April 2016

The Wombles are worth it!

2016-04-21 09:06

The Wombles are running once again in the London Marathon! Most bystanders will not see that, beneath the amazing costumes are some amazing people. It just so happens that this year’s Womble and his companion are Jesuit novices, Jacques St Laurent and Chris Brolly, running with the Wimbledon-based Jesuit Missions team. This year, they are running to support refugees in Syria. Each team member’s targeted fundraising goal will pay a doctor’s fees for one whole year.

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“You are in my backyard”

2016-04-13 09:02

“You are in my backyard – and so I am going to visit you to see how you are, what’s happening with you and the family and to hear your story”... and so Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew have planned to travel together in an unprecedented trip to the migrants huddled together on the Greek island of Lesbos.

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