EVENT: CAFOD Volunteer Tour of Westminster Cathedral New Date| Friday 2 February 2018

Join us for a tour around Westminster Cathedral.

We are offering CAFOD Volunteers a one-hour of the Cathedral on Friday 2 February at 13.45 or 15.15pm. The tour will be led by John O’Brien, a CAFOD speaker volunteer for many years, who is a Guide at the Cathedral. Booking limited to 12 places per tour.

(Please note the tour for Friday 12 January has had to be cancelled due to special Mass)

Westminster Cathedral tour
Join us this January for a tour around Westminster Cathedral


Westminster Cathedral is the Mother church for the Catholics of England and Wales. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Westminster, presently Cardinal Vincent Nichols. Founded by Cardinal Herbert Vaughan the Cathedral foundation stone was laid in 1895 and the Cathedral opened in 1903. Its byzantine architecture is very special and completely unlike the gothic Westminster Abb­ey or St Paul’s Cathedral in the City of London. Continue reading

EVENT: Westminster Diocese CAFOD Mass of Remembrance | 11am Wednesday 22 November

Join the Westminster Diocese CAFOD Mass of Remembrance.

Every November we pray for those who have died and give thanks for loved ones who have made a lasting impression on our lives.

Father Sebastian and fellow CAFOD Volunteers at the CAFOD Memorial Mass

Father Sebastian and CAFOD Volunteers at the CAFOD Memorial Mass

Over the years, CAFOD has been blessed to work alongside the kindest and most committed friends any charity could hope for. The insight, faith and strength of our founders and early supporters still shape our values and way of working today.  Continue reading

EVENT: Romero, El Salvador & Harvest Fast Day Meetings this September

Join us for our Romero, El Salvador & Harvest Fast Day meeting “We plant the seeds that one day will grow”

Harvest Fast Day 2017 - El Salvador

Harvest Fast Day 2017 – Edelmira from El Salvador

CAFOD would like you to join us one of our forthcoming Harvest Fast Day briefings on either Saturday 9   September or Saturday 16 September 2017

The meeting on 9 September at 10am will be held at Romero House, 55 Westminster Bridge Road, LambethSE1 7JB book via Eventbrite here

The meeting on the 16 September at 10am will be held here at the Oakwood, Volunteer Centre, North London, Church of Christ the King, 29 Bramley Road, London N14 4HE  book using Eventbrite here.

Both meetings will give an introduction to our work in El Salvador, which is the focus country this Harvest and will include 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. Continue reading