Voices from the Field – Father Peter Delivers Inspirational Talk

Inspirational talks from Father Peter on the challenges of Laudato Si’.

Father Peter Hughes Delivering His Talk

Father Peter Hughes Delivering His Talk

This month, we were very fortunate to host two talks by Father Peter about the challenges of Laudato Si’, what it really means to be a Catholic, and the question of poverty. He delivered an inspirational message at Comboni Missionary Sisters, Chiswick on Friday 14 July and at St Peter and St Paul Parish in Northfields, Ealing on Wednesday 19 July.

Several members of the local parish and community attended, and were invited to participate in a card-signing to show their support for CAFOD and this year’s Harvest Fast Day Appeal in El Salvador. Continue reading

Volunteer Experience: Meet CAFOD Volunteer John Mooney

Meet CAFOD Volunteer, John Mooney, who has been instrumental in campaigning against Poverty and Injustice!

John Mooney attending the Climate for Justice campaign march

John Mooney attending the Climate for Justice campaign march with Tony Sheen, Kathleen Nyland and Rosemary Dalton

John has been an active Campaign Volunteer both in his own Parish of St John Vianney, West Green Road , Tottenham as well as in neighbouring Parishes in the Haringey Deanery over 13 years.

John has done great work making his own Parish the first live simply parish in the Diocese back in 2013, check out our blog! Continue reading

Campaigns Volunteer Speaks Up for Climate Change

CAFOD campaign volunteer and parishioner at St. Lawrence’s Parish, Feltham, Miriam McEneaney, met with her local MP for the first time following the Climate Coalitions Week of Action. After meeting with Labour MP for Feltham and Heston, Seema Malhotra, she speaks about her experience.

 “Before the week of action, I phoned Seema’s Hounslow constituency office to make an appointment to see her in her surgery.”

“I met with Seema on Friday 28 October and she was lovely. She was very approachable and she made me feel at ease straight away. I did not want to bombard her with facts so I gave her the literature prepared by CAFOD – a sheet entitled “UK leadership on climate change and energy at home and abroad”.  Continue reading