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 COVID-19 Benefit Concert_LOUNGEROOM SESSION on Saturday 9th May 2020

  CLEAR THE DIARY FOR SATURDAY, MAY 9th – OH WAIT, IT’S ALREADY CLEAR! You’re all set, then, for a free online concert called Loungeroom Sessions, featuring some of Australia’s greatest musicians, in support of Caritas Australia and their annual appeal, Project Compassion.   On Saturday, 9th May, Gary Pinto, Aria award winning artist and… Continue Reading Project Compassion COVID-19 Benefit Concert_LOUNGEROOM SESSION on Saturday 9th May 2020

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

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