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The wise man built his house on rock.

Matthew 7:24

Today’s scripture comes from a well known parable about the man who built his house on the rock, and the man who built his house on the sand. Jesus is our rock – how can we build on him in our lives?


Advent is a season of preparation, expectation and hope. What can you find out about how people celebrate Advent around the world?

You could use the internet to research, or any books you have available. Why not design a poster with what you find out?

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World Gifts

A shelter, wherever it is built, is a crucial thing for everyone. Today’s World Gift provides a shelter to a family who have lost everything.

Branca lives in a village in Mozambique. When Cyclone Idai hit, her village was completely submerged. Villagers were forced to take shelter in the treetops for four days before the waters receded.  

Branca’s home was completely destroyed so she needed to make an emergency shelter, quickly. When CAFOD reached Branca’s village, with the help of local experts, we provided the tools and materials to help her survive. 

World Gifts

World Gifts are CAFOD's charity gift range of unusual, ethical presents that will delight your friends and family.