Newsletter Items from the Justice & Peace Group week commencing 21st Feb 2021

CAFOD Fast Day Abdella lives in an extremely remote and mountainous part of Ethiopia.  It takes him ten hours a day to collect water. He says his life is being wasted as he has no time for anything else. You can give to reach vulnerable communities around the world with water and to provide other vital support.  Please pray for all those affected.  There will be a basket at the car park end of the church after Masses next Sunday or you can donate online at cafod.org.uk/give  You can also easily give via text. Text LENT to 70460 to donate £10.

 

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

 

Fairtrade Fortnight 22th Feb to 7th.  We are a Fairtrade Church, please support Fairtrade, there’s 4,500 products to choose from.  The Fairtrade Foundation will be hosting an online festival bringing together schools, universities, businesses, supporters, campaigners and farmers from across the world to choose the world they want. You can sign up here  https://www.fairtrade.org.uk/get-involved/current-campaigns/fairtrade-fortnight/

 

 

 

CAFOD Walk for Water – Are you ready to change your life and transform someone else’s this Lent? Walk for Water is the only Lent challenge you need: 10,000 steps a day – done your way. Every day. For 40 days. Go the distance this Lent and help to end water poverty. Sign up now, raise money and do something different to fight poverty. https://walk.cafod.org.uk/

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Join the Big Walk for Water for those who prefer to do one day Today Saturday 20 February, join with communities across England and Wales to walk 5 miles, 10,000 steps or whatever distance you can manage. https://cafod.org.uk/Fundraise/Walk-for-Water

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