It is never an easy step leaving a job you are unhappy in – especially when the next step is an unknown – but working in a job which causes inordinate amounts of stress takes its toll….
On the eve of the election and with the beatification of Archbishop Romero of San Salvador taking place in a couple of weeks, some words of wisdom from the Archbishop in July 1977.
A team from the Cardinal Hume Centre will be taking on the challenge of walking 54 miles in 24 hours and we are inviting our supporters to get involved too.
What separates the parties? Where do they stand on poverty and homelessness? To answers these questions and more we welcomed in three highly knowledgeable guest speakers.
With just three weeks until the General Election, the Centre continues to encourage all volunteers, clients and staff to find out about the stance of candidates on issues that matter to them, and use their voice.
The General Election is five weeks away and we are busy encouraging our clients to get involved.
Saturday Kitchen comes to the Centre as celebrity chef Ben Tish, comes to deliver a culinary master class for young residents from the Centre’s hostel and users of its family services.
Tuesday 31 March, 1.05pm at St Johns Smith Square
Read an account of our Welfare Rights Officer’s typical day helping the vulnerable people who come to the Centre for advice.
A book can open up a new world, it can provide a window into the life of a stranger, it can delight and frustrate in equal measure.
Once again we were delighted to host the annual Plater Trust Awards, presented by Cardinal Vincent Nichols, who is also a Patron of the Cardinal Hume Centre.
#BeOnline15 is about holding events that inspire as many people as possible to discover the possibilities that open up when you’re online.
The Cardinal Hume Centre’s inaugural concert has been a definite success, with incredible performances invoking huge applause and over £25,000 raised.
For many people facing a crisis it is hard to know where to turn. Pride, fear, uncertainty can all make taking the first step difficult. For Ken, who has always worked hard to put food on the table for himself and his partner, unemployment and failed attempts at finding work meant having to choose between a meal for the day […]
In the run up to the general election, the Centre will be encouraging and supporting people to register, particularly the young people in our hostel, given that some 3 million young people who are eligible to vote have not registered.
We were all very moved by the generosity displayed by our supporters before Christmas, and our clients were incredibly appreciative. Please watch this watch this special short video.
Tomasi spent 10 years trying to get the right to stay in the UK with his children, then he met the Cardinal Hume Centres immigration advice team.
Our volunteers are incredibly valuable to us, therefore we want to know whether they feel valued and if their time here is mutually beneficial. For two years we have collected detailed feedback from them in the Annual Volunteer Survey, and the 2014 results are in.
This tribute was also published in the January issue of the Oremus. Tickets to the memorial concert are on sale here. I can count the number of times I shared time with Paul Goggins on one hand. And yet I will never forget this lovely man. He had a magnesium flash about him; as busy as ten stretched people, there […]
Take a moment to listen to our patron’s reflections on the Centre as we enter this significant time of year.