Tag: Project Compassion

Project Compassion Sunday_3rd March 2019

Project Compassion On Ash Wednesday, Caritas Australia, the international aid and development agency of the Catholic Church, launches its annual Project Compassion appeal – one of Australia’s largest humanitarian fundraising and awareness raising campaigns.   Project Compassion runs through the six weeks of Lent.  It brings together communities across the country in solidarity with the… Continue Reading Project Compassion Sunday_3rd March 2019

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 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

Read the Caritas March Newsletter for all their latest news

The Caritas March eNews contains all the latest information on Caritas Australia’s work at home and overseas, including stories from 2016 Project Compassion, the impact of Tropical Cyclone Winston in Fiji, and the support being provided to the victims of the ongoing conflict in Syria.   Read the newsletter here, or sign up to receive the… Continue Reading Read the Caritas March Newsletter for all their latest news

The Record » PROJECT COMPASSION 2016: ADVOCATING FOR CHANGE: DHANIRAM’S STORY

https://youtu.be/UcpEbRJRqZQ ‘Never tire of working for a more just world, marked by greater solidarity!’ Pope Francis. Dhaniram is driven to help create change in his village. Through the grass-roots Hamara Haq (‘our rights’) project, run by Caritas India and supported by Caritas Australia, he’s gained the skills to help his community claim what’s rightfully theirs… Continue Reading The Record » PROJECT COMPASSION 2016: ADVOCATING FOR CHANGE: DHANIRAM’S STORY

The Record » PROJECT COMPASSION 2016: Sreymom’s story – learning more, helping many

http://youtu.be/TtDx5Zawhqg Education and training have helped Sreymom transform from an inexperienced young midwife into a confident healthcare worker. Now she has the skills to provide vital healthcare, support and information to indigenous mothers and children in remote Northeast Cambodia. In the beautiful, remote Mondulkiri province of Northeast Cambodia the majority of the population is made… Continue Reading The Record » PROJECT COMPASSION 2016: Sreymom’s story – learning more, helping many

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

The Record » PROJECT COMPASSION 2016: Taking a strengths-based approach to development

Empowering people to make use of their own resources to drive change in their communities underpinned Martin Mazinga’s dialogue with guests during the launch of Project Compassion 2016 at The University of Notre Dame Australia’s Fremantle Campus on Tuesday 23 February 2016. This year’s Project Compassion theme Learning More, Creating Change celebrates 50 years of… Continue Reading The Record » PROJECT COMPASSION 2016: Taking a strengths-based approach to development

The Record » Project Compassion 2016: Learning more, creating change – Doney’s Story (Malawi)

http://youtu.be/WY0BXJrQUgI Doney (pronounced door-nee) is a quiet and humble woman but, thanks to an innovative program supported by Caritas Australia, she’s creating big changes in her life – and in her village. Doney beams when she talks about how much her life has changed in the last five years. “My life has been transformed,” she… Continue Reading The Record » Project Compassion 2016: Learning more, creating change – Doney’s Story (Malawi)

The Record » Caritas Australia celebrate Shrove Tuesday to commence Lent

Only days after the 2016 Project Compassion Appeal was launched at St Mary’s Cathedral, Caritas Australia has again turned its attention to its core mission of supporting long-term development programs in impoverished communities around the world. This time, however, it did so in the context of Shrove Tuesday – a pancake-based lunch held before Ash… Continue Reading The Record » Caritas Australia celebrate Shrove Tuesday to commence Lent

The Record – 50 years strong: Project Compassion Appeal launches at Cathedral

Give generously this Lenten season, as if Christ himself were appealing to your charity through the mouths of the poor, said Auxiliary Bishop Don Sproxton on Sunday as he launched the 2016 Project Compassion Appeal at St Mary’s Cathedral. More than 1000 people attended the Mass to celebrate the launch, which was made all the… Continue Reading The Record – 50 years strong: Project Compassion Appeal launches at Cathedral

Be inspired by Caritas Australia’s international guest speaker, Martin Mazinga

On the 20th, 21st and 23rd February, Caritas Australia’s International guest speaker Martin Mazinga will be sharing his work as the National Programmes Coordinator of the Catholic Development Commission (CADECOM), in Malawi, Caritas’ local partner.    Martin will be speaking at three different locations: Saturday 20 February 2016, 7:00 pm (Mass at 6 pm) Foley Centre… Continue Reading Be inspired by Caritas Australia’s international guest speaker, Martin Mazinga

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