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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.

Advent 2023 - Parish and Individuals

See – Judge – Act – Pray for a more just and peaceful world this Advent.

Pdf 2.6 MB

An Urgent Prayer for Peace

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

Pdf 1.8 MB
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Prayer (PPT) - Project Compassion 2024

Pptx 23.5 MB
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Weekly Reflections - Parishes

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

Docx 9.1 MB
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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
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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

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

Season of Creation Prayer Service - Parish

A simple prayer service to mark the Season of Creation (1 Sept – 4 Oct), for parishes.

Zip 15.5 MB

CSTs For the Journey

A One Journey, Together. reflection on CSTs and First Nations recognition, truth-telling, equity and reconciliation. 

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

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

Laudato Si’ Reflection Cards

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

Pdf 3.7 MB

Laudato Si' Action Goals Prayer

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

Pptx 13 MB

Walking With God Program

The Walking with God Program invites participants to connect with the wonder and awe of God’s creation.

Pdf 3 MB

Caritas Food Prayer

A prayer for those who suffer from hunger and food insecurity in our world. 

Pptx 1.4 MB

Catholic Social Teaching Prayer - Parish

A prayer focused on the principles of Catholic Social Teaching.

Pptx 11.1 MB

Refugee Prayer

A prayer for refugees, inspired by Pope Francis's message for the World Day of Migrants and Refugee 2023. 

Pptx 6.6 MB

Refugee Pilgrimage - Secondary

A pilgrimage prayer and resource allowing students to stand in solidarity with refugees around the world.

Pdf 1.6 MB