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‘Nought Week’ — First Mass of Term

Sunday
18 September
Our first student Mass after the summer vacation at 11:30am at the Franciscan International Study Centre, followed by our free Pot-luck Lunch at St John Stone House.

Freshers’ Fair

Thursday
22 September

11am – 3:30
Come to the Freshers’ Fair at Eliot Car Park and visit the Cathsoc stall — “The biggest and best...”!

First ‘Regular’ Mass of Term

Sunday
25 September
Our first ‘regular’ Mass starts at 11:30am on the Sunday before the beginning of the new academic year. Mass is — as usual — at the Franciscan Centre, followed by our free Pot-luck Lunch at St John Stone House.

Visit St John Stone House...

Tuesday
27 September
Enjoy a Free Wine & Cheese Evening, meet our Presidents and new friends, and relax at St John Stone House.

Why Cathsoc?

Tuesday
04 October
Hear from past and current Presidents and former members of the Cathsoc as they share their enthusiasm as to why the Cathsoc is “the biggest and best society on campus...”

SVP — Voluntary Support for People in Need

Tuesday
11 October
The Local Student Co-ordinator of the St Vincent de Paul Society, Winston Waller, will show a short video about the work of the SVP and explain how Cathsoc students can change the local community for the better.

Bodiam Castle & Rye

Saturday
15 October
Our first Cathsoc trip of the new academic year. Enjoy a coach ride through the Kent countryside visiting a medieval castle and then on to the prettiest of the Cinque PortsRye. The cost is only £10 which includes a packed lunch.

The New Challenge of Modern Reproduction

Tuesday
18 October
Patrick Cusworth, a former President of the Cathsoc and now Research & PR Director of his own Pro-Life charity, challenges us about a modern crisis.

Lourdes — Place of Pilgrimage and Hope

Tuesday
25 October
Cathsoc members share their experiences when they were involved in the HCPT Children’s Pilgrimage to Lourdes which takes place each Easter week (15th — 22nd April in 2006). This is the main charity event supported by the Cathsoc. We try to finance at least 2 or 3 helpers.

All Saints’ Day [Holy Day of Obligation]

Tuesday
01 November
Mass at 1:30pm in Eliot Chapel AND at 6:40pm in St John Stone House.

A Man for All Seasons

Tuesday
01 November
On All Saints’ Day, learn about a ‘local’ Saint as we watch “A Man for All Seasons”. This historic and Oscar winning film of the life of St Thomas More, featuring Paul Schofield and based on the play by Robert Boult, is a dramatic presentation of the Reformation crisis in England.

Guy Fawkes — The Source of Anti-Catholicism in England?

Tuesday
08 November
A short illustrated presentation about the life and death of Guy Fawkes, accompanied with free Mulled Wine & Baked Potatoes, followed by a relaxing party around the fire at St John Stone House.

Royalty and the Church

Tuesday
15 November
Christopher Morgan — the award winning Religious and Royal Correspondent of the Sunday Times and frequent TV broadcaster — gives his insight into the scoops and scandals he has known in reporting both religious and royal stories over the last decade.

Bruges — The Venice of the North

Saturday
19 November
Visit this wonderful city — “the best medieval gem in Northern Europe” with its beautiful canals and streets. Only £20 for coach and ferry. Enjoy this vibrant city as it prepares for Christmas...

Karol — A Man Who Became Pope [English Premier!]

Tuesday
22 November
We will be watching the award-winning film (made recently in Poland) of the early life of John Paul II. This is the first ever showing in the UK! Remember in years to come to tell your friends: “I saw it first at the Cathsoc!”

The Church on the Front Line

Tuesday
29 November
Fr Daren Brown, a former member of the Cathsoc and now Chaplain in the British Army, talks about ministering to troops under fire.

Our World Famous Cathsoc Christmas Dinner

Tuesday
06 December
Good food, good Wine, good Company... Party till the small hours... All free — at St John Stone House!

The University Carol Service in Canterbury Cathedral

Tuesday
13 December

8pm
This memorable event — the largest gathering in the University year — is by free personal ticket only. It is always oversubscribed! To get a good seat, be there at least by 7:30. Further details will appear on our Sunday news sheet, the University Chaplaincy website, and from Fr Peter via e-mail.

Last modified: Sun 20 Nov 2005 19:13:32 by Mario Schweigler. [plain]