Newsletter Items from the Justice & Peace Group week commencing 24th Jan 2021

CAFOD LENT APPEAL MEETING via ZOOM 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 Eventbrite  Everyone welcome



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



Live Simply Tip of the Week Stick at 70 mph on motorways instead of cruising at 80 to85 mph. Not only is it illegal, but fuel costs can go up by as much as 4p a mile for small cars. According to the Slower Speeds Initiative , driving at 50 mph instead of 70 mph can reduce fuel consumption further by 30%



To All Animal Lovers Catholic Concern for Animals is a charity founded in 1929.  Its mission is the advancement of Christian respect and responsibility for the animal creation with special reference to Catholic teaching and beliefs. See




Cafod is offering free CPD to Schools Until July 2021, supported by the British Council,  either online or face to face where appropriate. These courses enable Catholic schools to have global justice at the heart of all they do. They give staff an opportunity to come together (including virtually, and from home if necessary) and plan how this can be brought to life within school. This global justice CPD is rooted in Catholic Social Teaching and is a good way to respond to Pope Francis’ invitation ‘to see, to choose, and to act’. Please visit CAFOD’s website to find out more, or contact the education team at
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