May 27, 2020
Sister Laurentia Johns OSB, from Stanbrook Abbey, reflects on the lessons she has learned as an enclosed nun which might be helpful for many of us as we continue to stay at home during the coronavirus pandemic.
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May 20, 2020
Francis Stewart from CAFOD’s Theology team reflects on our interconnectedness in light of the coronavirus pandemic, his experiences in Myanmar, and the fifth anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’.
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May 15, 2020
Five years on from its publication – writes CAFOD’s Head of Theology, Linda Jones – Pope Francis’ groundbreaking encyclical still challenges us to think again, to think differently, and to renew our commitment to bring about positive change.
Continue reading “Shaping the future of our planet through Laudato Si’”
April 23, 2020
How are you spending your booked annual leave this spring or summer? Coronavirus (Covid-19) is impacting everyone’s plans – work has been postponed, schools closed, flights cancelled, and everyone is advised to stay at home. Rather than cancelling her annual leave, Barbara Forbes spent a week in silent retreat.
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April 16, 2020
CAFOD volunteer Serga Collett, from St Laurence’s church in Cambridge, explains how you can get your parish online throughout the coronavirus lockdown.
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April 3, 2020
In this unusual time of the coronavirus pandemic, Linda Jones from our Theology team reflects on the signs of hope that can be found this Holy Week and Easter.
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February 26, 2020
In this reflection, taken from our Lent calendar for Ash Wednesday, Kathleen from our Theology team considers the opportunity that Lent offers us to make a new start.
December 13, 2019
During Advent Catherine Gorman from our Theology team remembers Mary and Joseph’s journey to Bethlehem and reflects on the journeys that thousands of people still face today.
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December 6, 2019
For the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Linda Jones from our Theology team reflects on the different qualities of Our Lady, and how she can inspire us to have the strength and courage to act.
Continue reading “Immaculate Conception: Mary, Mother of the Poor”
November 6, 2019
Roisin Beirne, CAFOD’s Candlelight Funds Officer, shares a little about two special women who have been honoured by a donation to CAFOD in their memory.
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