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ACMRO News July 2022

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Migrant and Refugee Kit 2022 - Poster

The poster for the Migrant and Refugee Kit 2022 is now available for download.

The complete Migrant and Refugee Kit 2022 will be available for download on 15 August 2022. This will include stories from local communities, reflections, primary and secondary schools’ prayer rituals and prayers of the faithful to be used for the 108th World Day of Migrants and Refugees on Sunday, 25 September 2022.

To download the poster for the Migrant and Refugee Kit 2022, please click here.

Growing together as humanity

In the new video released ahead of the 108th World Day of Migrants and Refugees, Pope Francis invites us to grow together as humanity by promoting the cultural and spiritual contribution of migrants and refugees to communities welcoming them.

Together with the Holy Father, Bertrand Gorge from France explains how his family has been enriched by the presence of refugees by opening the doors of their home to welcome them and sharing part of their lives with them.

To watch the video, please click here.

International Catholic Migrant Commission

Exploitation of migrant workers

The new Bulletin from the Vatican COVID-19 Commission looks at solutions that might help build a new future for work, offering decent and dignified working conditions, in which the most vulnerable are not left behind.

It calls for a future that strives to provide proper work everywhere, for those staying in their homeland and for newcomers too. It hopes for a world where all workers are treated equally, without discrimination or exploitation and with due regard for their rights.

To read the Bulletin, please click here.

Parish Picnic with Seasonal Workers

All Saints Catholic Church in Port Augusta celebrated a Mass for seasonal workers who have been working tirelessly for more than two years away from their family.

The Mass was followed by lunch, which was attended by people of 12 different nationalities in the community.

To read the full story, please click here.

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Parish and Stakeholders Providing Pastoral Care for Seasonal Workers

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