Child Protection Sunday

In response to a request from Pope Francis, the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has set aside Sunday, September 10, 2017, Child Protection Sunday, as a Day of Prayer and Penance for Victims and Survivors of Sexual Abuse.

The following resources have been provided by the National Committee for Professional Standards:

Letter from the National Committee for Professional Standards

"What do children and young people think about safety" poster

Newsletter insert suggestions

Prayers of the Faithful suggestions

Homily Notes

"See Me, Hear Me" Prayer

Children's Mass or Liturgy "See Me, Hear Me"

"See Me, Hear Me" poster competition

Existing liturgy and prayer resources can be located here for parishes and communities to use or adapt as required.