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Celebrating the 7 With St. Vincent de Paul, PA.

April 2018

Back in 2015 when the United States hosted Pope Francis’ visit to the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, St. Vincent de Paul’s Eucharistic Minister, Norma Yabut felt that her experience packaging CRS Helping Hands meals at that event was redeeming. Soon after she vowed to bring the program to her parish and has been…

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Celebrating the 7 with St. Patricks of Sidney, Nebraska

March 2018

What is it like when you have to depend on someone else to move forward in life? Pat Mertz, Pastoral Director and Confirmation coordinator at St. Patrick’s in Sidney, Nebraska has asked this question when her parish does the CRS Helping Hands program. To show what it’s like to need someone’s help she has done…

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CYACC Helps Us Celebrate the 7!

March 2018

In Berwyn, Philadelphia there is a group of young adults who are making things happen. CYACC, or Catholic Young Adults of Chester County, have been together less than a decade and yet they are going into their fourth year of serving the poor overseas through the CRS Helping Hands program. How did service become such…

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Celebrating 7 Million, We Celebrate YOU!

February 2018

In 2018, as we celebrate the amazing achievement of sending 7 million meals these past 7 years to our brothers and sisters in Burkina Faso we are excited to share YOUR stories. You inspire us, you teach us and you have all changed lives of people you will never know. This month, we introduce you…

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Faithful Fundraising

October 2016

This blog was written by guest-blogger, Erin Mackey. Knock… knock… knock. I stood anxiously waiting for my neighbors, Mr. Al and Ms. Lisa, to open their front door. As the doorknob turned I could feel my face turning a deep shade of scarlet and my palms becoming moist. The door opened and Mr. Al stood…

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