T.H.O.M.A.S. (Those on the Margins of a Society)
EDGES Magazine

Issue 24 INDEX
January 2001

Pam welcome

Pam is our new project worker working within Preston Prison and the local community co-ordinating a Mentoring Programme for ex-offenders.
Editorial Father McCartney introduces issue 24 from the heart of Delhi
You Have Changed My Life An ex-heroin addict explains how Thomas has changed his life
My Time In China Dominic, a member of our Reconcile Support team tells of his experiences
Crime & Drugs.. they're not worth it Phiippe is one of our clients in our Reconcile project.
My First Twelve Months Barry, one of our project workers relects on his first 12 months with us.
Poetry By Steve Murphy, an ex-client
Finding Out My Son Is Gay Bernadette from Middlesex shares her story
Prodigal Son By Marargaret Huggan who leads our Recovery Spirituality with Drug Users
In Your Face An impression of our new drama workshop by Craig Egan, one of our clients
The Slum Of Jahangirpuri Akbar Ali, project manager explains about the project
Drugs In Bombay The Forum Against Drugs in India
Children With No Place To Go Xavier Devadas, Director of Shelter Don Bosco in Bombay, India, explains about the centre
On My Twentieth Birthday I First Took Drugs Paul relives his experiences

It was good to have Madubala Pandya with us at our Edges Personality of the Year Awards

She represented the Hindu Community
Survival In The Forest Simon reveals the hardships of a night spent out in the middle of nowhere
A Christmas Meditation Father John Michael Hanvey reflects
Poets Corner A poem by Paul, a client on our Drug Rehabilitation Programme
Sikhism Jogindar Singh shares his journey
The Ethnic Minority Young Person's Forum. Zaurian Luqman is a project co-ordinator for the forum in Blackburn
Inter Faith is so crucial Fawad Bhatti is the Interfaith development officer for Blackburn with Darwen
Our International Project Thomas's proposed new project in India
It all Started At School Richard, a client on our Reconcile Project, shares his story
Social Interaction Elaine Kennedy speaks about her sessions with our young people with drug problems
We are a Community of Love Thomas is a family opening its doors to anyone who passes through.
Setting the Outcast Free Father Lourdu Swami is the Exec. Sec. for the Catholic Bishops Conference Of India on the Commission for Dalits (Outcasts)
A Helping Hand Father Gregory, assistant director of Caritas India.
India - Our Young People Are Vibrant Father Joel D'Cuna is the National Director of Youth for the Catholic Bishops Conference in India.
India - Communication is Paramount Father Dominic Emmanuel is the Communications and Public Relations Officer for the Catholic Bishops Conference in India

People Make Mistakes

We help people turn away from the mistakes of crime and drugs and build new lives

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