Cardinal Nichols (Westminster) Tue: London Church Leaders’ Breakfast Meeting, 150 St George’s Road, London, SE1 6HX, 8.30am. Launches Muslim Certificate in Education followed by opening of the Multi Faith Prayer Room, St Mary’s University Twickenham, Waldegrave Road, Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, TW1 4SX, 2.30pm. Her Majesty’s Evening Reception at Buckingham Palace, London, SW1A 1AA, 8.30pm. Wed: House of Lords Select Committee on Citizenship and Civic Engagement, Palace of Westminster, 10.30am. Meeting with Junior Clergy, Archbishop’s House, Ambrosden Avenue, London, SW1P 1QJ, 11.00am.

Christmas Reception, Archbishop’s House, 150 St George’s Road, London, SE1 6HX, 6.00pm. Thu: Premier Radio Interview, Archbishop’s House, Ambrosden Avenue, London, SW1P 1QJ, 10.30am. Attends Spencer House Christmas Lunch, Spencer House, St James’s Place, London, SW1, 12.00pm. Allen Hall Board of Governance, Allen Hall Seminary, Beaufort Street, London, 3.30pm. Westminster Lourdes Pilgrimage Christmas Concert, The Church of Our Lady of Victories, Kensington High St, London, W8, 7.00pm. Fri: Archbishop’s Council Meeting, SW1P 1QJ, 9.30am. Sat: Travels to Luxembourg, 8.30am. CCEE Presidents’ Meeting (day 1), 11.00am.

Archbishop Longley (Birmingham) Sun: Mass, St Christopher’s, Tutbury, 9.00am. Tabor House Open Day, Birmingham, 3.00pm. Tue: Venerable English College Trustees’ Meeting, Archbishop’s House, Birmingham, 10.00am. Wed: West Midlands Bishops’ Meeting, Worcester, 10.30am. Knights of St Columba Province 18 Christmas Dinner, Edgbaston, 7.00pm. Thu: Archbishop’s Council Meeting, Archbishop’s House, Birmingham, 9.30am. Fri: Solemn Mass for the Immaculate Conception, St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham, 12.15pm. Solemn Mass for the Immaculate Conception, Oxford Oratory, 6.00pm. Sat: Parish Visitation, St Edmund of Abingdon and St Frideswide, Oxford.

Archbishop McMahon (Liverpool) Sun: Advent Sequence, Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool, 5.00pm. Wed: Bishops Day of Recollection, Leeds, 11.00am. Thu: Private Engagements, Archbishop’s House, am. Schools Advent Service, Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool, 1.30pm. Fri: Celebrates Mass, St Wilfrid, Garson, 9.30am. Day of Recollection for retired priests, Ince Blundell, 11.00am. Carol Service, All Saints, Childwall, 7.00pm.

Archbishop Smith (Southwark) Tue: London Church Leaders breakfast, Archbishop’s House, 8.30am. Crisis Fund Advent service, St George’s Cathedral, Southwark, 2.00pm. Wed: Archbishop’s Council, Archbishop’s House, 10.30am. Bishop’s Conference Reception, Archbishop’s House, 6.30pm. Thu: Diocesan Agencies Reception, Archbishop’s House, 7.00pm.

Bishop Arnold (Salford) Sun: Attends St Anne’s Hospice ‘Light up a Life’ Service, Manchester Cathedral, 1.00pm. Joins the UCM Benediction service, Cathedral Church of St John, 3.00pm. Attends a service of Christmas music and readings for Caritas and Loaves & fishes, Cathedral Church of St John, 7.30pm. Mon: Attends a meeting of the Newman Trust, Oxford University, 4.00pm. tue: Meetings, Wardley Hall. Celebration of Mass with CLP graduates, Cathedral Church of St John, 7.00pm. Wed: Attends CSAN Board meeting, Romero House, London, 12 noon. Meeting with the Chairman of the Climate Change Committee, London, 4.30pm. Thu: Meeting of the Presbyteral Council, Wardley Hall, 11.00am. Private Engagements, Wardley Hall. Fri: Private meetings, Wardley Hall. Blessing and opening of the Jesuit Library & Museum, Stonyhurst College, 4.00pm.

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