HTB News

Men's Retreat

This year’s Men’s Retreat will be a two-day break of peace, study, reflection and fellowship at the Benedictine Abbey of Zevenkerken, near Bruges, running from early evening on Friday 5 December to the early afternoon of Sunday 7 December. The Retreat will be led by our Assistant Chaplain, Chris Martin. The theme of his teaching and our reflection will be, ‘Community, Spirituality and Our Journey with God’, and we shall participate in, and learn about, the life of the Abbey with the resident Benedictine monks. A leaflet with more information is now available in the foyer area in the entrance to the church. To register your interest in joining the Retreat, please contact Armin Kummer ( or Richard Simpson (

Ladies Quiet Day

Ladies Quiet Day - Save the Date. The annual Quiet Day before the pre-Christmas frenzy will take place at the FCJ Centre in Uccle on Saturday 29th November. More details nearer the time.

Installation Service for Bishop Robert

Bishop Robert will be installed here in Holy Trinity, as bishop, on Saturday 22nd November at 14h30. As a Pro-Cathedral of the Diocese in Europe we will be hosting a diocesan event to which quite a large number of diocesan clergy and readers, ecumenical and other guests have been invited. There will be room for Holy Trinity people, but seating will be limited. We may need to have a sound and vision overflow in the Walker Hall as well. It would be very helpful if you could let the office know if you hope to be there and how many of your family will attend (preferably by email if you can, to with the subject line: Installation HTB).

BachWerk Choir in Holy Trinity

On Saturday, 18th October at 19h, there will be another concert given by the excellent BachWerk Choir in Holy Trinity. Our Richard Craddock will be one of the soloists. They will perform Rossini's beautiful Petite messe solennelle. For tickets, visit

The FCJ Centre of Spirituality

FCJ Centre of Spirituality 211 Ave. Winston Churchill, 1180, Brussels announces its autumn programme: Monday evenings (19.00-22.00) Oct. 13, Nov. 3, 17, Dec. 1, 15, Jan. 19, Feb. 2, 23, Mar. 9, 23, Apr. 20: May 4, 11/18: Mess’AJE (Threshold 2: Exile and Prophets): Adult faith formation programme. Saturday 18th October: 10.30-15.00 Labyrinth Retreat. For further information, visit or email (GSM 0477 734551).

The Intl. Christian Women's Club

The International Christian Women’s Club of Brussels invites you to their Brunch “I’m listening” on Tuesday October 14th 9.45-12 noon at ‘Terry’s café’, Christian Center, 47, Chaussée de Waterloo, 1640 Rhode-St-Genese. Music by Valerie Sculfor, and special guest speaker Julia Leigh. See notice in lobby for details.

Harvest Festival

Next Sunday, 28th September we celebrate Harvest Festival. You are encouraged to bring gifts of non-perishable foodstuffs for presentation during the service, these will later be taken for distribution amongst those in need in Brussels.

La Foresta weekend away in 2015

Next year's church weekend away at La Foresta will be from Friday 27th to Sunday 29th March 2015 (the weekend before Easter). Our speaker will be Revd Dr Paul Vrolijk. Paul is Dutch and ministers in an English speaking chaplaincy in Aquitaine in France. Please do put this in your diaries for next year. We are hoping for an excellent turn out for what has long been a high spot in the life of Holy Trinity.

Edith Cavell Centenary Preparation

The BECCG (Belgian Edith Cavell Commemoration Group) is looking for an amateur cameraman or use of a camera to do some filming in preparation of the commemoration of the centenary of nurse Edith Cavell. The filming would involve one other person. It could be done on a week end and would only take a couple of hours. If you can help either filming or lending a camera, then please contact Birte Day

The Scott Holland Trust lecture

A date for your diaries: on Saturday, 11 October, from 10:00 until 15:00, the Chapel for Europe will be hosting the Scott Holland Trust lecture. Bishop Geoffrey will be moderating several distinguished speakers on the topic of unity and diversity in Europe, in light of the First World War. For more information, you may visit or send Jeremy Heuslein a query at