Tag: OSJ

Social Justice Trends_September 2021

Office for Social Justice, Ecology and Peace (JEP) Dear Friend, In September, we celebrate the Season of Creation by exploring the theme for this year, “A Home for All? Renewing the Oikos of God”. FROM THE OFFICE Global Vaccine Equity Action Bishop Vincent Long has spoken about the importance of a waiver of parts of an International Trade agreement… Continue Reading Social Justice Trends_September 2021

‘Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor’ – 2021/22 Social Justice Statement – now available

  ‘Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor’ the Australian Catholic Bishops Social Justice Statement 2021-22 is now available.    “The signs of the times are clear – we know that we human beings need a change of heart, mind, and behaviour.” Social Justice Statement 2021-22 You can now download and read the Social… Continue Reading ‘Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor’ – 2021/22 Social Justice Statement – now available

Catholic Support for Afghans

www.socialjustice.org.au “The Australian Bishops’ Office for Justice, Ecology and Peace have co-signed a letter urging Federal Parliamentarians to take seven urgent and decisive actions to support and protect Afghan citizens and asylum seekers overseas and within Australia….” Click here to read more…   PRAYER OF SOLIDARITY – FOR THE PEOPLE OF AFGHANISTAN  (pdf) AUGUST 2021… Continue Reading Catholic Support for Afghans

National Launch of the 2021/22 SJS – Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor (5th of August – AEST: 5:30pm-6:30pm)

  Join us for the national launch of the Social Justice Statement 2021-22: Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor. This is the only statement where all the Bishops of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC) release a joint reflection on a particular topic annually. This year it focuses on why it is so important… Continue Reading National Launch of the 2021/22 SJS – Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor (5th of August – AEST: 5:30pm-6:30pm)

ATSI Sunday 4th July 2021

www.socialjustice.catholic.org.au Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday 4 July 2021 ALL DAY Access resources for the celebration of this Sunday produced by the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Council here. We provide an overview here. These videos were produced in 2020 however they still contain useful messages for the celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander… Continue Reading ATSI Sunday 4th July 2021

Social Justice Trends_May 2021

  Office for Social Justice (OSJ) Dear Friend In Laudato Si’ week, the importance of social, cultural and economic inclusion is threaded throughout the May edition of Social Justice Trends. FROM THE CHAIR The Laudato Si’ Journey Continues As the Laudato Si’ Special Anniversary Year draws to a close, the next stage of the journey begins. Registrations for a Seven-Year Journey towards seven Laudato Si’… Continue Reading Social Justice Trends_May 2021

Feast of St Joseph the Worker_1st May

Feast of St Joseph the Worker Pastoral Message 2021 by OSJ 04/16/2021 Social Media St Joseph the Worker bannerDownload St Joseph the Worker Facebook bannerDownload St Joseph the Worker Twitter bannerDownload St Joseph the Worker square tileDownload St Joseph the Migrant Worker Have you ever imagined St Joseph as a migrant worker? Would he have taken… Continue Reading Feast of St Joseph the Worker_1st May

Social Justice Trends_March 2021

  As Palm Sunday approaches, our March issue focuses on peace and non-violence. FROM THE CHAIR Seeking a Better JobSeekerIn a submission to the Australian Government, Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen, Chair of the Catholic Bishops Commission for Social Justice, Mission and Service, has called for a substantial and permanent increase to the JobSeeker allowance.… Continue Reading Social Justice Trends_March 2021

Social Justice Trends_February 2021

  Office for Social Justice (OSJ) Dear Friend Our February issue has a Lenten focus on preparing a new and better future. PANDEMIC Preparing a Future Almost as soon as the pandemic was declared, Pope Francis established the Vatican COVID-19 Commission. He understood that we can either emerge from this once-in-a-generation crisis better or worse.… Continue Reading Social Justice Trends_February 2021

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