Copied from the CAFOD Birmingham blog: Oxford University Chaplaincy CAFOD group at the Big IF June 16, 2013 by cafodbirmingham Christine from the Oxford University Catholic Chaplaincy’s CAFOD group sent us an account of her day out last Saturday at the Big IF at Hyde Park. The IF campaign has been working hard to build momentum around Britain over the last months, and it showed on Saturday, 8th June as tens of thousands of people came together in Hyde Park. We came together, as Prime Minister David Cameron hosted a ‘nutrition summit’ [...]
The new CAFOD campaign, Hungry for Change, kicked off this past Sunday with announcements at the Sunday Masses, and a Fairtrade breakfast hosted between the 9am and 11am Masses (thanks to all who came)! Over the rest of the term, and into the next, we will be distributing campaign action cards calling on the Prime Minister to support a fairer global food system by (1) empowering aid for small-scale farmers, especially women, to help them access markets, and (2) discouraging big food conglomerates from engaging in a global race to the [...]
Friday 12th October: 1.45pm, CAFOD soup lunch after the 1.15pm Mass
Fairtrade Breakfast: On Sunday of 4th Week, CAFOD held a 'Fairtrade Breakfast' between the two Sunday masses. This event formed part of the CAFOD effort to gain Fairtrade status for the Chaplaincy, and was also a great opportunity to highlight the great Fairtrade products available and to enjoy a good breakfast together.
Morning Prayer: On Wednesday of 4th Week, CAFOD organised for morning prayer to be held in Christ Church meadows in order to appreciate our surroundings. This event forms part of the Live Simply Campaign, and also served as an opportunity for prayers for water security as the national Thirst for Change Campaign came to an end.
CAFOD annual campaigns energiser day at Harborne Hall in Birmingham, Sat 5th Nov 10am for a 10.30am start, ending by 4pm with lunch provided. Do let firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like to come -for anyone who wants to be informed or learn about CAFOD’s campaigning work.
Voting in the referendum begins today and you can easily find reports and commentary about the referendum from most news organisations. As the voting process continues over the rest of the week, we'd like to ask you to keep the people of Sudan in your thoughts and prayers during this time. Some prayer suggestions: you may find reflections provided by US-based Jesuit Refugee Services to be useful (http://jrsusa.org/Prayers_Detail?TN=DTN-20101216111903), and the official Prayer for Peace in Sudan follows below (also at http://www.cafod.org.uk/content/download/117980/1291976/version/4/file/Sudan+peace+prayer.pdf) ------- Prayer for Peace in Sudan Lord Jesus, you said [...]
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CAFOD Group Contact firstname.lastname@example.org Cafod lunches continue on Friday at 1:30 after the 1.05 Mass. Eat for the world!
CAFOD Group Contact email@example.com Cafod lunches continue on Friday at 1:45 after the 1:15 Mass. Coin collections for CAFOD during Lent, CAFOD soup lunch on Ash Wednesday. Eat for the world.