Cardinal Nichols (Westminster) Mon: Central Services Staff Mass followed by Christmas Party, Westminster Cathedral and Westminster Cathedral Hall, 5.30pm. Tue: Christmas Celebration Reception, Archbishop’s House, Ambrosden Avenue, London, SW1P 1QJ, 6.30pm. Christmas Celebration, Westminster Cathedral, Victoria Street, SW1P 1LT, 7.30pm. Wed: Mass at St Vincent’s, Carlisle Place, 7.30am. Meeting with Bishops’ Conference Staff, London, SW1P 1QJ, 10.00am. Metropolitan Silouan of the British Isles and Ireland, Archbishop’s House, Ambrosden Avenue, London, SW1P 1QJ. Christmas Celebration Reception, Archbishop’s House, Ambrosden Avenue, London, SW1P 1QJ, 6.30pm. Christmas Celebration, Westminster Cathedral, Victoria Street, SW1P 1LT, 7.30pm. Fri: Archbishop’s Council Meeting, SW1P 1QJ, 9.30am. Sat: Celebrates First Vespers of Christmas, Westminster Cathedral, Victoria Street, SW1P 1LT. Midnight Mass, Westminster Cathedral, Victoria Street, SW1P 1LT, 11.45pm.

Archbishop Longley (Birmingham) Sun: Mass, St Joseph’s, Harborne, 10.30am. St Patrick’s, Dudley Youth Group, Birmingham, 3.45pm. Advent Carol Service, St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham, 5.00pm. Tue: Archbishop’s Council Meeting, Archbishop’s House, Birmingham, 9.30am. Thu: Mass, Aston Hall, Staffordshire, 11.00am. Sat: Midnight Mass, St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham, 12.00 midnight.

Archbishop McMahon (Liverpool) Sun: solemn Mass on the Fourth Sunday of Advent, Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool, 11.00am. Festival Carol Service, Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool, 5.00pm. Tue: Meetings, London. Cursillo Mass, Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool, 7.30pm. Thu: Christmas lunch with archdiocesan staff, Liverpool Archdiocesan Centre for Evangelisation, 12.00 noon. Sat: First Vespers of Christmas and Blessing of the Crib, Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool, 3.00pm.

Archbishop Smith (Southwark) Tue: Archbishop’s Council, Archbishop’s House, 10.30am. Carol Service, HMP Rochester, 6.00pm. Wed: Carol Service, HMP Elmley, 6.00pm.

Bishop Byrne (Birmingham) Mon: Eightieth Anniversary Mass, Christ the King School, Kingstanding, 5.30pm. Tue: Archbishop’s Council Meeting, Archbishop’s House, Birmingham, 9.30am. Penance Service, St Thomas More, Burford, 6.00pm. Wed: 25th Anniversary Mass, Rev Paul Gunter, Douai Abbey, 12.00 noon. Sat: Midnight Mass, Oratory Church, Birmingham.

Bishop Campbell (Lancaster) Sun: Presides at Solemn Vespers for the 4th Sunday of Advent, St Peter’s Cathedral, Lancaster, pm. Attends ‘Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols’, Lancaster Priory. Sat: Celebrates Midnight Mass, St Peter’s Cathedral, Lancaster.

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