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Pope Francis in Iraq – ‘in the eyes of God we are all brothers and sisters’

Pope Francis in Iraq – ‘in the eyes of God we are all brothers and sisters’

Posted: Tue, 09 Mar 2021 10:37

On Sunday, during his historic visit to Iraq, Pope Francis stood amid the ruins of the Syriac Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception in Mosul and shared three thoughts: (Photo: ANS)

If God is the God of life – for so He is – then it is wrong for us to kill our brothers and sisters in His Name.

If God is the God of peace – for so He is – then it is wrong for us to wage war... Read More »

Tags: Homepage, Justice and Peace, Pope Francis, Salesian Sisters, Salesian Youth Ministry, Salesians of Don Bosco

Fairtrade Fortnight: ‘Choose the World You Want’

Fairtrade Fortnight: ‘Choose the World You Want’

Posted: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 11:40

The theme for Fairtrade Fortnight this year, (22 February to 7 March 2021), is 'Choose The World You Want'. Our Province Justice and Peace Coordinator, Fr Marco Villani SDB, reports on an online event he attended this week, organised by Dover District Council in partnership with the Fairtrade Foundation:

The main speaker for the event, Adam Gardner, Head of Campaigns for the Fairtrade Foundation, spoke... Read More »

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Caring for all of God's creation

Caring for all of God's creation

Posted: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 13:56

In a Lenten Salesian Goodnight video from URSpace this week, Sr Gill McCambridge FMA looks at our understanding of God's 'kingdom', when we say the 'Our Father, and when we hear Jesus speak about it in the Gospels.

She asks us to consider what choices each of us can make this Lent, even in small things, to care for God's creation and for each other, especially those who are most in need.

Sr Gill is producing... Read More »

Tags: Homepage, Justice and Peace, Lent, Salesian Sisters, Salesian Spirituality