Kayleigh is one of our Step into the Gap programme volunteers, who is leaving to visit our partners in Sierra Leone tomorrow. We wish her a safe journey and will keep her and all the Gappers in our prayers.
Here’s an insight from Kayleigh on the eve of her departure on January 24.
CAFOD South Wales were delighted to receive an invitation from Jenner Park Primary School in Barry to give an assembly focussing on the international development work of CAFOD.
A member of our Education volunteers team was given a very warm welcome before assembly and was able to start the morning with an explanation of what the letters that make up CAFOD mean and that CAFOD works and helps people living in poverty, whatever their race, culture and religion. No-one is left out.
On Saturday 18 November, CAFOD supporters from across the Archdiocese of Cardiff travelled to the peaceful environs of the Tŷ Croeso centre just outside Cwmbran in south-east Wales (for those of you who don’t know this beautiful part of the world) for a retreat on Blessed Oscar Romero, lead by Libby Abbott from our Campaigns team in Romero House, London.
The Social Action Roadshow brought together Catholic charities, clergy, parishioners and other local projects to explore the social action projects already being undertaken throughout the Archdiocese and to look at new ways to build on Pope Francis’s call to be a ‘Church for the Poor’. Continue reading →