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Still building the peace

Brendan McPartlin SJ explains the cross-community work of the Jesuits in Portadown and their outreach to migrants

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Lisburn Churches come together

More than thirty lay people and clergy from the Church of Ireland, the Methodists, the Presbyterians, the Catholic parish, and the Plymouth Brethren in Lisburn, Co Antrim, have been on a five-week programme of getting to know and understand each other better. Michael Bingham SJ, a member of the Portadown Jesuit community, was one of three facilitators from the churches ...

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Supporting immigrants in Drumcree

Portadown’s Drumcree Community Trust, chaired by Michael Bingham SJ, has employed two part-time, bi-lingual support workers to work with the children of immigrant families in the area. The two, one Polish and the other Portuguese, are assisting primary school children with their homework and with integration into the Community Centre activities. The language assistants are currently on a 6 month ...

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