Journey to Justice- a CAFOD retreat

Jenny Seymour is a volunteer for CAFOD Hallam

In the current political climate it is easy to feel exasperated by the world we live in and the impact current decisions may have on our children and also the wider world.

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CAFOD’s Journey to Justice retreat

As Catholics who believe in God’s creation, CAFOD strives for a more just world that everyone can enjoy:  where everyone has access to the same human rights. The word that underpins all of this is “justice”, a word that was embodied by Oscar Romero.

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Archbishop Oscar Romero

100 years after his birth, Archbishop Romero continues to be an inspiration to CAFOD. To mark this anniversary, we are running a number of retreats across England and Wales called A Journey to Justice. The retreat will give those who attend the opportunity to reflect on their own journey, be inspired and enriched by stories of those who continue to speak out for justice today and follow in the footsteps of the great Oscar Romero.  It’s an opportunity to take time out to reflect in a busy world!

The day long retreats are FREE, but donations are always accepted (of course!).

Find your nearest retreat and register by clicking on the green button near the top of the page.

Community in Middlesbrough gathers to show solidarity with refugees

More than 100 people gathered together for an inspiring liturgy event to show solidarity with refugees in Middlesbrough.

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The solidarity liturgy was attended by over 100 people

The event included prayer, music and reflection at The Holy Name of Mary Church in Linthorpe.

A Lampedusa Cross was on show at the liturgy, which is a symbol of hope for refugees.

The cross was made by Italian carpenter Francesco Tuccio, who used shipwrecked refugee boats in 2013. Aid agency CAFOD has sent one to every cathedral in England and Wales.

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All Welcome at Middlesbrough Refugee Liturgy

All are welcome to join together for a refugee solidarity liturgy in Middlesbrough.

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The Lampedusa Cross

 
The event will be an hour of prayer, music and reflection on Wednesday May 3 at 7pm at The Holy Name of Mary Church in Linthorpe.
 
A Lampedusa Cross will be on show at the evening, which is a symbol of hope for refugees.
 

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