Celebrating 20 years of

service to the poor

In 2001, Cross Catholic Outreach launched its ministry to provide material and spiritual blessings to the poor around the world. In the 20 years since, thousands of lives and communities have been transformed by God working through its mission of mercy.


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Builds first home in Belize

Reaches Africa and Southeast Asia

Expands further into
Latin America

Launches Box of Joy ministry

20 years of blessing the poorest of the poor

humbled to have served in six continents over 20 years — all for the glory of Jesus Christ



Since Cross Catholic Outreach’s inception, we have lifted up an entire generation and many communities in more than 85 countries.

Nourishing meals to feed people like children in Peru.

Clean, safe relief for people like Gerayli in Dominican Republic.

Safe homes to shelter people like Odila in Haiti.

Dignified care for people of all ages in the Philippines.

A path out of poverty for kids like Gelana in Ethiopia.

Small business support for people like Jicsagel in Nicaragua.

Tender care and loving homes for children like Santos in Ecuador.

Emergency aid to people like 2021 hurricane survivors in Honduras.

Training farmers to gain financial independence like Noé in Guatemala.



Since its inception, Cross Catholic Outreach has received the endorsement of more than 150 U.S. bishops, archbishops and cardinals.

Archbishop Rodi

Archdiocese of Mobile

“I commend each person at Cross Catholic, who in their various roles of supporting the ministry, are contributing to uplifting their brothers and sisters who live without access to the basic necessities of life.”

Bishop Strickland

Diocese of Tyler

“I offer my sincere congratulations on the 20th anniversary of the ministry …. Through His love, countless lives and entire communities can be transformed over the next 20 years!”

Archbishop Cordileone

Archdiocese of San Francisco

“I pray that, as Cross Catholic enters its third decade of ministry, the Lord continue to bless you as you bring hope and the love of Christ to our brothers and sisters bound by the bondage of poverty.”

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