Thank you for your Lenten fundraising

Many Lenten lunches and Lent Fast Day fundraising have taken place in the Nottingham Diocese in aid of CAFOD.


Florence was the symbol of CAFOD’s Lent appeal

With Lent over, we would like to express our gratitude to all schools and parishes who took part in raising money this year and helped turn a little fish into a big fish.

Without your help, the work of CAFOD would not be possible.

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Harvest Fast Day Briefings

In preparation for Harvest Fast Day, which this year is on Friday 7 October, we have arranged 3 Fast Day briefings around the Diocese


Get Hands On with the people of the Altiplano, Bolivia and join the journey! 

These events are an opportunity to learn more about CAFOD’s work and the partners we will be supporting in Bolivia.

So please do come along and bring a friend!  You will meet the CAFOD Nottingham team, Bea and Maggie, and also other CAFOD supporters and volunteers.



Nicanora and her family 

Friday 9 September    1.30 – 4.30pm

Nottingham CAFOD Volunteer Centre, McGuinness Centre, Brooklyn Road, Bulwell, Nottingham NG6 9ES

Sunday 11 September     5 – 7pm

St Mary’s Parish Hall, St Mary’s Road, Glossop SK13 8DN

Saturday 17 September     10.30 – 12.30

Holy Rood Parish Hall, King Street, Market Rasen, Lincs LN8 3BB



Our Lady of Perpetual Succour Catholic Primary Academy Make a Splash for Lent

Louise and Maggie were invited to attend a whole school assembly prepared and presented by the Faithful Friends chaplaincy team.


Our Lady’s Faithful Friends Chaplaincy Team

Using CAFOD’s Primary School Lent resources, they told the story of Guti in Uganda, got students to take part in the water challenge and then invited every class to think of ways they can save water this Lent.


The Faithful Friends team in action



Who wants to take part in the water challenge?

On the Friday before Easter Holidays they are planning a whole school sponsored walk in the playground, each child carrying a container of water.

Support CAFOD’s Appeal and give the gift of water this Lent