December 7, 2021
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.
Continue reading “World Gifts in your parish: Inspiring others to give from the heart”
November 22, 2021
By Safina Powell
I still light a candle every evening. Even after two years, I still feel pain and confusion, heartbreak and anger.
I know that I’m allowed to feel these things – they are normal parts of the grieving process – but I refuse to let them overwhelm me. This is why I light a candle every evening: the tiny flame reminds me that there is always hope, even when I feel lost in the dark.
Continue reading “Candlelight Funds: Walking through treacle”
November 18, 2021
Matty Maslen and Sophie Pereira were young delegates representing CAFOD at COP26. They share what it was like to travel to the UN climate summit in Glasgow, where they joined us in demanding action from our leaders on the climate crisis.
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October 28, 2021
A group of European climate pilgrims have walked from Sweden, Poland, Italy, the Netherlands and Germany to Glasgow, where the UN climate summit – COP26 – is being held. Carol Cross, from CAFOD’s Middlesbrough Diocesan Office, met the pilgrims when they visited Holy Island.
Continue reading “My journey with the European climate pilgrims”
October 22, 2021
CAFOD Campaigner Holly Jones issues a rallying cry for the Catholic community to make sure our politicians seize the opportunity to make lasting changes at COP26.
Continue reading “A change is coming that must answer the cry of the earth”
October 14, 2021
On the third anniversary of Saint Oscar Romero’s canonisation, CAFOD’s Lucy Jardine reflects on the profound effect that a visit to his tomb in San Salvador had on her.
Continue reading “How my visit to Oscar Romero’s tomb inspires me every day”
September 21, 2021
CAFOD’s work is close to Mieke’s heart and so is going green. In 2017 she decided to embark on a ‘human-powered’ lifestyle for a whole 365 days – this meant using no trains or cars.
Continue reading “Mieke’s top tips for your Go Green challenge”
September 10, 2021
Water can be both a symbol of life and a fearful force. As we tackle global problems like the climate crisis, writes Francis Stewart from CAFOD’s Theology team, humanity must recognise both the challenge and the solutions together in order to renew the face of the Earth.
Continue reading “Reflections on water”
May 22, 2021
Susie is head of the legacies team at CAFOD. Susie reflects on the excitement of Pentecost and how despite the challenges of the last year, found something to celebrate each month.
Continue reading “Give the world something to celebrate”
May 21, 2021
Irene, a CAFOD volunteer in the Diocese of Clifton, reflects on her visit to Puentecitos in El Salvador and the importance of working together.
Continue reading “Reflections from El Salvador”