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Migrant and Refugee Sunday

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27 September 2020 All day

The theme for Migrant and Refugee Sunday 2020 is “Forced Like Jesus Christ to Flee”. Read Pope Francis’ Message for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees here.

From this year forward, Migrant and Refugee Sunday will be celebrated in Australia on the last Sunday in September. This brings the practice of the Church in Australia into line with the practice of the Church around the world.

The Australian Catholic Migrant and Refugee Office (ACMRO) produces a Migrant & Refugee Kit it to help parishes, schools and Catholic organisations to celebrate Migrant and Refugee Sunday.

The Migrant and Refugee Section of the Dicastery for the Promotion of Integral Human Development also offers resources for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees. The 2020 Theme is ‘Forced like Jesus Christ to flee.’ You can read Pope Francis’ Message for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees 2020 here.