A Guatemalan woman speaks with other women.

Medical Relief in Guatemala

Help Cross Catholic Outreach build solar-powered community water systems in rural Guatemala. Solar farms are a cost effective solution to Guatemala’s water crisis.

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What if this had happened there?

A couple weeks ago, a motor-scooter accident I had on the way to the office gave me a new perspective on asphalt – a very, very close one. God spared me from serious injury, and I was able to pick up the bike and ride it the rest of the way to my destination, but only after leaving a layer of skin on the pavement.

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Physical and Spiritual Sustenance

The sun has just risen over the green hills of Haiti’s Central Plateau and already hundreds of people can be found gathered within the compound of SOLT Kobonal Haiti Mission. Sitting on wooden benches, lying beneath shade trees—they all carry empty sacks, waiting for the mission’s Emergency Survival Program’s food distribution to begin.

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Under Construction

Cross Catholic President Jim Cavnar recently traveled to Croix-de-Bouquets, Haiti, where he met with Monsignor Jean Pierre of the Archdiocese of Miami to have a look at the ongoing construction of a new Cross Catholic-supported health clinic.

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The Power of Music & Song

It’s amazing how often music and song are intertwined with the Christian journey generally and with the work of Cross International Catholic Outreach specifically.   The precedent for this is found in the Bible, of course.  Music and song are described as part of worship in several cases, including most prominently in Revelation:

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World Water Day

Did you know that an estimated 1.1 billion people around the world rely on unsanitary water sources for drinking? Clean water is a basic necessity that no one should have to do without. That number got a lot of attention this week as the U.N. and other international groups observed World Water Day, a time for raising awareness about the plight of those who lack access to clean water.

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