Paul McGowan of Pax Christi and the Coventry J&P Group has drafted a letter (attached as a Word document) which might be of interest to Justice and Peace people in Birmingham Archdiocese as a guide and the basis of your own personal letters to your local MP’s.
Wednesday 16th December: “Blessed Oscar Romero- His life and legacy”
A talk by Julian Filochowski, Chair of the Archbishop Romero Trust, at 7:30pm in St Austin’s Church Hall, Wolverhampton Road, Stafford, ST17 4AW. Organised by Stafford Justice and Peace. Further details from: firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday 18th December: United Nations International Migrants Day See www.un.org/en/events/migrants day
Thursday 28th January: Birmingham Christian Homelessness Forum. Next meeting, from 10.30-12noon hosted by the Betel City Centre Church, 122–138 Sherlock Street, Birmingham, B5 6NB. Some free parking is available outside the church. More details soon.
Sunday 17th January: Peace Sunday
Resources available from Pax Christi: http://paxchristi.org.uk/news-and-events/peace-sunday/
Sunday 17th January: World Day of Migrants and Refugees
Sunday 24th January: Homeless Sunday
Free downloadable resources are ready now, and will help you organise your dedicated service and any additional activities you wish to engage in. http://www.housingjustice.org.uk/data/__resources/660/HS2016-RESOURCES.pdf
Wednesday 27th January: Holocaust Memorial Day:
Info and resources: http://hmd.org.uk/resources/theme-papers/hmd-2016-dont-stand#sthash.4QXCGBtv.dpuf
Sunday 7th February: Church Action on Poverty Sunday
Resources and info: http://www.church-poverty.org.uk/sunday
Monday 29th February to Monday 13th March: Fairtrade Fortnight 2016
Find out more: http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/en/get-involved/current-campaigns/fairtrade-fortnight-2016