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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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
Traditionally a time of:
Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand
Aid & Development
Advocacy for Social Justice
Human & Material Resources
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.
How to give...
SIX WEEK ENVELOPES
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
‘He was transfigured before them’
Supporting families through livelihood projects...
Families affected by HIV/AIDS
Kenya: Livelihoods Support Project, Chiga Parish
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
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
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
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.
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.