T.H.O.M.A.S. (Those on the Margins of a Society)
E D G E S

October 1997

EDITORIAL COMMENT Diana Touched our Lives
A TRAGIC DEATH We pay Tribute to our friend
THE PAINS OF MOTHERHOOD Edges magazine listens to the story of Jane who is now a grandmother. She has brought up seven children of her own and knows the problems mothers can face
HOMELESS FOR 29 YEARS A personnal story
A READER SHARES HIS VIEWS Patrick McGinley
THE PRIEST AND THE ADDICT Edges recently gave support to a priest who had to deal with one of his parishioners who had a drug problem. We applaud his committment and continue to offer our support
PROBLEM WITH DRUGS? Contact us we can help
SHE WEPT IN LONDON Mother Teresa's thought's on London
POVERTY CAN AFFECT US ALL A special researh commissioned by Channel 4
IN & AROUND LONDON 4 Personnal stories of life In & Around London
I HAVE AIDS We give people an opportunity to share their views and John continue's to share his story with us...
SUSAN IS DEAD - AGED 22 A poem in memory of Susan Ann Huddleston
BRITISH BOBBY IN PAKISTAN Inspector Andrew R. Pratt tells of his visit to Pakistan's Drug Problem
BISHOP REFLECTS Bishop Ambrose Griffiths, Bishop of Hexham & Newcastle
WE WORK AS A TEAM Marie reflects on what it is like to work for THOMAS, the organization that promotes Edges
I NEEDED TO SCREAM OUT John Pestil's story
PRIESTHOOD INVOLVES HELPING THIS YOUNG MAN This true story became the inspiration for a poster campaign and the theme has continued into a video about the priesthood to be launched in October
WORLD YOUTH DAY IN PARIS A personnal recollection
YOUNG PEOPLE IMPRISONED Edges has contact with some young people who are in prision. We ask you to keep them in your thoughts. We also encourage those who are in prision to contact us so that we can keep a link of communication open
Kevin} FREEDOM TO DREAM CONFERENCE
27th November 1997..................................come and join us
We are holding our first conference at Manchester University which will focus on how we help young people who have made mistakes in their adolescenthoon. If you would like to attend the conference, please contact our office: 01254 59240

Kevin, pictured left , often contacts our office. He had an article in our magazine some time ago. At the moment he is in prison.
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THOMAS is an integral part of Catholic Welfare Societies, Registered Charity number 503102