Mark’s 200 Miles Bike Ride for CAFOD

For most Sheffield teachers, the summer holidays are a time to relax ahead of the new term in September. Try telling that to Mark Conway.

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Mark Conway cycled 200 miles for CAFOD

The selfless St Wilfrid’s Primary School teacher has just completed a gruelling charity bike ride to London which totalled around 200 miles.

Mark completed the challenge in just two days and cycled over 110 miles to Wellingborough on Saturday July 29 before completing his journey the following day.

Mark, who is Head of RE at St Wilfrid’s, raised over £1,000 for CAFOD and finished his journey at the head offices in Westminster.

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Could You Volunteer For CAFOD Hallam?

 
If you care about global poverty, can work with children and young people and are able to travel to schools and parishes in your local area, you may want to think about signing up as a volunteer.
 
As part of your role, you will be required to deliver a short presentation on an aspect of our work.
 
You don’t need to be an expert or a trained teacher and CAFOD offers our volunteers a full training programme, ongoing support and a wide range of exciting materials and resources to get you up and running.
 
CAFOD representative in Hallam, Jeremy Cain, said: “This is a brilliant opportunity and we are a very friendly bunch at CAFOD!
 
“All the support you need will be put in place and we have already had a number of volunteers thrive in their roles with us.”
 
If you would like to find out more, contact Jeremy Cain by calling 07710094454 or emailing jcain@cafod.org.uk.

Bishop John Delivers Inspiring Sheffield Talk

The Bishop of Salford visited Sheffield to deliver an inspiring speech about his experiences of poverty and development.  

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Bishop John Arnold

The talk, entitled “Poverty or Simplicity? Survival or development?” was hosted by Bishop John Arnold, who visited the Central American countries of Nicaragua and El Salvador in November 2016.

El Salvador was badly affected by a civil war which lasted over a decade from 1980 until 1992.

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