Your Chance to Do a Work of Mercy

Dear Friends of Caritas, Caritas Central African Republic Director Fr Elysée Guedjande is recovering in hospital after being shot Friday 19 July in Bangui. Two unidentified men attacked Fr Guedjande as he was parking his car, asking for the keys to the vehicle. As the priest tried to escape, he was hit in the leg [Read More...]

Your Chance to Do a Work of Mercy

By supporting Dawn’s Place and Project Dawn Court, dedicated to rescuing women from sexual exploitation. [Read more...]

Your Chance to Do a Work of Mercy

A reader writes: As a Catholic, you are aware of the priest shortage and dwindling number of vocations to the priesthood. I have a page on FB called “Adopt a Catholic Seminarian.” I am writing to you to ask for assistance getting this page noticed. I have less than 300 FB “friends” and assume you [Read More...]

Your Chance to Do a Work of Mercy

Emmanuela Ohaeri writes: I am contacting you under the encouragement of my future Sisters of the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist with hopes that you may be interested in helping to support my vocation. After 5 years of working towards a PhD in Chemistry, having received a Master’s degree along the way, [Read More...]

Your chance to do a work of mercy

Dr. Tom Curran is one of the best lay teachers in the Church. He lives here in Seattle and does phenomenal work. He writes: I hope you are on the journey to a deeper faith. If not, (or wherever you are on the journey), I invite you to walk along side me as we discover the life-giving treasures [Read More...]

Dawn Eden is the real deal

Here’s a story about her work to bring compassion, hope, and healing to prostitutes in Philly. You can read the text of her remarks here. [Read more...]

Your Chance to Do a Vital Work of Mercy for a Poor Family with a New Baby Whose Mom has Breast Cancer

Jodi Sorenson’s family and friends are uniting to raise money to help with her battle against breast cancer. Please show your support! Jodi’s was diagnosed with stage IIA breast cancer in April. She is currently undergoing 6 months of chemo and will have surgery this fall. She and Adam welcomed their son, Sven in May. [Read More...]

Two urgent prayer requests and a corporal work of mercy

A reader writes: I was wondering if you could put in a prayer request with your readers. I am wanting to be as confidential as possible, but our situation is quite dire at present. I woke up this morning with the recurring thought that I was supposed to contact you to ask for prayer. I [Read More...]

Fr. Bryce Sibley has a chance for us to do a work of mercy!

He writes: I’m chaplain at the Catholic Student Center on the campus of the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. We’ve got a very active ministry – we have FOCUS Missionaries, the National Catholic Register has done an article on us, and we were featured on EWTN’s Life on the Rock earlier this year. We’re blessed also to have a great religious order working with us [Read More...]

Prayer Request and Work of Mercy

A reader writes: Please pray for a family in New Zealand.  The husband, a young man, has a brain condition known as Arteriovenous malformation and requires treatment that can only be done in Germany.  He and his wife have done a great deal of good work, having established and operating a mutual-help and volunteer service [Read More...]