On the 1 April the parish of St. Laurence organised their annual CAFOD simple supper.
Originally designed to increase the Fast day collection, the Lenten simple suppers have been organised for the past 10 years. This year the parish launched connect2:Peru and so the money raised from this supper was sent specifically to those projects.
A simple, yet delicious, vegetarian meal made by the talented parish cooks was served; it reflected the theme of the project the parish was fundraising for.
This year’s supper was a great success. Over 60 people attended it and the parish raised over £600. It was much enjoyed by all.
Parishes across East Anglia have organised Lenten Lunches, raising money for CAFOD.
These lunches, offering French Onion, Minestrone, Leek and Potato, Broccoli and Stilton, Spicy Parsnip and Tomato; a mouthwatering selection of home-made soups. They were an excellent occasion to bring people together, share meals, and raise money for CAFOD. Father Charles (St Edmunds) certainly enjoyed his soup.
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