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Laxmi using a water tap that she advocated to have installed as a member of the Child Club at her old school in Jajarkot district, western Nepal. Photo: Richard Wainwright/Caritas Australia

Parish Resources

Resources to help foster faith and action for social and ecological justice in your parish or community group. 

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Refugee Prayer

A prayer for refugees.

Pptx 38.6 MB

Video - Human Dignity (CST)

A short video explaining the Catholic Social teaching principle: Human Dignity.
4 mins

Video - The Common Good (CST)

A short video explaining the Catholic Social teaching principle: The Common Good.
4 mins

Video - Solidarity (CST)

A short video explaining the Catholic Social teaching principle: Solidarity.
4 mins

Video - Preferential Option for the Poor (CST)

A short video explaining the Catholic Social teaching principle: Preferential Option for the Poor.
4 mins

Video - Subsidiarity and Participation (CST)

A short video explaining the Catholic Social teaching principles: Subsidiarity and Participation.
4 mins

Video - Care for Our Common Home (CST)

A short video explaining the Catholic Social teaching principle: Care for Our Common Home.
4 mins

Introduction to Caritas Australia (Parish)

An introduction to the work of Caritas Australia for parish communities. This presentation explains what we do, where we work and why we help others. 

Pptx 30.4 MB

Catholic Social Teaching Prayer - Parish

A prayer focused on the principles of Catholic Social Teaching.

Pptx 11.1 MB

Laudato Si’ Goals Reflection Cards

A set of 7 reflection cards based on the Laudato Si' Action Goals.

Pdf 12.3 MB

Laudato Si' Action Goals Prayer

A short prayer PPT based on the seven Laudato Si' Action Goals. 

Pptx 13 MB

The Laudato Si' Goals - Parish

A presentation about the Laudato Si' Goals, with questions and links to help your parish reflect on its understanding and practice of integral ecology.

Pptx 32.2 MB

Laudato Si' Reflection

Two-page guide to reflect on how we can respond to the encyclical Laudato Si'.

Pdf 926.1 KB

Integral Ecology Reflection

A guided reflection highlighting the interconnectedness of all creation.

Pdf 31.8 MB

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

Laudato Si' Week Resources

Primary school, secondary school and parish resources available to help you celebrate Laudato Si' Week 2024: 19-26 May.

An Urgent Prayer for Peace

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

Pdf 1.8 MB