World Day of the Poor

1 Nov, 2019 | News

Words, dance and song will all be used to help to tell the story of the Church’s social outreach in our diocese in a major celebration at St Mary’s Cathedral on Saturday, November 16th.

The day will begin with a keynote speech from Sister Lynda Dearlove MBE, who is returning to her hometown to talk about her pioneering work.

Sister Lynda, a nationally and internationally renowned champion of women whose lives are caught up in the world of prostitution, will also preach at the closing liturgy, presided over by Bishop Terry, which will be a combination of reflection, dance, story and music.

Sister Lynda founded the Women at the Well service at Kings Cross, London, and has spent her life speaking up for vulnerable women.

The event takes place between 11 am to 2.30 pm and it is hoped that all Diocesan parishes will be represented.

Read more about this in the link below.

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