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.

 

June 2015 - Encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si' This month we gladly recieve the Pope's encyclical or letter on the environment, Laudato Si'. READ CARITAS COMPANIONS JUNE 2015
April 2015 - We pray for those in need in emergencies This month we pray for those in need in Nepal and Vanuatu after the natural disasters that have occured there. READ CARITAS COMPANIONS APRIL 2015
February 2015 – Lent The first of our new-look Caritas Companions with links through to our website. The focus is on Lent. READ CARITAS COMPANIONS FEB 2015
October 20014 - Small yet strong: Voices from Oceania on the environment A foundational Caritas report, Small yet strong: Voices from Oceania on the environment identifies the key environmental issues and associated human...
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...

 

 

 

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The Winter issue of Update looks at emergency work in Nepal and Vanuatu and development work in Cambodia. It also highlights our new resource for...

This month we gladly recieve the Pope's encyclical or letter on the environment, Laudato Si'. READ CARITAS COMPANIONS JUNE 2015

On 25 April a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, affecting millions of people across the country. It was the worst earthquake to hit the country...

In 2014 Caritas continued to work for social justice in our five strategic areas: reducing poverty, environmental justice, indigenous peoples, crisis...