Justice and Peace

The Justice & Peace Group plan a variety of activities, addressing local and international concerns.  In recent years the parish has

  • collected toilet rolls and biscuits for the Diocesan project to support destitute refugees
  • supported a number of CAFOD projects, including building a Virtual Village by buying CAFOD gifts
  • raised money to support the parish’s young people who are volunteering overseas
  • run a Fair Trade stall after Mass
  • supported NEPACS (http://www.nepacs.co.uk/page/homepage), a charity which works in the local prisons, and collected toys for the Prison Visitors’ Centre
  • Twinned our toilets with toilets overseas.  We now have twinned toilets in
    • Chaulturi, Bangladesh
    • San Juan Moza, Guatemala
    • Matoriga, Democratic Republic of Congo
    • Velo Patel Mall Colony, Pakistan

 

This year’s projects:

Every year, we support one local project and one overseas project.  For 2017-18, our local project is Open Gate (http://www.opengate-ne.org.uk/), which works which works with women being released from local prisons.

Our overseas project is CAFOD’s Hands On project in Altiplano, South America.

 

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