Volunteers and Supporters Enjoy Annual Holy Island Pilgrimage

More than 100 CAFOD supporters and volunteers came together for the annual Holy Island pilgrimage on Saturday July 1.

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Pilgrims crossing the causeway at Holy Island

Plenty of the pilgrims walked around three miles across the causeway in support of the Power to Be campaign.

 A Mass of Thanksgiving was then held in the Priory Church, celebrated by Father Chris Hughes and Father Jim O’Keefe.

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Holy Island Pilgirmage – Saturday July 1

CAFOD supporters and volunteers are invited to join together for the annual Holy Island pilgrimage on Saturday July 1.

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David Cross took this photo at last year’s pilgrimage

The pilgrimage is set to start at 1pm and for anyone not walking across the causeway, there will be a liturgy at St Aidan’s RC Church at 1.30pm.

A Mass of Thanksgiving will be held at 4pm in the Priory Church, celebrated by Father Chris Hughes.

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An evening of entertainment at Birtley gig

There will be a fun-filled evening of music, food and more at an upcoming concert in support of aid agency CAFOD’s Connect2 campaign.

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CAFOD’s Connect2 scheme includes Ethiopia

 
The gig will be held at St Joseph’s Parish Centre in Birtley on Saturday June 10 from 7pm until 11pm.
 
Music will be played by band 2econd Wind, who will performs songs from the 1960s until the present day.

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