CAFOD in Portsmouth

CAFOD in Portsmouth

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CAFOD World gift catalogues will be arriving in parishes soon so please collect one and this Christmas give gift that will make a real difference to families living in developing countries . Why not get together and fundraise in your parish this Advent?
Take time out and come to our retreat on Saturday 3rd November at St Joseph's Retreat Centre Ashurst
Thank you to all those who came to our mass of Thanksgiving for volunteers on Saturday. It was lovely to see you there.

CAFOD Portsmouth works with the Catholic community in the diocese to raise both funds and awareness of global poverty and injustice through parishes, schools, and networks.

A HUGE THANK YOU to all our amazing volunteers! 28/06/2021

A HUGE THANK YOU to all our amazing volunteers!

Deirdre Meeting at St Bedes As we come to the end of June, a month where we have be celebrating our wonderful volunteers, I would like to say a personal thank you to every volunteer in the Portsmouth Diocese your support, love and concern for those communities that CAFOD works with has been truly amazing despite the difficulties you have faced in the last year....

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A HUGE THANK YOU to all our amazing volunteers! DeirdreMeeting at St Bedes As we come to the end of June, a month where we have be celebrating our wonderful volunteers, I would like to say a personal thank you to every volunteer in the Portsmout…

Celebrating our AMAZING Young Leaders 24/06/2021

Celebrating our AMAZING Young Leaders

Young Leaders at Farnborough Hill Eyes of the World photo On Wednesday 23rd June we held an online celebration for our Young Leaders from Christ the King College Isle of Wight, Farnborough Hill, Salesian College Farnborough, St Joseph's College Reading and The Marist Ascot. Young Leaders Celebration meeting This has been a difficult year for young people with schools closing because of lockdown which meant having virtual lessons....

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Celebrating our AMAZING Young Leaders Young Leaders at Farnborough Hill Eyes of the World photo On Wednesday 23rd June we held an online celebration for our Young Leaders from Christ the King College Isle of Wight, Farnborough Hill, Sa…

Guernsey Laudato Si’ Group 22/06/2021

Guernsey Laudato Si’ Group

Destruction of forests Norah Gregson one of our CAFOD parish volunteers in Guernsey reports on the Guernsey Laduato Si' group . "In Pope Francis in his encyclical, “Laudato si “, calls on all of us to do two things : to care for the planet , “Our Common Home “, and to have” solidarity with the poor “ We are only too aware of the environmental challenges we face and of how much our use of the planet’s resources impinges on the poorest people in it ....

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Guernsey Laudato Si’ Group Destruction of forests Norah Gregson one of our CAFOD parish volunteers in Guernsey reports on the Guernsey Laduato Si’ group . “In Pope Francis in his encyclical, “Laudato si “,  …

G7 leaders ‘waste opportunity’ to put world on track for recovery from pandemic at Cornwall summit 18/06/2021

G7 leaders ‘waste opportunity’ to put world on track for recovery from pandemic at Cornwall summit

Yes please do sign our petition .

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Online events coming up in the next few weeks… 17/06/2021

Online events coming up in the next few weeks…

Crisis, conflict, and climate change in Ethiopia, Thu 17 Jun @ 1pm (repeated Fri 18 Jun @ 6:30pm) Join our representative in Ethiopia for the latest insights on the conflict and humanitarian crisis in Tigray and the impact of climate change on communities we work with in Ethiopia. Register here Tales from the G7, Tue 22 Jun @ 6:30pm…...

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Online events coming up in the next few weeks… Crisis, conflict, and climate change in Ethiopia, Thu 17 Jun @ 1pm (repeated Fri 18 Jun @ 6:30pm) Join our representative in Ethiopia for the latest insights on the conflict and humanitarian crisis…

CAFOD Volunteers in Basingstoke meet with their MP Maria Miller to discuss Climate Change. 16/06/2021

CAFOD Volunteers in Basingstoke meet with their MP Maria Miller to discuss Climate Change.

