Tag: Parish Resources

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 28 May – 4 June 2017 | NCCA

  The 2017 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is being observed in Australia from the 28 May to 4 June, in the week between Ascension and Pentecost. This year’s theme is “Reconciliation – The Love of Christ Compels Us” (cf. 2 Corinthians 5:14-20).   The Faith and Unity Commission of the National Council of Churches… Continue Reading Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 28 May – 4 June 2017 | NCCA

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

Bishop Vincent address on World Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action Against Human Trafficking | Catholic Outlook

Bishop Vincent address on human trafficking Bishop Vincent Long delivered the following address on human trafficking on World Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action Against Human Trafficking. Dear friends, Yesterday, among all the less inspiring headlines such as the ongoing Royal Commission hearing into sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, the defection of Senator Cory… Continue Reading Bishop Vincent address on World Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action Against Human Trafficking | Catholic Outlook

Resources for Bakhita Day or World Day of Prayer Against Human Trafficking | 8th February 2017

The 8th of February 2017 is the World Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action Against Human Trafficking, and is also the Feast of St. Josephine Bakhita. The following information and resources have been provided by the Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans (ACRATH).   World Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action Against Human Trafficking… Continue Reading Resources for Bakhita Day or World Day of Prayer Against Human Trafficking | 8th February 2017

Disarmament Week | 24 – 30 October 2016 | United Nations

The week of 24th October to 30th October is observed by the United Nations as Disarmament Week, a week to acknowledge and raise public awareness of the important task of global disarmament.     Since the birth of the United Nations, the goals of multilateral disarmament and arms limitation have been deemed central to the maintenance… Continue Reading Disarmament Week | 24 – 30 October 2016 | United Nations

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

Resources for the Season of Creation from Catholic Earthcare Australia and Columban Mission Institute

The World Day of Prayer for Creation (1st September) and the Season of Creation (1st September – 4th October) are not far away now, so we’d like to remind you of a couple of valuable resources that could be very useful to guide you or your parish next month in your prayer and action for… Continue Reading Resources for the Season of Creation from Catholic Earthcare Australia and Columban Mission Institute

Video via The Record | Archdiocese of Perth YOM Committee details resources for the Year of Mercy

The Record have published a helpful video on their YouTube channel, explaining what Year of Mercy resources are available for the use of Parishes and others of faith in 2016. One of these resources was created by our own JEDO Director, Carol Mitchell.   In the video, eRecord editor Jamie O’Brien speaks with Chairman for the Archdiocesan Year of… Continue Reading Video via The Record | Archdiocese of Perth YOM Committee details resources for the Year of Mercy

Free Parish Resource | A Catholic Season of Creation – Sundays of September | Columban Mission Institute

The Columban Mission Institute’s Centre for Peace, Ecology and Justice have just published a brand new resource for the Sundays in September 2016, with a focus on Ecology for Catholics.   The resource is free to download from the Columban Mission Institute website, and is a fantastic way for Catholic parishes to bring to life the message… Continue Reading Free Parish Resource | A Catholic Season of Creation – Sundays of September | Columban Mission Institute

Global Catholic Climate Movement: Bring Laudato Si to Life in your parish

  The Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) is proud to announce the release of the Eco-Parish Guide for Catholic Parishes. This free guide will be a great resource for your parish to take a first step during Laudato Si’ Week, to celebrate the encyclical’s anniversary with concrete action (see also the Parish resources for Laudato Si’ Week). Developed in… Continue Reading Global Catholic Climate Movement: Bring Laudato Si to Life in your parish

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