Tag: Caritas

Be a Good Egg This Easter_Purchase Slavery-free Chocolate

Be a Good Egg This Easter   INFORMATION & CAMPAIGNS  A.  ACRATH Newsletter, March 2020 https://acrath.org.au/acrath-newsletter-march-2020/ B.  The boys from Tanna who were stolen from their island home https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-21/blackbirding-legacy-haunts-tanna-vanuatu/11764586 C.  Australia’s Blackbirding trade: How Pacific Islanders were lured to work, Patricia Karvelas on RN Drive https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/drive/how-pacific-islanders-were-lured-to-work/11986098 D.  New film documents tragedy of human trafficking by presenting ‘Wells of… Continue Reading Be a Good Egg This Easter_Purchase Slavery-free Chocolate

Project Compassion Begins_26th February 2020

Caritas Australia Website Join Project Compassion this Lent to help end poverty and transform lives. This Lent, your support can deliver emergency and humanitarian aid to people living in poverty around the world. Project Compassion On Ash Wednesday, Caritas Australia, the international aid and development agency of the Catholic Church, launches its annual Project Compassion… Continue Reading Project Compassion Begins_26th February 2020

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – 18th to 25th January

  WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY 2020 Caritas invites communities and member organisations to pray, listen and reflect together as part of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2020. The week runs from 18th to 25th January.   An extract from the Caritas Internationalis website for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity and… Continue Reading Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – 18th to 25th January

Be an Angel this Christmas: Buy a Global Gift

  Global Gift Poster (PDF) CHRISTMAS COLLECTION as a GLOBAL GIFT At Christmas time, so special for children & families here in Australia, it’s appropriate that we take the opportunity to share our Christmas with children & families in far less privileged circumstances. Your parish may choose to support this through a Christmas collection for CARITAS GLOBAL… Continue Reading Be an Angel this Christmas: Buy a Global Gift

Climate Change Affects Us All_Sign the PETITION

From girls in rural Zimbabwe forced to walk increasing distances for clean water, to farmers in Australia tackling prolonged droughts, to Pacific Islanders facing rising seas and forced migration… Climate change is affecting us all. Fossil fuels are the largest driver of climate change. It is critically important that we transition from fossil fuels to… Continue Reading Climate Change Affects Us All_Sign the PETITION

World Water Day_22nd March 2019

  Your generosity this Project Compassion is already making a world of difference Successful launches throughout the country. International guest speakers touching the hearts of schools and parishes. West Tigers Coach encourages sporting communities to “Give 100%” It was a busy March for us here at Caritas… and Lent has only begun.   Read Story … Continue Reading World Water Day_22nd March 2019

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty_17th October 2018

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 17 October A boy sits outside his house in Cite L’Eternel, a poor neighborhood of Port au Prince, Haiti. UN Photo/Marco Dormino 2018 theme — Coming together with those furthest behind to build an inclusive world of universal respect for human rights and dignity This year marks the 70th… Continue Reading International Day for the Eradication of Poverty_17th October 2018

Anti-Poverty Week_14th – 20th October 2018

Beginning of Anti-Poverty Week  2018: Anti-Poverty Week Anti-Poverty Week is a week where all Australians are encouraged to organise or take part in an activity aiming to highlight or overcome issues of poverty and hardship here in Australia or overseas. It was established in Australia as an expansion of the UN’s annual International Anti-Poverty Day… Continue Reading Anti-Poverty Week_14th – 20th October 2018

Exclusive: Cardinal Charles Bo Sheds Light on Peace and Education in Myanmar

Watch Cardinal Bo’s full interview with Jamie O’Brien (The Record) below… “Not only myself, but the whole Church, and all of the Bishops Conference [in Myanmar], are focusing on the work on peace,” Cardinal Bo said.   “The Church is very much involved in the sense that we could negotiate with all the groups.  … Continue Reading Exclusive: Cardinal Charles Bo Sheds Light on Peace and Education in Myanmar

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