The Western Section was inaugurated in 2009. Previously EOHSJ members in the Dioceses of Clifton and Plymouth had been members of the Midland Section. The Foundation Mass was held at Clifton Cathedral on 21 March 2009. To commemorate the Tenth Anniversary of its foundation, a Mass of Thankgiving will be held at 10.30am on Saturday 6th April in Clifton Cathedral. This will be followed by luncheon. Further details will be published later.