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The Challenge of Poverty week: Saturday

  • Excerpts from the Apostolic Exhortation EVANGELII GAUDIUM of Pope Francis
  • Saturday 6th October
191. In all places and circumstances, Christians, with the help of their
pastors, are called to hear the cry of the poor…. Seeing their poverty,
hearing their cries and knowing their sufferings, we are scandalized
because we know that there is enough food for everyone and that hunger is
the result of a poor distribution of goods and income.
  • Moving from Thought to action

    • Poverty awareness week takes place this week from 1st-7th October. During this week, we will support our local food bank. Please bring along donations and leave them in the box in the porch. The Mini-Vinnies will then make sure they are given to the food bank. Pope Francis writes: “At the very heart of the gospel is life in community and engagement with others. The content of the first proclamation has an immediate moral