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Newtown community support Power to Be

Campaigners from the parish of God the Holy Spirit in Newtown have teamed up with children from the local school, St Mary’s Catholic primary, to play their part in ensuring that children from across the world have access to safe, renewable energy by taking part in our… 250 more words


Ditching Fairtrade: Not my cup of tea!

Sainsbury’s is the largest retailer of Fairtrade products in the UK.  Unfortunately, they have ditched the Fairtrade mark on their own brand of tea, to set up their own scheme called ‘fairly traded’ tea.   307 more words


Radio Interview with Calon FM

Last week I visited Calon FM in Glyndwr University, Wrexham. I was asked to come in and speak about my experience as a CAFOD volunteer and jumped at the chance. 255 more words


Bishop William supports the Power to Be Campaign

CAFOD Coordinators Lizzie Wignall and Debbie Purfield had their annual meeting with Bishop William Kenney who was very supportive and delighted to hear how parish involvement across the south of the diocese where Lizzie and Debbie are focusing on has risen over the past year. 254 more words

Upcoming CAFOD Event

Anglesey children support Power to Be campaign

Recently we’ve been visiting schools and parishes to share the news of CAFOD’s Power to Be campaign, which believes that every child can, and should be able to, achieve great things. 370 more words


The Wood of the Cross

Signs and symbols are important. They carry memory of times and places of significance. They tell a story.

During a massive air raid on the city of Coventry in November 1940, the medieval cathedral was destroyed, the wooden rafters of the root collapsing in the fire that ensued. 766 more words


Step into the GAP: James finishes his CAFOD Gap year placement at St Mary’s Catholic Academy in Blackpool

James Ronan 24, has written a reflective piece about finishing Step into the Gap, sharing stories of Cambodia, his highlights and what his hopes are for a future career. 1,023 more words