When the devastating 7.0-magnitute earthquake struck Haiti in 2010, I was in the southern city of Les Cayes visiting a Cross project. There was a slight swaying of buildings and I remember wondering if it was worse elsewhere in the country.
I heard an incredible story…
On my recent visit to the Working Boys’ Center in Ecuador’s capital city of Quito, I heard an incredible story about a spiritual encounter that happened 50 years ago. It forever changed a life and continues to impact the ministry to this day.
Cameras and Baby-sized Hugs: A Visit to St. Vincent de Paul Orphanage
Last week, when I walked into the nursery at St. Vincent de Paul Orphanage in Quito, Ecuador, a group of babies toddled towards me to check out my camera equipment. Just like other kids their age, they were curious about the world around them. They wanted to explore.
The Impact of Education
Proverbs 22:6 offers this advice: “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” This verse offers some Godly insight into just how impactful education can be in the life of a child. At Cross Catholic, we see that impact every day as we receive success stories from the education programs we support for poor children around the world.
Wise Words from Pope Benedict XVI
If you haven’t read Pope Benedict XVI’s latest encyclical, Caritas in Veritate (Charity in Truth), we suggest you take a look. It’s long, but well worth your time.