It feels like a long time ago now but here’s an excellent write-up from the Romero retreat at the beginning of November. Enjoy.
In November 2017, CAFOD ran twelve day retreats for volunteers across England and Wales. Maggie Mairura from CAFOD Nottingham asked two campaigners – Rose and Veronica – to share what the day meant to them.
The Hope Valley
The simplicity of the Quaker Retreat house and the stunning scenery provided a wonderful setting for our day.
Volunteers from Birmingham, Hallam and Nottingham Dioceses came together to reflect on the life of Blessed Oscar Romero, hear about our partners overseas who work to defend human rights and to share the stories of our faith journeys.
Rose – Hallam “I came to the Romero retreat wounded and in pain over the goings on in my home country Malta. A journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia had been killed in a car bomb after writing blogs exposing corruption in the country. The retreat provided me with…
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