NEWSLETTER ITEMS FROM THE JUSTICE & PEACE GROUP WEEK COMMENCING 2-1 22

CAFOD is combining efforts with the DEC to launch the Afghanistan Crisis Appeal. In Afghanistan, 8 million people are on the brink of famine because of drought, collapsing economy, food shortages, conflict, and COVID. CAFOD is supporting sister Caritas agencies to reach communities most in need with food, clean water, and fuel. During Advent, when we open ourselves to the needs of others, let’s do all that we can to save lives. You can donate on the CAFOD website: cafod.org.uk/AfghanistanAppeal and please pray for the people of Afghanistan.

 

LIVE SIMPLY Tip of the Week East less red meat & replace with a plant-based meal at least once a week, if everyone did this it would save the county 8% carbon

 

Fairtrade Bananas – A Success Story Hip hip hooray! The Fairtrade banana is 25 years old.  The first bananas with the Fairtrade Mark arrived on supermarket shelves in 1996. These bananas came from the Volta River Estates in Ghana and are still certified today, see www.facebook.com/search/top?q=fairtrade%20foundation  We are a Fairtrade Parish so let’s promote Fairtrade in the local area Enjoy your Fairtrade bananas in 2022!

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