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All the latest news to share in your parish. 

Come and see our Stations of the Cross reflection. It’s a chance to meditate on Christ’s journey to the cross, following themes of justice, poverty, mercy, friendship and hope.

Join us every Friday during Lent for a special online Stations of the Cross reflection and prayer time:  Register here

Abdella with walkers

For your Lenten commitment this year, sign up to @CAFOD’s Walk for Water.

Well done if you are walking for water during Lent! it’s been wonderful to see all your pictures on social media. It’s not too late to join in: read more here .

Thank you for everything you have done to help make Lent Fast Day happen in your parish, especially inviting parishioners to donate online.

Let’s call for a recovery that helps everyone

The G7 and COP26 summits will be key moments in the recovery from the pandemic when the eyes of the world will be on the UK

The G7 and COP26 summits will be key moments in the recovery from the pandemic when the eyes of the world will be on the UK

The eyes of the world are on us, because the British government will host the G7 summit in June and the UN COP26 climate talks in November.  Campaigns Volunteers will receive a pack in the post later in March. Please share our petition with other people in a safe way. We also have a training to take you through speaking to your MP online this spring.

Sign up here  to attend on 25 March or 10 April.


Recruiting now: CAFOD’s Gap year

Gapper Sophie in Ethiopia

Gapper Sophie meeting communities in Ethiopia.

We’re offering opportunities for 18-30 year olds to gain experience, develop leadership skills and spend a year in the service of others. Apply now for a Gap year place for Sept 2021.

Read more here and do share with anyone who might be interested.


Online Events coming soon

Click here to register for our upcoming events including the Stations of the Cross beginning on Friday 19th February, and catch up on any you may have missed.

Do you need resources for your parish on Fratelli Tutti? 

Dr Anna Rowlands, St Hilda Associate Professor of Catholic Social Thought & Practice at Durham University, recorded a reflection on Fratelli Tutti  Dr Rowlands was a member of the panel that presented Pope Francis’ third Encyclical in the Vatican on 4 October.  Download here  to watch and share the reflection with friends in your parish meetings.

Stories from our communities

In this online talk, Geoff O'Donoghue, Director of Operations at CAFOD, shares the stories of the people he has met whose lives have been transformed by the care of CAFOD.  

Fundraising in your parish

More ways to fundraise

There are many ways you can fundraise for CAFOD's work in your parish from the long-term commitment of becoming a Hands On parish to fundraising towards a World Gift, even hosting a soup lunch on Family Fast Day, the possibilities are endless!

Campaigning in your parish

Encourage people in your parish to get involved with campaigning with CAFOD by using these resources

Prayer resources for your parish

Resources to help you pray and reflect with your parish

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