Our Role: A Call to Serve

The Call to Serve   By Brigid Hoagland, Catholic Charities Volunteer (Benedictine College, ’19) Photo of an Hogar Education Services Volunteer teaching English as a second language class. Second in our summer series, you can read the first part “The Role... read more

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... read more

Lord, Teach us to be Instruments of Peace

We invite you to meditate of the St. Francis prayer as a way to better understand how God is calling you to be an instrument of peace in this world. The following reflection is from one of our Summer 2017 college student volunteers, John Treanor (Mount St.... read more

Help Yourself by Helping Others

By Mallory Thornton, Catholic Charities Volunteer “It is from contemplation, from a strong friendship with the Lord that the capacity is born in us to live and to bring the love of God, his mercy, his tenderness, to others. And also our work with brothers in need, our... read more

Hogar Immigrant Services strives to serve the “Church without frontiers”

Pope Francis once said that “the Church without frontiers, Mother to all, spreads throughout the world a culture of acceptance and solidarity, in which no one is seen as useless, out of place, or disposable.” This is a reminder that the Gospel calls us to welcome the stranger. It is with this in mind that Hogar Immigrant Services has undertaken to respond to the increasing needs of the most vulnerable in the immigrant community during these times of change and uncertainty.

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