hospitality

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When we open the door to the other, we find fulfilment of our longing to know more of God. Peter Gallagher SJ helps us reflect on the different welcomes of Martha and Mary.We welcome strangers to where we live as hospitably as we can. We treat the visitor as a representative of God. Old stories of humble-looking travellers who turn out to be kings and queens encourage us in such warm welcoming. The truth about the identity of the one who knocks at the gate comes to light eventually. Despite...
Despite being in the nation’s economic powerbase, why do some of us in London experience food poverty? We will be exploring the economic and social reasons that lead to food poverty and inequality. We will hear from charity, voluntary and church groups involved in these issues. We will examine some of the community responses: from food banks to breakfast clubs (and beyond).With: Fr Michael Dunne, Bow Food Bank; Professor Jon May, Queen Mary University of London, Fr John Moffatt SJ, Hurtado...