Newsletter items from the Justice & Peace Group Week Commencing 22-11-20

Live Simply Tip of the Week The second part of the Laudato Si’ pledge calls us to Live More Simply. In Laudato Si’ Pope Francis invites us to, “return to that simplicity which allows us to stop and appreciate the small things, to be grateful for the opportunities which life affords us, to be spiritually detached from what we possess, and not to succumb to sadness for what we lack.” (222). As a way to live Laudato’ Si, we invite you to look for ways to use less, to share more, and to focus on relationships instead of things.There’s 10 items in this series – one each week
Week 8 Take quality time for yourself—Spend a week keeping track of your and your family’s time. Identify if there are places you’re wasting your time that could instead be spent intentionally. And try to take time to be in nature every day.  https://laudatosi.com/watch

 

Send a Christmas message to the brave https://cafod.org.uk/…/Latest…/Messages-to-the-brave Everyday, human rights defenders and environmental activists across the world are risking everything to defend our brothers and sisters and protect our common home.  Let’s not forget them this Christmas send a card of solidarity to the brave either on-line using the link above or by writing a message on a card & send to CAFOD, Romero House, 55 Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7JB. Cards to CAFOD by 7 December. All online messages will need to be received by 19 December.

 

Red Wednesday 25th November https://acnuk.org/search/?q=red+wednesday  is a day to show solidarity with our Christian brothers and sisters suffering persecution throughout the world. Aid to the Church in Need https://acnuk.org/ invites everyone to join the campaign by doing something peaceful and positive: unite in prayer, wear red.  The Wednesday Mass on-line at 7-00pm from this parish will be dedicated to Red Wednesday please wear something red & pray for persecuted Christians around the world, especially those being forcible prevented from celebrating Mass.

 

CAFOD World Gifts – Gifts that change lives & bring happiness.  World Gifts are a range of virtual charity gifts that will delight people you give them to & help transform the lives of families living in poverty.  Order by 16 Dec for free delivery in time for Christmas  https://worldgifts.cafod.org.uk/

 

 

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