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7 September – Harvest Fast Day Briefing 7.30pm to 9pm at English Martyrs’ Church Hall, 64 Liebenrood Road, Reading RG30 2EB.  Book your place with us here via portsmouth@cafod.org.uk or 01252 329385.

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

9 September – Harvest Fast Day Briefing 10am to 12pm at St Joseph’s Centre, Immaculate & St Joseph’s, 67 Purewell, Christchurch BH23 1EH. Book your place with us here via portsmouth@cafod.org.uk or 01252 329385.

23 September – Harvest Fast Day Briefing 2.15pm to 4.15pm St Stephen’s Church Hall, Oliver’s Battery Road, North Winchester S022 4JB.  Book your place with us here via portsmouth@cafod.org.uk or 01252 329385.

23 September Evensong to commemorate the Centenary of the birth of Blessed Oscar Romero at 3pm at Westminster Abbey please book tickets on the events page of the website.

30 Sept – 1st OctoberWeekend of Action – The weekend before Fast Day itself where all CAFOD parish volunteers are asked to hand out the Fast Day envelopes at Mass and give the short talk if possible.

6 October – Harvest Fast Day

21 October  MP Correspondent training at St Joan of Arc Church Farnham GU9 8DJ from 10 am to 1pm. Come and hear from Dan Hale ( Head of campaigns) about the different ways of lobbying your MP and tips on how to write to your MP. Everyone welcome please book your place here via portsmouth@cafod.org.uk or call 01252 329385

11 November CAFOD retreat Journey to Justice at Milleret House Convent of the Assumption, 20 Kensington Street London W8 5HH from 10 to 4pm shared lunch. Come and explore how Blessed Oscar Romero’s life and faith can inspire and challenge us. Take time to reflect on your own journey of transformation.

19 November Memorial Mass at 10am at St Michael & All Angels Church Leigh Park Havant PO9 5BD. An opportunity to remember the CAFOD supporters, their families and friends in the Portsmouth diocese who have passed away. All welcome.

2 December CAFOD retreat Journey to Justice at St Cuthman’s retreat centre, Cowfold Road, Shipley West Sussex RH156 8QL from 10am to 4pm a simple lunch will be provided donations welcome. Come and explore how Blessed Oscar Romero’s life and faith can inspire and challenge us. Take time to reflect on your own journey of transformation.

 

Future Fast Days

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