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Plastic Free July 2018

Plastic Free July 2018

PLASTIC TAKES 500 YEARS TO DECOMPOSE We are all aware of the devastating impact plastic is having on our environment. If you want to be part of the family of caring, informed human beings take the time to visit the links below. There are a number of ways we can become involved. Stay alert, for updates on how you can help to build a more sustainable environment, one which is able to breathe and nurture the basic needs of future generations. https://plasticfreejuly.us10.list-manage.com/track/click?u=bb331f792b45a73fa42be8bde&id=c119159565&e=bbd875fae8 https://plasticfreejuly.us10.list-manage.com/track/click?u=bb331f792b45a73fa42be8bde&id=4e9f38d460&e=bbd875fae8 https://plasticfreejuly.us10.list-manage.com/track/click?u=bb331f792b45a73fa42be8bde&id=e191e0930b&e=bbd875fae8 https://plasticfreejuly.us10.list-manage.com/track/click?u=bb331f792b45a73fa42be8bde&id=d28ba1b23a&e=bbd875fae8

Gratitude in Action

Gratitude in Action

A grateful heart is infectious – allow your’s to be caught.

Wise Words For Today

Wise Words For Today

Advent Inspiration from ANZRATH

Advent Inspiration from ANZRATH

During Advent we wait in hope for the birth of the Christ child.  This Inspirational People of 2015 Advent Calendar helps us to count down the days.  Each day another story of an inspirational person is revealed. These stories of people taking action against trafficking in persons remind us that we are not powerless.  The Calendar is the work of Aotearoa New Zealand Religious Against Trafficking in Humans (ANZRATH). Aotearoa New Zealand Religious Against Trafficking in Humans raises awareness of human trafficking, its causes and of the scope for local action.  ANZRATH collaborates with other organizations in New Zealand, the Asia Pacific region, and around the world, to advocate for measures

Vigil for Asylum Seekers Action

Vigil for Asylum Seekers Action

Sr Joan Pender RSCJ, Provincial of the Society of the Sacred Heart in Australia and New Zealand, will join a number of Australia’s religious leaders in Canberra on Thursday, 15 October.  They will meet with politicians to express their concern about the plight of asylum seekers throughout the world, and especially their ongoing concern for those detained  by Australia in off-shore detention centres. Prayer Vigil 6 pm 12 October To support this important interfaith initiative, a prayer vigil will be held at Mary MacKillop Chapel at 6.00 pm on 12 October. We pray that the minds and hearts of politicians, and of all Australians, will be touched by the plight of asylum seekers who are

Day of Prayer, Reflection & Action Against Trafficking

Day of Prayer, Reflection & Action Against Trafficking

The World Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action Against Human Trafficking will be celebrated for the first time on Sunday 8 February 2015, the Feast of St Josephine Bakhita.  The Day has been declared in response to a request from women religious to Pope Francis. The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and Catholic Religious Australia are getting behind it and have produced a range of useful resources for schools, parishes, religious communities and groups.  The Society of the Sacred Heart is a long time supporter of Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans and New Zealand Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans.  We encourage you to join in prayer, reflection and

Mission & Justice in Evangelii Gaudium

Mission & Justice in Evangelii Gaudium

This prezi gives an overview of what Pope Francis has to say about the social justice dimension of evangelization in his Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii Gaudium.  It also offers some connections to the Sacred Heart tradition.

The Francis Effect: Living the Joy of the Gospel

The Francis Effect: Living the Joy of the Gospel

Catholic Mission Australia has collaborated with Catholic Religious Australia to produce a collection of reflections on Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii Gaudium. It can be read online as an ebookor you can order a copy from Catholic Mission. Province Director of Mission, Sandie Cornish, contributed a reflection on the social dimension of evangelization.  

International Day for the Elimination of Poverty

International Day for the Elimination of Poverty

The International community celebrates the International Day for the Elimination of Poverty on 17 October. This reflection sheet on the International Day for the Elimination of Poverty introduces the major contemporary approaches to understanding poverty, reflects on key elements of the response of the Society of the Sacred Heart, and provides some questions for personal or group reflection.

Fair Trade Easter Egg Campaign

Fair Trade Easter Egg Campaign

Are you planning to buy Easter Eggs? As a member of ACRATH, the Society of the Sacred Heart is supporting the Fair Trade Easter Egg campaign.  It is part of our commitment to end trafficking in persons and labour exploitation. Read more about the Fair trade Chocolate Easter Campaign  or follow the Facebook Page  

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