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Children in Papua New Guinea. Photo: Richard Wainwright.

Parish Resources

Prayers, reflections, liturgies and fact sheets for use in your parish or community group. These are designed to help foster faith and action to address social justice issues.

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Laudato Si' Week - Parish

A resource to help parishes celebrate Laudato Si' Week 2024

Pdf 1.9 MB

Way of the Cross - Parish

Zip 44 MB
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Prayer of Thanks for Water

This prayer is designed for people to reflect on the significance water plays in our daily lives.

Pptx 23.3 MB

Illustrated Oscar Romero Prayer

A prayer attributed to St Oscar Romero, patron saint of Caritas Internationalis.

Pptx 26.8 MB

Prayer (PPT) - Project Compassion 2024

Pptx 23.5 MB

2024 Social and Ecological Justice Calendar - Parish

This calendar highlights key social and ecological justice days throughout the year.

Pdf 52.4 KB

Ecological Justice Calendar 2024 - by Catholic Earthcare Australia

This Ecological Justice Calendar highlights key environmental justice days throughout 2024.

Pdf 78.7 KB

An Urgent Prayer for Peace

A prayer for the people affected by the conflict in Gaza and Israel.

Pdf 1.8 MB

Parish Booklet - Project Compassion 2024

The Parish booklet includes handy checklists, reflections, prayers, fundraising tips and an introduction to the three featured stories for Project Compassion 2024. 

Pdf 2.4 MB

Project Compassion 2024 - ALL FILMS

Watch the inspiring films for Project Compassion 2024. Includes an Introduction film and a Thank you film.

Introducing Project Compassion PPT - Parish

Introducing the theme and three Project Compassion 2024 stories.  

Pptx 16.7 MB

Bulletin Notices - Parish

Parish bulletin notices including a short summary of each story to use each week from throughout Lent.

Docx 17.2 MB

Weekly Reflections - Parishes

Weekly reflections linking the Project Compassion stories to the Sunday Scripture readings.

Docx 9.1 MB

Intercessory Prayers (Prayers of the Faithful)

A prayer of intercession for each week of Lent linked to the Project Compassion story. 

Docx 1.1 MB

Fundraising Booklet

Ideas to inspire fundraising and awareness raising activities linked to the Project Compassion stories. 

Pdf 1.1 MB

TAPITAS - Fundraising Activity

To help inspire fundraising, create a Tapitas Water Wall. Students donate $5 for each droplet. They write their name (and  prayer if they choose) before adding their droplet to the display wall.

Pdf 4.1 MB

Parish Talks - Project Compassion 2024

Use these talks to share the great stories and work of Caritas Australia at Mass each weekend throughout Lent.  

Zip 493.6 KB

Caritas Ks Toolkit

The Caritas Ks Toolkit includes a guide and resources to support your event. 

Zip 19.3 MB

Catholic Social Teaching (CST) Card Set

The beautiful box set includes 36 photographs plus activity ideas, definitions, reflection questions, Bible verses, quotes and prayers.  

A Prayer in Times of Disaster

A prayer for those affected by earthquakes, floods, cyclones or other disasters.

Pdf 28.6 KB