Caritas Festival

Caritas Festivals will be held in every diocesan deanery starting with the Cambridge deanery. at St Laurence’s Church, Cambridge on 4 November 2023.

Each Festival will be:

  1. To celebrate ways through which the Catholic community puts faith into action via Caritas and other outreach organisations (e.g. Foodbanks)
  2. To encourage new volunteers to participate in Caritas and other outreach activities.

The draft programme for 4 November is:

09:30 a.m.


10:15 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Representative of groups available at their own locations/stands/table within the Parish Hall and/or Church to talk to participants/visitors about their social action activities/projects.

11:15-1:45 a.m.

Talk by a leader of an established social action project

12:45-1:15 p.m.

Talk by a leader of another established social action project

2:00 p.m.

Closing prayer service

Refreshments, coffee, tea and biscuits, but not lunch, will be available throughout the event.