Wembley Stadium will be the setting for the Flame National Youth Congress 2012 on 24 March. The band Indecisive, RISE Theatre and a troupe from Kenya will be headlining. Speakers include: Archbishop Vincent Nichols, Barry and Margaret Mizen, Fr Timothy Radcliffe OP, Sr Catherine Holum, Fr Christopher Jamison OSB, Mgr John Armitage
More than 350 people attended CAFOD’s annual Pope Paul VI memorial lecture, given by Fr Christopher Jamison OSB at St Mary and St Michael’s Catholic Church in Shadwell, East London. Fr Christopher spoke on the theme of ‘Charity begins at home: but what is charity and where is home?’, looking at the role of the church in society and the importance of pursuing an ethical framework for
CAFOD’s 24th annual Pope Paul VI Memorial lecture will this year be given by Fr Christopher Jamison OSB, Benedictine monk, broadcaster and author. Fr Christopher will speak on: ‘Charity begins at home: but what is charity and where is home?’ In his lecture Fr Christopher will explore the many ways in which people approach charity and show how these approaches are affected by a sense of home that is no longer confined
Representatives from across England and Wales gathered on Saturday for a conference about ministry and outreach to non churchgoing Catholics. Three bishops, representatives from 19 dioceses and from a broad cross section of Catholic organisations were among nearly 90 delegates who came together to pray, share experiences and good practice.
More than 350,000 minutes were pledged by more than 100 people last Monday at the vibrant London launch of Million Minutes, a new Catholic charity to raise money for projects supporting young people. The focus in 2011 will be raising £1m through a UK-wide sponsored silence around Sunday 8 May. Danny Curtin, a recent President of the Young Christian Workers,
The Conway Hall in Red Lion Square, London, was draped in Humanist banners and Nope Pope placards on Wednesday for a lively debate on the forthcoming Papal visit. Organised by the Central London Humanist Group and the British Humanist Association, the evening was chaired by journalist Polly Tonybee.