Mental Health Pastoral Care Events July 2017

16 May 2017
Comments: 0
Category: News
16 May 2017, Comments: 0

Thank you to Gail Sainsbury, Catholic Bishops’ Conference Mental Health Project Officer, for sharing the following information with us:

‘Times of Challenge and Distress – God is with us’ – 18 to 20 July 2017

This residential retreat is for all those involved in Mental Health Chaplaincy and Pastoral Care. It will be held at Douai Abbey, Upper Woolhampton, Reading, Berkshire and led by Bishop Richard Moth, Liaison Bishop for Mental Health. A few places are still available. Please contact Gail Sainsbury for more details at

Visit  for more information on the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales’ Mental Health Project

Spirituality, Compassion and Mental Health Conference – 11 July 2017 (9.30am to 4.30pm)

This University of Huddersfield conference is open to all health and social care professionals, community and voluntary sector workers, service users and carers. The conference aims to provide participants with an understanding of the concepts and practice of spirituality and compassion, as well as its importance in Mental Health. Keynote speakers include: Dr Rowan Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury, Fiona Venner, Chief Executive of Leeds Survivor Led Crisis Service, Wilf McSherry, Professor of Dignity in Care at Staffordshire University and Kevin Bond, former Chief Executive of NAVIGO. A fee of £25 is payable. Please reserve a place through the online store:  The closing date for booking is 6 June 2017.

Contact: Anna Armitage Tel. 01484 472541

Comments are closed.