Tag: Lent

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 March news from Catholic Earthcare Australia

The March newsletter from Catholic Earthcare Australia is now available to read here. From National Director, Jacqui Remond: Dear friends This month we are celebrating in three special ways as we prepare for our biggest celebration in the Christian calendar, Easter. Firstly, we are five weeks into our six week Laudato Si’ Lenten Program in partnership… Continue Reading Read the March news from Catholic Earthcare Australia

The Record » PROJECT COMPASSION 2016: Knowledge helps our children grow – Hum Noy’s story

http://youtu.be/2WqjrLnI-FQ Imagine not being able to communicate with the people closest to you, even your own mum. Living with an intellectual disability is challenging in any country, but it’s especially difficult when you come from a poor family in Laos. For eight-year-old Hum Noy, who was born with Down Syndrome, life was lonely and his… Continue Reading The Record » PROJECT COMPASSION 2016: Knowledge helps our children grow – Hum Noy’s story

LENTEN FAST FOR CLIMATE JUSTICE | The Global Catholic Climate Movement

For Lent 2016 (starting on February 10th) we are organizing another global Lenten Fast for Climate Justice (as we did in 2015). Catholics from around the globe will fast during each of Lent’s 40 days, joining the interfaith Fast For The Climate and the Green Anglicans’ Carbon Fast. We will fast and pray for bold action to solve the climate change… Continue Reading LENTEN FAST FOR CLIMATE JUSTICE | The Global Catholic Climate Movement

#FastWithFiji – Global Catholic Climate Movement

In the wake of Cyclone Winston, and the devastation it has caused in Fiji, the Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) has invited its worldwide community to show support for Fiji by fasting on 5 March, along with other supporters around the world. The Global Catholic Climate Movement community is saddened by the news we are… Continue Reading #FastWithFiji – Global Catholic Climate Movement

Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB’s 2016 Pastoral Letter for Lent

The Archbishop of Perth, Timothy Costelloe SDB, has released his 2016 Pastoral Letter for Lent, which addresses all Catholics who are beginning their Lenten journey for 2016.   From the opening paragraphs of the letter:   The opening prayer of the Mass for the First Sunday of Lent sets out for us a challenge as we… Continue Reading Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB’s 2016 Pastoral Letter for Lent

Global Catholic Climate Movement: The world needs your prayers, your fasting, and your action

A few days ago in Chiapas, Mexico, Pope Francis urged, “We can no longer remain silent before one of the greatest environmental crises in world.”   He continued, “Today’s world, ravaged as it is by a throwaway culture, needs you!”   These are strong words meant for all of us.   This world needs you:… Continue Reading Global Catholic Climate Movement: The world needs your prayers, your fasting, and your action

“The Grace of Place” Lenten resource now available from the Columban Mission Institute

The Columban Mission Institute has released a resource for Lent 2016, to be used by people of faith to reflect on creation, and the sense of place shared by living creatures. “The Grace of Place” consists of six weekly Lenten reflections to accompany the Gospels for Year C. It explores different aspects of how having a… Continue Reading “The Grace of Place” Lenten resource now available from the Columban Mission Institute

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