Spirituality & Prayer
Prayer and spiritual growth is essential to transform ourselves and the world. Below are resources from partner organisations and ministries around the world to strengthen and inspire you in the work of justice and peace. Prayer resources on specific justice themes (refugees and asylum seekers, caring for creation, etc.) can be found in the Justice Network's Issues and Advocacy section.
Australian Redemptorists have published a digital resource kit for the Year of Mercy which will begin on December 8th 2015.
The Institute of Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea, Sisters of Mercy Parramatta and Nga Whaea Atawhai o Aotearoa Sisters of Mercy New Zealand have released a new app for the Extraordinary Jubilee Year to assist with daily reflection and prayer practice.
Sisters Anne Marie Joyce osc and Hilda Scott osb have contributed to Beloved, a daily book of Advent and Christmas reflections and Cry Out, a CD of Psalms for Advent and Lent.
One in five Australians will experience mental illness this year. You can encourage help seeking behaviour, reduce the stigma of mental illness and foster connectivity in communities through a campaign of Mental Health Australia and pastoral resources from A Nouwen Network.