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

  • Grapevine 28 | News from Adult Formation, Justice & Peace and Caritas (14/7/21)
    ‘What shall we say the Kingdom of God is like?’Teaching is not just about conveying facts – it’s an act of the imagination.  Teacher and learner together create something new.  Jesus used many parables to attempt to describe the Kingdom of God, but more often than not he started with a question, one like this: ‘What shall we…
  • Grapevine 27 | News from Adult Formation, Justice & Peace and Caritas (29/6/21)
    A place for youThrough Caritas, our Catholic parishes, groups, schools and individuals can share in each other’s dreams for a better world.  Its mission of justice and charity is a wide remit.  There is sure to be a place for you in our six ‘ministries’ of care:– Building communities of missionary disciples– Environment and global responsibility– Offering social friendship and overcoming…
  • Grapevine 26 | News from Adult Formation, Justice & Peace and Caritas (15/6/21)
    “My hope and prayer is that the presence of Caritas  will play an important role in enabling and strengthening our parishes and chaplaincies to be more outward looking, more engaged with the needs of the most needy and marginalised of our society and world.” Bishop Patrick at Kindle the Fire on 22 May 2021. The Caritas covenantOn…
  • Grapevine 25 | News from Adult Formation, Justice & Peace and Caritas (19/05/21)
    Pentecost is nearly upon us, and with it Kindle the Fire, the online liturgy and launch of Caritas Diocese of Nottingham.  We’re just slipping out a cheeky reminder, in case you’re able to join us at the last minute.  Booking is still open – read on and register on the link below, and we’ll send you…
  • Grapevine 24 | News from Adult Formation, Justice & Peace and Caritas (11/05/21)
    Caritas is comingThe eve of Pentecost is a great time to be  launching Caritas in the Diocese of Nottingham.  I hope you’ll join us for an online celebration on 22 May to mark the moment.  Booking is now open, as you will see in this edition of Grapevine.   From Pentecost, Caritas will be our diocesan network for…
  • 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…