Pope Francis has named the thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary time the World Day of the Poor. CRS offers ways for parishes to mark the World Day of the Poor.
It is not in our fullness but in our hunger and thirst that we revive the belief of others, as it was for Saint Teresa of Kolkata. Sr. Margaret Kerry, fsp recalls the saint’s influence on her ministry to city children.
It is often difficult for us to imagine exactly what Pope Francis is referencing when he speaks with such passionate conviction about the needs of the poor. What may be even more difficult for us to imagine is that in the places where the poor live, the Church herself is more often than not poor. Colleen Mitchell invites you to leave your prayers in the comments as a spiritual bouquet for the community she’ll be serving in Tanzania this week.
Pontifical Mission Societies Launch #PopeMoving Campaign Celebrating Pope Francis by standing in solidarity with the poor Providing for transportation needs…