Children at St Wilfrid’s School in York raised £125 for CAFOD thanks to a Lenten project organised by the Mini Vinnies.
St Wilfrid’s held a fish-themed fundraiser
They prepared an assembly to explain the project and requested a small donation to the Lent Fast Day appeal.
Cut out fish shapes decorated by the pupils and containing a prayer or commitment of care to be undertaken during Lent were displayed around the school hall.
We are very grateful to all schools and parishes who took part in fundraising activities this year.
Without your generous support, the work of CAFOD would not be possible.
All are welcome to join together for a refugee solidarity liturgy in Middlesbrough.
The Lampedusa Cross
The event will be an hour of prayer, music and reflection on Wednesday May 3 at 7pm at The Holy Name of Mary Church in Linthorpe.
A Lampedusa Cross will be on show at the evening, which is a symbol of hope for refugees.
A Thornaby school’s afternoon fete has raised over £1,000 for aid agency CAFOD.
St Patrick’s hall was packed for the fete
St Patrick’s Catholic College held the event to finish off their Lenten fundraising on Friday March 31.
There were a number of activities for staff, pupils, parents and other visitors to enjoy, including a tombola, a pirate’s treasure map and name the teddy.
The fete was ran after the school day had finished and each form had their own stall to run.