NEWSLETTER ITEMS FROM THE JUSTICE & PEACE GROUP WEEK COMMENCING 5-12-21 

 CAFOD Looking back to a year with challenges and joys. A reflection with our Director Christine Allen. See the video www.bigmarker.com/cafod/annual-report2021

Parish Projects We are now supporting our two new Parish Projects. 1/ Living Pearl Ukraine– accommodate boys without families or homes to go to.  2/ Through Aid to the Church in Need we will be supporting St John the Merciful Table Centre that helps families fleeing from Syria as refugees to Lebanon.  Here’s some information on St John’s Merciful Table from a boy refugee

“I’m called Majed. I now live with my family in Lebanon, but my father tells me that we are originally from Syria and that our real home is there.” This twelve-year-old boy is one of the thousands of refugees who were forced to leave their country and seek refuge in the town of Zaleh in the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon. Majid and their family were grateful to be able to take advantage of the food aid programme known as the “St. John the Merciful Table”, an emergency meals programme for the Syrian refugee families and the Lebanese families thrown into poverty by the terrible crisis

Live Simply Tip of the Week Plant a Tree scheme. Celebrate a significant faith event by investing in a greener environment. Suitable for baptisms, adult receptions, first communions, confirmations and marriages. For further information  www.nationalforest.org/

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