Corpus Christi Harvest Fast Day – great result in Weston-Super-Mare

 

Corpus Christi parish in Weston-Super-Mare does brilliantly for CAFOD Harvest Fast Day

 Parishioners Alan and Linda Malone of Corpus Christi parish in Weston-Super-Mare wrote to thank all the parishioners there on behalf of CAFOD, parish volunteer Chris Davies outlines. The parish managed to raise for the Harvest Fast day collection £1105.92 of which £587.77 was Gift Aided.  The parish held an auction of harvest produce too, raising a further £75 bringing CAFOD a wonderful total. A special thanks went to the parish auctioneer and his trusty helper who collected the money, as well as many thanks to all who contributed or helped in any way.

Some of the gifts placed at the foor of the altar

A reminder for any of us; if you forgot your envelope last week, CAFOD is still receiving donations for Harvest Fast Day – .   Alternatively click this link.

St Benedict’s Parishioners undertake fantastic Share the Journey Walk

On Sunday the 12th of August 29 people from St Benedict’s parish including 6 monks braved the elements to take part in a CAFOD Share the Journey walk. This year Pope Francis has encouraged us all to ‘welcome our brother and sister migrants and refugees with arms wide open’ and to call on world leaders to do the same when they finalise two new global agreements at the United Nations: one on refugees and one on migration.

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