Holy Week: Five steps to get ready for Easter with CAFOD

20 February 2019

Get ready for Easter with our prayers, gifts and fundraising ideas.

Get ready for Easter with our prayers, gifts and fundraising ideas.

With Holy Week just around the corner, we've got five steps to help you get ready for Easter and celebrate this special season with our brothers and sisters around the world.

1) Follow our Holy Week reflections with our Lent Calendar

Reflect, pray and take action on global justice by following our Lent calendar throughout Holy Week.

2) Choose a special Easter gift for your loved ones

Our Healthy mum and baby World Gift makes a thoughtful alternative to an Easter card. Chirpy chickens would also make an eggcellent present!

3) Order some ethical Easter treats

Our Divine Mini Easter eggs are made from delicious, Fairtrade milk chocolate, eggsactly the right Easter treat for you!

4) Easter fundraising activities

Share the joy this Easter! From egg hunts to Easter garden, chocolate to arts and crafts, let’s celebrate Jesus’ risen life. Try these top 5 Easter fundraising activities and help bring a new life, a life free of poverty, to more families around the world. 

5) Pray with us this Easter season

As we journey towards Easter, spend time reflecting on Christ's journey in the Stations of the Cross. Use our images and leader's notes with a group. 

Once Easter is finally here, our collection of Easter prayers capture the hope and new life that the Risen Christ brings.

Thank you to everyone who has donated to the Lent Appeal. Your gifts will change lives around the world. 

If you raised money in your parish or school over Lent, it is not too late to pay in these donations online

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