The Lent appeal 2010

Lent 2015
Light a Fire
in the Heart
of the World
Whakakāngia te
kāpura ki roto i te
ngākau o te ao
Lent 2015
Light a Fire in the heart of the World
The Lenten theme, Light a Fire in the Heart of the World,
comes from Pope Francis’ call to be protectors of creation and
one another, particularly the poor and vulnerable.
The NZ Bishops Lent Appeal
The annual Lent appeal is run by
Caritas on behalf of the NZ Catholic
It enables Caritas to respond
immediately to emergencies, help
communities meet their basic
survival needs and to advocate for
justice to influence attitudes and
create change.
Last year, your support of the
Bishops’ Lent Appeal meant that
more than $1 million was raised
from parishes across the country.
Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand
Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand is the Catholic agency
for justice, peace and development, charged by New
Zealand’s Bishops to provide a compassionate Catholic
response to poverty and injustice in Aotearoa New
Zealand and around the world.
Caritas Internationalis is one of the world's largest
humanitarian networks with 165 Catholic relief,
development and social service organisations
working in over 200 countries
territories worldwide.
Emergency relief
Donations to the Bishops’ Lenten Appeal enable
Caritas to be there before, during and after disaster
strikes to help the most vulnerable recover.
Development projects
Advocacy for justice
The Caritas Challenge
One day of difference for a lifetime of change
27-28 March 2015
Song writing competition for
years 7 to 13
The theme is ‘Horizons of Hope’
Enter online by 24 April 2015
Lent Reflection Programme
For reflection and
discussion of the Lenten
Gospels by groups in
parishes, families, rest
homes, communities,
and chaplaincies and for
personal reflection.
Giving at Lent
Donate throughout the weeks of
Lent or make a single donation
using the Lent Appeal envelopes
Online at
Or call 0800 22 10 22
Ngā mihi - Thank you

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