and Bishop Augustine Harris of Middlesbrough are performing ordinations this week.
Cardinal Hume will ordain James Loughnane at St Charles Square on Saturday at 3 pm and Bishop Harris ordains Roy Lovatt at the Holy Cross, Cottingham at 10.30 am on Sunday.
Cardinal Hume also celebrates mass on Thursday in Westminster Cathedral, following his return from pilgrimage to Lourdes, to mark the 150th anniversary of the Tablet.
Bishop Cormac MurphyO'Connor or Arundel and Brighton attends the Conference of Religious Superiors at Sayers Common, on Thursday at 4 pm. He visits the Christian Resources Exhibition at Sandown Park, Esher, at 11.30 am on Friday.
Confirmations are a main concern for many of the bishops this week. Bishop James O'Brien, auxiliary in Westminster, has confirmations on three days of his weekly diary. He will be in Watford at the Holy Rood Church on Sunday at 8 pm, at St Teresa's Boreham Wood, on Wednesday at 8 pm and at Our Lady Immaculate and St Andrew's, Hitchin, at 7.30 pm on Friday.
Bishop Alan Clark of East Anglia will celebrate confirmation on Sunday for English-speaking children at the European parish in Luxembourg, keeping in touch with his flock who live and work abroad.
Bishop Howard Tripp, auxiliary in Southwark, meets with primary headteachers of the South West area in Wimbledon at 10.30 on Wednesday and attends the Children's Society meeting at Orpington that afternoon. In the evening he ha.s confirmations at Sutton Green at 8 pm.
Bishop David Konstant of Leeds is off on a pilgrimage to Lourdes this Sunday, and will return next Saturday.