Fun-Filled Barnsley Race Night

A fun-filled race night was held in Barnsley in support of aid agency CAFOD’s East Africa Crisis Appeal.

Barnsley Race Night

The race night was a big success

There were eight virtually simulated horse races at Holy Rood parish hall, raising over £2,000 for the emergency appeal.
Each race had a randomly selected outcome and there was an opportunity to back a jockey or a horse in the build up to the event.
Those in attendance were also able to guess the outcome of each sponsored contest, which brought in more donations.

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Deanery plans variety show to raise money for El Salvador

Fantastic things are happening in North Sheffield

Can you sing, dance, tell a joke or recite a poem? If so, your talents could be put to good use Connect2 El Salvadoron Friday 12th May at Sacred Heart parish hall in Hillsborough.  Fr. Shaun Smith is calling for performers of all ages to help stage a variety show to raise funds for the people of Puentecitos in El Salvador.

If you’ve yet to discover your hidden talent, then you’d be very welcome to come and appreciate other people’s. The show starts at 7 p.m. and tickets cost £5 for adult and £1 for children with family tickets available for a bargain price of £10. You can find Sacred Heart on Forbes Road, S6 2NU with easy parking nearby in Morrisons at Hillsborough Barracks.


Hallam Harvest Day assemblies

This Harvest, Hallam volunteers are going into schools asking young people to Brighten Up to help to build a brighter future for young people living in fear of violence. Violence is making life harder for the world’s poorest people. CAFOD partners are helping these people to live without fear, by creating safe spaces where they are free to be with their friends and help to build a more peaceful world.

Hallam volunteers have been in 13 schools over 2-3 weeks giving assemblies on the Brighten Up theme that saw the children making ‘peace pies’ and ‘conflict cakes’. This was to highlight that people who live in the poorest communities are faced with the threat of conflict.