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Grapevine, the newsletter for Adult Formation, Justice & Peace and Caritas published by the Nottingham Diocese.

  • Grapevine 23 | News from Adult Formation, Justice & Peace and Caritas (27/04/21)
    Join us to craft the Common GoodBooking opens today for ‘The Word and the Common Good’, a chance to meet others from around the Diocese and explore what Catholic Social Teaching could look like in practice, locally and globally, in the wake of Covid-19.  It takes place on Monday evenings from 7 June, but you…
  • Grapevine 22 | News from Adult Formation, Justice & Peace and Caritas (13/04/21)
    Resurrection: the tender revolutionWe’re used to thinking of the resurrection as a moment in time – the moment when Christ who was dead becomes alive.  But as we emerge from lockdown, this Easter feels different – it is also a slow dawning of something new. The coming months invite us to reconnect with friends, family and neighbours, discover new…
  • Grapevine 21 | News from Adult Formation, Justice & Peace and Caritas (30/03/21)
    In this issue– How has Covid-19 affected you? Take the diocesan survey– Prepare the future – workshop on 21 April– Here: Now: Us – three more Open Evenings: a chance to find out more– And a clutch of forthcoming events to interest you.Sign up to receive Grapevine direct to your inbox: click here Share your story of…
  • Grapevine 20 | News from Adult Formation, Justice & Peace and Caritas (08/03/21)
    Reweaving  the parishA couple of weeks ago 30 people joined the first ‘open evening’ for Here: Now: Us.  It was a great opportunity to share impressions of the impact of the pandemic on the life of our respective parishes, and the steps we can take out of lockdown and into mission. In the breakout discussions, one…
  • Grapevine 19 | News from Adult Formation, Justice & Peace and Caritas (23/02/21)
    Watching for dawn With a vaccine and a roadmap, we can begin to take responsibility for the future again.  We don’t know what it will be like, but here are a few things we do know.    Many will be poorer, and a few will be richer.  The pandemic’s shadow will fall longest on the young, and…
  • Grapevine 18 | News from Adult Formation, Justice & Peace and Caritas (08/02/21)
    Join our Team Laudato Si’!This edition of Grapevine lists lots of events, and there’s one in particular that’s shaping up to make a big difference here in the diocese.  In this critical year for the future of our planet, the Global Catholic Climate Movement is  inviting you to train as a Laudato Si’ Animator, bringing Pope Francis’ ‘green’ encyclical to…
  • Grapevine 17 | News from Adult Formation, Justice & Peace and Caritas (14/01/21)
    2021: a year for solidarityAfter the hopeful news last month about vaccinations, it seems the start of 2021 will get more difficult for a while.  Let us pray often for those in medicine and other front line services, as well as those they care for.  The world needs people who are here for each other.  Catholic…
  • Grapevine 16 | News from Adult Formation, Justice & Peace and Caritas (21/12/20)
    Nottingham Diocesan Justice and Peace Commissionwishes you the blessings and peace of the Word made flesh,this Christmas and throughout the coming year.   Thank you for travelling with us through 2020 on the journey of missionary discipleship – and in particular, as we build our part as a diocese in the Church’s global Caritas network.…
  • Grapevine 15 | News from Adult Formation, Justice & Peace and Caritas (10/12/20)
    A season of preparationThe Covid-19 vaccination programme is a game-changer.   Finally it is possible to imagine a future again.  How will you use your freedom?  For sure, herd immunity is months away, and there will no doubt be setbacks along the way.  But let’s use these months as a time of preparation and reappraisal, like a…
  • Grapevine 14 | News from Adult Formation, Justice & Peace and Caritas (18/11/20)
    The work of hopeOn Saturday 7 November, Nottingham Diocese took its first steps in Caritas.  Over eighty people gathered by Zoom for Together we are Caritas. People found the opportunity to meet, listen, share, make plans and make friends ‘inspiring’, ‘encouraging’ and ‘uplifting’.  With your help Caritas will continue to be all of those things.  More important still, through Caritas we will…
  • Grapevine 13 | News from Adult Formation, Justice & Peace and Caritas (3/11/20)
    Unlocking compassionJust as we enter the second lockdown of the Covid-19 pandemic, today’s Grapevine shares something which has borne fruit in the first.  We’d like to tell you about the Catholic Partnership for Covid Emergency Relief, here in the Diocese of Nottingham – and invite you to be part of it. Even when we are confined behind closed…
  • Grapevine 12 | News from Adult Formation, Justice & Peace and Caritas (21/10/20)
    ‘A heart open to the world’Pope Francis issued his new encyclical Fratelli Tutti on 4 October.  It’s been said that where his previous encyclical Laudato Si’ taught that ‘everything is connected’, the theme of Fratelli Tutti is ‘everyone is connected’.  This edition of Grapevine offers you  ways to get a piece of it. As usual we’ve got some other opportunities for growing in missionary…