October 14, 2021
On the third anniversary of Saint Oscar Romero’s canonisation, CAFOD’s Lucy Jardine reflects on the profound effect that a visit to his tomb in San Salvador had on her.
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October 7, 2021
For the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, young CAFOD volunteer Rebecca Maxwell reflects on how praying the rosary can inspire us to act to protect our common home.
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October 1, 2021
One year on from the signing of Fratelli Tutti, Francis Stewart from our Theology team reflects on its Franciscan inspiration. As well as its vision for navigating the tensions and conflicts that will come with the challenges of today’s world.
The Season of Creation culminates on 4 October, with the feast of St Francis of Assisi. It is no coincidence that a year ago Pope Francis signed Fratelli Tutti: On Fraternity and Social Friendship in Assisi, standing by the relics of St Francis, patron of ecology.
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September 10, 2021
Water can be both a symbol of life and a fearful force. As we tackle global problems like the climate crisis, writes Francis Stewart from CAFOD’s Theology team, humanity must recognise both the challenge and the solutions together in order to renew the face of the Earth.
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August 12, 2021
For the Feast of the Assumption, CAFOD’s Head of Theology, Linda Jones, reflects on how Mary can inspire us to become protectors of our common home.
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July 22, 2021
How can I stop my children from getting bored during the summer holidays? And how can I inspire and engage my family in their faith? Catherine Gorman from our Theology team considers how our new family prayer resources might just be the answer to these questions.
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June 28, 2021
CAFOD’s Head of Theology, Linda Jones, reflects
on Saint Peter and Saint Paul and what they can teach us about leadership.
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May 21, 2021
This Laudato Si’ week, Francis Stewart from our Theology team reflects on the importance of water in our lives, and the need to find shared solutions to common problems.
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May 18, 2021
As the feast of Pentecost approaches, Caroline Stanton, of our Theology team, shares some ideas about how you might celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit with your family.
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March 19, 2021
For the Feast of St Joseph, Caroline Stanton of our Theology team reflects on how the saint can inspire us to listen deeply and act with courage and compassion.
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