Lyndhurst Plant & Cake Sale raises over £3000 for Ethiopia

Henry Rosenvinge; Jill Trant; Sheila Blyth; Mel Wainwright; James Trant and Carole D'Arcy

Henry Rosenvinge; Jill Trant; Sheila Blyth; Mel Wainwright; James Trant and Carole D’Arcy

A local Lyndhurst team of CAFOD volunteers sold over a thousand plants on Saturday 13th May to raise money to buy seeds for a community in Ethiopia that has been hit by drought.The seventh Annual Plant and Cake Sale was organised by the church of Our Lady and St. Edward, and raised the amazing amount of £3026 which is an increase on last year’s total and a new record!

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Colourful fish at St Bede’s Primary Basingstoke

Roger at St Bede's Primary

Roger at St Bede’s Primary

Hello to everyone at St Bede’s primary and many thanks for welcoming Roger Coveney our CAFOD school volunteer to your school. We hope you enjoyed the “Big Fish” assembly about the Lent appeal and the workshops. Roger told us that during the workshop the children were asked to choose two of these words from the display love, share, act, think and pray and write them on their fish and discuss why they choose those particular words. Continue reading