The Archdiocese will be providing training sessions for parishes from June to November.

The training sessions will cover finance, property, GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and safeguarding, and will be provided by staff from Cathedral House. The training will be for clergy, parish staff, volunteers and parishioners.

Please book on to these sessions as soon as possible as we need to know numbers at least two weeks in advance.

If you would like to attend any of the training sessions please email our Property Administrator, Lewis Massey: [email protected] or call 0121 230 6221.

With your full name, your Parish, your position within that Parish and the sessions you wish to attend. Please also indicate any special dietary requirements if you are staying for lunch.

If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Clare O’Brien on 0121 230 6231 or Steve Roche on 0121 230 6220.

Each day will have the following structure:

10:00 Safeguarding
11:00 Coffee
11:20 GDPR
12:40 Lunch
13:20 Property
14:20 Finance
15:30 Finish

Those attending are welcome to come to any or all sessions. It is anticipated that each of the speakers will be available for questions over lunch.

Lunch and coffee will be provided.

The sessions are as follows:

POSTPONED - new date to follow. Saturday 21st September 2019 at the Parish of Christ the King and Our Lady of Lourdes, Coventry
Address: 14 Westhill Road, Coventry, CV6 2AA.

Tuesday 8th October 2019 at the John Paul II Centre Bicester
Address: Causeway, Bicester, OX26 6AW. Please note that for this session only the finance training will be at 10:00, followed by GDPR at 11:20, safeguarding at 13:20 and property at 14:30.

Saturday 26th October 2019 at the Parish of St. Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham, in the Grimshaw Room
Address: Cathedral House St. Chad’s Queensway, Birmingham, B4 6EU.

Saturday 2nd November 2019 at the Parish of Holy Trinity Church, Newcastle
Address: London Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 1LQ.

Saturday 16th November 2019 at the Parish of St. Mary & St. John, Wolverhampton
Address: Snow Hill, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV2 4AD.

Saturday 23rd November 2019 at the Parish of St. George’s, Worcester
Address: 1 Sansome Place, Worcester, WR1 1UG.