Newsletter Items from the Justice & Peace Group week commencing 17th Jan 2021

PEACE SUNDAY is 17th Jan this weekend at which we usually have second collection. Due to the COVID restrictions we are unable to do this. However by using the website you will be able to donate at  You will also be able to read Pope Francis’s 2021 Peace message, entitled ‘A culture of care as a path to peace‘ in full, and also the ‘Quotes’ from it, see   There are links to resources, such as a podcast by Fr Rob Eskdale. and other information about the essential work of Pax Christi in promoting peace in our world.  Please give them your generous support




We are already looking ahead to Lent! I do hope to see you at one of our online meetings. Details are below. Let’s come together to see how we can make a difference to the lives of our sisters and brothers around the world, even at the moment when there’s so much we can’t do.

This Family Fast Day will be different. We had to be creative for Harvest, and with your help it was a great success, so please join us in being creative again.  See video

  1. Saturday 23 January 3pm to 4.30 pm – Arundel and Brighton with Portsmouth Diocese, Lent Appeal Briefing with a CAFOD speaker tbc. (Booking via zoom link.
  2. Saturday 30 January 10.00 am to 12.30 pm – SE Regional (six dioceses) Lent Appeal Briefing with speaker Conor Molloy CAFOD’s Country Director, Ethiopia.

Booking for this is via Eventbritehere

Please think about which meeting you would like to attend and let me know. A zoom link will be sent to you prior to the meeting except for the SE Regional meeting where you book yourself via Eventbrite. (Link above).

To book a place & for the Zoom link please contact Jenny Finlayson CAFOD Community Participation Coordinator – Arundel and Brighton  07710 094 448



Homeless People During Cold Weather If anybody is worried about someone on the streets during this cold weather please phone Streetlink 0300 500 0914 and the Outreach team will then be notified about them

Also if anyone has excess individually wrapped biscuits/cakes or tins of sweets that the Outreach Team can use, please drop them in at the Parish Centre most weekdays from 12.30 until 3pm


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