St Mary's & St John Bosco

the Parish of St Mary and St John Bosco, Leicester.

CAFOD Family Fast Day

Next weekend our Parish is marking CAFOD Family Fast day to help people facing the worst of Coronavirus.

Because our Churches are currently closed we are not able to give you a CAFOD Family Fast Day envelope but you can stiill have the option of contributing to the work of CAFOD by donating online of by text.

CAFOD is responding to the crisis caused by the Coronavirus pandemic in 31 countries accross Africa, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East where families face chronic food shortages, malnutricion and poverty as a result of Coronavirus.

CAFOD's local experts throughout our global Church family are already working on the frontlines of this emergency:

    Setting up handwashing stations in areas without access to clean water
    providing PPE for health workers
    supplying books and pencils to children so they can study from home while schools are closed.
    helping farmers safely sell their produce.
    delivering food packages to city-dwellers who can't go out to work.

We can support our brothers and sisters by donating online at

Alternatively you can text CAFOD to 70085 to donate £10.  (Texts cost £10 plus one standard rate message and you will be opting to hear more about CAFOD's work and fundraising via telephone and SMS.

If you would like to give £10 but do not wish to receive marketing communications, text   CAFODNOINFO to 70085

Thank you for your generosity and please keep the work of CAFOD and our global family in your prayers.


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