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29 May - Who cares? Responding to the cry of the Earth  Caritas Westminster is hosting an evening of practical suggestions for how parishes can respond to the environmental crisis. There will be contributions from local and national organisations including CAFOD, CaFE, the Felix Project and more. 6:30pm-8:30pm, with refreshments from 6pm, at Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, London, SW1P 1QN. To get your free ticket, register here, email caritaswestminster@rcdow.org.uk, or call us on 020 7931 6077.

8June - Caritas Volunteer Fair - The Caritas Westminster Volunteer Service will be holding its annual Volunteers’ Fair showcasing volunteering opportunities across London. Those attending will have the chance to chat with different charities and find out more about their work and the roles available and hear talks and testimonials from different organisations. 1:00-3:00pm, at St Aloysius’ Parish Hall, Phoenix Road, Euston, NW1 1TA. To get your free ticket, email caritaswestminster@rcdow.org.uk, call 020 7931 6077, or search the event title on Eventbrite

10 June - The Micah Lecture 2019: ‘Populism and the Politics of Jesus’ The Diocese of Liverpool's Micah Lecture this year is given by Rev Canon Dr Angus Ritchie, Director of the Centre for Theology and Community in East London. The Lady Chapel, Liverpool Cathedral, 7pm. Booking on Eventbrite.

18 June - "Always room for one more" Children, Young People and Estates; stories of participation and partnering - the National Estate Churches Network (NECN) Conference 2019. 10am - 3pm, Bradford Cathedral, Bradford. £25 per head. Book here.

20 June - "Always room for one more" Children, Young People and Estates; stories of participation and partnering - the National Estate Churches Network (NECN) Conference 2019. 10am - 3pm, St Philip's Cathedral, Birmingham. £25 per head. Book here.

18 - 21 July - Social Reformers Summer School from the Jubilee Centre on the theme of: Food, relationships & the environment.  The Summer School is for people aged between 18 and 40 who are recent graduates, young professionals and others in business, public services or the charity sector. Westminster College, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0AA.  Full details and registration here.  

26-28 July Forgotten People, Forgotten Places: Being Church on the Margins - the annual conference of the National Justice and Peace Network in partnership with Church Action on Poverty. The focus of the conference is inspired by Pope Francis' call to be “a Church which is poor and for the poor”. The weekend includes workshops and plenary sessions looking at how we can cultivate churches which are focused on building the kingdom, not on growing the church; that listen to voices from the margins; that expect to be challenged and changed by our neighbours; which put an emphasis on sharing food and hospitality; which are hungry and thirsty for justice. Speakers include: Revd Deirdre Brower Latz, Professor Anthony Reddie and others. At the Hayes Conference Centre, Derbyshire. Booking here.

9 – 11 September The Conversational God - a small conference hosted by the Jubilee Centre. For Christians who believe that God’s people should be salt and light by seeking to transform relationships in society.  An opportunity for participants to deepen their understanding of God’s intentions for relationships by exploring different genres in the Bible. Involves sharing lessons and experiences in institutions in different spheres of society and internationally. Speakers to be announced. Jubilee Centre, Cambridge. Cost: £65 for the three days, including all refreshments. Booking here. Related event: participants are encouraged to register also for the Relational Thinking Conference on 12th-13th September, organised by the Relationships Foundation, for a wider secular audience.

12-14 September - the 2019 Zermatt Summit takes place in Switzerland with a three-day programme of contributors from business and academia. The focus this year is 'Entrepreneurship to serve the common good and the person' and focuses on alternatives to the broken economic model. Speakers will address how politics and business can help to support the planet's biodiversity and tackle inequality, poverty, injustice, exclusion and alienation. Speakers include a number of senior European business figures, social entrepreneurs and political thinkers. 

10 October - Catholic Social Teaching and the Economics of the Common Good - this year's Craigmyle Lecture organised by the Catholic Union of Great Britain will be given by Lord Maurice Glasman, the distinguished political theorist and founder of "Blue Labour". 6.30pm at Notre Dame University, 1 Suffolk Street, London. For more information and booking visit http://catholicunion.org.uk/

 

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