Many thanks to Judith Alymer our campaign volunteer at Holy Ghost & St Bede Basingstoke who organised a meeting with Maria Miller MP for Basingstoke as part of our Parliament in Your Parish campaign on Thursday 10th June the evening before the G7 meeting in Cornwall. Thank you to Veronika Budzynski, James Budzynski-Seymour, Matt Lyons, Janet Standing, Joy Murphy, Tony Spiteri, Benedict Babu, for attending the meeting and sharing their concerns about climate change....

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CAFOD Volunteers in Basingstoke meet with their MP Maria Miller to discuss Climate Change. Many thanks to Judith Alymer our campaign volunteer at Holy Ghost & St Bede Basingstoke who organised a meeting with Maria Miller MP for Basingstoke as part of our Parliament in Your Parish cam…

Celebrating our wonderful volunteers. Sharing stories…. 14/06/2021

Celebrating our wonderful volunteers. Sharing stories….

Beth and Steve Taylor Beth and Steve Taylor are the CAFOD parish volunteers at St Peters Wi******er. One of the key roles of a parish volunteer is to share stories from the communities that CAFOD supports. We work with local experts who help some of the most difficult-to-reach people in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Through a local priest, a midwife or a water engineer – our global reach is present in the lived experience of local communities....

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Celebrating our wonderful volunteers. Sharing stories…. Beth and Steve Taylor Beth and Steve Taylor are the CAFOD parish volunteers at St Peters Wi******er. One of the key roles of a parish volunteer is to share stories from the communities that CAFOD s…

Climate Sunday mass with Bishop John Arnold 13th June 11/06/2021

Climate Sunday mass with Bishop John Arnold 13th June

Join us on Sunday 13th June at 11am for a livestreamed mass with Bishop John Arnold one of CAFOD's Trustees to pray for our common home- the earth. For details go to the Salford Cathedral website

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Climate Sunday mass with Bishop John Arnold 13th June Join us on Sunday 13th June at 11am for a livestreamed mass with Bishop John Arnold one of CAFOD’s Trustees to pray for our common home- the earth. For details go to the Salford Cathedral web…

10/06/2021

G7 interfaith event: Building a better world after the pandemic

Join us for a live-streamed event organised in conjunction with Christian Aid, Tearfund, World Vision, Islamic Relief and Faith for the Climate, and hosted by Truro Cathedral for people of faith to reflect ahead of the G7 summit and send a message to world leaders.

Join us today to find out how climate change is affecting Fairtrade farmers 7pm. 08/06/2021

Join us today to find out how climate change is affecting Fairtrade farmers 7pm.

Fairtrade Stall Tuesday 8th June, 7pm-8pm: Fairtrade and climate change- how is it linked? Coffee, cocoa, bananas and many other products we rely on come from small farms in countries already badly affected by climate change. Join Adam Gardner, Head of Campaigns at the Fairtrade Foundation as he shares the link between climate change and the products we buy and how Fairtrade aims to create better prices, decent working conditions and local sustainability. Register here. Also watch on catch up on Thursday 10th June 12pm-1pm.

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Join us today to find out how climate change is affecting Fairtrade farmers 7pm. Fairtrade Stall Tuesday 8th June, 7pm-8pm: Fairtrade and climate change- how is it linked? Coffee, cocoa, bananas and many other products we rely on come from small farms in countries already …

Celebrating our wonderful school volunteers. Roger says volunteering is “spiritually rewarding.” 07/06/2021

Celebrating our wonderful school volunteers. Roger says volunteering is “spiritually rewarding.”

Roger Coveney School volunteer for NW Hampshire We have 15 amazing CAFOD school volunteers in the Portsmouth diocese who visit the Catholic primary and secondary schools. Well at least they did before lockdown but unfortunately because of restrictions they haven't been able to visit schools in person since February 2020! However they have taken advantage of the technology and offered virtual and recorded assembles and workshops to schools instead....

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Celebrating our wonderful school volunteers. Roger says volunteering is “spiritually rewarding.” Roger Coveney School volunteer for NW Hampshire We have 15 amazing CAFOD school volunteers in the Portsmouth diocese who visit the Catholic primary and secondary schools. Well at least they did bef…

G7 Interfaith event Thursday 10th June 7pm 03/06/2021

G7 Interfaith event Thursday 10th June 7pm

The G7 summit will see heads of government of seven of the world’s richest countries - including President Joe Biden - travel to Cornwall and discuss how the world can rebuild after the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has a crucial role to play, with the UK holding the presidency of the G7. We want to send a message to him and the other G7 leaders that people of faith in the UK and around the world expect them to put in place plans for a global and green recovery from the crisis which leaves no one behind....

