A prayer in uncertain times

Can we pray for those who will be offering hospitality at food banks, night shelters and on the streets, for those who keep in touch with the house bound and lonely, For all of us as we think of ways to lessen our carbon foot print   And for those affected in whatever way by…

Sewing group prepare for Easter!

The sewing group in Melbourne are preparing for Easter! Using their creative talents, learning how-to from each other and from you-tube, the fortnightly group based at Langton Hall is working on Easter projects – knitted bunnies and chicks to decorate the neo-natal baby unit at Broomfield, brightly coloured chicks with a drawstring pocket to hold…

Item of the Month

The Community’s library collection featured as February’s ‘Item of the Month’ on Durham University’s Palace Green Library website. Over the next 9 months, the book collection, now in Durham, will be catalogued to make it available to scholars of English Catholic communities in exile, religious education, and the history of the book.   Click on…

The Big Compost Experiment

Take part in UCL’s Big Compost Experiment! Launched back in November, the team at UCL asked members of the public to fill in an online questionnaire about their composting and recycling habits. With special reference to plastic packaging labelled as ‘compostable’, they want you to see whether your compost bin at home can break down…

Climate Change Conference 2020

6TH FEBRUARY 2020 For our government that they work together to make the Climate Change Conference in Scotland later this year truly productive and that each one of us finds ways making this a greener country.   The Operation Noah Prayer Creator God, how deep are your designs! You made a living earth, cloud, rain…

As we leave the EU

31ST JANUARY 2020 As we leave the EU tonight let us pray for unity in our country; that we build a new future with a strong, inclusive and tolerant society and that our government will act with justice and compassion The Prayer “We are a nation proud of our diversity and strong values of inclusion,…

Christmas 2019

The Community brought local people together over Christmas for parties (including some bell ringing at Howe Close!), a trip to the pantomime for the young people of Melbourne and singing and dancing on Christmas day in Langton Hall.  

General Election

12TH DECEMBER 2019 Lord We know that you care for us, our country and all our concerns Be with all those that are involved with the election tomorrow, those that want to run our country and those that will support them. Give each of them the grace of a heart that reaches out to people,…

General Election December 2019

With the upcoming General Election only a couple of weeks away, we share below an extract from an article which caught our attention on CAFOD’s website  What should I ask election candidates in my area? Along with our sister charity Caritas Social Action Network (CSAN), we (CAFOD) have produced a list of actions you can…