Caritas Australia

  • Caritas Australia Are Hiring

    Caritas Australia are seeking a Diocesan Director Archdiocese of Sydney/Community Participation Leader (NSW/Eastern Region). The role works closely and in partnership with the Diocese of Parramatta and, the appointed Caritas Diocesan Director in the Parramatta Diocese. NB: This is a position advertised by Caritas Australia and not the Diocese of...
  • Project Compassion: ‘Love Your Neighbour’

    The Catholic Church’s annual Lenten Appeal, Project Compassion, is now in its second week. During the six weeks of Lent, Caritas Australia is featuring feature human stories from the Philippines, Timor-Leste, Australia, Vietnam and Fiji. Through this year’s theme, ‘Love your neighbour’, Caritas Australia demonstrates how this approach can...
  • Taking the Gospel to the wider world

    By Cecilia Zammit, Catholic Outlook At each of the weekend Masses we are dismissed with the command to ‘share the good news of Jesus Christ’.  Armed with the necessary authorisation cards, their teaching manuals, music, craft and a smile some 900 women and men from our 47 parishes have...
  • Caritas launches Project Compassion Lenten Appeal

    In support of the world’s poor, including millions in our immediate region, thousands of parishes, schools and community leaders across Australia are putting their compassion into action, during Caritas Australia’s Project Compassion Lenten Appeal. The World Bank estimates that 90 million people live in extreme poverty in Australia’s neighbouring...
  • Students create A Place at the Table

    By Sr Louise McKeogh FMA, Catholic Outlook, November 2016 St Patrick’s Cathedral hall in Parramatta was filled with the sounds of 100 excited Year 9 student leaders on 12 October 2016, all seeking to learn more about creating a place at the table, this year’s Social Justice Statement from...
  • Australians raise more than $11m for Project Compassion 2016

    Posted on 7 July 2017 Thousands of generous supporters, including schools and parishes across Australia, joined in solidarity with the poorest communities globally in 2016, to help Caritas Australia raise more than $11 million nationally during Project Compassion. Caritas Australia’s annual Lenten fundraising and awareness-raising campaign brings together thousands...
  • Silver Jubilee for Tamil Catholics

    Posted on 24 May 2016 The Silver Jubilee Celebration of the Catholic Association of Sydney Tamils (CAST) commenced with a Mass of Thanksgiving at Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish in Greystanes on 5 March 2016. A special guest at the festivities and principal celebrant for the Mass was...
  • Evangeline’s story – creating new connections to traditional culture

    Posted on 7 March 2016 ‘We are God’s work of art, created in Christ Jesus to live the good life as from the beginning He meant us to live it.” Ephesians 2:10. When Evangeline left high school she had a limited vision for her future. But the training she’s...
  • Dominic’s story – creating a harmonious future

    Posted on 29 February 2016 ‘Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.’ Hebrews 13:16. Participating in the Caritas Australia supported Community Conversations program has empowered Dominic and the people of his village to create a new way...
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