1/ CAFOD Will you ask your Member of Parliament to act on the Pope’s call? Pope Francis has called for political leaders at the COP28 talks to prevent the climate crisis from causing even greater tragedies for communities that have contributed least to causing it.
Also, please urge the Foreign Secretary, to call for peace and international law to be upheld in the Holy Land at action.cafod.org.uk/page/136932/action/1?locale=en-GB
2/ Aid to the Church in Need Red Wednesday is 22nd Nov. The theme is Break the Silence on the persecution of Christians and all faiths, globally. We ask you to pledge your prayers and action this #RedWednesday. A second collection will be held for ACN next Sunday. acnuk.org/our-campaigns/redwednesday/ See display in the church
3/ Fairtrade Chocolate Advent Calendars with the Christmas message will be on sale this weekend after Masses, at £4.75 each
4/ Worthing Refugees Cuppa and Chat An informal weekly meet up for local refugees to interact and share experiences/tips while engaging in communicative activities in English. At CREW Climate Resilience Centre Worthing Thursday’s 2pm to 3pm.
5/ Fr Silvester Holy Family are continuing to collect items for the medical centre in Uganda. No drugs or medicines. Thank you
7/ Worthing 4 Refugees invite you to Home for Ukraine Sponsorship information evening 23rd November – 7:00 – 9:00pm Gordon Room, Stoke Abbott Rd, Worthing. We are hoping to attract local residents who are homeowners, who may be interested in supporting Ukraine residents via the Homes for Ukraine government scheme. You can book for this free event here:
8/ The United Nations Development Goals –The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Goal 15 https://sdgs.un.org/goals/goal15 https://sdgs.un.org/goals Protect, restore & promote sustainable use of terrestrial eco systems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification & halt & reverse land degradation & halt biodiversity loss. https://sdgs.un.org/goals