Year 6 pupils at St John the Baptist explore the Corporal works of Mercy

St John the Baptist

St John the Baptist

Hello to St John the Baptist primary school in Andover and many thanks for welcoming our school visitor Roger Coveney to your school last week . I hope that Year 6 enjoyed exploring the corporal works of mercy and how CAFOD’s work relates to them .

Corporal woks of mercy display

Corporal woks of mercy display

We are currently feeding the hungry, giving drink to the thirsty and providing clothes and shelter to the survivors of the earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia.  Our Caritas aid workers have reached Palu, with aid – transporting 7 tons of rice, canned sardines, 500 boxes of drinking water, 250 packages of blankets, hygiene kits, water buckets, tarpaulins, mats and sarongs, and have begun distributions.  To help us provide this essential support please donate to our appeal here .

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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