www.cafod.org.uk Lenten calendar 2013
Tuesday 12th February
Make a Lenten
Wednesday 13th February
What could you give up this Lent?
Get sponsored or collect the money you save for CAFOD!
St Valentineâ€™s Day
Thursday 14th February
Did you know....? 1 in 8 people will go to bed hungry tonight.
Pray for them today.
Friday 15th February
Cut out meat today! Have a fish
Saturday 16th February
Be the change you want to see. What
changes will you make in your own life this Lent?
Sunday 17th February
Read and reflect on Luke
Monday 18th February
Plan a global reality lunch.
Use our guide online to help you explore some of the injustices in the food system.
Tuesday 19th February
Spread the word - check out our short talk. Could you use it to promote Hungry for change?
Wednesday 20th February
Design a Hungry
for change poster to display in your school.
Thursday 21st February
Watch the Lent
Hungry for change animation online.
Friday 22nd February
Lent Fast Day
Today is Lent
Fast Day! Give up a meal today and put the money you save into your Hungry for change collection.
Saturday 23rd February
Keep up to date with the campaign follow CAFOD on twitter â€“ remember the hashtag #hungryforchange
Sunday 24th February
Read and reflect on
Monday 25th February
Fairtrade fortnight begins Set up a Fairtrade stall or buy Fairtrade goods this week.
Tuesday 26th February
Collect for a World
Gift today. Drought resistant crops are just ÂŁ12!
Wednesday 27th February
Take it! Use the fish template and write your message to the Prime Minister asking for a fairer food system.
Share it! Give the loaf to somebody at home and ask them to join us in our Hungry for change campaign!
Thursday 28th February
Multiply it! Make a
display of fish and loaves in class or in the assembly hall.
St Davidâ€™s Day
Check out our In
the Baking of Bread activity online. Could you get a group involved in this?
Friday 1st March
Saturday 2nd March
Make lunch today for someone in your family.
Sunday 3rd March
Read and reflect on Luke
Monday 4th March
Plan to take a simple packed lunch to school tomorrow and donate the money you save to your Hungry for change collection.
Tuesday 5th March
Draw a plate and write a grace today. Why not share it with us?
Wednesday 6th March
Sign up for the
Great Generation E-News. cafod.org.uk/greatgeneration
Thursday 7th March
Make a short film with your friends to tell others how you are Hungry for change. Post it to Facebook.
International Women’s Day
Friday 8th March
Find out more about International
Saturday 9th March
Could you plan a cake
sale for your Hungry for change collection today?
Do something nice for your
mum and other special women today.
Sunday 10th March
Monday 11th March
Run our food round of the CAFOD
quiz this lunchtime to raise money for your Hungry for change collection.
Tuesday 12th March
Post on the
Great Generation Facebook group wall about how your Lenten promises are going. Facebook.com/CAFODGreatGeneration
Wednesday 13th March
Find out where your food comes from. Research the meals you have today.
Thursday 14th March
Give up your Facebook
picture and status today to ‘I’m Hungry for change – are you? And link to our Lent page.
Friday 15th March
Plan a shared global
meal for the end of term â€“ try some national dishes and collect donations for your Hungry for change collection.
Saturday 16th March
Visit your local library, or organise a music swap today â€“
borrow and share instead of buying today.
Sunday 17th March
St Patrickâ€™s Day
Wear, eat and plant
Monday 18th March
Make peace today. Arguments happen â€“ but make sure you resolve them!
Tuesday 19th March
Write a blog about what your group have been doing to show you are Hungry for change this Lent â€“ send it to us!
Wednesday 20th March
Show the love today. Give
hugs instead of texts.
Thursday 21st March
Recycle bottles, cans and paper, and make signs for recycling points if there arenâ€™t any.
The Tarafa project in Brazil supports children and young people care for their community. Here is a member sorting rubbish for recycling.
World Water Day
Save water today, and pray for people in the world without access to safe clean water.
Friday 22nd March
Saturday 23rd March
Change for change collect the loose
change around your house today and put it towards your Hungry for change collection.
Sunday 24th March
Collect your palm at Mass today.
Monday 25th March
Easter cards for family and friends today.
Tuesday 26th March
Jesus was always willing to share
food with those who were on the edges of society. How can we follow Jesusâ€™
example and make sure that no one is excluded from the feast?
Wednesday 27th March
quality time today â€“ take the time to listen to people in your family.
Thursday 28th March
Do something to make life easier for someone.
Water systems have been repaired after the floods in Pakistan in 2011so that people can enjoy clean water again.
Friday 29th March
Say a prayer for the
870 million people who are suffering without enough food to eat.
Have a quiet
day with no TV or computer.
Saturday 30th March
Alleluia! Give somebody a Fairtrade Easter Egg.
Sunday 31st March