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The Lent Appeal 2012. Called by faith to act with generous hearts. Lent Appeal 2012. All Catholics, and indeed all men and women, are called to act with … generous hearts … Pope Benedict XVI: Blessing of Caritas Internationalis General Assembly, 2011. Lent is. Traditionally a time of:

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lent appeal 2012
Lent Appeal 2012

All Catholics, and indeed all men and women, are called to act with … generous hearts …

Pope Benedict XVI: Blessing

of Caritas Internationalis

General Assembly, 2011

lent is
Lent is...

Traditionally a time of:

  • Prayer
  • Fasting
  • Almsgiving
the new zealand bishops lent appeal
The New Zealand Bishops’ Lent Appeal

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand

International Support:

Aid & Development

New Zealand:

Advocacy for Social Justice

Catholic Schools:

Human & Material Resources


The Lent Poster

Acting with generous hearts:

Members of the ACT/Caritas Darfur Programme work in refugee camps in Darfur.

This photo shows one of these workers demonstrating how chlorine is used to keep the water that is supplied clean and healthy for the community.

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand works in partnership with ACT/Caritas to provide clean water, food, health and hygiene programmes, peacebuildingand emergency response.

the lent appeal envelopes
The Lent Appeal Envelopes

How to give...


first sunday of lent
First Sunday of Lent

The Temptation of Christ

‘He was in the wilderness forty days’


Sacred Heart School

Responding to those who are suffering…

A New Zealand emergency

New Zealand:Stormbirds programme

second sunday of lent
Second Sunday of Lent

The Transfiguration

‘He was transfigured before them’

Kenya: ChigaParish

Supporting families through livelihood projects...

Families affected by HIV/AIDS

Kenya: Livelihoods Support Project, Chiga Parish

third sunday of lent
Third Sunday of Lent

The Cleansing of the Temple

‘He poured out the coins of the money changers’

Fiji:Ecumenical Centre for Research, Education and Advocacy

Justice in the marketplace…

- Advocating for fair public policies

- Empowering communities


Economic justice for people in informal (squatter) settlements

fourth sunday of lent
Fourth Sunday of Lent

Jesus is the Light of the World

‘the light has come into the world’

West Bank:Aboud Medical Centre

A mission of health and hope...

Extending medical services into the community for people in the occupied Palestinian territories

The Holy Land:

Working in partnership with Caritas Jerusalem

fifth sunday of lent
Fifth Sunday of Lent

Preparation for Christ

‘Whoever serves me must follow me’

Aotearoa New Zealand:Caritas education work in schools

Preparing for a life of service to others...

School resources that bring justice and compassion into the classroom

Aotearoa New Zealand:

Caritas education programmes for primary and secondary schools

sixth sunday of lent
Sixth Sunday of Lent

The Passion of Christ

Almighty God – e te Matua kaha rawa –

you call us in faith to act with generous hearts, to work for justice and peace in our world, and to share what we have with others.

Through the example of your Son and the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, grant us the strength and love to contribute to the common good of all.

The remains of the Port-au-Prince Cathedral, Haiti 2010.

caritas lenten reflection p rogramme
Caritas Lenten Reflection Programme

Gospels for 6 Sundays in Lent:

Group sharing and reflection

Context of the Lenten theme

Available in English, Samoan,

Tongan and Tokelauan versions.




....from everyone at Caritas and the communities we work with, because together – we can make a difference.