David Brinn (trainer) Sue, Chris, John (Cardiff volunteers) and Jane, Sue and Sarah (Menevia volunteers)
Our team of education volunteers across Cardiff and Menevia had a joint day of working on Monday 15 May when they met together in the Cardiff volunteer centre.
The purpose of the refresher training was to bring together all our wonderful volunteers – experienced and newly-recruited, to explore the resources which we are using in schools during the Summer term and beyond.
t Get ready for our Lent 2017 appeal by joining in the way that suits you best. This year we are going to do something a little bit different to previous years, by giving you a range of options on getting updated on our Lent appeal, and how best to support it in your parish. Continue reading →
CAFOD volunteers get together to enjoy a Christmas lunch and chew the fat over a busy 2016.
Merry Christmas to all of our friends across the dioceses of Cardiff and Menevia.
On Monday 12 December, we were very pleased to welcome some of our wonderful volunteers to the Cardiff Volunteer Centre to participate in a short Advent service and enjoy a festive lunch.
A dozen of some of our most dedicated volunteers were in attendance and it was a wonderful opportunity to get together and discuss all that has gone on in our parishes and schools in 2016. It was great to catch up with some familiar faces and share our experiences of supporting CAFOD over the last year. Continue reading →
One of our office volunteers in the Cardiff Office, Val Call told us about her volunteering experience and the reason why she volunteers.
CAFOD is a worthwhile charity and has always been a charity I have supported. I started volunteering in 2011 because I saw a notice on a church bulletin at St Joseph’s, Penarth. I am currently an office volunteer in the Cardiff Volunteer Centre and do a variety of activities, from database management to posting out letters. Continue reading →
On Saturday 12 November, supporters from Cardiff and Menevia dioceses welcomed CAFOD’s Head of Campaigns, Daniel Hale, to the Ty Croeso Centre at Llantarnam Abbey in Cwmbran for a retreat focussing on “Proclaiming the Mercy of God.”
A former CAFOD Step into the Gap volunteer and Swansea University graduate has been specially selected to travel to a prestigious conference in Rome where she met with Pope Francis.
Eleanor Margetts, who grew up in Bridgend and attended Archbishop McGrath Catholic Comprehensive School, has previously spent some time volunteering in the CAFOD South Wales office in Cardiff. It was through this volunteering experience that Eleanor originally heard about and applied to attend the conference.
Harvest Fast Day (7 October) was the date when Dr Jesse Norman, MP was holding his surgery in the Larruperz Centre in Ross-on-Wye.
Local constituent and CAFOD volunteer, Therese Warwick, was delighted to be able to meet with Dr Norman to talk about climate change and in particular, CAFOD’s Power to the People campaign, just before the national Week of Action (8-16 October).
When we met in early October, Jesse Norman said three things needed to be balanced:
“industrial strategy, energy strategy and the economy…”