EVENT: Understanding CAFOD Day Saturday 28 April

Join us Saturday 28 April for our Understanding CAFOD Day!

Join CAFOD for a special morning on Saturday 28 April, at CAFOD, Romero House, 55 Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7JB (near Lambeth North Tube) from 9:30am – 1:00pm

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Sister Clara

This information morning will have CAFOD guest speakers from Nicaragua and Zambia, who will give first-hand account of our work overseas.

You will hear Sister Clara is a nun and CAFOD partner from Zambia, talk about our work helping communities adapt to climate change through the use of renewable energy.

Juan Carlos Gazol from our Central America office will also talk about our work in the region. Continue reading

Voices from the Field – Father Peter Delivers Inspirational Talk

Inspirational talks from Father Peter on the challenges of Laudato Si’.

Father Peter Hughes Delivering His Talk

Father Peter Hughes Delivering His Talk

This month, we were very fortunate to host two talks by Father Peter about the challenges of Laudato Si’, what it really means to be a Catholic, and the question of poverty. He delivered an inspirational message at Comboni Missionary Sisters, Chiswick on Friday 14 July and at St Peter and St Paul Parish in Northfields, Ealing on Wednesday 19 July.

Several members of the local parish and community attended, and were invited to participate in a card-signing to show their support for CAFOD and this year’s Harvest Fast Day Appeal in El Salvador. Continue reading

Volunteer Experience: Meet CAFOD Volunteer John Mooney

Meet CAFOD Volunteer, John Mooney, who has been instrumental in campaigning against Poverty and Injustice!

John Mooney attending the Climate for Justice campaign march

John Mooney attending the Climate for Justice campaign march with Tony Sheen, Kathleen Nyland and Rosemary Dalton

John has been an active Campaign Volunteer both in his own Parish of St John Vianney, West Green Road , Tottenham as well as in neighbouring Parishes in the Haringey Deanery over 13 years.

John has done great work making his own Parish the first live simply parish in the Diocese back in 2013, check out our blog! Continue reading