SVP calls for a million gestures of kindness

Covid-19 has left a trail of poverty and loneliness in its wake, says the SVP. As part of its awareness campaign, it is calling for parishioners in the Brentwood Diocese to become a member, volunteer a few hours of their time, or donate to support people in need. Can you help?

BCYS launches autumn events schedule

Don’t miss the BCYS Youth Mass on the first Thursday of the month or Youth Gather at Walsingham House at Abbotswick in October. The popular catechist training and resources day is back at Sacred Heart of Mary School in Upminster on 6 November.

Season of Creation study days

Polar bear climbing out of water

At a time of unprecedented danger for the world, don’t miss study days with Fr Ashley Beck on ‘The Cry of Creation’ and ‘The Cry of the Poor’ on 4 September and 3 October respectively.

Could your parish partnership sponsor a refugee family?

Along with excellent networks and resources nationally, there is now a wealth of experience within the Diocese to support any parish or parish partnership in setting up a Community Sponsorship scheme to resettle a refugee family, writes Fr Dominic Howarth.