I remember when she called a young girl dying of cancer and read her chapters of one of her Harry Potter novels as she was writing it.  She also gave her family a huge gift so they could meet their bills.  I hold this woman in very high regard as a model of Christian virtue. [Read more…]

Save the Children is also helping in Syria

…and they have an excellent rating from Charity Navigator: You may have seen the photo of 5-year-old Omran Daqneesh sitting dazed and bloodied in an ambulance after he was pulled from rubble following an airstrike in Aleppo. His widely broadcast story brings home the horror of being a child in Syria right now. Omran survived [Read More…]

Mercy Corps is helping in Syria

If you are among the millions moved by the sight of that poor little boy in Aleppo, you can help right now by going to Mercy Corps and kicking some cash toward their relief efforts in Syria. They’ve got a fine rating from Charity Navigator. [Read more…]

Western Washington! Please Keep Your Eyes Peeled for this Missing Girl

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The Knights of Columbus swing into action in Louisiana

Southern Louisiana is being hit by what is called “the worst natural disaster since Superstorm Sandy.” Several people have died, with tens of thousands of others forced to leave their homes. More than 30,000 people have been rescued from the flooded areas, many seeking refuge in emergency shelters. In response to the devastation, the Supreme [Read More…]

Please contribute to Jo’s Fire Fund

Jo Cunningham, the reader I posted this morning’s prayer request for, has had her home completely destroyed by a wildfire. She needs $10,000 in order to start to rebuild her and her family’s life. Please, please, please, if you can help her, toss as much money as you can at Jo’s Fire Fund on GoFundMe. [Read More…]

Please Help Little Josephine Rose

Devin Rose is a fine Catholic writer and servant of the gospel.  His little girl Josephine has been diagnosed with leukemia.  Please display the amazing generosity you always do and help this family. [Read more…]

Help Life Matters Journal Uphold a Consistent Ethic of Life!

Help Life Matters Journal work with all people of good will to promote a Consistent Ethic of Life! Life Matters Journal is making waves in Summer Rosemary went to the largest gathering of atheist/non-religious people in the US at Reason Rally 2016 and brought a pro-life witness to her fellow atheists. Then all three of us [Read More…]

A chance to do a work of mercy!

A reader writes: Mr. Shea, would you mind putting this on your blog?  In Uganda, there is no public provision for orphans or abandoned children.  My friend Stephen has been renting a space to house 31 children, as well as finding them sponsors so they can attend school (It costs about $500 US dollars per [Read More…]

Today’s Chance to Do a Work of Mercy

Reader Geoffrey Miller writes: Dear Everybody, Blake Rakes is literally my first friend in this life. He used to take care of me when I was a baby. Please donate to his fund to cover treatment of his brain tumor. I couldn’t give much, because I don’t have much. I wish I could give so [Read More…]