See harvest fast day appeal appeal below
The CAFOD Team in St Clement’s Church undertakes the following tasks.
The CAFOD team promotes the Lent and Harvest Fast Days annually. We also fundraise throughout the year for projects in specially chosen regions overseas.
Responding to emergencies:
We enable the parish to respond to emergencies, by providing information received from CAFOD as new emergencies break. We keep parishioners informed of what CAFOD is doing, and offer them the opportunity to support the work.
We raise awareness of the latest CAFOD campaigns and encourage parish support for action each year.
Prayer and reflecting:
We encourage prayer and reflection on the global implications of faith, through the use CAFOD materials, at mass and other liturgies and by passing on children's liturgy materials.
Working with young people:
We develop links between CAFOD and St Clement’s primary School, Confirmation and first holy communion program.
We promote CAFOD’S work to the wider community by having articles printed in the diocesan newspaper and the local press, in a style that reflects CAFOD's vision, mission and values.
Harvest Fast Day Caronavirus Appeal
You can help to rebuild lives
This is a Harvest like no other as families around the world face chronic food shortages, malnutrition and poverty as the result of coronavirus. This Family Fast Day on Friday 9 October let's stand alongside the poorest and most vulnerable people and help them to rebuild their lives.
Asal and her children sit together. For so many families like Asal's, coronavirus has meant their lives will never be the same.
Your donations are helping to:
provide handwashing stations in communities lacking access to clean water and soap
distribute PPE to health workers
supply children with books and pencils so they can study from home while schools are closed
allow farmers to sell their produce safely
deliver food packages to people in cities who can’t go out to work.
Asal is a mother of five living in Afghanistan whose husband died from coronavirus.
Three ways to donate
Bring your cash donations to church over the weekends of the 10,11 October or you credit or debit card as we will have card reader available.