Unbound founder Bob Hentzen walked thousands of miles in solidarity with the families in our program to let them know they were not alone, that our community of sponsors, staff and volunteers were with them to counterbalance the isolating effects of poverty. He also sought to raise awareness of the realities and capabilities of marginalized people.
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Our friends at Catholic Relief Services offer some Thanksgiving prayers to use at your holiday table, plus social-media images to share.
Silva and Nace Volčič, currently missionaries in Europe, offer a meditation on work inspired by the work of St. Teresa of Calcutta.
Our friends at Unbound invite you to consider sponsoring Maria Carla, a six-year-old girl growing up in the Philippines. Through your sponsorship, this precious child will receive tangible support such as education and nutrition and will be a part of Unbound’s worldwide mission to end the cycle of poverty.
Over 2 million people in Haiti, about the population of Houston, TX were affected by Hurricane Matthew. Hundreds of people died and 1.4 million men, women and children are in need of emergency assistance. Catholic Relief Services and local church partners are playing a critical role to address the needs of the community.
In the 7-part CST 101 series, Professor Alvaré and Cardinal O’Malley are joined by CRS Vice President Bill O’Keefe in teaching us how the special dignity God has created us with compels us to recognize the sacredness of one another, to honor it with our work and respect and our advocacy for one another.
Our friends at Unbound invite you to consider sponsoring Danna, a three-year-old girl growing up in Ecuador. Through your sponsorship, this precious child will receive tangible support such as education and nutrition and will be a part of Unbound’s worldwide mission to end the cycle of poverty.
Hurricane Matthew brought 145 mph winds, torrential rains and devastation to Haiti assuring a long season of recovery and rebuilding for one of the world’s poorest countries. More than ever, this year the children of that beleaguered nation who live in dire poverty—as well as the Dominican Republic—need the spiritual and emotional blessing the Box of Joy Christmas initiative will bring.
As people the world over celebrated, commemorated and even criticized the tiny Albanian nun and her outreach to India’s poorest, many in India notched up their enthusiasm to an understandably high degree. Marianna Bartholomew has the news from a missionary priest in India.