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Why not make it one of your #laudatosipledges to stand up and be counted at this march?
Representing all displaced children, many separated from their families, the 3.5m puppet is travelling over 8,000km embodying the urgent message “Don’t forget about us”.
Within a setting of scripture and Catholic teaching, Laudato Si’ Invitations, Commitments and Actions explains what the Diocese is itself doing, from fossil fuel divestment to plans to reduce energy use in buildings, and invites parishes, schools and individuals to play their part.
In advance of the DSEI arms fair, a statement signed by Catholic Bishops from across the UK, as well as representatives of Pax Christi, Justice and Peace movements, CAFOD and SCIAF, has taken up the call of Pope Francis to end the arms trade.
Please write to your MP today to ask the British government to do it all it can to ensure protection and assistance for the people caught up in this crisis.
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?
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.
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.
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.