Prayer guides course: apply quickly!

CLC’s North West region is organising a prayer guides course for those who feel called to train as guides. It’s particularly aimed at organising weeks of guided prayer in the region. When and where?...

Web update: events have disappeared

Our webmistress has been notified that all our events have disappeared from the website. The webteam is working on the job but as Ignacia lives in the USA, this may take time to sort....

Well done, good and faithful servants

On 23 July 2023 Janice and Brian Austin, long-time members of CLC, both former National Presidents, and tireless workers for justice and peace, were presented with ‘Bene Merenti’ medals. We apologise for the delay...

National Assembly web update

Finally our website has caught up with the National Assembly! We began with a flying start on Friday, had a gloriously rich day on Saturday with a wonderful video from Brian Austin and several...

War erases the future: call to prayer

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God”. (Mt.5,9) To the World Community Dear friends We are, unfortunately, witnessing how some parts of the world are aflame with war, corruption,...

Singing with the World Assembly

The forthcoming regional meetings will sing with the World Assembly at the optional Masses. If you are planning to attend, please learn the three Mass parts below. They are very easy! The regional meetings...

Discerning paths for hope as one community

The final document from the Amiens World Assembly has now been published together with Projects 180 from our new World President, Chris Micallef (centre in the photo above). Chris invites us to read and...

The European Youth team meets

Daniela Ochoa Peralta is from the Netherlands. She was on the World ExCo until Amiens and was an amazing unofficial translator to us all. She writes: ‘We finished today the discernment weekend of the...

Focus is out!

In this July/August Focus issue: Reflections on the National Assembly: Hope at the Frontiers of Mission CLC National Assembly 14-16 July 2023  report We are called to Dream and Hope From Hong Kong to UK...

The CLC retreats are under way

Today saw 14 CLC members descend on St Beuno’s for an eight-day retreat and a five-day retreat. We met first at 3.00 pm with our three CLC directors: Alan Harrison sj, our National Chaplain,...

Picnic in the rain…

Actually, though it did rain, we didn’t have soggy sandwiches as the NW region’s picnic took place yesterday in the idyllic setting of the Schoenstatt Shrine and we had the use of their tea...

Endings and beginnings (updated)

Amiens is weeping today (aka it’s raining) as it’s our last day. There is a definite difference in the feel this morning. It’s not just me – I could hear far fewer showers going...