July 19, 2021
The global coronavirus pandemic is a defining moment for our generation. Some will remember the race to buy tins of beans and toilets rolls, the panic and fear – others will remember small acts of kindness, a loving community spirit, and the special items they treasured in lockdown.
Continue reading “What precious items have helped you through lockdown?”
April 22, 2021
Andrea Speranza from CAFOD’s Campaigns team explains how, by coming together in our parishes to meet with our MPs, we have a chance to build a fairer world after coronavirus.
Continue reading “This summer let’s bring parliament into our parishes”
April 16, 2021
CAFOD’s Director, Christine Allen, considers how Pope Francis’ latest encyclical Fratelli Tutti can inspire us all to be a force for change this year and help to build a fairer world.
Continue reading “A year for action and transformation”
February 23, 2021
Back in January 2020, Rebecca Maxwell travelled to Cambodia with the Step into the Gap programme. A year on, she looks back on why volunteering with CAFOD during her gap year was so inspiring.
Continue reading “Volunteering in my gap year is an experience I treasure”
February 10, 2021
On 4 October last year, the Vatican released Pope Francis’ newest encyclical, Fratelli Tutti. CAFOD’s Head of Theology, Linda Jones, shares her reflections on this much anticipated work.
Continue reading “Love beyond boundaries and borders: A reflection on Fratelli Tutti”
January 5, 2021
As we all adapt to the new lockdown rules, Hannah Patterson from our Fundraising department shares the ways she and her family are coping, and some ideas to keep hopeful in the coming weeks.
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December 18, 2020
CAFOD’s Director, Christine Allen, looks back on a year that has challenged us all. Thanks to the overwhelming and humbling support shown by the Catholic community, remarkable achievements have been made in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
Continue reading “2020: A year of challenge and hope”
November 3, 2020
Therese, from CAFOD’s Digital Fundraising team, lost her Grandpa during the coronavirus lockdown. She reflects on the life he led and how it felt to say goodbye during this time.
Continue reading “Saying the last goodbye during the coronavirus lockdown”
September 25, 2020
How can I pray in these difficult times? CAFOD’s Genevieve Cox has selected five ways you can pray for those affected by coronavirus as part of your daily life during Harvest.
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September 3, 2020
The enthusiasm and passion of CAFOD’s Young Leaders is inspiring, not just to their peers, but also to their wider communities. Despite all of the challenges this year they stepped up to the challenge of making this a summer of hope. Sinead Callaghan, CAFOD’s Young Leadership Co-ordinator, reveals what they’ve been doing.
Continue reading “Young people lead the way to a hopeful summer”