Power To Be: Pilgrimage to Holy Island

The countdown to CAFOD’s Power To Be Pilgrimage to Holy Island has now beganPower to the people.

There is just fifteen days to go. We invite CAFOD volunteers from around the region to join us. Bring a group of people from your parish or just bring a friend. everyone is welcome.

Our walk across the sands begins at 1.00pm and you are asked to meet at the starting point (which will be clearly marked) at 12.45pm.  If you are unable to walk across the causeway then there is a liturgy in St Aidan’s RC Church at 1.30pm. Then there is our Mass of Thanksgiving at 4.00pm which will be celebrated by Fr Chris Hughes.

Come and join us.

Sign our Power To be Campaign action card.

Sign up at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mass-of-thanksgiving-for-volunteers-holy-island-tickets-33241373844?aff=erelpanelorg

A major coup for the North-East

On Thursday 2nd February, Lord Nicholas Stern will reflect on what’s happened in the ten years since his landmark report on the economic impacts of climate change.


Lord Nicholas Stern climate change.

This major event will be held at Newcastle University and  will be followed by a panel discussion on Christian Responses to Climate Change including CAFOD’s very own Maria Elena Arana. Click below for full details.

4th Newcastle Jubilee Development lecture

 ‘No Place Like Home’: Exploring Palestinian realities after 50 years of occupation


Sunday 30th January 2017

2.30pm for 3.00pm start

St Charles Parish Centre, Church Road,

Gosforth NE3 1TX

The Jerusalem Legal Aid Centre is a pioneering Palestinian human rights organisation. Since its inception over 37 years ago, it has provided pro-bono legal aid and services to some of the poorest and most marginalized people and communities in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

Join us to hear from JLAC’s Director Issam Aruri and EU Project Coordinator Shu’la Abdelhadi about the realities of life under occupation.

All are welcome. Why not bring a friend?

For more information contact 0191 384 4847 or sign up at: https://jlactalknewcastle.eventbrite.co.uk

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