The importance of racial justice and why we work for it

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The importance of racial justice and why we work for it

January 19th, 2024  |  Racial Justice

Bishop’s Message for Racial Justice Sunday Bishop Paul McAleenan, Lead Bishop for Racial Justice, offers a short message for Racial Justice Sunday. This year’s day is celebrated in England and Wales on Sunday, 28 January 2024. Bishop Paul explains the theme and offers Catholics suggestions to mark the day. One key focus is for us […]


Racial Justice Sunday: Schools’ Resources

January 18th, 2024  |  Racial Justice

The Diocese of Westminster Education Service has produced a suite of useful school resources for Racial Justice Sunday 2024. Resources can be customised by staff or pupils where appropriate and materials can be adapted for primary schools, secondary schools, and colleges. These versatile resources meet the needs and abilities of all pupils and can be […]


Praying for Racial Justice

January 18th, 2024  |  Racial Justice

This prayer can be used by individuals or parishes to pray for an end to racism and discrimination. God of light and truth,you call all men and women to live lives of holiness and justice.Help us to see in one another: a heart which is tender, a mind which is humbleand a care for our […]


Racial Justice Sunday 2023

January 15th, 2024  |  Racial Justice

The theme for the 2023 Racial Justice Sunday, celebrated on 5 February, was: “All are included in the mission of Christ and His Church. Let us walk together, pray together and work together” It reflected the role each of us has in promoting the mission of Christ and His Church. This was inspired by conversations […]


Racial Justice Sunday

January 14th, 2024  |  Racial Justice

28 January 2024 The theme for Racial Justice Sunday is: “Seeing one another in the life of the Church”. It is important to recognise that we are all children of God, regardless of our race and background. This year’s theme seeks to promote reflection, discussion and action on our theme and to encourage us to […]


Praying Together for Racial Justice

January 20th, 2023  |  Racial Justice

On 5 February, the Catholic Church in England and Wales celebrates Racial Justice Sunday. It’s the day the Church focuses on the need to oppose racism and pursue racial justice with renewed vigour. The theme for 2023 is “All are included in the mission of Christ and His Church. Let us walk together, pray together […]


Working Together for Racial Justice

January 20th, 2023  |  Racial Justice

On 5 February, the Catholic Church in England and Wales celebrates Racial Justice Sunday. It’s the day the Church focuses on the need to oppose racism and pursue racial justice with renewed vigour. The theme for 2023 is “All are included in the mission of Christ and His Church. Let us walk together, pray together […]


Walking Together for Racial Justice

January 20th, 2023  |  Racial Justice

On 5 February, the Catholic Church in England and Wales celebrates Racial Justice Sunday. It’s the day the Church focuses on the need to oppose racism and pursue racial justice with renewed vigour. The theme for 2023 is “All are included in the mission of Christ and His Church. Let us walk together, pray together […]


Catholic Parish Discussion on Racial Justice

January 18th, 2022  |  Racial Justice

Parishioners Nebiat Michael and Frances Umeh from the Catholic community of Our Lady of Fatima in White City, West London, join Father Richard Nesbitt for a conversation on a variety of issues concerning racial justice. Nebiat and Frances took part in regular Sunday night parish Zoom discussions that, alongside Father Richard, looked to improve awareness […]


Racial Justice

January 17th, 2022  |  Racial Justice

Every one of our parishes, schools and organisations has a responsibility to actively practise anti-racism in all aspects of our mission. We need to address the lack of visible diversity at every level, so that people can see themselves, their race, their culture and their history in the Church’s life. Racism is a virus that […]


Zimbabwean Catholic Youth on Racial Justice

January 21st, 2021  |  Racial Justice

This is a reflection produced by a diverse group of young adults from across England and Wales who belong to the Zimbabwean Catholic Community. They are either in full-time education or work in leading professions. United by their zeal for the love of the Lord, the Church and strong roots in Zimbabwe, they practice their […]


Bishop: It’s time to act on racial justice

January 15th, 2021  |  Racial Justice

Racial Justice Sunday 2021 Reflecting on a year that saw a global pandemic disproportionately impact on ethnic minority groups and a series of mass protests in the US in response to high profile killings such as that of George Floyd, our Lead Bishop for Racial Justice says: “It’s not enough to simply denounce racism. This […]


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