Tag: National Reconciliation Week

National Sorry Day and National Reconciliation Week, 26 May – 3 June 2017

National Sorry Day The 26 May every year marks National Sorry Day, an Australia-wide day to acknowledge and remember the harm done to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who were victims of Australian Government policies of forced removal.   Since the early days of European occupation of Australia, Indigenous children were removed from their families… Continue Reading National Sorry Day and National Reconciliation Week, 26 May – 3 June 2017

Read the Caritas May Newsletter for all their latest news

The Caritas May eNews contains all the latest information on Caritas Australia’s work at home and overseas, including stories about their Women for the World events held in May, National Reconciliation Week 2016, and photos from this year’s Project Compassion activities.   Read the newsletter here, or sign up to receive the newsletter by heading… Continue Reading Read the Caritas May Newsletter for all their latest news

Week of Prayer for Reconciliation, 27 May to 3 June: Guide for Churches

The Week of Prayer for Reconciliation and National Reconciliation Week (NRW) are held each year between 27 May and 3 June. These dates commemorate two significant milestones in the reconciliation journey—the anniversaries of the successful 1967 referendum and the Mabo decision.   The NRW Guide for Churches (see below) provides useful information and ideas on… Continue Reading Week of Prayer for Reconciliation, 27 May to 3 June: Guide for Churches

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