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4th March 2015
Columban J&P worker James Trewby and intern Anna Brown will be playing important roles in making Saturday’s FLAME 2 event successful. James has been involved in planning with CYMFED, the Catholic Youth Ministry Federation, and both he and Anna will be running workshops during the day.
3rd March 2015
The Christian environment charity, Operation Noah, will be hosting an ecumenical climate service before the ‘Time to Act’ national climate march this Saturday, 7 March, at St Mary le Strand Church, starting at 11.30am.
23rd February 2015
‘China and Climate Change’ is the topic of this year’s talks at the 15th Annual General Meeting of Cultural Exchange with China on Saturday 23 May. Keynote speakers are Columban eco-theologian Fr Sean McDonagh and Rob Elsworth, Climate and Energy Policy Analyst, CAFOD.
Columban Fr Eamonn O’Brien, Director of Cultural Exchange with China, will also address the topic, ‘Transcending the Made in China Tag’. The business of the AGM and planning for the future will be part of the day.
18th February 2015
Anna Brown is the first ‘Faith in Action Graduate Volunteer’, spending a year working with Columban Justice and Peace Education and St Mary’s University Chaplaincy. In the article below she reflects on a recent learning visit to the Philippines.
16th February 2015
People of faith were among hundreds of climate change activists who gathered at London’s City Hall on Saturday to call on Mayor Boris Johnson and the Greater London Authority (GLA) to divest from polluting fossil fuels.
12th February 2015
On 13 and 14 February thousands of people from across the world will take action to call on institutions and individuals to move their money away from fossil fuels as part of the first ever Global Divestment Day, linked to tackling climate change.
12th February 2015
Excellent downloadable Lenten resources have been produced by J&P activists in Shrewsbury Diocese on behalf of the National Justice and Peace Network. They include ‘A Lenten Journey: Action and Reflection Suggestions for Lent 2015’.
9th February 2015
The history of the Catholic Church in China in the early 20th Century and the lead up to the Communist take-over has not been widely written about yet.
6th February 2015
Young people don’t care about politics. Everyone knows that. Politicians promote the concerns of the aged because they turn up to vote. Young people don’t.
5th February 2015
In the January/ February 2015 edition of the Far East we continue our series on St. Columban, exploring the significance of a pilgrimage in the saint’s time and present day.
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Dates for your diary
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