New resources for October, the Month of the Missions

Mission work

Dunkeld’s Vicar Episcopal for the Missions, Fr Mike Freyne, St Bernadette’s, Tullibody, has posted a series of series and links to share during October, traditionally Mission Month. First is a story in which both Archbishop Protase Rugambwa of Tanzania – the Secretary of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples – and Pope Francis, emphasise the importance of our missionaries …

Bishops are united against nuclear weapons

Justice and Peace, Mission work, Press release

During his historic visit to Japan last year, Pope Francis declared that “the use of atomic energy for purposes of war is immoral, just as the possession of atomic weapons is immoral”. Seventy-five years on from the unprecedented and horrific destruction of life at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, we are called to reflect prayerfully upon the UK’s own possession of nuclear …

Newport’s Nifty Knitters send homespun care

Mission work

Almost 10 years ago, parishioners at St Fillan’s, Newport-on-Tay started a ‘Nifty Knitting Group’ which gathered monthly to knit, have coffee and chat. Their efforts have bow gone half way around the world and they have been join by many of the local churches – and others without a faith connection. “Everyone is welcome,” said parishioner Anne Meiland, “and since …