CAFOD at St. Mary' s Menston
Last updated: 31/05/2018
CAFOD are the official Oversees Development Agency for the Catholic Church of England and Wales, dedicated to educating young people about global injustice, responding to the challenges of global poverty and encouraging people to campaign against systems that keep people around the world poor.
CAFOD are one of our four St. Mary's Menston charities because we work in solidarity with CAFOD in supporting our brothers and sisters around the globe in eliminating poverty and injustice.
Our CAFOD Group creates and awareness of all that is done by the charity:
- CAFOD Fast Days
- CAFOD annual Walk for Water
- Rich Man Poor Man Meal
- CAFOD Assemblies
- CAFOD Visiting speakers
- Diocesan CAFOD Rep
- Annual CAFOD Campaign Day at Notre Dame Sixth Form College
- Myddelton Grange CAFOD Climate Change Walk
- Our students have lobbied parliament as part of the Wave campaign
CAFOD News Stories
Written by Sixth Form student Evan Seaman
A Stewardship Faith Morning was held in school on Tuesday 11 December for all students in Year 7 and 8.
On Thursday 9 February 2017, Year 13 CRS (Catholic Religious Studies) students devoted a day to looking at the environment.
By Luke Hudson, Year 13
CAFOD Harvest Fast Day will take place on Friday 2 October.
Fr Edu has played a crucial role in the aftermath caused by the Typhoon Haiyan. He is a passionate speaker on climate change issues.
St. Mary's Menston Year 10 pupils take part in the 29 June 2015 Event
Our brothers and sisters in Christ in Nepal are struggling to recover from the recent earthquake disaster: we would like to ask for your support in a one-off collection, which will go directly to those in need.
For the third year running following its great success, St. Mary’s held their creative "Trashion Show". Year 13 students came together for the annual event as part of their Catholic Religious Studies (CRS) programme to take a closer look at environmental issues.