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Collaborative work included:
With the Vicariate for Evangelisation on the five year diocesan Renewal Process - 'Come and See'
With the CARES (Catechesis And Religious Education Service) team on the Home School Parish initiative (see 'schools' on the drop down menu from Outreach for more on this and especially to see how it is being developed now within the secondary sector)
With Catholic Care on training presenters to deliver parenting programmes through schools
With the Catholic Bishops' Conference on the committee for Home is a Holy Place part of the national project ‘Celebrating Families', the three year action plan from Listening 2004: My Family My Church,
With the Anglican dioceses of Ripon and Leeds and Wakefield in the area of Marriage Preparation
With the Diocese of Hallam Caring Sevices to provide a Theological Reflections event with Fr Donal O'Leary as guest speaker on the theme of 'Home is a Holy Place'. Also to train people to run the Family Caring Trust parenting programmes
Regular supportive contact with FLM workers -
In South Africa including a fact-finding visit from Suzanne Duncan of Cape Town Diocese in 2003 and Julie Shelley June 2009.
With Australia - Janette Davidson visited in 2007
And with the FCT (Family Caring Trust) in Northern Ireland whose parenting and faith resources are very useful. In October 2005 Michael Quinn, Director of the FCT gave a presentation on 'Family Spirituality' in Leeds.