Thank you for joining CAFOD’s Christmas Fun Run

CAFOD’s Christmas Fun Run took place on Monday 27 December in Liverpool and Bollington, and ‘virtually’ across the country. CAFOD’s Neil Roper, who took part, tells us all about it.

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We will continue to build a future where all people can flourish

As we enter 2022, CAFOD Director Christine Allen celebrates the start of CAFOD’s 60th year as we continue our work together in solidarity and prayer for a brighter future.

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Sewing for solidarity and peace

The CAFOD group at St George’s parish in Norwich, Norfolk, has been standing in solidarity with communities overseas for years. The parish group holds events every month of the year, including fundraising events such as marmalade sales, parish lunches and Christmas lucky dips. This Advent they also sold two nativity sets, which they made out of fabric.

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Christmas traditions around the world

Around the world, different communities have completely unique Christmas traditions, writes CAFOD’s Becky Such. Combining Jesus’ birthday story with the quirks of local culture has created some brilliant, different and fun ways to celebrate Christmas. Here are just a few examples…

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Run, walk or toddle for CAFOD this Christmas

CAFOD’s Neil Roper remembers last year’s virtual fun run, while looking forward to this year’s virtual run and the return of the Liverpool and Bollington fun runs – inviting you, your family and friends to get involved this year.

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Immaculate Conception: Mary, Mother of the Poor

For the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Linda Jones from our Theology team reflects on the different qualities of Our Lady, and how she can inspire us to have the strength and courage to act.

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World Gifts in your parish: Inspiring others to give from the heart

This Advent, CAFOD parish volunteers and supporters are sharing the joy of coming together as a parish community with creative ways of fundraising for World Gifts in their parishes.

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5 festive fundraising ideas for Advent and Christmas

Neil Roper from CAFOD shares his excitement about the approaching festive season as well as sharing everything you need to have a fantastic season of fundraising!

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