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Project Compassion supports Jamila’s plight

EACH week during Lent, Caritas Australia’s Project Compassion campaign highlights the story of someone who has overcome incredible odds to become a leader in their community. This week, Caritas introduces 22-year-old, Jamila, is a single mother, living in the world’s largest refugee camp in in Bangladesh. A Rohingya woman, she fled the armed conflict in Myanmar’s Rakhine State to save ... Read More »

‘Be More’ – the theme for Project Compassion 2021

BRISBANE Archbishop Mark Coleridge has presided over the launch of Project Compassion 2021, explaining that “God wants to give all His children what they need for life”. Usually brimming to capacity with Catholic school students and teachers, this year’s Project Compassion Mass inside Brisbane’s St Stephen’s Cathedral was a scaled-down affair due to COVID-19 restrictions. Archbishop Coleridge told a small ... Read More »

Dutton Park students ‘egg-cited’ about successful Project Compassion fundraising

St Ita's project compassion

WHILE many children eagerly awaited the Easter bunny before Easter, students of St Ita’s Catholic Primary School were more “egg-cited” about the hatching of their final fundraising total for Project Compassion. After raising $2150 for Caritas Australia last year, the Dutton Park primary school banded together to surpass this year’s Project Compassion goal of $2500 with an impressive total of ... Read More »

Q&A with Marie Mondu

Marie Mondu

Marie Mondu, Caritas PNG co-ordinatorPapua New Guinean local Marie Mondu was born in Bundi, PNG in 1977. She has worked with Caritas Australia’s program support team in PNG since 2008, starting as a research officer while at university.  Born into a life of poverty, Marie has an interest in research areas including the socio-cultural influences of HIV and other sexually ... Read More »

Casting the net for Caritas

st benedict's

ST Benedict’s Catholic Primary School assistant principal for religious education Brett Kitchener was pleased with the school’s effort in raising more than $5000 for Caritas Australia’s Project Compassion this year, but he was even more impressed with the way it was done. “I was so proud of the initiative, leadership and learning I witnessed on so many occasions throughout the ... Read More »

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