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We're Seeing Massive Reductions In Global Poverty

The escape from destitution and uncertainty of subsistence farming is one of the greatest accomplishments of the modern world. More people live longer, healthier, more peaceful lives today than anytime in the past. 104 more words

My name is Eunice: Poverty and Public Health

This week was my first week of residency orientation. As a part of the orientation we participated in a poverty simulation. We walked into the room we had been sitting in for the last 4 days, but it looked different. 1,397 more words

Volunteering with Oxfam

A year ago I hated my job – 5 days sweating over a keyboard left me depressed and unable to enjoy my weekends.  I spent my evenings shouting at the television. 461 more words

Walking Cross-Town. Or, on the Highway to Hell?

It’s late evening, the sun is setting, the end of a long day. I’m sitting in a Metro North train car on my commute home reflecting on the day. 651 more words


Worship and events this week

These are the daily services this week:
Monday June 26th – Mass at 7pm
Tuesday June 27th – No Mass
Wednesday June 28th – Mass at 7pm (Vigil of the Feast of Sts Peter and Paul) 193 more words

Service Times

Meeting with MP Mark Pawsey

Rugby MP Mark Pawsey will answer your questions on climate change and poverty on Friday July 7th.
The meeting takes place at 7.30pm at Sacred Heart Church Hall, Lime Tree Avenue, Bilton. 59 more words


25 June: Shared Table VII, Lunch with Pope Benedict.

Pope Emeritus Benedict has contrasted his style with that of Pope Francis,suggesting that he should have got among the people more. Yet Benedict did something radical in this direction when he came out of the Vatican and shared a Christmas meal with homeless people at the Sant’Egidio Community. 343 more words

Daily Reflections