Refugee Camp

A Home – At Last…

By Kate McCullough Travelling long distances with young children is never easy.  None of the group of three volunteers and an interpreter expected the ride from Manchester Airport over the Snake Pass with our newly arrived refugee family to be … Read More

Cricket Ball

The Joy of Cricket

The chaotic scenes from Kabul airport of desperate families trying to find sanctuary were the inspiration that led the parish of St Gerard’s Thrybergh to contact both Rotherham Metropolitan Council (RMBC) and the Refugee Council. Families from Afghanistan were arriving … Read More

Charles De Foucauld

Charles De Foucauld

By John Wood On the 15th May 2022 Pope Francis canonized Charles de Foucauld who is considered a pioneer of interreligious dialogue. Born in 1858, Charles was a French aristocrat and religious, whose work and writings led to the foundation … Read More

Refugee camp

A Refugee Family’s story

By Kate McCullough Who are the refugees that Pope Francis, in his 2015 initiative, asked that ‘every parish, every religious community, every monastery, every sanctuary in Europe’ should host? It is heartening that this year, amid media hype about small … Read More