Sunday 24th May: Short service to mark the occasion of Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador being declared Blessed by Pope Francis the previous day, Saturday 23rd. At 4pm., St Anthony's Church, Bee Lane, Fordhouses, based on the evening prayer of the church, during which there will be music, special prayers and a short video about Oscar Romero. All are welcome!!
Friday 29th May: Applications close for the CAFOD great gap year scheme for the September 2015 placement at Newman University. If you’re aged 18-24 and have experience of University life, apply for the placement as a Chaplaincy Assistant at Newman University, which includes a three week visit to CAFOD partners. All the details can be found at cafod.org.uk/stepintothegap.
Monday 8th June: Restore’s Annual Meeting from 7.30pm at Carrs Lane Church in the city centre. It will be a celebration and overview of Restore’s work. All are welcome.
Thursday 11th June: St. Chad's Sanctuary Open Evening
From 6pm to 9pm.72-74 Shadwell St, Birmingham B4 6HA. An opportunity to meet the Sanctuary team and see what they do with the many kind donations, and to hear stories from asylum seekers and refugees. A rolling schedule each hour to see the building and join an introductory workshop on work with asylum seekers. All welcome.
Monday evenings, 22nd and 29th June, and 6th July: Restore training course at St George’s Community Hub. Please promote this to anybody you think may be interested in learning more about refugee issues or becoming a befriender.
Postings from the Commission Administrator