2nd January Christmastide Service and Benediction in church
6th February Sarah Sharley from St Luke’s Hospice. DVD presentation.
13th February Ash Wednesday Mass followed by Soup and Cheese Lunch in the Assisi Hall in aid of our charity - St Luke's Hospice. Suggested minimum donation £5.
6th March Stations of the Cross at St Michael’s Rivelin. Refreshments afterwards at the Rivelin Café. Meet at St Francis at 1.45 for lifts. All are very welcome.
3rd April Easter Wednesday. Friendship and Celebration with Cream Tea in Assisi Hall. Cream Tea will cost £4 which will include a donation to charity. All are very welcome.
1st May NE Ascent Day of Recollection at English Martyrs, York 10—3.00pm. Lifts arranged. £6 charge for the day and a suggested £5 towards petrol to your driver. Take food for a shared lunch.
5th June Fr Tim Bywater from Malton, North Yorkshire. Rural Life and Spirituality
3rd July Retreat Day at St Anne's Rest Home, Burghwallis led by Fr Colum Kelly, Apostleship Of The Sea Chaplain. Maximum of 25 at a cost of £5 for the use of the facilities; £10 for the coach travel. Special collection by cash or kind for the use of the Apostleship Of The Sea. (Bamford was not available this year). We will leave St Francis at 9.00 am, and leave Burghwallis for home at around 3.30 pm. Please bring a packed lunch.
August No meeting
4th September Our Tenth Anniversary Celebration - Mass at Noon to which all are welcome, followed by a Celebration Lunch for Ascent Members only as places are limited. Cost of lunch £10. Please book for the lunch with Veronica.
2nd October Member’s Day—Harvest Bring and Buy. This will be our last fund raising event for St Luke's Hospice and we will also vote for next year's charity, so please give some thought to this and come prepared with your suggestions.
6th November Tyburn Nuns DVD Presentation and discussion on the Liverpool Care Pathway
4th December Members' Favourite Prayer, Poem or Hymn
Page updated 4 October 2013.
The programme card can be downloaded from our resources page on this website.