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...
Volunteer Spotlight: Frank Pallone

Volunteer Spotlight: Frank Pallone

This week we are highlighting one of the 2,000 volunteers who dedicate their time and energy to “offer the warmth of the love of Christ” to those in need.  Hogar Immigrant Services’ goal is to help immigrants to become self-sufficient and productive...
Celebrating Mother Teresa

Celebrating Mother Teresa

As we gear up to celebrate the canonization of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, let us be faithful to Christ’s call to serve others. Mother Teresa is renowned for her service to the poor and the most vulnerable in society. She answered Christ’s call to feed the...