The Knights of Columbus, the world’s largest Catholic fraternal organization, has donated $500,000 to Catholic Relief Services (CRS) to support the Jordanian Catholic Church’s schooling of Syrian and Iraqi refugees in that country.
On the menu for CatholicMom.com’s Sunday Brunch, we have a sample of articles from the past week.
Lisa Hendey invites you all along on her next #CRSMedia mission: to Colombia! Learn how your support of Catholic Relief Services is making a difference for families in this part of the world.
Sean Callahan, Chief Operating Officer of Catholic Relief Services (CRS), called on members of Congress to make an emergency $1 billion available to address the refugee crisis in Europe and to accept more Middle Eastern refugees for resettlement in the United States.
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) has announced it will respond to the Holy Father’s call for support for migrants in Europe by helping Caritas Germany in resettling Syrian refugees and other migrants who have entered Germany in recent months.
Today was registration day at World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia. Join Lisa Hendey as she registers, connects with conference attendees from around the world and shares the events of the day.
Lisa Hendey invites you to join her for a Helping Hands Meal Packing event at World Meeting of Families. Find other ways to connect with Catholic Relief Services at this event in this article.
As the refugee and migrant crisis grows in Europe, Catholic Relief Services and their partners like Caritas are there on the ground, providing assistance to families in need. Kim Pozniak of CRS shares how you can be a part of the solution.
Meet musicians Charlene Lockwood and Edward Hoyt. Lisa Hendey interviews this inspirational couple about their songs, their inspiration, and how each of us can tap into our spiritual gifts.
In Sierra Leone, Catholic Relief Services trains community volunteers to work with children who have lost one or both parents to the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
Catholic Relief Services and Caritas Iraq will open more child support centers over the next year to support more than 6,000 children. These centers are geared to be a bridge back to a formal education for displaced children.
As we anticipate tomorrow’s launch of the papal encyclical Laudato Si, Lisa Hendey of CatholicMom.com was thrilled to learn that CRS President and Catholic mother Dr. Carolyn Woo will be involved in the Vatican’s official release event. WE highly recommend Carolyn’s beautiful new book Working for a Better World and encourage you to visit CRS’s terrific resource page on Laudato Si for prayer and teaching resources to make this encyclical a part of your Domestic Church in a way that will inspire and involve even young children.
We all know that clean drinking water is a basic necessity of life. But worldwide, over a billion people lack access to it. Lisa Hendey shares her thoughts in this video blog on the connection between the drought and our faith.
As in the case of so many natural disasters, the Catholic Church was there first because the Catholic Church was there before disaster hit. Edward Hoyt details the response from Catholic Relief Services and shows how you can help.