Parish fundraising for Advent

Fundraise as a parish this Advent and open doors of hope to families around the world who are facing the challenges of the World Food Crisis.

Advent calendar image with Mum and baby

Carol singing

UK school children carol singing to raise money for World Gifts in a CAFOD fundraiser

Have fun singing your favourite Christmas Carol for CAFOD!

Join together with family and friends in your local community - and enjoy some carol singing for CAFOD!

Sing your favourite carols this Advent

Download fileCarol Singing Sheet 2022 A4 (pdf, 2mb)

Join in with Carols for CAFOD this festive season!

Download fileCarol Singing Booklet 2022 (pdf, 3mb)

Carol singing booklet to download and print

Nativity Fun Run - new for 2022!

Nativity Fun Run

Sign up for the CAFOD Nativity Fun Run

The funnest fundraising this Christmas! Join us on the 10 December in your most Christmassy get up to run, walk, roll or stroll 5k for CAFOD on London's Clapham Common

Find out more and sign up

Download fileNativity Fun Run Leaflet 2022 (pdf, 888kb)

Leaflet for the Nativity Fun Run 2022

Order more printed leaflets here

Christmas Fun Run: 27 December

You can also enjoy our 5km virtual or live Fun Runs in Liverpool and Bollington

Sign up now

Children's Liturgy

Prayers and resources for children's liturgy catechists and for families.

Group Reflections for Advent

This Advent, as we look forward in hope to the birth of Christ – take some time to journey in faith with your parish or local community with weekly prayers and reflections.

Download Advent resources

Download fileAdvent Poster 2022 (pdf, 2mb)

Open doors of hope this Advent - poster to advertise your event

Download fileWorld Gifts 2022 Parish Newsletter (docx, 16kb)

Promoting World Gifts in your parish: Parish newsletter insert template

Download fileWorld Gifts poster 2022 (pdf, 985kb)

Poster to promote CAFOD's World Gifts in your parishes and communities

Download fileCAFOD's Nativity Play 2022 (pdf, 5mb)

Join in the wonder of the Nativity with our very own script.

Family Fast Day

Thank you so much to everyone who took part in our recent Family Fast Day on Friday 7 October. Your support and generosity for our global family and our common home is making a difference.

Get involved this Advent

You could join together and sing your favourite Christmas carols, enjoy some Christmas crafts or mulled wine and mince pies, host your own Nativity play, or find inspiring present ideas from our World Gifts collection. The choice is yours!

Nyanguet sits on a chair holding her youngest child who is still a baby. Her other four children stand around her.

Advent for families

Find Advent resources for children and join in the wonder of the nativity.

Prepare for Christmas this Advent

Advent in schools

Find resources for children and young people, including Advent calendars, liturgies and World Gifts.

Fundraising resources to order

Visit our online shop to order collection boxes and lanyards, or request a contactless device to help raise funds in your community and bring hope this Advent.

More fundraising tools

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