February 10, 2021
On 4 October last year, the Vatican released Pope Francis’ newest encyclical, Fratelli Tutti. CAFOD’s Head of Theology, Linda Jones, shares her reflections on this much anticipated work.
Continue reading “Love beyond boundaries and borders: A reflection on Fratelli Tutti”
November 6, 2020
Each Friday we offer a reflection on Sunday’s gospel. This week’s author is Ged Johnson, spiritual director at St Beuno’s Jesuit Spirituality Centre in North Wales, whose reflection is based on the gospel for Sunday 8 November – Matthew 25:1-13.
Continue reading “Gospel reflection: Being prepared”
November 4, 2020
Roisin Beirne, CAFOD’s Candlelight Funds Officer, shares the stories of two special women who have been honoured by a donation to CAFOD in their memory.
Continue reading “In memory of two special women”
November 2, 2020
All Souls Day calls us to remember our loved ones with purpose. CAFOD’s Ben Payne reflects on the life of his grandad and the Rosary given to him by his auntie, then a Dominican nun in South Africa.
Continue reading “On the lives of others”
November 1, 2020
On the Feast of All Saints, Kathleen from our Education team reflects on some of the everyday saints she has come across in her life.
Continue reading “All Saints Day: How many saints have you known?”
October 30, 2020
Every Friday, we offer you a reflection on the Sunday gospel. For the Feast of All Saints, Roisin Beirne from CAFOD’s Legacy and Remembrance team considers God’s closeness to those grieving.
Continue reading “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted”
September 25, 2020
How can I pray in these difficult times? CAFOD’s Genevieve Cox has selected five ways you can pray for those affected by coronavirus as part of your daily life during Harvest.
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August 21, 2020
Francis Stewart, from our Theology team, reflects on what the Church has to say about the injustice of debt. As we begin to rebuild after the coronavirus pandemic he invites us to imagine a new way forward.
Continue reading “Imagining a future beyond debt”
August 14, 2020
For the Feast of the Assumption, Linda Jones from our Theology team reflects on the comfort faith can bring in this time of uncertainty.
Continue reading “Feast of the Assumption: Do not be afraid”
August 7, 2020
Francis Stewart from our Theology team reflects on what it has been like returning to Mass after the coronavirus lockdown.
Continue reading “Reflections on returning to church”