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.

 

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...
December 2012 - Prayer for recovery after Pacific cyclone Caritas asks you to join with us in prayer and solidarity for our Pacific partners responding to the needs of people affected by Cyclone Evan. 
November 2012 - Prayer for Parihaka A growing number of New Zealanders are joining together to remember the non-violent resistance by the people of Parihaka to the confiscation of...

 

 

 

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This edition of Update covers the Typhoon Haiyan disaster, disaster preparedness in Tonga, Caritas' recent trip to Palestine, Caritas Challenge and...

New Zealander, Brother Peter Bray FSC is Vice-chancellor of Bethlehem University. He recently shared reflections on the daily realities faced by his...

This year Caritas has been involved in a major programme to strengthen emergency preparedness and response mechanisms in three Pacific countries. The...

The Caritas Annual Report shows our work in 2012 through five strategic priorities identified during the year: addressing poverty at home and abroad...