CAFOD is at the forefront in supporting communities affected by Climate Change. We are looking for new parish volunteers to help with Harvest and Lent fast days and we also need a school volunteer to visit the Catholic schools in Guernsey and empower young people to make a difference in today’s world. If you are interested […]
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We have all seen the terrible devastation caused by Cyclone Idai to Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. Cafod’s representative in Mozambique, Gabriel Bertani, has emphasized the importance of getting the essentials, food, clean water and hygiene kits, to people quickly. See more on the Cafod website We will take a special retiring collection on the weekend […]
Prayer: Perhaps consider the way that we pray; to pray from the heart and really think about the words. Opportunities for prayer in the Parish:- Mondays 7.30pm – Rosary – Centre for Peace (during Lent) Wednesdays 12:05pm – Rosary (preceding Mass) – Notre Dame du Rosaire Wednesdays 7.00pm – Holy Hour, Rosary & Benediction – […]
CAFOD World Gifts – the true spirit of Christmas Giving Give a gift that will change a life. There are gifts for every budget from Happy Queen Bee at £4 to Help a Refugee Child at £46. Each CAFOD World gift has been chosen for the real and lasting difference it makes to families living […]
CAFOD Portsmouth is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help us visit Catholic primary schools in Guernsey. If you are a good communicator and interested in global issues please get in touch. This role aims to empower young people to make a difference in today’s world. You need to have time during the week to visit […]
A huge thank you to everybody for their generosity on Family Fast Day. Your fasting has raised over £2,586 towards wells for Uganda, that is nearly three and a half wells – an amazing result. If you haven’t handed your envelope in yet, it’s not too late so drop it in with the collections this […]
CAFOD Family Fast Day Friday 5th October Please take home a Fast Day envelope this weekend and prayer card. On family Fast Day CAFOD invites us to eat simply and give the money we save to help the poorest people in the most hard to reach regions around the world.
CAFOD Match Funding can make a huge difference. Portsmouth diocese raised an amazing £4.3 MILLION which will be doubled by the government (Our contribution had already been doubled by Guernsey States meaning we sent over £15,000). The match funding will go towards malnutrition projects in Zimbabwe and Eritrea. Thank you all for your generosity.
WINGS collection on 26th August: Over the past year your generosity has allowed WINGS to make the following donations: Cafod Emergency appeal re Rohinga – £150 Wayaya – £250 Friends of Katete – £250 Tumaini Fund – £1886 / £500, (special collection for hospital treating children injured by hand grenade) Don Bosco Missions £450. The next […]
To date you have very generously raised £5,528 from your Lent Fast Day donations and CAFOD boxes. The UK Government has pledged to match this amount if the monies are sent in good time. The Guernsey Overseas Aid & Development Commission has pledged to do the same. This means that over £15,000 will be received […]