Thank you CAFOD Volunteers for your work to promote Harvest Fast Day

Thank you to all CAFOD Volunteers for their efforts to promote Harvest Fast Day, which falls, which is on Friday 6th October.

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Lesley and David CAFOD volunteers at Sacred Heart, Berkhamsted

Thank you to the many volunteers who will be handing out Fast Day envelopes or delivering a talk at Mass over the next two weekends.

Best wishes for your Parish collections on Sunday 8th October.

We are also aware that many of our Volunteers and Supporters will also be organising other events such as a soup lunch on Friday 6th October as a symbolic gesture of solidarity for Fast Day. Continue reading

Seeds of Hope

CAFOD Volunteer Michael Walsh shares his experience of Harvest Fast Day Briefing.

CAFOD Westminster Volunteers at Harvest Fast Day Briefing

CAFOD Westminster Volunteers at Harvest Fast Day Briefing

The sixty people who took part in a CAFOD briefing for Harvest Fast Day 2017 on September 16 had their faith and hope affirmed by an account of heroism of a priest and a people. Continue reading

EVENT: Romero, El Salvador and Harvest Fast Day Briefing | Saturday 16 September

Join us this Saturday for an enlightening and informative Harvest Fast Day briefing!

Find out about Edelmira from El Salvador this Harvest Fast Day

Find out about Edelmira from El Salvador this Harvest Fast Day

You are invited to join us on Saturday 16 September at 10am – 12 noon for a talk by Clare Dixon from our Latin America team.

Clare has been playing a major part in CAFOD’s work to keep up work begun in Blessed Oscar Romero’s time to ensure that the voice of the poor and persecuted is not silenced in El Salvador.  This year is the 100th anniversary of the birth of Blessed Oscar who was martyred in March 1980, while he was Archbishop of El Salvador and Clare will talk about his legacy and present work there.  Harvest Fast Day will focus on Blessed Oscar and our current work in El Salvador. Continue reading