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We Are a Catholic Ministry

That partners with bishops, priests, religious and lay workers to provide food, water, housing, educationorphan supportmedical careelderly caremicroenterprise and disaster relief — and the love of our Lord Jesus Christ — to the poorest of the poor in over 30 countries around the world.

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Select the program below that reflects how you’d like to make an impact.

Your gift will transform the poor and their communities materially and spiritually for the glory of Jesus Christ.

Nutritious Food

Send nutritious food to hungry and malnourished children and families.


Clean Water

Provide clean water that will improve health and empower communities.


Vulnerable Children

Give orphans and vulnerable children a safe and healthy place to call home.


Catholic Education

Help poor children around the world break free of the cycle of poverty.


Safe Homes

Provide families with a safe and secure home to raise their family.


Medical Needs

Be part of the spiritual and physical healing for thousands of children and their families.


How You're Making an Impact

Mobilizing the Catholic Church Worldwide

Stories of Need & Impact

A woman in rural Kenya transporting water
Rebecca Riccitello

Living Water Flows From Lent

At Lent, we pause to remember the Living Water that Christ has extended to us through his sacrifice on the Cross. We also make a concentrated effort to put our faith into action, engaging in specific acts of mercy that make this gift more accessible to our struggling brothers and sisters around the world.

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Cross Catholic Outreach’s staff prays daily for friends of the ministry. Click below to submit your specific prayer intentions.

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