rural ministerial training programme.

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03/11/2015 5:46 pm

National Strategy

Here you can read about the ten-part national strategy for the 'Crossing the Threshold' project that reaches out to the 4 million baptised Catholics, who rarely or never visit their local parish. Nearly every mass-goer holds in their heart at least one person in their family who seems distant from the life of faith. 

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National Core Group

A national core group exists to explore how ministry and outreach to non-churchgoing Catholics might be developed. Group members draw from their own experiences of working with non-churchgoing Catholics to assist the ongoing work of the Department for Evangelisation and Catechesis.

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