Tag: Prayer

CAPSA_National Week of Prayer and Action_20th Aug – 31st Aug 2018

CAPSA   The CAPSA National Week of Prayer & Action will be held 20th – 31st August 2018. Once again we are asking for the Catholic community to come together to advocate for people seeking asylum, this time in the weeks either side of the 104th World Day of Migrant and Refugees. As a practical… Continue Reading CAPSA_National Week of Prayer and Action_20th Aug – 31st Aug 2018

World Environment Day, 5 June | United Nations

  The first United Nations World Environment Day was held in 1974, and in the years since it has become a global platform for taking action on important environmental issues, successfully involving people around the world in environmentally-focused events like clean ups and the replanting of forests.   Every year a diferent country hosts World… Continue Reading World Environment Day, 5 June | United Nations

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

Pope Francis, English Church leaders offer prayers after Manchester Arena attack | The Record

Concertgoers react after fleeing Manchester Arena in England where US singer Ariana Grande had been performing on 22 May. At least 22 people, including children, were killed and dozens wounded after an explosion at the concert venue. Authorities said it was Britain’s deadliest case of terrorism since 2005. Photo: CNS/Jon Super. By Simon Caldwell Pope… Continue Reading Pope Francis, English Church leaders offer prayers after Manchester Arena attack | The Record

Day of Prayer and Fasting for Refugees and Asylum Seekers, Sunday 5th March

This coming Sunday 5th March, the first Sunday in Lent, is being recognized by the National Council of Churches in Australia (NCCA) as a Day of Prayer and Fasting  for Refugees and Asylum Seekers. As the NCCA says, “The situation of many thousands of refugees and asylum seekers throughout the world calls Christians to respond.… Continue Reading Day of Prayer and Fasting for Refugees and Asylum Seekers, Sunday 5th March

Message from Pope Francis for World Day of Prayer for the Sick 2017

  The 11th February 2017 is the 25th World Day of the Sick, or World Day of Prayer for the Sick, an opportunity to pray for and reflect on those in the world who are suffering, as well as the people who care for those sick and vulnerable.   Read Pope Francis’ message for World Day of… Continue Reading Message from Pope Francis for World Day of Prayer for the Sick 2017

World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life 2017| Pope Francis asks for prayers

The 2nd February 2017 is the World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life, instituted in 1997 by Pope Saint John Paul II, a day to acknowledge and pray for those who have committed themselves to consecrated life.   Pope Francis asked people to pray for those in Religious and Consecrated Life during his General Audience this week:  … Continue Reading World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life 2017| Pope Francis asks for prayers

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

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