CAFOD announces new gap year openings

CAFOD has just announced a new placement in their gap year programme in the South East and is welcoming applications from around the country.

Step into the gap

Could you spend a gap year with CAFOD?

Step into the Gap is an opportunity to volunteer in the UK, gain experience, develop leadership skills and visit an international CAFOD partner.

Learn more about gap year opportunities.

The scheme, which is open to 18-30-year-olds, gives participants the opportunity to live and work in a UK placement for an academic year whilst learning more about faith and social justice whilst inspiring others to make a difference.

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Music Evening to Aid East Africa Crisis

An entertaining musical evening was held in support of aid agency CAFOD’s East Africa Crisis Appeal. 

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16 million are in need of help

Local group ‘The Intones’ performed at St Andrew’s parish hall in Teesville on Friday May 12.

Band members Jonathan Rees and David Hawkins played a wide range of music for the audience to enjoy.

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Community in Middlesbrough gathers to show solidarity with refugees

More than 100 people gathered together for an inspiring liturgy event to show solidarity with refugees in Middlesbrough.

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The solidarity liturgy was attended by over 100 people

The event included prayer, music and reflection at The Holy Name of Mary Church in Linthorpe.

A Lampedusa Cross was on show at the liturgy, which is a symbol of hope for refugees.

The cross was made by Italian carpenter Francesco Tuccio, who used shipwrecked refugee boats in 2013. Aid agency CAFOD has sent one to every cathedral in England and Wales.

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