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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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Advent 2023 - Primary Schools and Families

Our interactive Advent Calendar designed especially for primary school students and families, uses the See-Judge-Act-Pray rhythm to guide daily reflection.

Poverty - Secondary

An introduction to the issue of global poverty.

Pptx 13 MB

Root Causes of Poverty - Secondary

Dig deeper into the root causes of poverty.

Pptx 5 MB

Laudato Si' Reflection

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

Pdf 926.1 KB

Caring for Creation - Parish

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

Pptx 12.8 MB

CST Worksheet

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

Pdf 226.7 KB

Be Aware Template

A template to assist students to be aware of global injustices.

Pdf 307.5 KB

Be Active Template

Reflect on our strengths and assets and how we can work towards the common good.

Pdf 216.4 KB

Be More Reflection Guide and Personal Planner

A guide for reflection on current issues and how we can take action.

Pdf 62 KB

Strengths Based Approach to Development

A PowerPoint explaining Caritas Australia's strengths based approach to community development.

Pptx 9.3 MB

Making a Tippy Tap

Students learn about a simple handwashing device called a tippy tap and construct their own.

Pdf 537.1 KB

Human trafficking and modern slavery

A reference guide to learn about human trafficking and modern slavery.

Pdf 1.3 MB

Introduction to Caritas Australia - General

Learn about Caritas Australia, the international aid and development agency of the Catholic Church in Australia. 

Pptx 24.3 MB

Make Hunger History Information- Secondary/Parish

An information PPT about the Africa food crisis and the Make Hunger History campaign.

Pptx 33.4 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

Case Studies Salma, Bangladesh

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

Pdf 1 MB

Climate-Related Displacement of People

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

Pptx 15.8 MB
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Catechist Resources - Primary

Pptx 8.5 MB
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Catechist Resource - Secondary

Includes three Project Compassion stories with activities linked to Lent and Catholic Social Teaching.  

Pptx 5.2 MB