St Edmund’s Parish Godalming have a cake sale for CAFOD and Kasanka

On 2 and 3 March St Edmund’s Parish in Godalming held a roving cake sale in aid of CAFOD Lent fast day and Kasanka (parish in Zambia that we are twined with run by the FMDM sisters from Ladywell).The cake sale started off at St Edmund’s Church in Godalming for the Saturday evening Mass and then left over cakes were brought by Fr David to St John’s Church in Farncombe for the 8:45 am Mass and finally the rest were taken to St Joseph’s in Milford for the 10:15 am Mass .

An amazing £300 was raised and will be split between CAFOD and Kasanka.

Mary Waight Chair of the J&P group said, “It was a great parish effort and many thanks to all the parishioners who made cakes and filled the tables at each Mass and special thanks to our young people for selling the cakes .” 

Jo Lewry CPC Portsmouth

CAFOD A&B would like to thank Mary Waight, Jo Lewry and all those that supported this wonderful parish effort and importantly in raising £300. What a fantastic start to the Lent Fund raising.

For further ideas about how your parish could fundraise, look here.

For information on how to organise an event look here.

Upcoming Events

Friday 5th October – HARVEST FAMILY FAST DAY – Please book yourself to speak in your church the weekend of the 29/30th September for the collection on the 6/7th of October. Do let us know if you’d like us to find you a speaker.

Saturday 3rd November – CAFOD Campaign Retreat – Countering Consumerism: Lessons from Gaudete et Exsultate (Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation ‘Rejoice and be glad’). We have two local options:

  • St Joseph’s Retreat Centre, 16 Lyndhurst Rd, Ashurst, Southampton SO40 7DU. 3rd November 10am-4pm.
  • CAFOD, Romero House, 55 Westminster Bridge Rd, London, SE1 7JB. 24th November 10am-4pm.

For more information and to book a place, see our events webpage.

Friday the 23rd of November 10am– Mass of Remembrance – Christ the Redeemer of Mankind, St Nicholas Road, Cranleigh, GU6 7AQ.

If you aren’t able to make our Diocesan Mass of Remembrance you are welcome to attend the Southwark Diocesan Mass, just over the border in South Croydon:

Date: Sunday 11 November
Time: 10:30am (part of usual Sunday Mass)
Address: The Holy Family, 115 Limpsfield Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 9LF