Three of the intrepid walkers. Dominic Robinson SJ, Professor Sandra McNally and Trieu Nguyen SJ
Starting from the Spanish village of Verdù in Catalonia on 26 September, Fr Dominic Robinson SJ and Fr Trieu Nguyen SJ will be joined by parishioners Marie Wilson and Sandra McNally as they walk for seven days in the footsteps of St Ignatius on part of the “Ignatian Camino” to raise funds for the Westminster Diocese Bakhita House appeal.Canonised by Pope John Paul II in 2000, St Josephine Bakhita, who died in 1947, is the patron saint of Sudan and is regarded as the patron of victims of human...
If you didn't fancy RUNNING the marathon for JRS UK, you can now WALK 26.2 miles to help raise money to support us. Let Kate jrsfundraiser@gmail.com know if you are interested in taking on this challenge.
Join us next Friday 27th March for a Lent walk with refugees starting at Westminster Cathedral in London. This ecumenical event  - Walking with Jesus and Refugees In Westminster and Whitehall - is sponsored by the Jesuit Refugee Service, London Churches Social Action, Citizens UK and London Churches Refugee Network.3pm - Westminster RC Cathedral4pm - St Martin's-in-the-Fields5pm - Methodist Central Hall6pm - Westminster Abbey
An image of the mountains in Spain
I used to have an aunt who wasn't an aunt but a family friend. The only problem with Proxy-Aunt was that no-one could remember whose friend she was or indeed which branch of the family she had previously befriended. So in mind of this cautionary tale let me introduce you to our cast of characters - those mad creatures who will be walking, walking, walking over Northern Spain to raise money for upwards of twenty million Syrian refugees. Firstly there is our mentor, the woman who put the...