Other recent blog entries
23 Apr 2019 | Blog
Caritas Australia is deeply saddened by the news of the violent attacks in Sri Lanka over the Easter Weekend. We have been in touch with our family at Caritas Sri Lanka to offer the prayers and solidarity of our staff and supporters in Australia.
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16 Oct 2018 | Blog
It was a privilege to walk in solidarity with the incredibly inspiring Timorese people. All in our group were struck by their kindness and generosity of spirit. We certainly saw the “strength based approach” as they looked at what they could do before they strategically planned what they could do next.
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4 Oct 2017 | Blog | Supporter action
This November, a number of Caritas supporters will embark on our ‘Trekking in Solidarity’ journey in Nepal.
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15 May 2015 | Blog | Supporter action | Project Compassion
“From the start of Ash Wednesday I started to live below the poverty line.” Leo Taylor is an inspiring young man who is in Year 8 at school and lives in Port Pirie, SA. For the whole duration of Lent, Leo spent only $10 a week on food and drink, in order to experience just a little bit of what it would be like to live in poverty.
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29 Jan 2014 | Blog | Supporter action
The staff and students from St Francis of the Fields School in Strathfieldsaye held a Bread and Butter Day to show their solidarity with the people devastated by Typhoon Haiyan.
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27 Sep 2013 | Blog | Supporter action
This Sunday, the 29th of September, is Social Justice Sunday - a day for us to embrace the call for justice in our society. Here are 10 actions we can take personally, locally and globally to reduce poverty in the world.
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5 Sep 2013 | Blog | Emergency Relief
As the tragic war in Syria continues to escalate, Pope Francis has called for a day of prayer and fasting for peace in Syria and throughout the world this Saturday, 7 September.
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14 Jun 2013 | Blog | Project Compassion | Supporter action
Trivia Night at Simonds College in West Melbourne was more than just an evening of fun and entertainment. It was an event about standing in solidarity with others in the world, and providing opportunities for them to enjoy life to the fullest. Megan Bourke, Caritas Australia's Global Education Coordinator tells us more.
Tags: Social justice, fundraising, subsidiarity, solidarity | No comments
17 Aug 2012 | Blog | Supporter action
Sunday 19th August will be World Humanitarian Day – a day during which we recognise the humanitarian work that has been done worldwide, and acknowledge the people who have devoted their lives to providing assistance to those in need, even in dangerous situations.
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7 Jun 2012 | Blog | Supporter action
What is a Global Reality Meal? Seventy young leaders are learning about this and more at the Caritas Australia 'Justice Matters' camp, Sandhurst Diocese, Victoria.
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Now I can bathe every day, the distance to collect water for the family has been drastically reduced.We now drink clean, safe water and diseases are no longer affecting us.”
- Thandolwayo, Zimbabwe