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 Reflection Videos on What Creation Means to Them & Posters and Floor Decals Posters and… Read More »New Resources Make Real Bishops Statement
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 creation mean to you?” Your chance to share: We’d also like for you to let us know… Read More »Bishops Personally Reflect on What Creation Means to Them
The Diocese of Parramatta and the Archdiocese of Sydney have both had a busy month in August and September as they launched the Australian Bishops Social Justice Statement 2021-22, Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor, ran several events for the Season of Creation… Read More »Parramatta and Sydney Dioceses gather for climate and refugees
Our Bishops have already met their first action commitment from the Social Justice Statement Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor – the Office for Social Justice has the new name the Office for Justice, Ecology and Peace.
The Dicastery for the Promotion of Integral Human Development have launched the Laudato Si’ Action Platform and are seeking families, parishes, schools, universities, hospitals, businesses and religious communities to pledge their commitment to the Laudato Si’ Goals. Over a seven year journey, a road map… Read More »Laudato Si’ Action Platform
Pope Francis has released a video statement inviting everyone around the world to join the Laudato Si’ Goals seven year journey through the Laudato Si’ Action Platform. “Our selfishness, our indifference, and our irresponsible lifestyles are threatening the future of our children! So I renew… Read More »Pope’s Message: Laudato Si’ Action Platform
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 reflection gathered people from across Australia who participated in prayer and reflection on the Laudato Si’ Year. The gathering also had sharing from across the country on the successes of the previous year and lay the spiritual foundation for the journey ahead with the seven-year Laudato Si’ Goals.
From 2020 forward, Social Justice Sunday will be celebrated on the last Sunday of August. Previously it was celebrated on the last Sunday in September. A Long Tradition The celebration of Social Justice Sunday is a long tradition in the Catholic Church in Australia. For… Read More »Social Justice Sunday