Our programme of events for 2020 which began in February with our 150th Anniversary Mass at Farm St Church concluded with Sir James MacMillan’s CUCT Craigmyle Lecture on 24 November (see Past Events). Our Events Programme for 2021 will be announced in due course.
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Sir James MacMillan CBE delivered the 2020 Craigmyle Lecture on 24 November on the subject of “Music, Faith and Politics”. A recording of the Lecture is available below. Please note that for technical reasons, the recording started early, so please skip the first 22 minutes and go straight to the following: Introduction from David O’Mahony (Chairman of the […]
The Catholic Union AGM will be held on Thursday 19 November at 6.30pm. Before the onset of Covid-19, we had been granted the privilege of holding this year’s AGM in the Throne Room of Archbishop’s House, Westminster, in honour of our 150th anniversary. The AGM will now be held online on Zoom (slightly earlier than previously advertised) because […]
The Catholic Union Charitable Trust is honoured to announce that the Craigmyle Lecture 2020 will be given by Sir James MacMillan CBE on Tuesday 24 November at 7pm on the subject of “Music, Faith and Politics”. Sir James MacMillan is the pre-eminent Scottish composer of his generation and the composer of numerous acclaimed choral and orchestral […]
The President of the Catholic Union, the Rt Hon Sir Edward Leigh MP has written to the Prime Minister today calling on the Government to publish the evidence and scientific advice that led to the decision to close places of worship for services. He says that “without such evidence, banning communal worship is a clearly […]
The Catholic Union has called on the Government to avoid “diluting the concept of human rights” as part of a consultation on the UK’s international policy. In a submission to the Government’s Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy, the Catholic Union calls for a focus on upholding fundamental human rights at […]
A summary of the situation of certain vulnerable groups affected by the Covid-19 crisis as at mid-April 2020: CU Covid 19 Research_17-04-20
Here is a collection of online resources for Holy Mass, Prayers and Devotions, Retreats, Courses and Lectures to help us all during the Covid-19 crisis. Please click on the link below and we hope that it will prove useful. Briefing re Online Resources 7.4.20
Here is a collection of prayers from different churches around the world relating to Covid-19 supplied by a member of the Catholic Union: April Ecumenical COVID Prayers
The Catholic Union Summer Gathering was due to take place on Saturday 4 July at St Mary’s Twickenham. It was cancelled because of the Covid Pandemic restrictions.