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

Father Peter Hughes Talks | July 2017

Hear from Father Peter Hughes, an enlightening response to Laudato Si’.

Father Peter Hughes Laudato Si CAFOD

Father Peter Hughes

Father Peter Hughes will be hosting 3 inspiring talks on he Church’s response to Laudato Si’ and teaching us more about the Church’s work in Latin America. At the special campaigns event where you’ll hear from Father Peter Hughes, an Irish Columban priest from County Mayo who has spent most of his life as a missionary based in Lima, Peru.

The three talks will take place on the following dates:

CAFOD – Tackling Poverty and Injustice

CAFOD hosts a successful evening on Tackling Poverty and Injustice at the Parish of St Hugh of Lincoln

On Wednesday 30 November, over 21 people attended CAFOD’s Tacking Poverty and Injustice evening, with representatives from both Letchworth Garden City, the local catholic schools and neighbouring Parishes in Hitchin and Welwyn Garden City.

CAFOD Tackling Poverty and Injustice evening

CAFOD Tackling Poverty and Injustice evening

The meeting was opened by Father Jimmy Garvey, CAFOD Westminster Community Participation Coordinator Tony Sheen took the opportunity to thank attendees for their support of CAFOD over the years and particularly at the twice yearly Fast Days, which enables us to:

  • Respond to support people affected by humanitarian Emergencies such as those in Syria and who have fled as refugees to neighbouring countries such as Lebanon
  • Support  people with food water and shelter and counselling
  • Support communities affected by extreme weather conditions which might be extreme floods or drought and helping them to adapt to these situations and grow sufficient food

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