Edelmira and Martir are farmers in El Salvador. They live on and depend on their land. The harvest they reap is used to put food on the table, and sold to buy essential items such as clothes and medicine. 

CAFOD's partner, Solidaridad CVX, are working with farmers like...

"The important thing is not to walk alone, but to rely on each other as brothers and sisters, especially under the leadership of the bishops, in a wise and realistic pastoral discernment."

From Bishop Alan

"As I write this foreword I have just returned from the diocesan...

CAFOD dismayed by Sainsbury's move away from Fairtrade. 

Follow this link>>> for more information and to join 95,000 people who have signed the petition to Sainsbury's. Aim is to get to 150,000 signatures. 


St. Thomas’ TELCO Team are working with a team of other faith organisations in Redbridge on a community sponsorship project. This is a government scheme whereby local communities are involved in the welcoming and resettlement of a vulnerable refugee family fleeing war....

Come and see ZOOTROPOLIS on Friday 29th September at 6pm in the Friary Gardens. There will be a BBQ and licensed bar. Tickets for cinema will be £6 on the door (under 3 free). Advance bargain tickets can be purchased £8 per person for cinema, BBQ and soft drink or fami...

A Mass for the Sick, Housebound and those living in Care Homes will be celebrated on Sunday, 24th September at 3pm here at St. Thomas’; followed by light refreshments. During the Mass, the Sacrament of the Sick will be available for those wishing to receive it. We are...

Pat Bell (above, far right) and helpers welcome parishioners

for a cup of Fairtrade tea and coffee after 10am Mass today (10th September).

The SVP thank you all for your generous donations to our collections over the summer holiday, the money will be put to good use helping those in need.

Jeremiah 20:7-9

Psalm 62  Response: For you my soul is thirsting, O Lord my God.

Romans 12:1-2    Matthew 16:21-27

The Gospel today is a continuation of last week’s passage.  Remember, Peter, who do you say I am? You are the Christ.  And Jesus gi...

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