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

John Mooney RIP

CAFOD is sad to report the death of John Mooney, a CAFOD volunteer who sadly passed away on Friday 26 May.

John Mooney with Mariantha Fomenky celebrating the Live Simply award

We remember John Mooney, may he rest in peace.

We remember CAFOD Volunteer John Mooney, as he is welcomed into the heavenly city of the Lord.

John has been a volunteer in Westminster for almost 15 years both in West Green Parish and the Haringey Deanery. He was instrumental in making his Parish the first Live Simply Parish in the Diocese.

His funeral will be held on Monday 19 June at 9.15am, at St John Vianney RC Church, 4 Vincent Road, West Green, London N15 3QH.

See recent our blog about John where we celebrated the support he offered to CAFOD over the years: John Mooney Blog.

God Bless him and his family.

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