Our Events…

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26 May – Parish Ecology Group Meeting 7.30pm Sacred Heart Hall, 38 Hartlands Road, Fareham PO16 0NL.  Come along to find out more about CAFOD’s exciting new campaign ‘Power to be’!

6 June – Webinar on Connect2: Ethiopia 7pm.  Hear from our gap year students who visited our Connect2 community in Sebeya, Ethiopia and saw some of the great work happening there. Click the link to register to listen live or to be sent a recording afterwards.

1 – 7 June – National Volunteers Week

7 June – Day of Celebration for CAFOD Volunteers, CAFOD, Romero House, 55 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7JB.  Mass at 12pm in thanksgiving for the work of volunteers followed by a light lunch. Stay for a guided tour at 3pm to find out more about how Romero House embodies our ‘live simply’ philosophy by minimising the impact on the environment and meet the teams who work there. For more information contact Eleanor at eheans-glogowska@cafod.org.uk or call 0207 095 5332.

10 June – Week of Action Climate Lobby Training run by the Climate Coalition 10.45am – 2.30pm at  St Andrew’s Church, Short Street, Waterloo, London SE1 8LJ. The training will equip all those preparing for the Climate Coalition’s Speak Up Week of Action, from 1st – 9th July.  Book your place here.

10 June – Mass of Thanksgiving for CAFOD Volunteers, 2pm at St Mary Moorfield, 4-5 Eldon St, London EC2M 7LS.  Please register here if you would like to attend.

1 – 9 July Speak Up Week of Action – Organise or attend a local event and meet with your MP this week to ensure that the concerns of the world’s poorest people are one of the first things on their agenda.

7 July – Golf Day 12.30pm at Dummer Golf Course, Dummer Village, Basingstoke RG25 2AD.  For an application form please contact Dave McKenna on 07931 564064 or e mail: dave.rose.mckenna@gmail.com  The format is for teams of 3 golfers with stableford scoring.  Alternatively, you can download a form from here.

15 JulySummer BBQ from 12.30pm at St Edward the Confessor, 191 Winchester Road, Chandler’s Ford, SO53 2DU. Tickets are being sold after all Masses.

21- 23 July – National Justice and Peace Network Annual Conference at The Hayes, Conference Centre, Swanwick, Derbyshire   Book your place today.

13 August – West Wight Summer BBQ – Venue and timings to be confirmed.

9 September – Romero Walk – Celebrate one hundred years since the birth of Blessed Oscar Romero.  Starting  at St Joseph’s Havant and walking to Portsmouth Cathedral

Future Fast Days

Harvest Fast Day 6 October 2017

Lent Fast Day 23 February 2018

IOW Primary Schools Speak Up!

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Pupils from four Catholic primary schools on the Isle of Wight went head to head on the evening of 8 July at CAFOD’s Primary Public Speaking Final organised by our Education Volunteers, Rosemary Peacock and Liz Burden. Continue reading