Caritas Companions

Caritas Companions is an e-mail newsletter for those who wish to support our work through prayer and small actions. It provides reflection and prayers relating to a particular current concern. We depend on your prayers and moral support, as well as financial support, in building a world of justice and peace. Past copies are below. To subscribe, contact us.

 

August 2014 - Peace in the Middle East We have recently launched a Peace in the Middle East campaign to provide care and hope to those most in need in the region, and we ask that you add...
June 2014 - Day of Prayer for Refugees and Migrants The New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference set a Day of Prayer for Refugees and Migrants as close as possible each year to World Refugee Day on 20...
April 2014 - Bethlehem University – Peace will come some day New Zealander, Brother Peter Bray FSC is Vice-chancellor of Bethlehem University. He recently shared reflections on the daily realities faced by his...
December 2013 – One Human Family – Food for All On 10 December (Human Rights Day), the international Caritas network of 165 Catholic development and social justice agencies will unite in a global...
November 2013 - Pray for the Philippines A picture of massive devastation emerged from the Philippines after Super Typhoon Haiyan struck on 8 November. The areas affected by Typhoon Haiyan...
October 2013 – Protect the Kaikōura coast In September 2013, Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand was approached by members of Ngāti Kurī in Kaikōura and made aware of their struggle against proposed...
September 2013 – Day of Prayer for Syria The horrendous chemical attacks of 21 August highlight how dangerous and unpredictable the civil war in Syria has become. Church leaders and many...
June 2013 - Learning from Lebanon in hospitality to asylum seekers The Day of Prayer for Refugee and Migrants falls on 23 June, just days after World Refugee Day. While Lebanon looks for ways to support the flood of...
April 2013 - Pray for the Maasai of Tanzania Please pray for the Maasai people of Tanzania, who face eviction from lands they legally own, as the Tanzanian government seeks to block their access...
February 2013 - A reflection on Waitangi Day Reflecting on our national day: 'As we become more confident in embracing the diversity which makesus unique, Waitangi will be the waka in which we...

 

 

 

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The spring issue of Caritas Update looks at what is happening during Social Justice Week this, year, our Peace in the Middle East Campaign and work...

We have recently launched a Peace in the Middle East campaign to provide care and hope to those most in need in the region, and we ask that you add...

Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines on 8 November 2013. Over 30 different Caritas organisations from around the world came together to respond and...

In 2013 a new organisation structure and a planned transition period was announced for Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand. Following an exercise in 2012 we...