The Catholic Campaign for Human Development is the domestic anti-poverty program of the U.S. Catholic Bishops, working to carry out the mission of Jesus Christ “to bring good news to the poor … release to captives … sight to the blind, and let the oppressed go free” (Luke 4:18), as stated on the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ website.
Twenty-nine percent of the population in Brooklyn and Queens is over 65 years of age, higher than any other borough of New York City. The needs of our seniors are widespread and complex, ranging from loneliness and depression to the physical and financial challenges to living independently.
The Carolinas were hard hit with record rainfall and flooding rivers from tropical storm Florence since it made landfall Sept. 14. And although the storm was downgraded from a hurricane to a Category 1 tropical storm, it still caused extensive water damage.
Tons of Fun with Catholic Charities; Kid’s Bereavement Camp; Death of St. Padre Pio; Commodore Barry Club of Brooklyn; Grandparents;
Catholic Charities observed the 48th anniversary of Earth Day by teaching children how to reduce, reuse and recycle at the Ocean Bay Community Center, in the Arverne section of Rockaway.
Catholic Charities, a network of Catholic charitable groups across the country – not the government – should be on the front lines of fighting poverty, according to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan.
Sister Norma Pimentel, executive director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley in Texas, and a longtime advocate for immigrants and refugees, will receive the University of Notre Dame’s 2018 Laetare Medal at the school’s graduation ceremony May 20.
Catholic Charities recently hosted an information session for over 300 seniors at the SS Simon and Jude parish, Gravesend, to introduce the newly formed St. John XXIII Senior Services.
Thank you for your excellent coverage of the Mass of Inclusion for People with Disabilities and the Deaf that was celebrated at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Basilica on Sunday, June 4.
A new hospital was inaugurated in a small sea shore village in Haiti on March 20. It is called Bishop Joseph M. Sullivan Center for Health.