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Who is my neighbour?

Luke 10:25-37
Who is your neighbour?  Our faith invites us to go beyond our immediate circle and to reach out to people who fall outside our neat categories and boxes.  We are called to love and to care for people who might be unlovable by the standards of the world: criminals, drug addicts, drug dealers etc . . .
Despite the social action element of the parable many Church fathers saw that Jesus was in fact the Good Samaritan and we the wounded, bruised body on the roadside.
There is a profound depth to this parable whch the Holy Spirit can open up to us.  We are called to be merciful, but mercy is about understanding our need for redemption and salvation.  
This is the greatest human need: to know God’s forgiveness, mercy and healing.

Rucksack Appeal


Vincent de St Paul Society
(Shefford & Biggleswade)

Our SVP needs your help collecting items for…….


We need donations of these items to fill as many rucksacks as we can for the homeless.Target: 12 completed rucksacks.

Can you donate any of these items?….

  • 1 fleece or Jumper
  • 1 deodorant
  • 1 pack of razors
  • 1 pack of wet wipes
  • 1 pack of tissues
  • 1 pack of sanitary pads (females)
  • 1 dry shampoo
  • 1 flask
  • 1 spoon and 1 fork
  • 2 tins of baked beans (with ring pull tops)
  • 1 blanket or solar blanket
  • 1 puzzle book/note pad

And finally, a Rucksack

Please leave your donations in the box provide in the church foyer.
God bless you for your help.
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