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.

Stockton South MP Talks Climate Change and Renewable Energy

passionate Ingleby Barwick volunteer lobbied Stockton South MP Dr Paul Williams about the importance of providing renewable energy for the world’s poorest communities and tackling climate change concerns.  

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Chrstine Renshaw with her local MP, Dr Paul Williams

 
Christine Renshaw met with Mr Williams at his constituency surgery on Saturday August 23 and spoke on behalf of CAFOD.
 
 
After the meeting, the Stockton South MP agreed to write to Theresa May about issues surrounding climate change and renewable energy.

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York teens sleep on streets and walk 15 miles For CAFOD

A group of 14 selfless York teenagers have raised over £800 for CAFOD after some impressive fundraising efforts, including a 15 mile walk and a night sleeping on the streets of York.

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The money raised bought a community water gift supply

The youngsters, who are all aged between 15 and 17, were raising the money as part of their experience with the National Citizen Service (NCS), which involves youngsters in social action projects to help them build skills for life and work.

The money raised was used to buy a CAFOD community water supply gift, which will help a community establish their own supply of clean, safe water by providing the materials and training to build and maintain handpumps and water tanks.

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