January 19th Volunteer Energiser for Parish Contacts and Schools volunteers and anyone else interested in finding out more about resources available for Lent. 1.15-4.45pm, Holden Hall, Norfolk Row, Sheffield City Centre.
January 23rd ‘IF’ campaign launches The official launch of the coalition campaign. See enoughfoodif.org
January 25th – 30th OFFICE CLOSED due to out of office meetings and a staff conference.
February 13th Ash Wednesday
February 22nd Lent Fast Day Campaigning, fundraising and prayer resources for parishes, schools and individuals are available from the CAFOD website http://www.cafod.org.uk/ and contact the office if you would like a CAFOD visitor for your school or parish.
February 25th – March 10th Fairtrade Fortnight http://step.fairtrade.org.uk/ CAFOD Hallam will once again have a presence at Sheffield Hallam University during these weeks – look out for us if you’re passing through!
March 20th IF/Hungry for Change Event Winter Gardens, Sheffield. Coinciding with the Budget announcement, this is going to be a big event in the centre of Sheffield to showcase the Hunger Cloth which our diocesan schools are creating during Lent and to get members of the public engaged with the coalition campaign. Bishop Rawsthorne and local dignataries will be attending, as well as pupils from our schools. On the same day, All Saints High School will be completing their postponed ‘Food Chain’ from the school to St Vincent De Paul Furniture Store. Come and join us to help create a buzz about food injustice which can’t be ignored!
May 6th May Day Trek Our annual Sponsored Walk raising funds for Water projects. http://www.sheffieldmaydaytrek.org.uk/
June 15th Pilgrimage to Holy Island To register your interest please contact the office.
July 19th-21st National Justice and Peace Conference, Swanwick Conference Centre