Bringing Christ to our World Today – Advent Series

How does our faith lead us to see the Incarnate Christ present in the world and compel us to work for the healing of our earth?

Join us at Lancashire Martyrs Church for our Advent series:

30 November:  Col. 1:15-20 Remembering Christ in the beauty of our common home

7th December: Rm.8:18-27: Identifying Christ in the suffering of our earth and God’s people

14th December: Jn. 1:1-14: Bringing Christ’s life and hope to our world

Time: 10:30 – 12:30 (Tea and coffee provided)

Format: Using the CaFE DVD “Global Healing”, Laudato Si, Scripture and poetry, we will explore the reality of Christ’s Incarnate Word today.

Presenters: Sister Joan Kerley, FMSJ and Maria Kidd

Contact: 1.  Sister Joan Kerley, FMSJ; 0161 971 7842; E:

Programme at:

Lancashire Martyrs Church Hall, Hallstead Avenue,                 Little Hulton M38 0DL



CAFOD ‘Share the Journey’ 1 mile walk of solidarity and picnic – 1pm,1st July, Alexandra Park Oldham

This year, the Holy Father urges us to reach out to our brothers and sisters who are forced to flee their homes. This new campaign is called Share the Journey.

You can Share the Journey by joining us on a walk. This is not just any walk, this is a walk around the world.

Schools, parishes, and local communities across England and Wales, including our own, will be walking to show solidarity with people on the move. Together, we are aiming for 24,900 miles – the distance around the whole world.

CAFOD will use this shared journey to deliver a powerful message to world leaders, who meet in September 2018 to agree two global agreements on refugees and migration.

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Please join us with your family and friends for our CAFOD picnic and 1 mile walk of solidarity, taking place on 1st July, 1pm, at Alexandra Park Kings Rd Oldham, OL8 2BH, meeting close to the Boat House cafe by the Park Rd entrance. Every mile counts!

Share the Journey Walk – Burnley

St John the Baptist’s CAFOD Group in Burnley will be walking in solidarity with their refugee sisters and brothers who are fleeing war, persecution, natural disasters and extreme poverty.

Inspired by Pope Francis,  they are responding with compassion and calling on governments to protect the human dignity of people on the move. Their “Share the Journey” walk will be taking place on Saturday 23rd June at 11am, during Refugee Week (18th – 24th June). The walk will start by the canal bridge, Barden Lane (Burnley, BB12 0DX) and continue along the canal to Brierfield at Junction 12 (B&Q, BB9 6RT). Those who are feeling fit enough will then return along the canal to the starting point, a total walk of approximately 3.5 miles.

Please come and join the walkers from St John’s on their walk of solidarity and be a voice for the voiceless, see details above and poster below for contact details. Parking is available at St John the Baptist’s, Ivy Street, Burnley, but this is about half a mile walk from the canal start. Alternative, limited parking is available nearer the start point,  along Barden Lane on the Burnley side of the railway bridge.

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Please feel free to download the poster to advertise, just click below:

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