Burley in Wharfedale Parish receives LiveSimply Award
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Posted on: 17th August 2022

The Burley in Wharfedale Parish of SS John Fisher and Thomas More has been presented with CAFOD's LiveSimply Award.

In 2021, the parish answered Diocesan Communications' call to respond to a national request to showcase 'green' initiatives from churches across the country with their parish environmental project, 'The Tree of Life', and its three main themes: working with nature; 'reuse, reduce, recycle, renew'; and campaigning.

Chair of the Parish Pastoral Council, Sue Rix, said the parish has responded to Laudato Si' and our Diocesan Environmental Policy by "looking at the things we value most, asking how to start changing what we do in our lives at home and in the parish, the better to protect and enhance our beautiful, but fragile world."

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