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World Day of Migrants & Refugees / Refugee & Migrant Sunday_26th Aug 2018

ACMRO Media Release – Manus Island Five years on (2018)   Australian Catholic Migrant & Refugee Office (ACMRO)   ACMRO_Migrant & Refugee Kit 2018ACMRO   ACMRO_Migrant & Refugee Kit POSTER   MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS  FOR THE  104th WORLD DAY OF MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES 2018 [14 January 2018] “Welcoming, protecting, promoting and integrating migrants and… Continue Reading World Day of Migrants & Refugees / Refugee & Migrant Sunday_26th Aug 2018

Season of Creation “Walking Together”_1st September to 4th October 2018

  Season of Creation Dear Friends, The Season of Creation is coming up! From 1 September to 4 October, Christians around the world will be coming together to celebrate creation. We invite you to join us for a webinar on Wednesday 8 August at 9:00AM NYC/3:00PM ROME/9:00PM MANILA (see your time zone here) to learn… Continue Reading Season of Creation “Walking Together”_1st September to 4th October 2018

CAPSA_National Week of Prayer and Action_20th Aug – 31st Aug 2018

CAPSA   The CAPSA National Week of Prayer & Action will be held 20th – 31st August 2018. Once again we are asking for the Catholic community to come together to advocate for people seeking asylum, this time in the weeks either side of the 104th World Day of Migrant and Refugees. As a practical… Continue Reading CAPSA_National Week of Prayer and Action_20th Aug – 31st Aug 2018

International Day of the Victims of Forced Disappearances_30th August 2018

Intl Day-Victims of Forced Disappearances_UN Mothers and relatives of enforced disappearance victims stage a protest on Mothers Day in 2012 in Mexico City, Mexico to demand justice. Credit: OHCHR Enforced disappearance has frequently been used as a strategy to spread terror within the society. The feeling of insecurity generated by this practice is not limited… Continue Reading International Day of the Victims of Forced Disappearances_30th August 2018

Plenary Council 2020

May 2018 Bishops Plenary Report   Pastoral Letter from Archbishop Costelloe 20 May 2018 (Plenary Council 2020) perthcatholic.org.au-Week_5-Plenary_2020_journey_launched Plenary Council President Archbishop Tim Costelloe calls all to get involved…  ‘As you may have heard, Pope Francis has just recently given his formal approval for the Catholic Church Australia to hold a Plenary Council in 2020‘…… Continue Reading Plenary Council 2020

Pope Francis’ Universal Prayer Intention for August 2018

Universal:  The treasure of Families That any far-reaching decisions of economists and politicians may protect the family as one of the treasures of humanity. On the occasion of the Festival of the Family scheduled in Riva del Garda on the theme “The Ecosystem Life and Work. Women’s Employment and Fertility, Prosperity and Economic Growth”, I would like to… Continue Reading Pope Francis’ Universal Prayer Intention for August 2018

Nourishing a Missionary Heart for our Common Home_25th August 2018 @ 9:30am

2018 Missionary Heart Workshop_Registration Form Dear friends Parishes are invited to attend a morning workshop on: Nourishing a Missionary Heart for Our Common Home Registrations are now open.  This workshop will explore Pope Francis two encyclicals: Evangelii Gaudium and Laudato Si When: 25 August 2018 Where: Redemptorist Monastery North Perth Time:    9.30 – 12.30… Continue Reading Nourishing a Missionary Heart for our Common Home_25th August 2018 @ 9:30am

International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition_23rd August 2018

Slave Trade Abolition_United Nations © UN Photo / Rick Bajornas – The Ark of Return, Permanent Memorial to honour the victims of slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. The date 23 August marks the anniversary of the 1791 insurrection of enslaved men and women in the western part of the island of Santo Domingo, which,… Continue Reading International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition_23rd August 2018

Beginning of Fair Trade Fortnight_3rd August 2018

Fairtrade Fortnight WHO WE ARE Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand works directly with businesses, consumers and campaigners to make trade fair by securing a better deal for farmers and workers. The global Fairtrade system is governed by a Board of Directors and a General Assembly of members, which is comprised of 50 percent producers and 50 percent… Continue Reading Beginning of Fair Trade Fortnight_3rd August 2018

International Youth Day_12th August 2018

International Youth Day_United Nations International Youth Day is aimed to draw attention to a given set of cultural and legal issues surrounding youth. The first IYD was observed on 12 August, 2000. UN Photo/ Paulo Filgueiras “The hopes of the world rest on young people. Peace, economic dynamism, social justice, tolerance — all this and… Continue Reading International Youth Day_12th August 2018

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples_9th August 2018

Indigenous Day_United Nations These indigenous Tule women in Colombia’s Choco region prepare cotton to be used in making traditional clothes and material. They have only recently been able to return to their land, but damage to the environment and the presence of armed groups makes their future uncertain. The land and their connection to it… Continue Reading International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples_9th August 2018

National & Aboriginal Islander Children’s Day_4th August 2018

Aboriginal Children’s Day   National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day is the largest national day to celebrate our children National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day (Children’s Day) is a time for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families to celebrate the strengths and culture of their children. The day is an opportunity… Continue Reading National & Aboriginal Islander Children’s Day_4th August 2018

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