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16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence Campaign

16 Days Campaign Display in our church this weekend The 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence is an annual worldwide campaign to raise awareness and inspire action to end sexual and gender-based violence. The campaign starts on November 25th, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and ends on December 10th, International

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CAFOD PowertoBe Campaign

Here at St Mary’s Catholic Church at Leek in the Staffordshire Moorlands we have just taken part in the CAFOD PowertoBe Campaign. Father Michael is pictured with our CAFOD representative Lily and members of the Justice and Peace group – who encouraged parishioners to sign petition cards. Our efforts were rewarded with 164 signed cards

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CAFOD World Gifts Christmas 2016

CAFOD World Gifts The true spirit of Christmas giving Led by our Justice and Peace Group, especially David and Julia Ganner and Lily Morrell, we had an imitation Christmas tree dressed with colourful glittery ‘baubles’. People were encouraged to write Christmas greetings on these and make a donation towards World Gifts. Thanks to David and

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Justice and Peace Group

The group met for the first time on Monday 28th September. Nine members of the parish attended, led by Veronica Johnson-Jones. Some discussion took place as to a definition of Justice and Peace and to the remit of the group. It was proposed that, as a starting point for a definition we should consider Matthew

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