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G7 Interfaith event Thursday 10th June 7pm The G7 summit will see heads of government of seven of the world’s richest countries – including President Joe Biden – travel to Cornwall and discuss how the world can rebuild after the…

Celebrating our wonderful volunteers. Monica follows in her mother’s footsteps …. 01/06/2021

Celebrating our wonderful volunteers. Monica follows in her mother’s footsteps ….

Monica selling the cardigans she knitted to raise funds for CAFOD During June we will be celebrating the fantastic work of our amazing volunteers in Portsmouth Diocese. We have a variety of volunteer roles so if you would like to join our team contact Jo on [email protected]. Monica Morris is our Parish Volunteer Coordinator for West Berkshire Pastoral Area and our parish volunteer at St Luke's Theale ....

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Celebrating our wonderful volunteers. Monica follows in her mother’s footsteps …. Monica selling the cardigans she knitted to raise funds for CAFOD During June we will be celebrating the fantastic work of our amazing volunteers in Portsmouth Diocese. We have a variety of volunte…

1st June to 1st July Celebrating our CAFOD Volunteers 27/05/2021

1st June to 1st July Celebrating our CAFOD Volunteers

From 1st June to 1st July we are celebrating our wonderful volunteers with a series of online events so please join us. CAFOD Volunteers month 2021 Thursday 3rd June, 7pm-8pm: Mini workshop- Great photo’s Capture your volunteering stories and events. Learn how to take great photo's to show the amazing volunteer activities you do, from bake sales, to walking for water and everything in between!...

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1st June to 1st July Celebrating our CAFOD Volunteers From 1st June to 1st July we are celebrating our wonderful volunteers with a series of online events so please join us. CAFOD Volunteers month 2021 Thursday 3rd June, 7pm-8pm: Mini workshop- Great …

Laudato Si’ Reflection: Give Generously 26/05/2021

Laudato Si’ Reflection: Give Generously

Matthew 6:2-6 “So, when you give alms, do not have it trumpeted before you; this is what the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets to win human admiration. In truth I tell you, they have had their reward. But when you give alms, your left hand must not know what your right is doing; your almsgiving must be secret, and your Father who sees all that is done in secret will reward you."...

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Laudato Si’ Reflection: Give Generously Matthew 6:2-6 “So, when you give alms, do not have it trumpeted before you; this is what the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets to win human admiration. In truth I tell you, they ha…

“Fantastic presentations” at Called to Change Gathering. 24/05/2021

“Fantastic presentations” at Called to Change Gathering.

On Friday 21st May over 30 parishioners from around the diocese gathered to pray and to reflect on Laudato Si’ Care for Our Common Home a letter to all people written by Pope Francis in 2015. You can watch a recording of meeting here Fr Mark Hogan led us in prayer and shared his thoughts on the encyclical reminding us about the ecological virtues of praise, gratitude, justice, sobriety, simplicity, and humility....

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“Fantastic presentations” at Called to Change Gathering. On Friday 21st May over 30 parishioners from around the diocese gathered to pray and to reflect on Laudato Si’ Care for Our Common Home a letter to all people written by Pope Francis in 2015. You c…

Our First Meeting with an MP has taken place! 21/05/2021

Our First Meeting with an MP has taken place!

Volunteers from parishes in Maidenhead constituency planning their meeting with Theresa May Thank you to Laura our campaign volunteer at St Edmund Campion Maidenhead for organising a meeting with Theresa May MP for Maidenhead on Thursday 20th May as part of our Parliament in your Parish campaign. Laura told me " Myself and four other CAFOD supporters from the Maidenhead constituency (Eoin Sharkey, Liz Falconer, Eilish MacBean and Mary Johnston) had a Zoom meeting with our MP Theresa May about CAFOD’s “...

