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Schools

Caritas helps teachers and students think about questions of social justice, peace and development - and to act justly in a global world. Access the schools information you need here.

Lent resources are available from our Lent in schools page.

Schools

Teacher and students from St John's College, Hastings on a field trip to Caritas office, Wellington.

Teachers

Caritas supports teachers by providing resources and information, and being available to visit schools.

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Primary students at Sacred Heart School, Dunedin.

Students

Find out more about who we are, what we do, and how you can help us. Get answers to key areas of concern.

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St Joseph's Technical College in Hapai, Tonga was damaged by Cyclone Ian in January 2014.

Mufti Mania Days

Mufti Mania was held on Friday 4 July. Each year the New Zealand Catholic Primary Principals Association (NZCPPA) organises a Mufti Mania Day to raise money for poor and vulnerable communities. Since 2007 they have partnered with Caritas to support a project.

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Children getting free food from the Fullfill van in Rotorua.

Social Justice in schools

Social Justice Week (14-20 September 2014) will focus on Catholic social teaching.

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Caritas Challenge 2014

Caritas Challenge

Caritas Challenge 2015 is coming up on 27-28 March. Next year the focus will be on the Philippines and how to Build Back Better following natural disasters which have caused widespread destruction there. Registration for the Caritas Challenge is open now.

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Doubtful Sound reflection

On Holy Ground

On Holy Ground provides a new resource each year for schools to celebrate, respect and protect God's creation. The resource is timed for release in late September, in honour of the feastday of St Francis of Assisi (4 October).

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A family in Davao Oriental, Philippines outside thier house which was built by Caritas following Typhoon Bopha in 2012.

Lent in schools

For Lent 2015 the theme is Light a fire in the heart of the world taken from Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation Evangelii Gaudium.

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Singout4Justice 2015 banner

Singout4Justice

Caritas is now promoting the 6th SINGout4JUSTICE song writing competition in 2015. The competition has two categories: Year 7-10 students and Year 11-13 students.

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Students at St Patrick's School, Greymouth raise money for Caritas through a St Patrick's Day mufti-day.

Fundraising in schools

Caritas has a range of ideas and materials to help primary and secondary schools raise funds.

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Students participate in an exercise that uses a bottle of water to provide light during a Justice Leadership Day.

Justice Leadership Days

Caritas facilitates whole-day workshops around the country for secondary students responsible for raising awareness of justice and peace issues among their peers.

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A selection of Caritas school resources.

Resources for schools

Caritas provides a range of resources for schools to educate for justice, promote action and encourage fundraising.

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