Creative ideas for Lent at St Francis Xavier’s

On Monday 13 March one of our schools volunteers, Therese Warwick, visited St Francis Xavier’s RC Primary School in Hereford to share the message of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’ at assembly.

Watch the animation here.

This was followed up with a workshop with Year 4 and their class teacher, Mrs George who is also the school’s eco-co-ordinator.

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Our Lady’s School in Hereford remembers plight of refugees

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Just before the children broke up for the Christmas holidays, CAFOD visited Our Lady’s RC Primary School in Hereford to talk to the children about the legacy of the Year of Mercy and the plight of refugees around the world. Continue reading

Hereford School ’Make’s a Splash’ with their Spring Concert

Members of the School Orchestra

Members of the School Orchestra

St Mary’s R.C. High School in Lugwardine, Hereford, have supported CAFOD for many years. On 22 March, I was lucky enough to be invited to their annual Spring Concert which showcased the school’s artistic talent and raised funds for the Lent Appeal.

When I arrived at the school, it was already buzzing with excitement; in the background I could hear instruments being tuned and see cakes being hastily rushed from the oven. St Mary’s High School has been raising funds for CAFOD in many ways over the years; to date they have raised over £22,000. I was at the school for their annual Spring Concert but before it started, I got to speak to Mr Shannon, the Deputy headteacher:

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