January 2020 NJPN North West eBulletin Available Now

The January 2020 issue of the NW NJPN E Bulletin focuses on the aftermath of the December 2019 General Election with an excellent in-depth analysis of “Our uprooted nation: from Brexit to a Christian vision of the Common Good” by Anna Rowlands – a long read but well worth it.  A last minute addition comes from Sojourners USA following the assassination of Iranian General Qasim Soleimani by the Trump administration – see page 12.  World Peace Day is also featured alongside two articles by a 16 year-old student from Macclesfield and tributes to eco-theologian Ed Echlin and HCPT founder Br Michael Strode who died recently.  Here in the UK we look at a new Care for the Elderly initiative from CSAN, the Catholic People’s Week programme for 2020, art and film reviews and a diary of local and national events – all making up a varied bulletin.

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Latest issues of MouthPeace and the NorthWest eBulletin available now

The December issue of the NW NJPN E Bulletin covers items from Advent through to Christmas and into the New Year featuring reports on UK poverty; the continuing scandal of UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia; climate change; fracking; the Amazon Synod; a plea for safer passage for asylum seekers; Red Wednesday; controversy over White Poppies for Peace and tackling bullying; plus a deeply moving opinion piece on the 30th anniversary of the assassination of 6 Jesuit priests and 2 women in El Salvador and a father reflects on grace, forgiveness and suicide. Resources for Advent, Peace Sunday, books and art exhibitions as well as diary dates.


The December issue can be found here

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Also available now, is issue 108 of MouthPeace, which can be read here

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November eBulletin, and Advent Reflections Available Now

The NW NJPN E Bulletin for November 2019 pays tribute to Brian Noble, Emeritus Bishop of Shrewsbury, who has died.  He was a great supporter of Justice and Peace in the diocese, a truly humble shepherd and a deeply spiritual man.  May he rest in peace and rise in glory. We also celebrate the life of John Henry Newman, newly canonised in Rome.
Fr Rob Esdaile challenges us to respond to the horrific death of 39 migrants, suffocated in a container lorry in a desperate search for a better life.  There’s a stirring opinion piece from Sr Gemma Simmonds; plus focus on the escalating problem of knife crime in the UK; food poverty; an award for veteran peace campaigner Bruce Kent; an interesting article from a Quaker artist who chose to paint her protest against the recent DSEI Arms Fair; reports from the Amazonian Synod; book and film reviews and a packed diary of local and national events.
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You can read the November issue by clicking here.
Also available  are this year’s series of Advent Reflections drawn from Sunday scripture readings during Advent, reflections, prayers and action ideas based on the theme of creation and climate change.






Week three – ADVENT REFLECTION 2019 WEEK 3




October eBulletin available now.

Climate change action dominates the October NW NJPN E Bulletin leading with Greta Thunberg’s speech to the UN on 23 September plus articles from Extinction Rebellion, the Columbans, Unfold Zero, Green Christian, Amnesty International and Living Streets as well as an opinion piece from regular columnist US pastor and activist John Pavlovitz. Pat Gaffney reports on the Women in Black movement and Leeds J&P announce a prayer network initiative. Other topics include Safeguarding, World Mission Day and VMM’s 50th Anniversary, Diversity celebrated at the Notting Hill Carnival, Prisons Week, Jesuit Refugee Service, Male Slavery in Britain, World Day of the Poor, Church Action on Poverty, Housing Justice Sunday, Group News from Marple and a new CAFOD Schools Programme based on Laudato Si’. All this plus book reviews and a packed diary!

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