My cancer journey in the time of Covid-19

One of the long-standing volunteers at the Jesuit Refugee Service in Wapping, Mike Guilfoyle, shares his thoughts about having terminal cancer during the Covid-19 pandemic.

"The last few months have been among the most emotionally challenging of my life and my normal recourse to active participation in voluntary work which acted to connect me with my foundational Christian beliefs, enacted most importantly in the guiding philosophy underpinning the JRS, to serve, accompany and advocate, was being curtailed..." Read the rest of this powerful blog on The Tablet website here

Mike Guilfoyle writes a monthly blog for the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, has written articles for the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) and as a local cemetary historian, he contributes regular blogs to community wesbites. 

[Pictured: the day centre at JRS in Wapping].