A Nottingham volunteer is travelling to a summer camp in Portugal to meet Pope Francis and help create shifts to more sustainable lifestyles.
CAFOD volunteer Jason Sheehan
From May 9-14, photography student Jason Sheehan, 21, will travel to Fatima in Portugal with the aid agency CAFOD to attend a workshop inspired by Pope Francis’ environmental letter Laudato Si’.
The three-day international workshop will include sessions on how to better live together, farm work, a ’walk for change’ around Fatima and a mass led by Pope Francis.
Our Lady of Good Counsel parish in Eastwood have raised over £750 for CAFOD at their annual Lenten lunch event.
Parishioners at Our Lady of Good Counsel enjoy a Lenten lunch
At the lunch, Sophie Bray, one of the Step into the Gap volunteers from The Briars, gave a presentation about her recent visit to Ethiopia
Sophie introduced a number of the people she met there and showed some of the improvements that had been made to the living and working conditions, thanks to the generosity of CAFOD supporters.
A Zambian religious sister travelled 7,500 miles to deliver two inspiring talks in Nottingham about working alongside aid agency CAFOD.
Sr Yvonne Mwalula Mwila
Sister Yvonne Mwalula Mwila spoke at Our Lady of Perpetual Succour church in Nottingham on Saturday February 18.
Sister Yvonne then addressed parishioners the following day at St Barnabas Cathedral.