Tag: Fundraising

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

Catholic Mission Christmas Event, 15th December 2016: Finding a Place

Catholic Mission invites you to join them at their Christmas event, “Finding a Place: a Christmas Reflection in Word and Music.”   This evening of sacred music, readings and congregational carols will be held at the Basilica of St Patrick in Fremantle on Thursday 15th December at 7pm. Proceeds from the evening will support Catholic… Continue Reading Catholic Mission Christmas Event, 15th December 2016: Finding a Place

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

United Nations and ACRATH | 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence 25th Nov – 10th Dec

November 25th is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and is also the first day of the United Nations global 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign, and the Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans (ACRATH)’s own 16-days of activism campaign, which focuses on the trafficking of girls and women.   This… Continue Reading United Nations and ACRATH | 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence 25th Nov – 10th Dec

MercyCare | “Illuminations”: A concert to shine a light on acts of mercy in our community | 20 November 2016

On 20 November 2016, MercyCare is presenting “Illuminations: a concert to shine a light on acts of mercy in our community.”   Illuminations will be a concert of uplifting music for chorale and orchestra celebrating the final day of the Catholic Church’s Jubilee Year of Mercy.   The concert will run from 2:30pm to 3:30pm and… Continue Reading MercyCare | “Illuminations”: A concert to shine a light on acts of mercy in our community | 20 November 2016

Catholic Mission | The Walker Trio concert in support of children’s education in Cambodia | Friday 7 November

Catholic Mission invites you to join them and The Walker Trio for a night of music under the stars, at Romancing the Stone Gardens in Maida Vale on Friday 7th November.   Please see the flyer below for all event details. Proceeds from the ticket sales will go towards supporting children’s education in north-west Cambodia.  … Continue Reading Catholic Mission | The Walker Trio concert in support of children’s education in Cambodia | Friday 7 November

Read the June news from Catholic Earthcare Australia

The June newsletter from Catholic Earthcare Australia is now available to read here.   From National Director, Jacqui Remond: UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres and Laudato Si’ Anniversary   Greetings! This month marks the first year anniversary of the release of Laudato Si’ which we invite you to celebrate with our new resource Tree of Life.… Continue Reading Read the June news from Catholic Earthcare Australia

My daughter asked “What will the world be like when I grow up?” | Catholic Earthcare Australia

These are the words that echoed in my head and heart all that day. She seemed satisfied with my response but it is only a matter of time before she asks for more of an explanation. How will I respond? The signs of the times are everywhere. From pollution and climate change, to the loss… Continue Reading My daughter asked “What will the world be like when I grow up?” | Catholic Earthcare Australia

UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture | 26th June 2016

  Sunday 26th June 2016 is the United Nation’s International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, a day to remember and condemn the degrading and destructive impact of torture, and to show support for its victims worldwide.   The UN website provides information about the UN’s stance on torture as unjustified under all circumstances, the… Continue Reading UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture | 26th June 2016

ACRATH | Human Trafficking: Sharing Women’s Stories from the Philippines | Sat, 25 June

I Have a Voice: Trafficked Women in their own words Over 500,000 Filipino women and children are trafficked for sexual exploitation every year. The lives of these survivors are forever impacted, and now we invite you to hear their stories. Marietta (Mayet) Latonio is a Filipino social worker, women’s advocate, researcher and Professor at the University of Southern Philippines… Continue Reading ACRATH | Human Trafficking: Sharing Women’s Stories from the Philippines | Sat, 25 June

Read the Caritas March Newsletter for all their latest news

The Caritas March eNews contains all the latest information on Caritas Australia’s work at home and overseas, including stories from 2016 Project Compassion, the impact of Tropical Cyclone Winston in Fiji, and the support being provided to the victims of the ongoing conflict in Syria.   Read the newsletter here, or sign up to receive the… Continue Reading Read the Caritas March Newsletter for all their latest news

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