Welcome the Stranger Service

Thank you to all who attended the lovely service at St. Monica’s Church.

Thank you to everyone involved or who attended the Welcoming the Stranger service on Wednesday 19 April.


Welcoming the Stranger with the Lampedusa Cross

St Monica’s parish, Enfield the Welcoming the Stranger group hosted the event at Palmers Green. See www.thestations.org.uk for further information.

In the service, Fr Paulo explained about the refugee situation and the significance of the Lampedusa cross.

The service was attended by representatives from the Enfield Refugee Welcome Group, including CAFOD Volunteer Frances Halliday and Alan Seldon from St Monica’s parish. Information leaflets were distributed to everyone who attended. See http://www.enfieldrefugeewelcome.org/

St Monica’s has already had a collection which raised £2700, with the Church of Christ the King, Cockfosters raising an additional £1400.

Thank you once again to everyone involved in the service. Send a message of hope today and support the Refugee Crisis.

Finchley Catholic High School reflect in Solidarity for Refugees

Thank you to the staff and students at Finchley Catholic High School for taking the time to understand more about the refugee crisis and show solidarity with them.

Well done and thank you to our CAFOD Schools Volunteers Annie and Joe who visited the school. Through the visit both staff and students were able to find out more about the Refugee Crisis and the Lampedusa Cross.

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St Mellitus Welcome the Stranger with Cards of Solidarity

Thank you to the parish of St Mellitus for supporting our campaign by writing messages of hope to refugees, using our refugee solidarity liturgy.

Parishioners writing their messages of hope for refugees CAFOD solidarity card Lamepdusa Cross

Parishioners writing their messages of hope for refugees

Back in November the parish of St Mellitus showed their support and took action on the refugee crisis by completing CAFOD’s Solidarity cards and sending their messages of hope to refugees throughout the world.

You too can support our campaign using our refugee solidarity liturgy with your school, parish or group, and finding out more about a Catholic response to the refugee crisis. Each of us, moved by faith, can respond in welcome, respect and love.

Send a message of hope to refugees