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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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Case Studies Salma, Bangladesh

A story about the Safe Motherhood Program featuring Salma from Bangladesh with accompanying activities.

Pdf 1 MB

Key Principles of Catholic Social Teaching (CST)

This PowerPoint has been designed as a broad introduction to the key principles of Catholic Social Teaching.

Pptx 4.4 MB

Season of Creation Prayer Service (Secondary/Parish)

Prayer Service for the Season of Creation (1st September to 4th Oct). 
( Secondary, Parish)

Zip 45.8 MB

CST Worksheet

This worksheet guides users to identify the Catholic Social Teaching principles in Caritas Australia's work.

Pdf 226.7 KB

Catholic Social Teaching Posters - Secondary

The principles of Catholic Social Teaching explained in eight beautiful photo posters.

Pdf 5.7 MB

We Believe Catholic Social Teaching

A zip file containing 3 different one-page posters of the principles of Catholic Social Teaching.

Zip 592.7 KB

First Australian Subsidiarity Statement Summary

A one page poster which links the experience of First Australians and Subsidiarity.

Pdf 220 KB

Laudato Si' Reflection

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

Pdf 926.1 KB

Climate-Related Displacement of People

A PowerPoint explaining how people are displaced due to climate related events.

Pptx 15.8 MB

Laudato Si’ Reflection Cards

Seven reflection cards based around integral ecology, through the lens of Laudato Si'.

Pdf 3.7 MB

7 Questions to Guide Reflection on Integral Ecology

Seven questions to guide groups or individuals on integral ecology through the lens of Laudato Si'.

Pdf 4.2 MB

Fratelli Tutti Animation

A short animation explaining Pope Francis' encyclical, Fratelli Tutti. 

Video - Care for Our Common Home (CST)

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

Integral Ecology Reflection

A guided reflection highlighting the interconnectedness of all creation.

Pdf 31.8 MB

Integral Ecology Framework

Assists in applying the concept of integral ecology.

Png 111.2 KB

Caring for Creation - Parish

A series of ‘See, Judge, Act’ sessions on the environment/creation through a Catholic lens.

Pptx 12.8 MB

Caritas Introduction to the SDGs - Secondary and Parish

An information PPT about the Sustainable Development Goals, their links to Catholic Social Teachings and the work of Caritas Australia.

Pptx 20.8 MB