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New Cardinals of the Church
Prayers of Thanksgiving and Congratulations today will be said today for the 13 new Cardinals appointed by Pope Francis. "They come from Africa, Asia, North and South America and Italy. In addition, there is a particular accent on the sons of St Francis during the year in which the Encyclical "Fratelli tutti" was published."


Interfaith Rainforest Initiative
"The
Interfaith Rainforest Initiative
is working to mobilize the power and influence of the world’s religions to protect tropical forests and the rights of indigenous peoples. L
earn more about their work building faith-based movements to end tropical deforestation in Brazil, Colombia, DRC, Indonesia and Peru." Visit their website here
This group has been established in conjunction with the UN Environment programme, The World Council of Churches and the Parliament of World Religions, to name but a few, to bring commitment, influence and moral authority of religions to protect the world's rainforests and the indigenous peoples that serve as their guardians. #FaithForForests







Remembrance Week
As Remembrance Week approaches, there are lots of things we can do to show our support for the Royal British Legion's Poppy Appeal.
-We have obtained a limited supply of paper poppies for anyone who cannot get hold of one - please contact us at the Parish office if you need one
-Print off or make a poster for your window? A perfect activity in half term!
-Make a donation to the appeal: ONLINE BY PHONE "Remember you can always call our friendly fundraising support team on 0845 845 1945 to make a donation by phone."
BY TEXT
To donate £2 text POPPY2 to 70545*
To donate £5 text POPPY5 to 70545*
To donate £10 text POPPY10 to 70545*
*Texts cost £2, £5, or £10 plus one standard network rate message (typically 97% of the donation amount goes to the Royal British Legion). "We will contact you by text on the mobile number you used to allow you to let us know how you would like to be contacted in the future and to find out whether you would like to add Gift Aid to your donation."
Veteran Lawrence

"Without the help of the Legion I would be dead now, 100%." When veteran Lawrence was unable to work due to Covid-19, his debt suddenly spiralled by almost 400%. Luckily our Benefits, Debt and Money Advice team (BDMA) were able to help. “They have helped me sort out both my mental health and my financial health. I’m debt-free and looking forward to starting a new career, I cannot thank them enough." Your Poppy Appeal donations help people like Lawrence get back on their feet and this year, we need your help more than ever. Read more about Lawrence’s story on our website. 

24-7 Prayer initiative
"How can we sing the song of the Lord in this very strange land?"
Online forum 24-7 Prayer is launching a series starting today, leading to their Online Gathering later in the week. Watch their video CLICK HERE and download their Lectio 365 app.



Apart, yet together. #ChurchAtHome

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