Tuesday 20 June was World Refugee Day – an international day designated by the United Nations to honour refugees around the globe who were forced to flee their home country to escape conflict or persecution.

Despite the code amber weather warning, a few refugees and parish volunteers from the Chat Café gathered around The Hollow Men monument to commemorate this special day.

Led by Marko Fehres (from Buurt Aktief), heartfelt messages were written and placed around the monument. A big thanks to all who braved the weather to participate in this meaningful ceremony.

Please note that the Praat Café and Chat Café will be taking a break during the months of July and August. They will be back on the first week of September.

Volunteers are most welcome and needed to continue these two wonderful projects of the Justice and Peace group.

If you would like to volunteer to teach Dutch or English to our refugee friends, please contact the parish office.

Last Praatcafé for summer 2023