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Catholic charities supply medical kits to help fight Covid-19 in India

As parts of Australia face a worrying surge in coronavirus activity, Catholic Mission Australia has worked in collaboration with Syro-Malabar Eparchy of Melbourne, to ensure urgent medical information and support is available in parts of the world stricken with fear and uncertainty by the global pandemic.

Catholic charities supply home-care medical kits to help fight Covid-19 in India

Biennial conference is going virtual

The biennial conference: Mission: one heart many voices, convened by Catholic Mission and Catholic Religious Australia is going virtual, and for the first time will present to a worldwide audience. It's an opportunity to expand the reach of the fifth edition of the conference and provide connection with so many more participants than the traditional face to face.

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Socktober Launch Kicking Goals For Kids in Need

A nationwide schools engagement program is again shooting for success, using the game of soccer to educate and encourage support for mission projects around the world.

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On the ground as Cambodia goes into lockdown

As some of the most vulnerable regions in the world struggle to contain fresh outbreaks of the coronavirus, Catholic Mission is ensuring those most in need are still being given the best practical and pastoral support. Catholic Mission’s Regional Development Office in Cambodia is on the ground supporting and assisting with urgent supplies of food and resources, as the country struggles with a spike in the number of Covid-19 infections and a nation-wide lockdown.

On the ground as Cambodia goes into lockdown

Worsening COVID-19 outbreak in PNG prompts urgent response

Catholic Mission has provided funds for the purchase of personal protective equipment and other vital materials, such as face masks and hand sanitiser, for urgent distribution to protect rural and remote communities in PNG against further COVID-19 infection.

Worsening COVID-19 outbreak in PNG prompts urgent response

Helping Good Shepherd Sisters help the vulnerable

Catholic Mission has launched its major appeal for the year, supporting the essential work of the Mother and Babies Home run by the Good Shepherd Sisters in Bangkok, as they reach out to vulnerable women in their time of need.

Helping Good Shepherd Sisters help the vulnerable

Catholic Mission leads global discussion

A unique series of seminars hosted by Catholic Mission, in partnership with the Pontifical Mission Societies in Rome, aims to build a stronger international network, sharing resources and expertise to support the mission areas of the world.

Catholic Mission leads global discussion

The world responds to COVID-19

Around the world, Catholic Mission's international offices have responded to Pope Francis' calls for solidarity, prayer and action during an unprecedented crisis.

It invites a response from all of us

Cardinal Luis Tagle, Prefect for the Congregation for Evangelisation of Peoples, has sent a message to all Catholics urging a generous response to the COVID-19 emergency.

Pilgrimage of St Thérèse of Lisieux relics to be suspended

Following government and church directives in light of the COVID-19 situation, the pilgrimage of the relics of St Thérèse of Lisieux and her parents, Sts Louis and Zélie Martin, has been temporarily suspended.

Business as usual for faithful despite coronavirus

Around the world, efforts are being made to ensure Catholics experience minimal disruption to their faith lives as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

Each for Equal: Celebrating Women in Mission

What does it mean to be a woman of mission in today’s world? A panel of women at Catholic Mission have shared their reflections ahead of this International Women’s Day.

Excitement in Forbes ahead of Relics visit

Hundreds of Catholics from across the Wilcannia-Forbes Diocese and wider NSW are expected to flood to St Laurence O’Toole Church in Forbes on Thursday to welcome the Relics of St Thérèse of Lisieux and her parents.

Socktober launches on World Day of Social Justice

Catholic Mission is using World Day of Social Justice to encourage schools across Australia to pre-register for its community engagement initiative, Socktober.

A Valentine's Day with a difference

Love truly was in the air on Valentine's Day as 160 guests gathered in the Fitzroy Ballroom at Sofitel on Collins for the Catholic Mission Valentine’s Day High Tea. Unlike some other Valentine's events, however, the love in question was for fellow humans in need.

St Thérèse arrives in Sydney, but where are her parents?

There were mixed emotions at Sydney Airport as the relics of St Thérèse finally arrived, but without her parents Sts Louis and Zélie Martin...

Catholic Mission to partner with Vinnies Bushfire Appeal

As Australia battles its worst ever bushfire and drought emergency, Catholic Mission is joining others across the country and around the world in responding to the crisis.

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St Thérèse of Lisieux relics to return to Australia in 2020

For the first time in 18 years, the relics of St Thérèse of Lisieux, one of the most popular saints of modern times, visit Australia on a four-month pilgrimage with her parents, Saints Louis and Zélie Martin.

St Thérèse of Lisieux relics to return to Australia in 2020

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