Abandoned and alone, Jeanette and her six sons were welcomed in and fed by the Sisters of St. Joseph of the Apparition. Learn more here.
Learn about the devastating effects of hunger in Haiti and what Cross Catholic Outreach is doing right now to help.
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.
In Kenya’s Rift Valley, the Maasai tribe has been living a nomadic lifestyle for generations. Father John Fortune is evangelizing the Maasai through education and spiritual formation in the village of Ewuaso Kedong. Because of the school, both children and adults have been baptized into the Catholic faith.
If you eat a tomato during the winter months, it’s very likely it was picked by an immigrant farmer in Immokalee, Florida. This rural area, located about a two-hour drive north of our Florida headquarters, is known as the tomato capital of America. Sadly, it’s also famous (or infamous) for its checkered history of worker exploitation.
As Thanksgiving approaches, I’ve been thinking about what it means to have heart of full of gratitude. When I do, I can’t help but think about my friends at Kobonal Haiti Mission in the Central plateau.