Some of the members of the Diocesan Faith & Justice Commission pictured
with Bishop Campbell (June 2010)
Vision Statement of the Commission:
“Rooted in God’s life and love we, the Faith and Justice Commission come together to:-
•Be active in promoting justice, love and peace
•Identify the tensions experienced by people as they live their faith
•Support, nurture and celebrate each other”
The Commission takes its vision from a number of sources:-
•The person, life and words of Jesus
•The Vatican Council teachings
•The social teachings of the Church
•The document from the European Ecumenical Asembly of 1989
called “Justice and Peace for the Whole Creation”
The Faith and Justice Commission works with parishes, schools and youth groups throughout the Diocese, is involved in campaigning and awareness raising, organises conferences and reflection days, and he office stocks resources and information about justice and peace issues and campaigns. It produces 6 newsletters a year.
The Commission has a rolling membership of volunteers from across the Diocese.
Commission President: Rt Rev Michael Campbell OSA
Chair: Rev Hugh Pollock
Commission Members: The Rev Anthony Gaskin, Kate Morton, Janet McElwee, Terry Mattinson, Rosa Trelfa, Shirley M Cooper, Francis Katamba, Jason McCullagh (Ecumenical); Peter Grimshaw (Observer)
Administrative Assistant: Margaret McSherry.
St Bernadette’s Parish House,
Tel: 01524 383081
Members of the Commission represent all areas of the Diocese.
CAFOD Office (Lancaster Diocese)
St Walburge’s Centre, St Walburge’s Gardens, Preston. PR2 2QJ
Tel: 01772 733 310 Mob: 07779 804 246