THE SOCIETY OF ST
VINCENT DE PAUL (SVP)
The SVP is an international voluntary organisation found in
most catholic parishes. They offer all kinds of service to the homeless,
families in distress, prisoners and their families, people living in poverty at
home or abroad, the lonely and the sick.In Stanford-Le-Hope the SVP meet every Tuesday afternoon and
have an active programme of visiting the housebound and the lonely.
For more information click on the following link https://www.svp.org.uk/
CAFOD stands for the Catholic Agency For Overseas
Development. They are an international development charity and the official aid
agency of the Catholic Church in England and Wales.
CAFOD helps and supports people living in poverty – whatever
their religion or culture. Through local Church partners, they help people
directly in their own communities and campaign for global justice, so that
everyone can reach their full potential. In Stanford-Le-Hope we raise funds for CAFOD eg by donating
money raised during our Lentern Fast.
For more information click on the following link http://cafod.org.uk
Mary's Meals is a charity set up to provide children with a daily meal in their place of education in the poorest parts of our world. Currently they are feeding over a million children. It cost £13.90 to feed a child for a year! In our parish we are supporting the charity with our Christmas appeal of 'setting a place at the table for Christmas' and our Mary's Meals penny jars. Last year we raised enough to feed 100 children for a year.
For more at information click on the following link https://www.marysmeals.org.uk
The Catholic Church's Official Charity for Overseas Mission
Since 1922, Missio has been the Catholic Church's official
charity for overseas mission. We bring the hope of the Gospel where there is
turmoil, poverty and uncertainty in the world, and where the Church is new,
young or poor.
Missio empowers local people to form and sustain communities
of faith and we train and nurture future leaders so that the vital work of the
Church in the world can take place. In Stanford-Le-Hope we raise money by
taking home a red box and putting regular donations or loose change into the
For more information click on the following link http://www.missio.org.uk/
The Snowdon Club meets every Tuesday and the doors are
open to all, especially those with disabilities. To find out more about
the club please see their poster below.