Reflections

New Resources Make Real Bishops Statement

New resources are now available that are aimed at making the Bishops Social Justice Statement 2021-22, Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor real in our communities: Bishops Personal… 

Bishops Personally Reflect on What Creation Means to Them

Australian Bishops have shared what Creation means to them from special places within their own diocese. Scroll down to see these two-minute reflections answering the question, “What does creati…

Sowers of Hope text over an image of Mountains from above
Sowers of Hope Recording Released

The recording of the Laudato Si’ – Sowers of Hope online reflection hosted by the Office of Social Justice and Caritas Australia’s Catholic Earthcare is now released and available online. The reflecti…

Stolen Generation Survivors Speak on Sorry Day & Reconciliation Week

Kinchela Boys Home Aboriginal Corporation, a partner of Caritas Australia, has created two video resources where survivors of the Stolen Generation share what Sorry Day and Reconciliation Week mean to…

Who are We Before God and in Creation?

This paper was presented by Dr Sandie Cornish at the Catholic Earthcare Convocation 2020 on 3 September 2020. Integral ecology in the spirituality of Catholic Social Teaching Many people expected&hell…

Social Discernment & the Plenary Council

In these days of preparation for the Assemblies of the Plenary Council of the Church in Australia the word ‘discernment’ is suddenly being bandied about everywhere. It is often misused…