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.

Refugee Liturgy (2)

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.

Lampedusa Cross

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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