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Celebrating the Ripple Effects of 7 Million Meals with St. Mary of the Hills

May 2018

“The Beatitudes is not a spirituality…it’s a geography. It tells us where to stand.” Father Greg Boyle   In the welcoming, vibrant parish of Saint Mary of the Hills in Boylston Massachusetts Father Manuel Clavijo celebrates the justice-focused work of his community. Father Manny recently discussed with us how his parish became involved with CRS Helping Hands…

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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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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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Take Action to End Global Hunger

October 2017

Today is World Food Day. Today we take action to fill the plates of those who hunger, with food and other resources, and to fill their future with resources and resilience. Take action now to nourish change. Tell your congressional representative to reauthorize a comprehensive, future-minded Farm Bill. Take Action! Pope Francis Quote: “It is…

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