CAFOD Annual Mass of Thanksgiving – Blessed Oscar Romero

romero imageCAFOD’s Annual Mass of Thanksgiving will be at

St Oswald’s Church Old Swan Liverpool L13 7BS

Wednesday 15th July at 7pm.  The Celebrant

is  Fr Michael Fitzsimons.  Clare Dixon CAFOD’s

Head of Latin America will share her experience of

the Beatification of Blessed Oscar Romero.

All Welcome – Refreshments will be served

“If they kill me, I shall rise again in the Salvadoran people”

Blessed Oscar Romero

Did you know? (56)

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Did you know….in the most radical encyclical focused on environmental issues, Laudato Si’– Care of our common home, Pope Francis has this week challenged the world to act on the greatest threats facing the human family: climate change, growing global inequality and the destruction of nature? He calls on the world to rethink its definition of progress. Pope Francis’ encyclical inspires us to open our eyes and be more compassionate towards creation and our neighbours. Join Catholics worldwide asking Prime Minister David Cameron to support the Pope’s call to care for creation and for the world’s poorest people www.cafod.org.uk/Campaign/One-Climate-One-World/climate-petition

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Join Catholics worldwide asking Prime Minister David Cameron to support the Pope’s call to care for creation and for the world’s poorest people.

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Find encyclical resources to help you reflect on the meaning of Laudato Si’.

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We rise by lifting others

Originally posted on CAFOD Lancaster Blog:

IMG_0502 The travellers prepare to leave the UK fro Zimbabwe

As life continues to slip by and the moments I thought would last forever become just mere photographs on the wall, it’s important for me to look in the mirror and ask myself how I became the person I am. Earlier this year I embarked on a journey – one which will always be more than a moment and a photograph on the wall, a journey which changed my life.

In January 2015 I took to the skies and flew across the ocean to the landlocked country of Zimbabwe located in Southern Africa. Whilst over there I visited many communities and met some awe inspiring women and men, but above all there is one community that stood out for me. It is a community that I look back on whenever I find myself in situations when I want to quit, to…

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