So much of our sacred language is an expression of profound heavenly experiences expressed in the common language of the day. Pentecost is a feast day celebrated 50 days after Easter.
Beneficiaries from a Housing project in Nicaragua As a development officer here at Cross, I look forward to calling donors and praying with them. These are special times for me, but they can also become an opportunity for God to reveal himself in an amazing way. I had one of those moments in the fall […]
Partner Spotlight: Brothers of Good Works Community-Based Rehabilitation Center In Ethiopia, Cross Catholic Outreach is proud to partner with ministries like the Brothers of Good Works, a Catholic organization serving the poorest of the poor, including those with disabilities. The Brothers of Good Works’ Community-Based Rehabilitation program in Addis Ababa helps children with special needs. […]
“We are all called to go further. We can and we must do better for the helpless.” The Holy Father’s recent World Food Day message to the director general of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (F.A.O.) hit me like a ton of bricks … perhaps because I had just returned to work from maternity […]
As our neighbor to the south, Mexico holds a special place in our hearts. Working through some amazing Catholic ministry partners in the country, Cross Catholic Outreach is involved in variety of poverty relief projects, most of which are focused on leading impoverished children toward a better future. Here are some of of the specific […]
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve told to “follow my dreams.” That message seems to be everywhere in American society. As children, we’re told we can be anything we want. We can reach for the stars! There’s nothing necessarily wrong with that message, but what if God’s plan for us is better than […]