New calendar event

Do you wonder what all the fuss is about Climate Change? Does it matter? Is it somebody else’s problem?

Some countries are more exposed than others to the effects of Climate Change. Come and listen to a salutary talk about the Future of Food at the St Wilfrid’s Parish Centre on the 30th September 2019 at 7pm.

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The Surprise of the Gospel

News just in of a joint venture between Lancaster, Liverpool and Salford Diocese supported by Bishop Paul. Fr Hugh Pollock from Kendal is one of the speakers. It is on the feast day of St Peter and Paul on 29th June. See poster for details.

Community News: Shirley’s run

Shirley Russo will be lining up at the start of the London Marathon on Sunday 28th April. She took on this challenge with a hope that she could raise £2000 for the Jesuit Missions. Both the running and fund raising are tough challenges.

We can’t help Shirley go the distance but we can help her raise mission funds. If you want to encourage her you can donate through Virgin Money Giving.

You can follow Shirley’s progress during the race by downloading the Marathon App onto your smart phone. The App can be downloaded from here. Shirley’s bib number is 43232.

Run Shirley Run!

Mon 18th Mar 6:30pm: Vigil for victims of NZ terror attack

This unfortunately came in too late to make the Sunday News Letter.

Preston Faith Forum invite you to attend a vigil for those killed and injured in the terrorist attacks in New Zealand on Friday.

If you can attend it would be good to show your solidarity and defiance against the rise of hatred and violence. It is important to come together and declare that we will not be intimidated or divided.

Details
Date: Monday 18th March 2019
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Preston Flag Market (outside the Harris Library)

Community news: Two good causes.

Shirley’s run

Shirley Russo is going to run the London Marathon to raise funds for the Jesuit Missions. She has taken on the challenge of raising £2000 for the missions and is training hard. If you see Shirley then give her your support. It is not easy to run a marathon.

If you want to help her reach her target you can donate through Virgin Money Giving.

Fundraising for the Dementia Singing Group

Alan Clayton invites us to the Playhouse on Friday 26th April. Alan and his friends are raising funds for the Playhouse and the Dementia Singing Group at the Centre. Come along, it will be great fun.

The Care of Creation – A talk by Fr Xavier Jeyaraj SJ

An update on this event. Fr Xavier is going to speak at St Wilfrid’s Parish Centre in the afternoon and at the Xaverian Mission in the evening. He will present us with an interesting question “Is Leadership too important to be left to Leaders?”

For the afternoon session click here

For the evening session click here which gives details on how to book. Booking advisable as we are limited to an audience of 80.