Power to be

One in six people across the world still don’t have the energy they need to provide power in their homes, schools, health centres and businesses. If you’d like to know how renewable energy can transform lives come along to our Power to be campaign launch event in Newcastle under Lyme on June 11.

Take action and help to transform lives

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Understanding CAFOD

What is CAFOD? How did it start? How does CAFOD work overseas?

If you’d like to know more about our work please join us on Saturday 6 May, 1-5pm at St Mary’s the Mount Parish Centre, Glebe Street, Walsall, WS1 3NX.

Understanding CAFODFind out:

  • The Story of CAFOD – how it all began
  • CAFOD’s Vision, Mission and Values – what do they challenge us to do?
  • Our international development work – examples of our work in the field
  • Fundraising, finance and stewardship – where does the money really go?
  • Volunteering for CAFOD – how can you get involved?
  • Campaigning – why does it matter?

All are welcome: supporters, parish contacts, volunteers, priests – anyone who is interested in the work of CAFOD.

To confirm your place please contact Julia in the Birmingham Volunteer Centre: jhood@cafod.org.uk or 01922 722944

Meetings for CAFOD Supporters

 

Please come along to our upcoming meetings and hear about CAFOD’s work in Zambia and how to inspire others this Lent.

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Saturday 4 February, 10.30am-1.00pm:                                                                                       Holy Trinity Parish Centre, London Road, Newcastle, Staffs, ST5 1LQ

Wednesday 8 February, 7.00-8.30pm:                                                                                              St Mary’s Parish Centre, Leveson Street, Willenhall, WV13 1DA

Saturday 18 February, 10am – 1.30pm:                                                                                              St Joseph, Chalfont St Peter, SL9 8RY

Saturday 18 February, 10.30-12.00am:                                                                                              St Anne’s Church, 26 Bridle Lane, Sutton Coldfield, B74 3HB

Monday 20 February, 7.45-9.15pm:                                                                                                    St Thomas More parish, 112 Knoll Drive, Coventry, CV3 5DE (including a presentation on LiveSimply)

Wednesday 22 February, 10am – 12:30pm:                                                                                   Our Lady Help of Christians, Oxford, OX4 2ND

Thursday 23 February, 7.30-9pm:                                                                                                       St John the Evangelist parish, 25 South Bar Street, Banbury, OX16 9AF                      (including a talk by Bishop William Kenney on Iraq and South Sudan)

Saturday 25 February, 10.30am – 12.00nn:                                                                                      St. Chad’s & All Saints, Sedgley, DY3 3UE

and

Thursday 9th March, 7pm (not 7.30pm as previously stated):                                                       Mass on the eve of CAFOD’s Lent fast day (celebrated by bishop Robert Byrne).                  Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Redditch, B98 8LT

Friday 10th March:                                                                                                                                  CAFOD Lent Fast Day

For more information contact: 01922 722944 or birmingham@cafod.org.uk