Annual Humber Bridge Cross This Weekend

CAFOD and Christian Aid supporters are invited to gather on Saturday May 6 for the annual Humber Bridge Cross.

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The annual Humber Bridge Cross takes place this weekend

 The fun event allows people of all ages to complete a sponsored walk across the bridge to the Barton side and returning as many times as they can in a three-hour period.

The cross takes place from 2pm until 5pm and will be opened by Bishop Alison White of Hull.

 Each participant who completes at least one cross will be given a certificate of completion on the day.

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Sr Yvonne -‘My 7,500 miles trip to Middlesbrough’

By Sister Yvonne Mwalula Mwila
Sister Yvonne Mwalula Mwila has spent the last decade forging a path in her native Zambia for developing communities to receive the education and training they need to succeed. In February, she visited Middlesbrough to thank the community who have helped play an important role in transforming her home country.

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Sr Yvonne Mwalula Mwila

Over the past few weeks I have been travelling around the UK to say thank you to the communities who have volunteered, campaigned and fundraised to help fund a project in my community through aid agency CAFOD.
  
With the help of the Middlesbrough community, CAFOD, Irish-based charity Misean Cara, and my congregation, we have been able to transform a place where there was once nothing into a school which provides education to around 300 of the local children.

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Zambian religious Sister delivers CAFOD talks

A Zambian religious sister travelled 7,500 miles to deliver two inspiring talks in Middlesbrough about working alongside aid agency CAFOD.

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CAFOD partner Sister Yvonne

Sister Yvonne Mwalula Mwila spoke at St Mary’s Cathedral in Middlesbrough on Thursday February 16 in front of around 40 CAFOD supporters.

Sister Yvonne then addressed 25 CAFOD volunteers the following day at the Curial Offices in Linthorpe.

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