CAFOD Schools Volunteer, Margaret Hodgson has been doing great work on Power To be in some of our schools encouraging students to think about renewable and environmentally friendly energy. Margaret said “The students explored global statistics and then discussed what shocked them, surprised them and what gave them hope”
Join parishioners of St Mary’s Hencotes, Hexham NE46 2EB 10.00am, Sunday 22 October
For their Mass to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the birth of Blessed Oscar Romero.
Tea/coffee and cake will be served afterwards along with a showing of the film “Romero”.
All are most welcome to attend.
At 1pm, Esperanza Huayama, President of the Association of Forcibly Sterilised Women from the Huancabamba region in Peru, will speak on the work for justice and reparation.
Between 1996 and 1998, 200,000 women and 30,000 men were forcibly sterilised, many without consent or understanding of what the procedure meant for their fertility.
Our partner Peru Support Group and the University of Kent are supporting Esperanza raise awareness in the UK about forced sterilisation.