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Our First Meeting with an MP has taken place! Volunteers from parishes in Maidenhead constituency planning their meeting with Theresa May Thank you to Laura our campaign volunteer at St Edmund Campion Maidenhead for organising a meeting with T…

Online Events coming up …. 19/05/2021

Online Events coming up ….

Online Events coming up . Thursday 20th May Cancel the debt talk 5:30pm & Thursday 27th May stories from Kenya 12 noon

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Online Events coming up …. Aisha Dodwell Head of Campaigns Cancel the debt: Fund vaccines: Save lives, Thu 20 May @ 5:30pm The coronavirus pandemic is the worst global health crisis in a century. Yet many countries are being…

Farnborough Hill Young Leaders Walk for Water 18/05/2021

Farnborough Hill Young Leaders Walk for Water

Hello, we are the Young Leaders from Farnborough Hill and we wanted to let you know how we got on with the Walk for Water challenge.As you know, the original campaign CAFOD put forward was for everybody to walk 10,000 steps a day. However we decided to put a twist on the challenge and incorporate Farnborough Hill and our Founding RCE Sisters into the campaign....

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Farnborough Hill Young Leaders Walk for Water Hello, we are the Young Leaders from Farnborough Hill and we wanted to let you know how we got on with the Walk for Water challenge.As you know, the original campaign CAFOD put forward was for ever…

Laudato Si’ Week 2021: “For we know things can change” 17/05/2021

Laudato Si’ Week 2021: “For we know things can change”

Laudato Si’ Week 2021: “For we know things can change” Explore the ways that you can respond to Laudato Si' .

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Laudato Si’ Week 2021: “For we know things can change” On 24 May 2015 Pope Francis signed his second encyclical Laudato Si’. Addressed to every living person on the planet, it called for a dialogue about the future of the planet, Our Common Home. As we…

Moving words by Fr Paul Moonjely – Director of Caritas India at the CAFOD mass for India last Friday. 13/05/2021

Moving words by Fr Paul Moonjely – Director of Caritas India at the CAFOD mass for India last Friday.

My dear sisters and brothers in Christ Jesus, it is indeed such a gratifying and graceful moment for me to be amongst the Catholic fraternity of the United Kingdom. On behalf of the people of India, with a humbling heart I express my sincere gratitude for your benevolent support that you have rendered during our ailing times. I was indeed humbled when I recently received the message from Christine, CEO of CAFOD, who empathized with the alarming situation in India and for her kind gesture and to impress you to pray for our country together with all of you as we partake in the celebration of Holy Mass....

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Moving words by Fr Paul Moonjely – Director of Caritas India at the CAFOD mass for India last Friday. My dear sisters and brothers in Christ Jesus, it is indeed such a gratifying and graceful moment for me to be amongst the Catholic fraternity of the United Kingdom. On behalf of the people of India…

Help CAFOD to ‘Reclaim Our Common Home’ with new campaign 12/05/2021

Help CAFOD to ‘Reclaim Our Common Home’ with new campaign

Great blog Joe and good luck with your studies at University of Portsmouth!

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CAFOD’s Director speaking at the Haslemere Festival on the 26 May at 7.30 pm. Don’t miss out! 11/05/2021

CAFOD’s Director speaking at the Haslemere Festival on the 26 May at 7.30 pm. Don’t miss out!

Please do book your tickets for Christine's talk which is online so everyone can join.

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CAFOD’s Director speaking at the Haslemere Festival on the 26 May at 7.30 pm. Don’t miss out! Reblogged on WordPress.com

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G7 interfaith event: Building a better world after the pandemic
CAFOD Mass for the people of Ethiopia
Providing clean water in Ethiopia
CAFOD Walk for Water challenge 10,000 steps every day for the 40 days of Lent
Coronavirus in Brazil: The Oxygen Crisis
Walk for Water
Walk for Water
Thank for all your  from Jo Lewry CPC CAFOD Portsmouth
A New Child is Born, a Eucharistic Celebration
Thank you
Healing the World: An evening of prayer and reflection with Bishop John Arnold
Harvest Fast Day Children's Liturgy

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St Mary's Church, Belle Vue Rd
Aldershot
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