This year the Church celebrates the Centenary of the apparitions of Our Lady at Fatima, Portugal. To mark this great event, the World Apostolate of Fatima England and Wales (WAF), is arranging for the National Pilgrim Statue with the Relics of the seers Blessed Francisco and Blessed Jacinta to travel around Wales and England.
On Tuesday March 7th the Welsh Conference of the Union of Catholic Mothers gathered at the Park Inn, Cardiff for their annual conference. They were joined by chaplains to the local conferences and Archbishop George Stack for the celebration of Mass.
“Give me some of that water to drink so that I may never get thirsty and never have to come here again to draw water”. (John 4:15)
Those of us who live in the Northern hemisphere, with regular flooding and torrential rain, might be surprised to know that on a worldwide scale there is a catastrophic shortage of water. Climate change, pollution, poor agriculture and the growth in population have all contributed to a situation where 1.1 billion people lack access to water and 2.7 billion experience water shortage at least once a month.
As Catholics we believe that each one of has a call from God in our lives …