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 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 leave.
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!
Haiti is a country with a complicated history and many challenges. It has faced political instability and relentless natural disasters. Its people have had to overcome extreme poverty, starvation, dehydration and a myriad of other sorrows. Still, the people of Haiti possess a unique beauty and strength of character.
This Saturday is the feast day of the martyrdom of Saints Peter and Paul. God couldn’t have chosen a more diametrically opposed pair than these two men to lead his Church – Peter the rugged fisherman and Paul the learned scholar.
Sister Brikti Tesfay of the Daughters of Charity sends us thanks from Ethiopia, where Cross Catholic Outreach is funding a project to help vulnerable women attain financial stability.