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02 June 2021

Upcoming CAFOD Events

We want to celebrate with you all, our wonderful volunteers across England & Wales, with a month full of online events. Join in from your laptop, tablet or phone and invite family, friends and fellow parishioners to come along.


Register to individual events below:


Mini workshop: Great photos – Capture your volunteering stories

Thursday, 3 June 7:00pm-8:00pm

Learn how to take great photos to show the amazing volunteer activities you do, from bake sales, to walking for water and everything in between! The session will be presented by Louise Norton CAFOD Senior Content producer.

Register to join us.

 

Mini workshop: Great photos – Capture your volunteering stories

Friday, 4 June 12:00pm-1:00pm

Watch on catch up – This is a repeat session.

Register to join us.

 

Fairtrade and climate change- how is it linked?

Tuesday, 8 June 7:00pm-8:00pm

Coffee, cocoa, bananas and many other products we rely on come from small farms in countries already badly affected by climate change. Join Adam Gardner, Head of Campaigns at the Fairtrade Foundation as he shares the link between climate change and the products we buy and how Fairtrade aims to create better prices, decent working conditions and local sustainability.

Register to join us.

 

Fairtrade and climate change- how is it linked?

Thursday, 10 June 12:00pm-1:00pm

Watch on catch up – This is a repeat session.

Register to join us.

 

Climate Sunday Mass with Bishop John Arnold

Sunday, 13 June

For details check the Cathedral website: http://www.salfordcathedral.co.uk/

 

Cooking and Climate Change: Ethiopia special

Thursday, 17 June 1:00pm-2:00pm

Join CAFOD as we cook up a tasty Ethiopian dish with Connor Molloy providing an insight into the link with between the results of climate change and food security.

Register to join us.

 

Cooking and Climate Change: Ethiopia special

Friday, 18 June 7:00pm-8:00pm

Watch on catch up – This is a repeat session.

Register to join us.

 

Tales from the G7

Tuesday, 22 June 6:30pm-7:30pm

Meet our G7 young people's delegation, fresh from their trip to Cornwall to campaign, unite and learn alongside the G7 conference.

Register to join us.

 

Volunteers Round Table

Wednesday, 23 June 7:00pm-8:00pm

Meet with other volunteers on zoom to reflect on the last year, share our experiences and look forward to the future.

Register on Eventbrite to reserve your place and you will be sent a link to zoom closer to the date.

 

Volunteer Forum

Thursday, 1 July 6:30pm-7:30pm

Hear from CAFOD Director Christine Allen and Head of Advocacy, Communication and Education Neil Thorns about CAFOD's challenges, joys and achievements of the past year and about our hopes for the future. Followed by mass.

Register to join us.

 

Volunteers Mass with Fr Mark Odion

Thursday, 1 July 7:30pm-8:30pm

Join us for a special Volunteer's Mass celebrated by Fr Mark Odion, to give thanks for our wonderful volunteers who have given so much to support our sisters and brothers around the world.

Register to join us.

 

And finally …A Big Thank You for all your generous help during the past year.


29 May 2021

NEWSLETTER | The Most Holy Trinity

 

Adoration

 Come and sit with Jesus before Mass

We will be having Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament 30 minutes before Mass on Saturday and Sunday. Once you've booked your place for Mass, you are welcome to attend from 5.30pm on Saturday or 9.30am on Sunday to sit in silence and have some time with Jesus.



21 May 2021

NOVENA to the Holy Spirit | Day Nine


Goodness 

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. 

Let us bow down in humility at the power and grandeur of the Holy Spirit. Let us worship the Holy Trinity and give glory today to the Paraclete, our Advocate. 

Oh Holy Spirit, by Your power, Christ was raised from the dead to save us all. By Your grace, miracles are performed in Jesus’ name. By Your love, we are protected from evil. And so, we ask with humility and a beggar’s heart for Goodness within us. 

We want to be like your Saints in heaven. Holy Spirit, renew us by your power with your Goodness that we may bring the Good News to the world. 

Holy Spirit we ask for the grace of [Mention your intention here]. Amen. 

Come Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful and enkindle in them the fire of your love. Send forth your Spirit and they shall be created. And You shall renew the face of the earth. O, God, who by the light of the Holy Spirit, did instruct the hearts of the faithful, grant that by the same Holy Spirit we may be truly wise and ever enjoy His consolations, through Christ Our Lord, Amen. 

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.


Read more at: https://www.praymorenovenas.com/novena-to-the-holy-spirit

20 May 2021

NOVENA to the Holy Spirit | Day Eight


Self-Control

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. 

Let us bow down in humility at the power and grandeur of the Holy Spirit. Let us worship the Holy Trinity and give glory today to the Paraclete, our Advocate. 

Oh Holy Spirit, by Your power, Christ was raised from the dead to save us all. By Your grace, miracles are performed in Jesus’ name. By Your love, we are protected from evil. And so, we ask with humility and a beggar’s heart for Your gift of Self-Control within us. 

Your Martyrs had the overwhelming self-control to go joyfully to a painful death without shrinking from the opportunity to join You in heaven. Give us this self-control to have command over our emotions and desires that we may serve You more fully. 

Holy Spirit we ask for the grace of [Mention your intention here]. Amen. 

Come Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful and enkindle in them the fire of your love. Send forth your Spirit and they shall be created. And You shall renew the face of the earth. O, God, who by the light of the Holy Spirit, did instruct the hearts of the faithful, grant that by the same Holy Spirit we may be truly wise and ever enjoy His consolations, through Christ Our Lord, Amen. 

