CSAN and Caritas Salford with the support of the Catholic Women’s League have produced the attached leaflet about Community Sponsorship which will be sent to all parish priests early in the New Year, the letter can be seen by clicking here, and the leaflet can be downloaded by clicking here.
They hope it will promote the scheme and build on the generous response from the Catholic community in England & Wales. CSAN will be writing to the diocesan bishops to let them know of the mailing.
The latest issue of MouthPeace is now available.
Issue 104 for Winter 2018-19 features many topics, including;
A taste of Palestine—Amos Trust
Open your hearts to a Syrian family
Pax Christi – peace issues
Creation Season -report & suggestions for follow up
40 years of Traidcraft
The Capacity Foundation
A Flawed peace?
Sorrows of Mexico, Saint Oscar Romero & the Border, the Migrant Caravan
Dates and addresses
To read the issue please click here.
Or for past issues please click here.
Our greetings card campaigns provide you the chance to show solidarity with people, parishes and schools in The Holy Land, allowing them to feel supported and remembered at Easter and Christmas.
Christmas is a time for giving? Here is a small act that will make a big difference.
We can easily take Christmas cards for granted but there are other people in other parts of the world who would love to know that someone cares enough to remember them at this time of year.
If you would like to bring hope to the hearts of those who feel abandoned or forgotten by sending a card, then explore the following links and get writing!
If you are interested in sending Christmas cards to the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, and wish to know the correct procedure as well as parish addresses in Jerusalem, the Palestinian Authority and Israel, this is your link: You can find a list of parishes in The Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem by clicking here.
Moreover, there is the possibility of writing directly to Catholic schools in both Israel and Palestine which also come under the aegis of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem: You can find a list of schools in The Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem by clicking here.
However, before you rush off to the post office, and to avoid possible disappointment, please read our special list of You can find the suggestions for sending Christmas cards to parishes in The Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem by clicking here.
It would also be a nice extra detail for your intended recipient if you were able to convey your Christmas and New Year greetings in Arabic, you can find the translation by clicking here.
Another option is to support the latest initiative by ACAT (Action by Christians Against Torture) to reach out to individuals, and notably Christians, whose rights have been infringed as well as the organisations that stand firm in upholding their causes: The Action by Christians Against Torture List for Christmas 2018 can be found by clicking here.
You can also read past issues by clicking here.
If you would like to sign up to receive the ebulletin each month by email please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2018 Annual Assembly took place on Saturday 23rd June, from 10am to 4pm at the LACE Conference Centre, Croxteth Drive, Liverpool, L17 1AA.
Our speakers were Rt Hon Jane Kennedy, Celia McKeon, Frank Cottrell-Boyce, Kemi and Natasha Ryan and Fr Nicholas Postlethwaite,
All of the talks were filmed and can be watched on YouTube by clicking here.