November 20, 2020
We’d like to introduce and welcome the new team of CAFOD gap year volunteers as they settle into their placements this week. Read on to find out a little bit about the 2019/2020 team as they gear up for a year of volunteering with CAFOD.
Continue reading “Step into the Gap: Welcome to the new volunteers”
November 1, 2020
On the Feast of All Saints, Kathleen from our Education team reflects on some of the everyday saints she has come across in her life.
Continue reading “All Saints Day: How many saints have you known?”
October 31, 2019
Francis Stewart from our Theology team reflects on the Amazon Synod in the light of the Year of the Word being celebrated in England and Wales until December 2020.
Continue reading “The Amazon Synod: God who speaks”
October 18, 2019
As we approach November, the month of remembrance, Kathleen O’Brien from our Theology team explains how the prayer “God of our longing” speaks to those who have lost somebody they love.
Continue reading “God of our longing: Reflections on loss”
October 11, 2019
Francis from our Theology team reflects on Saint Peter and Saint Paul’s lessons for us during the current Synod on Amazonia.
Continue reading “For a Church walking together”
October 3, 2019
An historic Synod on the Amazon took place in Rome in October 2019. For our Theology team, Harriet Paterson investigated the hopes of people at the heart of the story.
Continue reading “Hopes for the Amazon Synod”
September 29, 2019
As Family Fast Day approaches, Kathleen O’Brien from our Theology team reflects on the life of Saint Francis and the influence he still has, centuries after his death.
Continue reading “How Saint Francis inspired a harvest prayer”
May 27, 2019
Catherine from our Theology team reflects on the climate emergency facing the Earth, our common home, its impact on the lives of those who are poorest, and how Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’ offers hope and inspiration for action.
Continue reading “Pope Francis’ words of hope for Our Common Home”
May 23, 2019
Mark Chamberlain, CAFOD Communications Officer, describes how people’s lives are changing around the world because of climate change.
Continue reading “This is a climate emergency”
April 17, 2019
Reflecting on the gospel from Easter Day, in the final Lent calendar reflection, Catherine from our Theology team reflects on the good news of Christ’s resurrection and how all things have been made new.
Continue reading “Easter Sunday reflection: We rejoice and are glad”