Racing Against Poverty

Ellen Barr and Phil McDermott Liverpool Half Marathon 2017

Ellen Barr and Phil McDermott Liverpool Half Marathon 2017

A HUGE congratulations to Ellen Barr from St Thomas’ in St Helier, Jersey who raised a staggering £2,773 for our East Africa Crisis Appeal by running the Liverpool Half Marathon!  Thank you so much Ellen and thank you to everyone who sponsored her! Continue reading

St Saviour’s Soup Lunches raise £520 so far….

Soup Lunch at St Saviour's

Soup Lunch at St Saviour’s

St Saviour’s parish Totland, Isle of Wight have raised over £520 by coming together and eating simply, in a bid to help transform communities around the world as part of  CAFOD’s Lent campaign. During March, parishioners from St. Saviour’s have hosted a series of Lent  soup lunches, continuing an annual tradition that has been taking place for at least five years. Over fifty people have attended each lunch and all have enjoyed the delicious soups on offer, from carrot and coriander to leek and potato. Please support the next soup lunches which are on Fridays 24th and 31st March and 7th April after the 12 noon mass, and all money raised will go to the East Africa Crisis Appeal.

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East Africa Crisis- 16 million people need food now!

Over 16 million people across South Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya are in urgent need of food, following months of drought. Please help by organising a collection in your parish or putting an insert in the newsletter so that parishioners know how to donate. Continue reading