CAFOD Harvest Fast

Happy Harvest week.  As not everyone can get to church, we are offering something different this time – a Harvest Like No Other. We’re coming together as a big community online and we have something for everyone.

The details of our national online events this week are below:

Friday 9 October, 11am-12pm

Harvest 2020 Family Fast Day

Join our exclusive dialogue with CAFOD’s International Programme staff to hear about how coronavirus is affecting some of the most disadvantaged communities around the world.

Register to join us.

Friday 9 October, 6pm-7pm

Family Fast Day Eucharistic Celebration

All are welcome to join together in solidarity and prayer with Rt Rev Peter Brignall Bishop of Wrexham celebrating the Eucharist from St Mary’s Cathedral, Wrexham.

Register to join us.

Saturday 10 October, 12pm

Global Family Food event

Join our CAFOD’s Global Family Food Event, have fun, eat some delicious food, and raise funds to transform the lives of people in poverty. There will be a chance to share recipes and eat together as well as hear about our work in response to the Coronavirus Pandemic around the world.

Register to join us.

Saturday 10 October, 7pm

‘Harvest Like No Other’ Quiz

Join many other supporters at our ‘Harvest Like No Other’ Quiz, have fun, get competitive, and raise funds to support our brothers and sisters in need around the world. CAFOD’s Programme Coordinator for South Sudan, Thomas Delamere will be our Quiz Master and will tell us about CAFOD’s work in South Sudan.

Register to join us.


Sunday 11 October, 10am

Children’s liturgy live Harvest special

This Harvest come together in prayer, praise and song with other families and a very special guest from Sierra Leone.

Register to join us

Sunday 11 October, 7pm-8pm

Healing the World: An evening of prayer and reflection with Bishop John Arnold

Join us for an hour of prayer and reflection with Rt Rev John Arnold Bishop of Salford and Chair of CAFOD’s Board of Trustees, in the last of our ‘Harvest like no other’ events.  Bishop John will reflect on the lessons of Pope Francis’ new catechesis, Healing the World, and consider the significance of the highly anticipated new encyclical, Fratelli Tutti, for our global family.

Register to join us.

We look forward to sharing our stories and experiences with you online soon.

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