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The Challenge of Poverty week: Thursday

Excerpts from the Apostolic Exhortation EVANGELII GAUDIUM of Pope Francis
Thursday 4th October
177. The kerygma has a clear social content: 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 implication centered on charity.

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