Are you exploring a vocation

to Ordained Ministry in

the Church of England?

The Society of Catholic Priests together with St Chrysostom’s, Manchester is hosting a vocations weekend for people discerning God’s call in their lives.

Friday 24th – Sunday 26th April 2015


The weekend is fun and relaxed.

Everyone is welcome.

You will meet and share with people from all over the country.

The conference is friendly, active and prayerful.

It hopes to further equip you with the tools to develop a sense of call.

We will see and hear about the joys and challenges of different types of ministry in Manchester, from male and female priests.

        There will be times to relax socially, times of stillness and prayer, and times to rejoice in the work and traditions of a range of parishes and ministries.

The conference will start on the Friday evening and finish on Sunday afternoon.
 ‘Day particpants’ are welcome to join us for Saturday’s activities
The price for the conference is kept as low as possible so that anyone can attend.

The cost of attendance is £75. We ask for a £25 deposit.

All food (except the option of a curry on Saturday night) and accommodation is included in the price.

The weekend is based at St Chrysostom’s Church and  Luther King House in Rusholme, where we stay.

Activities will include:

-Opportunities to share vocational stories, socialise and chat.
-Hearing from different Priests in different settings and types of ministry.
-The option of a curry together on the famous ‘Curry Mile’ and a drink in the local pubs

Bishop Mark of Middleton joins us on Sunday and the weekend ends with Benediction.

-Morning Prayer and Compline together each day and Sunday Mass at a lively, welcoming and diverse Anglo Catholic Parish.
– Learn, discuss and discover new and interesting tools for prayer and discernment.
– Learn a little more about the process of application and selection for Ordination in the Church of England.

Are you interested?


for an application form

or call 0161 225 2550 with queries

Everyone is welcome, but places are limited, please get in touch soon.