November 1, 2021
Remembering a loved one through CAFOD’s work is a special way to honour the values they held dear. By celebrating the life of someone special, you can help to change thousands more.
Here are four ways you can honour a loved one through CAFOD’s work.
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November 4, 2020
Roisin Beirne, CAFOD’s Candlelight Funds Officer, shares the stories of two special women who have been honoured by a donation to CAFOD in their memory.
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October 30, 2020
Every Friday, we offer you a reflection on the Sunday gospel. For the Feast of All Saints, Roisin Beirne from CAFOD’s Legacy and Remembrance team considers God’s closeness to those grieving.
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October 25, 2019
Roisin Beirne from CAFOD’s Remembrance team shares a story about a parish who organised a walk in remembrance of loved ones who have died, raising money for our work too.
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November 2, 2018
In this reflection on Mark 12:28-34, Roisin Beirne from our Legacy and Remembrance team considers the command to love God and our neighbour.
Based on the gospel for Sunday 4 November – Mark 12:28-34
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October 31, 2018
Roisin Beirne, CAFOD’s Candlelight Fund Officer, shares a little about two special women who have been honoured by a donation to CAFOD in their memory.
During November, the month of Remembrance, the Church encourages us to come together and reflect on all those who have died yet continue to touch our lives.
As the Candlelight Funds Officer here at CAFOD, I offer support to those who have lost a loved one and are looking for a way to honour them through CAFOD’s work. Some families set up a Candlelight Fund. This is a special fund in memory of a loved one who has died, where all donations in their name are combined to make a life-changing difference to the world’s poorest communities. It truly does celebrate a life while touching the lives of thousands more.
Donate in memory of a loved one
Many have told me how much comfort they gain from knowing that good is being done in their loved one’s name. As a way of saying thank you for the incredible strength and kindness these families show, I’d like to share a little about two women who have been remembered in this way.
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