Newsletter Items from the Justice & Peace Group week commencing 8-5-22

CAFOD have a new Campaign FIX THE FOOD SYSTEM, The global food system is broken. There’s enough food to feed everyone in the world, but millions still live in poverty. Please send a message to the Foreign Secretary

Living Pearl our Parish Project – latest news.  Since fleeing the Ukraine they are still in the same location of Loukov Czech Republic. A new facility is being renovated to house them on a more permanent basis and they will hope to move there shortly. The boys are all fine. Some of them caught a cold/ flu but are all back to full health and causing havoc! The main thing is their mental health is good. They are happy and healthy. Locals come in to help cook and teach the boys.

Live simply Tip of the Week – Multi tasking Tips for the Office.  Doing more than one thing at a time may seem like the best way to get all of your tasks done, but it can hurt your productivity more than it helps. Multitasking simply doesn’t work, and when you do, you end up wasting time. I’m sure some of you will disagree!

World Fairtrade Day 14th May We here in the first world take our coffee, bananas, jeans and sneakers for granted, but there are many people in other countries that are not so lucky. Every day, tens of thousands of people in various Asian, African and South American countries—men, women and even children—work themselves to the bone in nearly unbearable conditions for pennies so we can continue to enjoy those things.  However, there are many people in this world who feel that everyone deserves decent wages and working conditions, regardless of where they live, and these people have created World Fair Trade Day. World Fair Trade Day is a global event that aims to draw attention to the objectives and achievements of the Fair Trade movement.  Buying Fairtrade goods really helps the situation St Mary’s of the Angels is a Fairtrade Church

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