If your parish is holding a Harvest Fast Day collection, the pack will be with all parish priest and parish volunteers in the first week of September.
Two parishes in Menevia – St David’s Priory Church in Swansea and Our Lady, Queen of Peace in Llanelli hosted Fast Day briefings for some of our dedicated volunteers earlier this month.
This year the country of focus for Harvest is Bolivia.
It’s a landlocked country in central South America and one third of the country is the Andean mountain range.
It’s the poorest country in South America.
The Altiplano is a vast, inhospitable plain almost 4,000 metres above sea level.
The soil is poor quality because the area is incredibly arid. The climate is changing and becoming increasingly unpredictable. Continue reading