Newsletter items from the Justice & Peace Group Week Commencing 9-8-20

CAFOD Beirut Emergency Appeal.  A Message from CAFOD Director Christine Allen This disaster has only added to an existing social and economic crisis in Lebanon. Under the strain of coronavirus, hospitals and doctors across the country were already reporting shortages of vital medical supplies and PPE. The explosions in Beirut have put them under even greater strain. Please continue to pray for everyone affected by this terrible incident.

With love and prayers, Christine Allen

Anyone wishing to donate to the Beirut Emergency Appeal through CAFOD please go to https://www.facebook.com/CAFOD/posts/10157852791772945

 

 

Pope Francis invites us to join the Season of Creation 1st Sept to 4th Oct https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbK5l8OcjJg&fbclid=IwAR2oExhKzp5hu-6-06ElCMbIK2qN5MC4xIM1hu9aDSuoOM1BlbbIbpTBbrY  For the 2020 Season of Creation, the suggested theme is “Jubilee for the Earth: New Rhythms, New Hope.” Owing to Covid restrictions the J&P Group will not be having any display or resources available in church during this Sept. but for info. on how you can play your part in the season visit these sites https://seasonofcreation.org/about/#2020theme

https://catholicclimatemovement.global/

 

 

Pax Christi  last Thurs marked to 75th anniversary of dropping the nuclear bomb on Hiroshima.  See this 2min video that compares the cost of nuclear weapons to fighting Coronavirus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Njd4Ov6Xsp4&list=PLQcTh5AX1PM10G0FH23sAkXm6zmFMBHv9&index=3

 

 

Live Simply Tip of the Week – Take action with the West Sussex Climate Pledge; limit the impact we are having on the environment and help keep our county protected for generations to come https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=west%20sussex%20climate%20pledge&epa=SEARCH_BOX

 

 

CAFOD’s Coronavirus Petition – currently has 6,000 signatures which is higher online than any CAFOD petition before.  Please encourage parishioner’s family & friends to sign as numbers are much lower than when paper petitions are able to be used.  Please share the new short Coronavirus video which also has a space at the end to sign  https://cafod.org.uk/Campaign/Latest-campaigns

 

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