Dear Friends, 2020 has been a year like no one anticipated. All of us have had at least some of our plans disrupted whether for travel, weddings, outreach or major work events. As we reflect on the year that was it may be reflective to ask ourselves what is one unexpected good thing that has … Continue reading New Act Justly – December2020-January 2021
Brothers and Sisters All – On Fraternity and Social Friendship On the vigil of the Feast of St Francis of Assisi this year, Pope Francis signed his latest Encyclical Fratelli Tutti (Brothers and Sisters all) on fraternity and social friendship. Although Pope Francis started writing the encyclical before the COVID – 19 Pandemic, it has … Continue reading FRATELLI TUTTI – New Encyclical
Like Jesus Christ, forced to flee. The World Day of Migrants and Refugees 2020 was celebrated on 27 September 2020 under the theme chosen by Pope Francis “Like Jesus Christ, forced to flee”. His message for the day continued his previous exhortations to welcome, protect, promote and integrate migrants and refugees with a particular focus … Continue reading WORLD DAY OF MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES 2020
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