Funding for a new community garden

Funding for a new community garden

The Holy Family parish in Penzance is celebrating after being awarded £9,900 in funding from The National Lottery Community Fund, the largest funder of community activity in the UK, and £4,674 as a Community Gardens Award from the National Garden Scheme. The church...
Caring for Creation – Laudato Si’ Week

Caring for Creation – Laudato Si’ Week

This week marks the seventh anniversary of Pope Francis’ Encyclical – Laudato Si’. The degradation of our Common Home, aggravated by the current global pandemic, has had a disproportionate impact on everyone, especially on those who already face...
Youth Climate Mass – Be the positive change

Youth Climate Mass – Be the positive change

On Friday 5 November, around 60 pupils from seven schools within the Plymouth Roman Catholic Multi-Academy Trust (Plymouth CAST) came together at Plymouth Cathedral for a Mass to reflect and pray about climate change. Bishop Mark said that children and young people so...
World Day of the Poor 14th November 2021

World Day of the Poor 14th November 2021

In his message for the fifth World Day of the Poor, which takes place on 14th November 2021, Pope Francis said “If the poor are marginalized, as if they were to blame for their condition, then the very concept of democracy is jeopardized and every social policy will...
COP26 – UN Climate Summit Prayer

COP26 – UN Climate Summit Prayer

Prayer for COP26 The 2021 United Nations climate change conference, COP26, is taking place in Glasgow from Sunday, 31 October to Friday, 12 November 2021. Governments and negotiators from 197 countries will meet to discuss how to keep temperature rise below dangerous...
LAUDATO SI’ ACTION PLATFORM

LAUDATO SI’ ACTION PLATFORM

Caring for our brothers and sisters means caring for the home we share. This responsibility is “essential to a life of virtue” (LS 217). On 25 May 2021, Pope Francis launched the Laudato Si’ Action Platform – a seven year journey of ecological conversion...