CAFOD Family Fast Day – Lent appeal.  This Lent, your donations to CAFOD’s Family Fast Day appeal will help hardworking people like James the fisherman in Liberia with resources, tools and training to feed their families for good.  And please join us in praying with James that our sisters and brothers around the world have what they need to feed their families. Please take an envelope including filling in the Gift Aid section if a UK tax payer & return it next Sunday when there will be a 2nd collection or through the contactless machines/card readers at the back of the church, otherwise you can donate at  Also please take a prayer card & join us in praying for CAFOD’s development and emergency response work all over the world.




CAFOD School Volunteers Urgently Needed to Inspire Younger Generations. Do you enjoy working with children & young people? Could you help to inspire & empower children & young people in our Catholic schools to bring alive their sense of global justice? Could you give an assembly or workshop in a local school? Supported by CAFOD with training & resources, you will relish the time you spend discussing issues of global justice with children & young people.  You will add to parish & school life, complementing the work of teachers, priests & catechists. For more information contact Jenny at your local CAFOD volunteer centre. Tel 01483 573273 Mob 07710 094448


Live Simply Tip of the Week –  Go Green(er) for Lent. The weeks leading up to Easter are a great time to start or give something up that benefits nature and helps address climate change. Is there a change you can make to better care for creation and improve our lives and the lives of others through healthy, eco-friendly and sustainable living?


Sudan’s ‘forgotten’ war and the immense suffering of its people Vatican News report on the fact that despite the fact that there have been over 12,000 deaths in Sudan, and around 7 million displaced people last year, the conflict, which has been ongoing for around nine months, is ‘far from the cares of the world’. The UN emergency relief chief has described the crisis in Sudan as “One of the worst humanitarian nightmares in recent history”.      Aljazeera reports “As war continues unabated in Sudan, an acute food emergency could kill hundreds of thousands of people by next year”.



Labour behind the Label Will you stand alongside the women who make our clothes? Eight ways take action today. Labour behind the Label have provided a list of eight ways that you can stand in solidarity with those women who make our clothes, and have written about how important activism is.  See what you can do to help


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