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