The purpose of the Commission is to:

  • Promote awareness, discussion  and action throughout the Leeds diocese about the ‘Just’ Gospel response to the key issues of today
  • Advise the bishop of Leeds in respect of key Social Justice issues
  • Celebrate the work  that so many people in the diocese are already doing to bring about God’s Reign of Justice and Peace

NJPN logoWe are an integral part of the Diocese of Leeds and also a member of the National Justice and Peace Network.

2020 Season of Creation

This newish season in the Church’s year runs from 01 September (creation Day) through to 04 October (feast of St Francis).

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Join with people around the world praying and taking action to raise awareness of and campaigning for action about Climate Change and its devastating consequences for the poorest communities of our planet.

See the season of creation website for details of events that you could join with and ideas for events that you could organise yourself     Season of Creation Website

Or find out about CAFOD’s creation day celebration resources    CAFOD creation day resources

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September 2020 -published 09/09/20

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Upcoming events

Upcoming Events

Oct
1
Thu
7:30 pm Hearing the Cry of the Poor and ...
Hearing the Cry of the Poor and ...
Oct 1 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Hearing the Cry of the Poor and the Cry of the Earth
Join us for a Season of Creation Liturgy organised by the Commission. Take an hour out to reflect and pray about God’s Creation, our place in it and what we are doing to it. Our[...]
Oct
3
Sat
11:00 am Christian CND Conference and AGM
Christian CND Conference and AGM
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Christian CND Conference and AGM
Join the Christian Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament for its 2020 Conference. As the world continues to come to terms with the Covid-19 crisis, it has illustrated the need to prioritise public spending on socially productive[...]
Oct
5
Mon
9:00 am Make Change Happen
Make Change Happen
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Make Change Happen
This is an 8 week course being offered through Oxfam and the Open University. It’s an online course so you do it at your own pace – but the next offering starts on 5th October.[...]
Oct
6
Tue
6:00 pm Screening of This Changes everyt...
Screening of This Changes everyt...
Oct 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Screening of This Changes everything
Leeds Global Justice Youth invite you to a free film screening of This Changes Everything, a film by Avi Lewis and narrated and inspired by the book by Naomi Klein. This Changes Everything presents portraits[...]
Oct
21
Wed
4:00 pm Catholic Inverstment for an Inte...
Catholic Inverstment for an Inte...
Oct 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Catholic Inverstment for an Integral Ecology - Pt2
An overview of how Catholic organizations, religious & individuals can make investments that deliver positive environmental & social impact The webinar is sponsored by: Operation Noah, Global Catholic Climate Movement, CAFOD, Trocaire, Conference of Religious,[...]
7:00 pm Ministering in the Field Hospital
Ministering in the Field Hospital
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Ministering in the Field Hospital
Covid 19 has caused changes in the way that society operates. Almost nothing of the life we knew in 2018-19 has remained unaffected. In our life of faith, too, we are adapting to change –[...]