Families Helping Families with Helping Hands

Helping Hands events are a great way for families to send direct assistance to needy families overseas. Here’s how this high-energy, joyful ministry got going in one parish, and how your family can join the movement.   by Cindy Coleman … Read More

Build a Blessing Box for Neighbors in Need

  They go by many names, but they’re often known as Blessing Boxes—little charitable dispensaries that people set up in public places for those in need. But as the women behind the movement will tell you, the boxes are a … Read More

Connect with Families Halfway around the World…and Bring Them New Hope

  These Ethiopian families used to spend up to six hours a day to fetch dirty water that made their kids sick. But thanks to the help of U.S. Catholics, easier access to clean water has changed their lives in … Read More

6 Ways to Share the Journey of Migrants & Refugees with your Family

  In collaboration with Respect Life Month and in coordination with Pope Francis’ global kick off of the Share the Journey campaign, here are six ways families can support migrants and refugees during the Week of Prayer and Action.   … Read More

Pray for the Care of Creation with Your Kids

  It’s like Earth Day, but with a Catholic twist. This September 1, mark the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation with your kids. Here’s how.   Okay, it’s not as snappy as “Earth Day,” but hey, … Read More

6 Ways Kids Can Learn from Blessed Father Stanley Rother

    American Father Stanley Rother was an ordinary man who used his skills and talents to be extraordinary for the Church. Use his story of selfless love for the poor of Guatemala’s highlands to inspire you to be extraordinary … Read More

What Our Family Did to Fight Poverty This Week

  Our family’s participation in Catholic Charities’ #End45 campaign started with a trip to our local food bank and community center. Here’s what we learned.   by Heidi Indahl This past September, Catholic Charities USA began a social media campaign … Read More

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