Monday 12th March, 6.45pm Meet the Neighbours The Jesuit Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street, W1K 3AH
The Jesuit Church of the Immaculate Conception are opening their doors to all who would like to find out more about this fascinating church. The visit will include a welcome and introduction to 'Farm Street today', a talk on the Mount Street Jesuit Centre, as well as on the history of English Jesuits, a tour of the church, and a service of Evening Prayer in the Roman Rite. The evening will finish with a buffet, and there is a Roman Catholic Mass at 6pm to which all are also welcome. If you would like to attend, please contact Scott McCombe at email@example.com
Monday 19th March, 6.45pm Democracy and the Common Good St Paul's Cathedral
What has become of the common good? Is democracy in peril? Join Michael Sandel at St Paul's Cathedral for a lively discussion on how we might promote a national conversation to address current widespread economic and cultural insecurity. Michael Sandel will be available for a book signing at the end of this event. Books will also be on sale. The event is free, though a donation of £5 towards the cost of the running of the event would be welcomed. Further details here
T H I S M O N T H
Wednesdays in March, 1.05-1.35pm Lunchtime Recitals
Wednesday 7th March 2018 Luca Luciano Clarinet
Wednesday 14th March 2018 Andrew Millington former Organist of Exeter Cathedral
Wednesday 21st March 2018 Kanae Furomoto Piano
Wednesday 28th March 2018 Susannah Groome Soprano and Sarah Shipton Mezzo Soprano
Friday 9th March, 6.30pm J.S. Bach ~ St Matthew Passion by the Bishop's Consort
Leaders: Theresa Caudle & Emily White Evangelist: Hugo Hymas Jesus: Ben Rowarth Players and singers one to a part Directed by David Stancliffe Admission free. Collection for the Salisbury Sudan Medical Link
Tuesday 20th March 2018, 1pm The Deansbank Singers
John Stainer’s well-known choral work for Passiontide ‘The Crucifixion’. Admission free with a retiring collection in aid of the church. All welcome
Friday 23rd March, 7.30pm 'When David Heard': A concert by the University of London Chamber Choir
Enjoy a range music from baroque to contemporary, Weelkes to Whitacre. Tickets on the door £10/£5 concessions. Please join us for wine afterwards. CDs will be available to buy for only £10.
Sunday 25th March, 10.30am Palm Sunday
Blessing of Palms, Procession and Solemn Mass
We meet outside St Stephen's Rochester Row and process under police escort to St Matthew's for Mass. The church will be open for prayer from 10.30am if you are unable to join the procession.
Monday 26th - Saturday 31st March Holy Week
Monday 26th March 6.30pm Sung Compline and Address
Tuesday 27th March 6.30pm Sung Compline and Address
Wednesday 28th March 6.30pm Tenebrae
Thursday 29th March 6.30pm Solemn Mass of The Last Supper and Vigil at the Altar of Repose
Good Friday, 30th March 12 noon Addresses, music and silence 2.00pm Solemn Liturgy of Good Friday
Holy Saturday, 31st March 8.00pm Vigil and First Mass of Easter
N E X T M O N T H
Sunday 1st April Easter Day
8.00am Low Mass 11.00am Mass of the Resurrection, with choir and orchestra
L E N T S E R I E S
Wednesdays in Lent Keeping Faith in Work
This year we are joining again with our neighbours at St Stephen’s Rochester Row for a series of addresses looking at the theme 'Keeping Faith'.
21st February 2018, 6.30pm for 7pm Keeping Faith in Broadcasting St Matthew's Westminster
Mark Friend, Leader of the BBC's review of Religion and Ethics programming & Andrew Caspari, Acting Controller BBC Radio and Music, Multiplatform. Compline follows at 8pm.
28th February 2018, 6.30pm for 7pm Keeping Faith in the Church St Stephen's, Rochester Row
Rose Hudson-Wilkin Chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons. Compline follows at 8pm.
7th March 2018, 6.30pm for 7pm Keeping Faith in Business St Matthew's Westminster
William Morris, Global Tax Policy and Administration Network, PwC. Compline follows at 8pm.
14th March 2018, 6.30pm for 7pm Keeping Faith in Public Services St Stephen's, Rochester Row
Paula Vennells, Chief Executive, The Post Office. Compline follows at 8pm.
21st March 2018 at St Matthew's Keeping Faith in Justice St Matthew's Westminster
Brian Gill, former Lord President of the Court of Session and Lord Justice General, Scotland. Compline follows at 8pm.