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Notes from Nowhere

As Brexit reveals the social and cultural disconnect between the educated and uneducated, Michael Merrick tells his own moving story... 

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Looking Forward

Looking forward to autumn and winter, read here about the vision for this blog...

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Patience and Perseverance

As we see failures of leadership and social division, what can we do to create the conditions for a new settlement for the common good?...

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Teaching the Common Good

How can children find fulfilment and grow into good citizens?  Teachers from Italy and Liverpool exchanged common good approaches in schools...

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Calling people of goodwill

Our new Bible study booklet shows the Common Good is a practice and something we build, as we work together across our differences...

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Openness to Encounter

We so often have to think about networking in our professional lives. What does this really mean? Are we truly open to encountering others?

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Called to be human

After the Manchester bombing, the spirit of Pentecost calls us to be a people capable of witnessing what it means to be a human person...

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Shalom

In troubled times, people of goodwill need to step up, to build a social peace. To work for Shalom is to mix with those our own crowd rejects...

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Good neighbours

Let’s be clear: the Common Good is not a utopian ideal to be imposed by one group upon another: it is built in relationship...

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