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We are delighted to be able to offer a day of reflection to all our supporters and volunteers on the vision of Pope Francis for a renewed Church that is more connected to the plight of the poor, and lives out a vocation of helping those in greatest need.
Come and meet our overseas partner who is living out Pope Francis’ call to hear the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor. Sr Yvonne, who works in Zambia, will be sharing the inspiring story of her work on livelihoods and how she is supporting some of the most vulnerable communities to adapt to climate change. Continue reading
The dates for the Memorial Masses in November, the month of remembrance, are finalised.
In Menevia, the Mass will be celebrated at The Sacred Heart Church in Morriston, Swansea – on Friday 11 November at 7.15 (brief presentation on the Lampedusa Cross) and Mass at 7.30 pm.
In Cardiff the Mass will be at St Joseph’s in Penarth – Friday 25 November at 7 pm. Refreshments will be available after Mass.
Traditionally November is when we make extra time to remember those who have died – especially family, friends and those who have left a lasting impression in our lives.
As this Year of Mercy draws to a close, we are hosting a retreat at Llantarnam Abbey on Sat 12 Nov that will explore how each of us can continue to live out Pope Francis’ call to be “witnesses of mercy” in our families, communities and in our world. Continue reading
We are delighted to invite our Zimbabwean guest speaker Takura Gwatinyana to our Power to the People campaign event on 12 July at St David’s Cathedral, Cardiff. This will be a great way to find out more about campaigning with us, as well as hear first hand stories from our overseas speaker. Not to be missed! Continue reading
To kick off our ‘Beyond the Green Envelope’ series of talks, we welcome Rob Elsworth, policy analyst on climate change for CAFOD, to talk about the impact that the Pope’s encyclical is having on the climate change debate.
Tuesday 26 April at St David’s Cathedral, Cardiff.
Continuing in our series of Beyond the green envelope talks, we will be exploring Pope Francis’ theme of mercy during this Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy. We will discuss how we can be living signs of mercy to our global neighbours in the world today. How can we overcome a ‘globalisation of indifference’ in our parish community, especially in light of the growing problems around the world?
The last of the Beyond the green envelope series of talks, we will be looking at how we can build the Kingdom of God in a world of severe global inequality. Our faith call us into action, to care for the ‘downtrodden’ and the poorest of the poor. But how can we do that as a parish community? And how can overcome a ‘globalisation of indifference’ in our parish community, especially in light of the growing problems around the world.
Tuesday10 May at St David’s Cathedral, Cardiff.
Join us for some more talks and reflections on the new environmental encyclical, by Pope Francis, called Laudato Si’ led by Kieran O’Brien. This will be an opportunity for people to come together and hear a brief overview of this challenging and inspiring text which brings together themes of environmental degradation, climate change, global poverty and faith. Continue reading