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Give Lent 100%

Australian Catholic schools and the wider Australian community are supporting the empowerment of the marginalised through Caritas Australia’s Project Compassion. Your support of Project Compassion helps to build strong communities and transform millions of lives.

Catholic Schools participate closely in the work of Caritas Australia, the international humanitarian relief and development agency of the Catholic Church […]

Give Lent 100%2020-01-24T15:43:42+11:00

A Just Future

By supporting education and development for those most marginalised, Catholic schools and the Australian community are helping to improve the lives of all members of our global family. Together, through Caritas Australia programs, we are building strong communities and transforming millions of lives.

Catholic Schools participate closely in the work of Caritas Australia, the international
humanitarian […]

A Just Future2018-01-02T08:32:31+11:00

Love Your Neighbour

  By supporting education and development for those most marginalised, Catholic schools and the Australian community are helping to improve the lives of all members of our global family. Together, through Caritas Australia programs, we are building strong communities and transforming millions of lives.

Catholic schools participate closely with the work of […]

Love Your Neighbour2017-12-29T13:46:43+11:00

Learning More, Creating Change

Catholic Schools share in a close partnership with Caritas Australia to end poverty, uphold dignity, and promote justice around the world. In 2015, a record 86% of Australian Catholic schools participated in Project Compassion, with school students and their families contributing almost $3 million to our annual Lenten appeal.

This year marks fifty years of […]

Learning More, Creating Change2017-12-29T13:46:06+11:00

A Flower in the Favelas

Each year for Project Compassion, Caritas Australia asks supporters to help raise money and awareness to offer hope to the millions of families living in poverty. Last year, Pope Francis said, “Each day, we all face the choice to be Good Samaritans or to be indifferent travellers passing by.”

Thanks to you, in 2013, over […]

A Flower in the Favelas2017-05-28T09:07:29+10:00

Opening Doors

Every year, Caritas Australia asks that you support Project Compassion, and every year we witness your faith in action when we receive your generous response. In fact, in 2012, you helped us break records; we aimed for $10 million but together we raised over $10.7 million!

“This is unprecedented and we are humbled to see this […]

Opening Doors2017-05-28T09:07:30+10:00

One Can Make A Difference

Kris Timor Leste

Never underestimate the power of one. There are many people in the world who stand up for their beliefs. One thing they have in common is a desire to be heard and a passion for justice.

But you don’t need to be […]

One Can Make A Difference2017-05-28T09:07:30+10:00

Educating Outside The Square

What are you looking for in your child’s next school? Academic excellence? Co-curricular diversity? Tradition and strong Catholic values? Comprehensive circus training…?

It may sound farfetched and even trivial, but for hundreds of students in Cochabamba, Bolivia, clowning around is serious business. Serious enough to be life-changing for the city’s most disadvantaged youth. We find it […]

Educating Outside The Square2011-01-23T20:21:29+11:00

Caritas Australia’s Project Compassion

Click here to visit Caritas AustraliaCaritas Australia is the Catholic Agency for international aid and development working in over 35 countries and territories around the world. In 2008/09, over $25million was spent overseas and domestically, encouraging communities in self-reliance through development programs. […]

Caritas Australia’s Project Compassion2017-05-28T09:07:36+10:00