Angela Cooke, a media volunteer for the Nottingham Diocese, describes the amazing fundraising of the Glossop parishes during Lent 2016.
Glossop parishes St Mary Crowned and and All Saints have been busy raising money for CAFOD during Lent!
On the 13th March the parishes held a breakfast of bacon butties, toast, croissants, and many cups of tea and coffee. The event was attended by about 50 parishioners and raised £216.90.
On the 19th March A St Patrick’s Celebration was enjoyed by many parishioners and friends. They had a fabulous night with a Ceilidh band ‘The Kraken’ and the parish band ‘The Prodigal Sons’.
Lots of lively dancing and singing to a wide selection of Irish songs was enjoyed by all, as well as plenty of eating and drinking!
This again was a great community event and raised an amazing £1,000,41!
The parishes are very grateful for the attendees’ involvement and generosity at both events.
An extra £92.77 has been collected by the parishes in CAFOD collection boxes during Lent.
In total, the parishes raised an amazing £1341.08!
CAFOD are very grateful to the parishes of Glossop for their amazing work in raising this money.