CAFOD

3 10, 2017

Love is a heart beat ….

2017-10-04T14:05:59+00:00 Categories: CAFOD, Family & Youth, Justice & Peace|

Love must win out; it is the only thing that can” – Romero – the heartbeat of El Salvador

What an awesome and inspiring performance from Rise Theatre on Saturday 30th September.  St John the Baptist Cathedral were delighted to host the premier performance of Romero – the heartbeat of El Salvador.

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14 09, 2017

St John’s Cathedral – 2nd cathedral to be awarded the Live Simply award

2017-09-15T14:42:46+00:00 Categories: CAFOD, Cathedral Events, Family & Youth, Justice & Peace, Uncategorised|

Well done everyone – our cathedral of St John the Baptist here in Norwich has just been awarded the Cafod Live Simply Award, following a year of hard work and commitment from the parish community.

The journey began following a series of talks exploring Pope Francis’ Encyclical(letter) ‘Laudato Si’ and a desire to try and […]

13 09, 2017

CAFOD Harvest Fast Day – Friday 6th October 2017 – let’s all do our part!

2017-09-13T22:04:54+00:00 Categories: CAFOD, Cathedral Events, Family & Youth, Justice & Peace, Uncategorised|

It’s Harvest Fast Day on Friday 6th October, and at harvest, we share God’s abundance with our neighbours. ‘We plant the seeds that one day will grow’. These words are from a prayer that remembers Blessed Oscar Romero, Archbishop of San Salvador who was brutally murdered because he tried to help the poorest people in […]

3 08, 2017

Romero – the Heartbeat of El Salvador – 30th September 2017 – 7.30pm – Get your tickets now!

2017-09-08T21:39:10+00:00 Categories: CAFOD, Cathedral Events, Family & Youth, Justice & Peace|

Following on from last year’s sold out performance of the White Rabbit,

Rise Theatre returns to St John’s Cathedral Norwich ………. Tickets are on sale in the Cathedral shop and online – please get them soon – they are going fast!

 

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31 07, 2017

Cathedral youth group respond to refugee crisis

2017-07-31T20:44:37+00:00 Categories: CAFOD|

The youth group at St John’s Cathedral has started packing rucksacks for asylum seekers arriving into the city.

Responding to the refugee crisis, they began collecting basic goods and toiletries from parishioners and Notre Dame School.

The group compiled a list of items from feedback received from asylum seekers, meaning everything the youth group collected was useful.

With the […]

26 05, 2017

We don’t want your money, but we do need your help….

2017-05-27T22:26:39+00:00 Categories: CAFOD, Family & Youth, Justice & Peace, News|

VOLUNTEER CLEANERS WANTED.

Lauren Henery from English Plus is looking for volunteers to join the ‘cleaning squad’ to prepare houses for newly arrived asylum seekers to Norwich.
Several parishioners from St John’s are involved. CAN YOU SPARE A FEW HOURS TO HELP?
Please email Lauren at Lauren@englishplus.org.uk.
English Plus is part of the Norwich Integration Partnership which is […]

10 05, 2016

Plant Sale

2017-02-06T20:46:17+00:00 Categories: CAFOD|

A plant sale in aid of CAFOD will be held in the rotunda after masses on Sunday 22 May.

Please come and support CAFOD’s work for those most in need around the world. All donations – plants or money – will be gratefully received.

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15 02, 2016

Knit for Peace

2017-02-06T20:46:22+00:00 Categories: CAFOD, Lent|

One of the Lent projects for the Justice and Peace group is to support a charity called ‘Knit for Peace’. We urgently need volunteers to knit 6″ squares, which will then be made into blankets for babies and very young children. We also need assistance from those who can crochet the squares together. The finished […]

2 02, 2016

CAFOD – Lent appeal 2016

2017-02-06T20:46:23+00:00 Categories: CAFOD, Cathedral Events|

CAFOD is the official aid agency of the Catholic Church in England and Wales and part of Caritas International.

We are delighted to hear this years Lent appeal is being match-funded  by the UK government up to a total £3.5 million!

We’re asking people to think about the fact that clean drinking water, proper toilets and […]

2 02, 2016

Laudato Si explained

2017-02-06T20:46:23+00:00 Categories: CAFOD, Cathedral Events, Justice & Peace|

The Cafod group together with Justice and Peace are running a Lenten course on Pope Francis’ Encyclical Laudato Si.

All the sessions will be held in the Narthex at 7.30 pm and of course everyone is welcome.
Laudato SI’ – Care For Our Common Home
The speakers for each evening are:
Monday […]