Tag: Caritas

Palm Sunday Walk encourages compassion for refugees | The Record

  By Caroline Smith  Jesus’ message of compassion and welcoming was brought to the forefront at the recent Palm Sunday Walk for Refugees, where nearly 1000 people came out to support people seeking asylum in Australia and around the world. The annual event was held at St George’s Cathedral on Sunday 9 April and was… Continue Reading Palm Sunday Walk encourages compassion for refugees | The Record

Join JEDO at the Palm Sunday Walk for Justice for Refugees – Sunday, 9th April

JEDO invites you and your friends to walk with us on Sunday 9th April through the streets of Perth as a show of support for and with refugees and asylum-seekers.   The annual Walk for Justice for Refugees is once again taking place in Perth on Palm Sunday, and JEDO will be walking alongside many other churches… Continue Reading Join JEDO at the Palm Sunday Walk for Justice for Refugees – Sunday, 9th April

Lent 2017: Project Compassion, Slavery-Free Chocolate and The Grace of Earth

  Wednesday 1st March 2017 is Ash Wednesday, or the first day of Lent. As we enter the Lenten season, here are three important social justice and ecological campaigns and resources to get involved with during the next few weeks. Click on the links below to jump to the section that interests you, or scroll down to… Continue Reading Lent 2017: Project Compassion, Slavery-Free Chocolate and The Grace of Earth

Read the Caritas January Newsletter | “We reflect on 2016”

The Caritas January 2017 eNews contains all the latest information on Caritas Australia’s work at home and overseas, as well as a reflection on the work of Caritas in 2016. With 2016 coming to an end, now is an important time to reflect on the moments that shaped the year and the stories of hope and inspiration… Continue Reading Read the Caritas January Newsletter | “We reflect on 2016”

Read the Caritas November Newsletter | Caritas Australia and First Australians Joint Statement on Subsidiarity

The Caritas November eNews contains all the latest information on Caritas Australia’s work at home and overseas.   Read the newsletter here, or sign up to receive the newsletter by heading to their website: http://www.caritas.org.au/.   Promoted in the latest newsletter is a joint statement of subsidiarity produced by Caritas Australia and its First Australian partners. The… Continue Reading Read the Caritas November Newsletter | Caritas Australia and First Australians Joint Statement on Subsidiarity

Give a Global Gift This Christmas | Caritas Australia

Christmas is drawing nearer, and Caritas Australia is asking us to consider giving our friends and family a gift that will “create positive, sustainable change for some of the world’s most vulnerable women, men and children.”   There are a range of Global Gifts available to order from Caritas, including: The gift of water The… Continue Reading Give a Global Gift This Christmas | Caritas Australia

A Fairer World For All video | Caritas Australia

In October this year, Caritas Australia delivered messages from their supporters to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s office at a meeting in Canberra. These messages asked our government to stand up for a fairer world for all.   Caritas have put together a video featuring a some of these supporters (including a few Aboriginal Catholic Ministry staff)… Continue Reading A Fairer World For All video | Caritas Australia

Australian Aid | Sign the Anti-Poverty Week open letter to the PM, calling for increased aid funding

Anti-Poverty Week was two weeks ago, but its call for individuals, communities, organisations and governments to take action to address to causes and consequences of poverty around the world remains necessary.   Australian Aid are calling on people to sign their Anti-Poverty Week letter to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, which urges the Government to increase… Continue Reading Australian Aid | Sign the Anti-Poverty Week open letter to the PM, calling for increased aid funding

Hungry for Justice – Caritas Australia | State of the Environment Report for Oceania 2016 | Act Now

State of the Environment Report for Oceania 2016 This past year, 2015-16, has highlighted the Pacific’s vulnerability to extreme weather events that affect food and water supplies. The most significant trend in Oceania the last 12 months has been widespread hunger and thirst that is a result of severe weather events, successive emergencies, and ongoing… Continue Reading Hungry for Justice – Caritas Australia | State of the Environment Report for Oceania 2016 | Act Now

Caritas Parish Resources for International Day of Peace

Caritas Australia have developed a number of free parish resources for International Day of Peace, 21 September 2016, which can be downloaded from their website.   The resources include Peace Liturgy notes and a Prayer for Peace, amongst other useful documents for parish or community groups.   Also available are resources for the Season of Creation… Continue Reading Caritas Parish Resources for International Day of Peace

Caritas Australia’s Campaign for a Fairer World | Make Your Voice Heard

Now that the federal election is over, Australia has a newly elected Prime Minister and Parliament, and Caritas Australia intends to make sure they know  that Australians want their leaders to help builder a fairer world for all.   Soon, Caritas will be delivering the following message to the Prime Minister: Dear Prime Minister, I care deeply… Continue Reading Caritas Australia’s Campaign for a Fairer World | Make Your Voice Heard

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