As Catholics, we are members of a Universal Church that transcends national boundaries and calls us to live in solidarity and justice with the peoples of the world. One of God’s greatest gifts is the universal character of the Church, blessing and calling us to live in solidarity with our sisters and brothers in faith.” (USSCB)
Since the mid 1980s, the Diocese of Richmond has embarked on a global solidarity partnership with Haiti through its twinning ministry. Our diocesan twinning program enables individuals and parish communities to encounter Christ with the impoverished people and land of Haiti. Through this relationship based ministry, we can begin to uncover and understand the Paschal Mystery of Jesus’ life, death and resurrection and to follow His example of compassion, healing and justice.
CRS is the official international development arm of the Catholic Church in the United States. Their work aims to alleviate poverty in nearly 100 countries all across the world. CRS, through their US Operations, provides incredible resources to help Parish communities, encouraging them to:
CRS parish and school resources and programs:
Mission and Goals
Catholic Near East Welfare Association, founded by the Holy Father, shares the love of Christ with the churches and peoples of the East including the Middle East. Northeast Africa, India, and Eastern Europe.
Visit www.cnewa.org for more information.