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Vacancy: Courtyard Youth Worker

22nd March 2017

Million Minutes is seeking a highly motivated, passionate youth worker with an understanding and experience of working in a Catholic setting, with proven skills in motivating volunteers and young people at risk of exclusion, for it's Courtyard programme.

St Paul's Catholic College in Sunbury Steps Forward in Love

22nd March 2017

Caritas Westminster has been encouraging parishes to participate in its ‘Love in Action’ engagement programme.

The Caritas Volunteer Service has launched!

21st March 2017

We have recently launched the Caritas Volunteer Service to create a one-stop-shop for volunteering in the Catholic community.

There's No Health Like Mental Health- Parish Workshops

16th March 2017

Caritas Westminster is working with Welcome Me As I Am and Mind to run four workshops across the diocese on supporting those with mental health issues in a parish setting.

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Caritas St Joseph's Nativity Cribs

16th March 2017

Caritas St Joseph's can design and make a new Christmas Nativity Crib to suit the size and space in your Church.
These cribs are made by adults with learning disabilites in their joinery class.

Faces of Mercy

Faith Matters: Lent 2017-‘Faces of Mercy’

16th March 2017

Throughout Lent, the Agnecy for Evangelisation are running a series of talks focussing on mercy.

The Art of Dying Well

16th March 2017

A new website offers support for those coping with death and dying.

The “Jungle” in Calais

16th March 2017

 Painful poverty, violence, and an absolute absence of law to safeguard human and children’s rights created moments of hell for a population that swelled to 10,000 over the years at the makeshift facility, said Brother Johannes Maertens speaking at Christ Church Spitalfields for a Caritas event on refugees.

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Empowered are the organised

14th March 2017

Bekele Woyecha celebrates the 20th anniversary of The East London Citizens Organisation (TELCO)

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St Patrick's Singalong

7th March 2017

Come and start off your St Patrick's Day celebration, with a dementia-friendly singalong at Clayton Crown pub, in Cricklewood.

After the Jungle: What Next?

7th March 2017

Frustration, love, hopelessness, community – these were some of the contrasting words used to describe the Calais Jungle by those who had been to the camp.

Community Sponsorship of Refugees

6th March 2017

On Wednesday the 1st of February, Caritas Westminster alongside Capital Mass, held an information sharing event about the Home Office Community Sponsorship Scheme.

Credit Unions: Building a Financial Community

6th March 2017

Last month the Cardinal became the 1000th member of the Churches Mutual Credit Union. Click here to read more about why Credit Unions are important.

Refugees: Next Step Panel Discussion

6th March 2017

A recent forum at Caritas’ Westminster office saw refugee activists and church leaders address the generosity of heart that underpins efforts to support Syrian asylum seekers now being absorbed into communities throughout the United Kingdom.

50 Reasons to be Grateful

3rd March 2017

Bakhita House, the shelter for women rescued from human trafficking and slavery, has now been open for 18 months and I have 50 reasons for being grateful, proud and hopeful.

Bakhita House Wins Social Action Award

1st February 2017

Caritas Bakhita House has won the Silver award for Best Social Action Project from the Christian Funders Forum. Bakhita House was nominated by the Maurice and Hilda Laing Charitable Trust, one of the major supporters of the project.

Mental Health Care with Compassion

1st February 2017

Quite often we are confronted with problems that have long and complicated solutions, and as such are seen as insurmountable. Mental health is a topic that is increasingly being talked about, not just in our homes, but on the news and in the papers.

Step Forward in Love by Fr Shaun Middleton

1st February 2017

A review of the Love in Action programme by Fr Shaun Middleton, Parish Priest of St John Fisher, North Harrow.

Volunteers Needed - Winter Night Shelter

1st February 2017

Volunteers are needed to help support the important work of the West London Night Shelters- which you can read about here. During the coldest months of the year, night shelters provide a hot meal, a warm place to stay, and breakfast for people who would otherwise be sleeping on our streets.

Living Fully 2016: Disability, Culture and Faith - A Celebration

1st February 2017

On June 23-26, in Rome, the Living Fully Symposium and Conference co-hosted by the Pontifical Council for Culture and The Kairos Forum, brought together persons with disabilities, theologians, clergy, religious, families, and laity for a four-day conference.

Love in Action featured on Vatican Radio

1st February 2017

Listen to John Coleby, Director of Caritas Westminster, speak about the Love in Action programme on Vatican Radio!

Love in Action Launch

1st February 2017

On Thursday the 1st of December, Caritas Westminster launched Love in Action, with an event at Our Lady of Victories, Kensington.

Presents for Prisoner's Children

1st February 2017

This Christmas, Caritas Westminster teamed up with Pact to help provide the children of prisoners with a Christmas present. Seven parishes and one school took part in the project, providing around 350 presents. 

Refugees Welcome Fundraiser, 2 December 2016

1st February 2017

On Friday the 2nd of December the RBKC refugees welcome committee is hosting a fundraiser to help move syrian families into the Kensington and Chelsea community.

The Last Bastion of Hope for Many

1st February 2017

On 22 September a team from Caritas Westminster and a small group of volunteers set off to Calais to visit Maria Skobtsova House, a hospitality house run by Brother Johannes Maertens that seeks to help the most vulnerable inhabitants of “The Jungle”.

Watch Edward De Quay Talk about Social Isolation

1st February 2017

Hertfordshire hub worker Edward De Quay talks about social isolation at the CSAN 2o16 seminar.
You can find out more about the work Caritas does to combat social isolation by clicking here.

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Watch Edward De Quay Talk about Social Isolation

Hertfordshire hub worker Edward De Quay talks about social isolation at the CSAN 2o16 seminar.
You can find out more about the work Caritas does to combat social isolation by clicking here.

The Last Bastion of Hope for Many

On 22 September a team from Caritas Westminster and a small group of volunteers set off to Calais to visit Maria Skobtsova House, a hospitality house run by Brother Johannes Maertens that seeks to help the most vulnerable inhabitants of “The Jungle”.

Refugees Welcome Fundraiser, 2 December 2016

On Friday the 2nd of December the RBKC refugees welcome committee is hosting a fundraiser to help move syrian families into the Kensington and Chelsea community.

Presents for Prisoner's Children

This Christmas, Caritas Westminster teamed up with Pact to help provide the children of prisoners with a Christmas present. Seven parishes and one school took part in the project, providing around 350 presents. 

Love in Action Launch

On Thursday the 1st of December, Caritas Westminster launched Love in Action, with an event at Our Lady of Victories, Kensington.

Love in Action featured on Vatican Radio

Listen to John Coleby, Director of Caritas Westminster, speak about the Love in Action programme on Vatican Radio!

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