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Join the global march for climate justice
Why not make it one of your #laudatosipledges to stand up and be counted at this march?
Meet ‘Little Amal’ at Westminster Cathedral to highlight plight of child refugees
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”.
Diocese launches campaign ‘to inspire our care for our common home’
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.
Catholic Bishops and organisations call for an end to the arms trade
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.
Support Afghan families through CAFOD’s appeal
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.
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
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.