Category Archives: CAFOD

  • CAFOD News

    I would like to say a special word of thanks to everyone who made a special effort and got very creative with their efforts to raise funds for CAFOD on Lent Fast Day and during the period of matched funding.  At the time of going to print, the total amount received from Middlesbrough was around [...]

  • Colombian visit to Middlesbrough

    4th-6th June 2011
    Mgr Héctor Fabio Henao, Mélida Esther Guevara and Jesus Alberto Castilla Salazar, accompanied by Francis McDonagh, CAFOD’s Andes Programme Manager, visited Middlesbrough over the 4th–6th June to share their experiences of life in Colombia, where an internal conflict has been raging for the past 50 years.

    Four million people have been driven from their [...]

  • Step into the Gap

    Maria Horkan writes,
    I’ve recently returned from a month long visit to the West African country of Liberia as part of CAFOD’s ‘Step into the Gap’ programme, which I’m doing whilst working on the Youth Ministry Team in the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle. We were there to meet and work with CAFOD’s partners, Don Bosco [...]

  • CAFOD Middlesbrough Pilgrimage

    [ Saturday June 25, 2011 to Saturday July 9, 2011. ] ‘Just One World – Walking with the Northern Saints’

    The CAFOD northern diocesan offices are all holding pilgrimages this year. Hallam’s was held on May Day and our own pilgrimage will follow on from the Leeds Diocesan pilgrimage when we collect the pilgrimage symbol, a specially made replica of St Cuthbert’s Pectoral Cross, at a service [...]

  • CAFOD Pilgrimage to Holy Island from Hull

    [ Saturday July 9, 2011; ] Sunday 9th July

    A coach is being organised to go from Hull to Holy Island for our joint annual pilgrimage with Hexham and Newcastle Diocese by Mrs Teresa Ulyatt ([01482] 845355 or e-mail tmu1@tmu1.karoo.co.uk). Seats are £18.00 each and there will be pick up points in York and Middlesbrough. To book a seat on the coach [...]

  • Thanks for all the Lent activities

    My new role has begun in earnest and there is lots to keep me on my toes in the months ahead but before I dive into that, I would like to send a sincere message of thanks to everyone in the Diocese who contributed in any way to Lent Fast Day and to the many [...]

  • Moving On

    David Cross writes,
    You may be aware that I am no longer CAFOD’s Diocesan Manager for the Diocese of Middlesbrough. For the next twelve months I have been seconded to take on the role of Head of Regions North to take over from my colleague Paul Crowe who has retired after twelve years in the post.
    I [...]