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Grapevine

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

  • Grapevine 7 | News from Adult Formation, Justice & Peace and Caritas (29/7/20)
    ‘A new experience of parish’An ‘Instruction’ from the Vatican’s Congregation of the Clergy might not be your usual holiday reading. But one came out last week which really is worth the effort: we highlight at the top of this issue of Grapevine. It takes a fresh look at the parish in the 2020s.  The parish, it…
  • Grapevine 6 | News from Adult Formation, Justice & Peace and Caritas (14/7/20)
    What is mine to do?This edition of Grapevine offers a menu of ministries – just a selection of the opportunities coming to our notice as we develop Caritas in the diocese.  If you’re in Derby, volunteer with Padley, the city’s homelessness charity.  In Nottingham, could you host a refugee?  If you’re in Leicestershire, why not join an ecumenical group…
  • Grapevine 5 | News from Adult Formation, Justice & Peace and Caritas (1/7/20)
    The time is nowFor all the stress and loss which the pandemic has brought, have you noticed the sense of a turning point?  The gospel writers talk of kairos, God’s moment of grace and opportunity.  Actually it’s always there: it just takes times like this for us to notice it! Grapevine this week invites you to seize the moment,…
  • Grapevine 4 | News from Adult Formation, Justice & Peace and Caritas (17/6/20)
    Opening doorsThis issue comes as the first of our parishes open their churches after lockdown.  It’s a tentative first step, requiring planning, preparation and patience.  It’ll be a while before it’s possible everywhere.  Even if we cannot yet welcome people into our churches, let’s keep open our hearts.  At the first general audience he gave, back in Holy Week 2018,…
  • Grapevine 3 | News from Adult Formation, Justice & Peace and Caritas (2/6/20)
    Welcome to GrapevineHere’s your third issue of Grapevine.  It sounds like people are finding it useful, so we’re carrying on!  Already nearly 1,000 people receive Grapevine direct into their inbox.  You are welcome to as well. If you’re not already signed up to receive Grapevine into your inbox, just click here to subscribe. This week we’ve got a…
  • Grapevine 2 | News from Adult Formation, Justice & Peace and Caritas (19/5/20)
    Welcome to GrapevineWe hope you enjoyed reading the first issue of Grapevine a week or two ago.  There’s plenty more where that came from – we hope to send an issue every couple of weeks. Several parishes circulated the last edition to parishioners with their own weekly email, or put it into their bulletin.  That’s what it’s all…
  • Grapevine 1 | News from Adult Formation, Justice & Peace and Caritas (7/5/20)
    Welcome to GrapevineIn these strange times, it’s more important than ever to stay in touch.  That’s why we’re joining forces to bring you a regular newsletter which combines the best of the news from the Adult Formation Department and Justice & Peace Commission.  It’s the essential bulletin for missionary disciples in Nottingham Diocese. Whilst we…