Fulfilling a Dream to Vote

Fulfilling a Dream to Vote

By Cori MacFarland and Cassandra Busekrus, Catholic Charities Hogar Immigrant Services staff As a program of Catholic Charities Diocese of Arlington, Hogar Immigrant Services‘ aim is to assist newcomers to achieve their own goals of integrating successfully into...
My Experiences Volunteering With Hogar

My Experiences Volunteering With Hogar

To implement the Church’s commitment to social justice and her emphasis on “Welcoming the Stranger,” the mission of Hogar Immigrant Services is to offer a wide range of services at little or no cost to a vulnerable immigrant population, without regard to religious or...
USA means “You Start Again”

USA means “You Start Again”

“My family’s transition to the United States was a matter of deciding between death and survival, it was about choosing between history and future and during this transition we all had to pay a steep price by being detached from our home in Afghanistan and by starting...
Parishes Respond to the Refugee Crisis

Parishes Respond to the Refugee Crisis

The Holy Father’s Call Pope Francis urges the Catholic community to assist those who have fled war and strife: “Faced with the tragedy of tens of thousands of refugees who are fleeing death by war and by hunger, and who are on a path toward a hope for...
Pray By Name

Pray By Name

Fr. John Mosimann encourages us to pray for those we serve by name.  By Anne Devine (Program Manager, Family Services-South) Fr. John Mosimann, Pastor of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, joined Family Services-South for their most recent quarterly priest...