The Assumption Sisters in Twickenham are working together with Strawberry Hill Overseas and Community Concern, in this Concert for Ukraine, taking place in the beautiful Waldegrave drawing room of St Mary's University on 28th June.
Featuring young Ukrainian musicians from The London Performing Academy of Music (LPMAM), violinist Marina Ravievska accompanied by Richard Black, singer Maryana Bondar, and the Stefania dance ensemble
Donations, to the Assumption Ukraine Project supporting educators in Ukraine and to LPMAM, supporting young musicians in London, can also be made online here
If you cannot make it in person, you can also watch it online via Zoom
The funeral mass will take place on 20th September 2023 in the Maria Assumpta Chapel (21 Kensington Square, London W8 5HH) at 11.00am
As 1.5 million young Catholics made their way to the World Youth Day events in Lisbon from all over the world with Pope Francis, the Assumption Youth Team banded together with Pax Christi, CAFOD and the Sion Community to celebrate with young people in the heart of London, in Notre Dame de France Church.
On 29th July many sisters and friends of Sr Christine gathered in Twickenham to celebrate her platinum jubilee of religious life. After a beautiful mass in St Mary's University, Twickenham, celebrations continued over lunch in the convent.
The official World Youth Day celebrations take place in Lisbon, Portugal this summer with Pope Francis, reflecting on the theme: "Mary arose and went with haste" (Lk 1:39). For those who cannot travel there in person, the Assumption Sisters’ youth team in collaboration with other movements and groups, are offering a day celebration in Central London on Saturday 5th August 2023 from 11am-5pm in the church of Notre Dame de France in Leicester Square.