Meet Sister Yvonne

sryvCome and meet our overseas partner who is living out Pope Francis’ call to hear the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor. Sr Yvonne, who works in Zambia, will be sharing the inspiring story of her work on livelihoods and how she is supporting some of the most vulnerable communities to adapt to climate change.

We are delighted to be hosting Sr Yvonne, an inspiring partner, who will give a talk about her work on Mon 13 February, in Nazareth House, Cardiff. Sister Yvonne, who is from the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, is CAFOD’s partner in Zambia.

Sr Yvonne is currently working with small-scale farmers, helping them to grow crops that are resistant to drought. Farmers who only maintain maize are much more susceptible to crop failure, especially as maize totally depends on the rains which are become increasingly erratic.zambia

Sr Yvonne will be sharing the story of Florence from Zambia (pictured above) who, with your help, has been able to turn tiny fish into a thriving business and a future for her family.

She says:

“Each day of my life, I look at everything – creation, people – and I say, ‘Well this is what God has created and it is good.’

 

It is our duty as Christians to bring back that goodness because in this world and in our country – some of the injustices, the sufferings and a lot of negatie things, unfortunately take away that goodness. So for me it’s all the time trying to bring that goodness.”

Please do join us for what promises to be an inspiring and motivating talk.

Monday 13 February – 3:00 – 4:00pm
Nazareth House
Colum Road
Cardiff
CF10 3UN

Tea and coffee will be provided. The Sisters of Nazareth House welcome you to join them for Holy Hour at 5:00pm and Mass at 6:00pm.

All welcome. You can download a poster of the event here – CAFOD_Sr_Yvonne_Poster

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