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Ty Mawr Retreat 29.11.17: Stories from El Salvador

It was a cool, damp morning in late November, when the Holywell Community set out across Monmouthshire to the Ty Mawr convent. As Fr Tom, Fr Mark and Sr Jennii tried to remember the way to the house (‘All roads around here lead to Ty Mawr! 1,190 more words


Oscar Romero and campaigning

On Saturday 18 November, CAFOD supporters from across the Archdiocese of Cardiff travelled to the peaceful environs of the Tŷ Croeso centre just outside Cwmbran in south-east Wales (for those of you who don’t know this beautiful part of the world) for a retreat on Blessed Oscar Romero, lead by Libby Abbott from our Campaigns team in Romero House, London. 492 more words

CAFOD South Wales

A very special pilgrimage - X

The final day and return to the UK.  What an experience this has been for the pilgrims.

After the usual 89 steps ascent and descend from her room to the dinning room for the last breakfast served by the wonderful ladies the group pack and leave the Centro Loyola.  423 more words


Bearing Witness

The more we can bear witness to another’s sacred story, the more we can heal each other and the world.” –Nicole Duenow, Healing House… 565 more words


Inspiring new play about Romero comes to Worth

Archbishop Oscar Romero challenged those in power in El Salvador and stood up for social justice. He paid the ultimate price for his bravery and was assassinated in 1980. 167 more words


A very special pilgrimage - IX

The last day in El Salvador before the trip back to the UK the following day.  What a wonderful way to spend the day at a CAFOD project.  620 more words


A very special pilgrimage - VIII

Coming towards the end of the pilgrimage, Debbie says “I am to overwhelmed at what people have had to go through and how they have so much hope and desire for things to get better. 283 more words

El Salvador