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.


Read more at: https://www.praymorenovenas.com/novena-to-the-holy-spirit

Adoration

Come and sit with Jesus before Mass

From this weekend (22nd/23rd May), we will be having Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament 30 minutes before Mass on Saturday and Sunday. Once you've booked your place for Mass, you are welcome to attend from 5.30pm on Saturday or 9.30am on Sunday to sit in silence and have some time with Jesus.



19 May 2021

NOVENA to the Holy Spirit | Day Seven


Gentleness

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. 

Let us bow down in humility at the power and grandeur of the Holy Spirit. Let us worship the Holy Trinity and give glory today to the Paraclete, our Advocate. 

Oh Holy Spirit, by Your power, Christ was raised from the dead to save us all. By Your grace, miracles are performed in Jesus’ name. By Your love, we are protected from evil. And so, we ask with humility and a beggar’s heart for Your gift of Gentleness within us. 

Despite the gravity of our sins, oh Lord you treat us with Gentleness. Dear Holy Spirit, give us your power to treat all in our lives with the Gentleness of the Saints. 

Holy Spirit we ask for the grace of [Mention your intention here]. Amen. 

Come Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful and enkindle in them the fire of your love. Send forth your Spirit and they shall be created. And You shall renew the face of the earth. O, God, who by the light of the Holy Spirit, did instruct the hearts of the faithful, grant that by the same Holy Spirit we may be truly wise and ever enjoy His consolations, through Christ Our Lord, Amen. 

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.


Read more at: https://www.praymorenovenas.com/novena-to-the-holy-spirit

18 May 2021

NOVENA to the Holy Spirit | Day Six


Faithfulness

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. 

Let us bow down in humility at the power and grandeur of the Holy Spirit. Let us worship the Holy Trinity and give glory today to the Paraclete, our Advocate. 

Oh Holy Spirit, by Your power, Christ was raised from the dead to save us all. By Your grace, miracles are performed in Jesus’ name. By Your love, we are protected from evil. And so, we ask with humility and a beggar’s heart for Your gift of Faithfulness within us. 

You, oh Lord, are ever faithful. You are faithful until the end. Though we are weak and distracted, please give us the grace to be faithful to You as you are to us! 

Holy Spirit we ask for the grace of [Mention your intention here]. Amen. 

Come Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful and enkindle in them the fire of your love. Send forth your Spirit and they shall be created. And You shall renew the face of the earth. O, God, who by the light of the Holy Spirit, did instruct the hearts of the faithful, grant that by the same Holy Spirit we may be truly wise and ever enjoy His consolations, through Christ Our Lord, Amen. 

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.


Read more at: https://www.praymorenovenas.com/novena-to-the-holy-spirit

17 May 2021

Capacity Increase

Due to the easing of restrictions from 17th May, we are delighted to say that we can now increase our capacity and will be returning to 9 family benches and 20 individual places. As always, book your place at www.massbooking.uk. We look forward to welcoming more of you this weekend!



NOVENA to the Holy Spirit | Day Five


Kindness 

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. 

Let us bow down in humility at the power and grandeur of the Holy Spirit. Let us worship the Holy Trinity and give glory today to the Paraclete, our Advocate. 

Oh Holy Spirit, by Your power, Christ was raised from the dead to save us all. By Your grace, miracles are performed in Jesus’ name. By Your love, we are protected from evil. And so, we ask with humility and a beggar’s heart for Your gift of Kindness within us. 

Jesus approached sinners with immense kindness. Holy Paraclete, please treat us humble sinners with the same kindness and give us the ability to treat all others with that kindness as well. 

Holy Spirit we ask for the grace of [Mention your intention here]. Amen. 

Come Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful and enkindle in them the fire of your love. Send forth your Spirit and they shall be created. And You shall renew the face of the earth. O, God, who by the light of the Holy Spirit, did instruct the hearts of the faithful, grant that by the same Holy Spirit we may be truly wise and ever enjoy His consolations, through Christ Our Lord, Amen. 

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.


Read more at: https://www.praymorenovenas.com/novena-to-the-holy-spirit

16 May 2021

NEWSLETTER | 7th Sunday of Easter

 

NOVENA to the Holy Spirit | Day Four



Patience

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. 

Let us bow down in humility at the power and grandeur of the Holy Spirit. Let us worship the Holy Trinity and give glory today to the Paraclete, our Advocate. 

Oh Holy Spirit, by Your power, Christ was raised from the dead to save us all. By Your grace, miracles are performed in Jesus’ name. By Your love, we are protected from evil. And so, we ask with humility and a beggar’s heart for Your gift of Patience within us. 

Oh Holy Spirit, you give lavishly to those who ask. Please give us the patience of the Saints who are now with you in heaven. Help us to endure everything with an eternal patience that is only possible with your help. 

Holy Spirit we ask for the grace of [Mention your intention here]. Amen. 

Come Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful and enkindle in them the fire of your love. Send forth your Spirit and they shall be created. And You shall renew the face of the earth. O, God, who by the light of the Holy Spirit, did instruct the hearts of the faithful, grant that by the same Holy Spirit we may be truly wise and ever enjoy His consolations, through Christ Our Lord, Amen. 

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.


Read more at: https://www.praymorenovenas.com/novena-to-the-holy-spirit