This year the focus of the CAFOD Harvest Family Fast Day, 8-11 October, is Survive, Rebuild, Heal check out the resources and events at

Because of coronavirus many families both at home and overseas face chronic food shortages, malnutrition and poverty. With the support of bishops, priests and parish communities CAFOD can help families and communities to survive, to rebuild and begin to heal wherever they are.

Bishop Peter will be celebrating Mass live on Family Fast Day, 9th October. CAFOD are also encouraging people to come together across England and Wales with their CAFOD Harvest Quiz, children’s liturgy, Harvest assembly for schools; closing with Sunday evening prayer and reflection on 11 October. Details of how to join can be found on the Harvest Fast Day web page