Step into the Gap Zimbabwe – Love is an Open Door of Mercy

Danielle Storey is in Zimbabwe as one of CAFOD’s gap year volunteers. In this blog piece she shares with us how CAFOD’s partners in Zimbabwe and ourselves can be “doors of mercy” for those in most need. Thank you Danielle for a fantastically insightful piece.

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Danielle Storey is one of CAFOD’s gap year volunteers. Here she writes about how the work of our partners in Zimbabwe is one way of showing the mercy Pope Francis has called for in this holy year:

Danielle is seeing CAFOD's work in Zimbabwe Danielle is seeing CAFOD’s work in Zimbabwe

We’ve learnt so much after just two weeks spent in Zimbabwe that no book could have ever taught us. The people we’ve met so far are just amazing. With the help of CAFOD partners and their inspirational volunteers we have witnessed the true loving mercy of God in action; as the local priest said in his homily this week, the work of God is alive and active.

As Pope Francis has announced this year as the Year of Mercy, we are encouraged as a worldwide family to have compassion and share our love unconditionally with our sisters and brothers, no matter how hard that…

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