CAFOD is the international development agency of the Catholic Church in England and Wales and part of the global Caritas family. It works in more than sixty countries worldwide to tackle poverty and injustice.
The Parish CAFOD Group was formed in 2000 with the following aims:
· To raise awareness in the Parish about the work of CAFOD.
· Organise social functions and other events to raise funds for CAFOD In the last ten years £42,168 for Cafod has been raised by the parish (in addition to Family Fast Day collections) through the following events:
International Evening 60s/70s Night
CAFOD Dinners (Blends) New Years Eve Party
French Evening Italian Evening
St. Patrick’s Night Quiz Nights
Auction of Promises Parish Sunday Lunch
Silver Jubilee Lunch London Night
Continental Breakfasts Valentine’s Night
Disco Cornish Evening
Mardi Gras Art & Craft Fayre
Sponsored Slim Recycled Christmas Cards
Coppers for CAFOD African Evening
Lenten Lunches (CWL)
Sacred Heart Parish CAFOD Group
Cheryl Daly Chris Frith Brenda Gilford
Vera Hickey Janet Jones Biddy Lovat
If you would like to join the CAFOD Group, please speak to any member. You will be most welcome.
Alternatively contact the parish office on 01883 343241 or email .
For more information about the work of CAFOD visit their website at http://www.cafod.org.uk/