Support the Panhandle Autism Society

A friend writes: I wanted to make you aware of a fundraiser our family is involved with to help kids like Joshua who have autism. April 12th is a day we will be walking for awareness and in our case, to support others trying to “tumble down the walls of Autism”. If you could support [Read More...]

Feeding the Hungry…

means giving the poor what is justly theirs.  We continue looking at the corporal works of mercy over at the Register. For the full meal deal on the corporal and spiritual works of mercy, see The Work of Mercy: Being the Hands and Heart of Christ. [Read more...]

Yet Another Work of Mercy Opportunity

Jacqueline Stein from the Shrine of Christ the King writes: I just supported the Institute Of Christ The King Sovereign Priest at AmazonSmile (http://smile.amazon.com/). I shop. Amazon gives! From now through 3/31/2014, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate an extra $5 for each customer who makes an eligible purchase at smile.amazon.com in support of Institute of [Read More...]

Today’s Chance to Do a Work of Mercy

Students for Life writes: In just a couple of weeks, Students for Life will host our SOLD-OUT Northwest Leadership Summit in Seattle on April 5th. And I need your help to sponsor one of our 80 Northwest student leaders who will be attending. Can you pitch in $15 today to sponsor one student? Why am [Read More...]

Prayer Request and a Possible Work of Mercy

A reader writes: Prayers, please, for my friend John, who is doing life in an Illinois prison. He recently converted to Catholicism based on the influence of a friend. His friend has, for some reason, lost interest and doesn’t want to go to Mass anymore. John is lonely and isolated, surrounded by all kinds of [Read More...]

A worthy cause for Lenten Almsgiving

Please prayerfully consider this request to participate in the mission of the American Chesterton Society to bring Christ to the world by introducing people to G. K. Chesterton. Options include mailing a check, or making a donation directly on the ACS website: http://www.chesterton.org/donate/ with the intention of a Lenten Almsgiving. [Read more...]

A Year of Prayer for the Lewis Family

Friends of the Lewises, the Wyoming family who lost two of their little girls in a car accident, are arranging for a year of prayer for them. Go here to volunteer. By the way, thanks to your generosity and that of a lot of other people, I think around $100,000 has been raised for them. [Read More...]

A Worthy Cause for Lenten Almsgiving

A reader writes: Right now I am trying to help our parish raise the funds needed for a project we are attempting to finish. We have 12 men going on the Way of St. James pilgrimage this summer and our pastor, Fr. Sergio, is working with Grass Roots Films to try to film a feature [Read More...]

Prayer Request

Reader Brian Visaggio writes from NYC: My wife recently lost her job. She had another offer on the table already, but that looks like it has been rescinded. I would ask your readers to please pray she able to get gainful employment without much delay. Last time this happened she was out of work for [Read More...]

I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink

Extremely cool. [Read more...]

Tragedy in Wyoming

The Lewis family, for whom we prayed yesterday, lost their daughters Olivia and Emma in a car accident yesterday. Their sister Vivian survives, but the family is devastated by grief, of course. A fund has been set upf for them. Please help them if you can. [Read more...]

Please Help the People of Sudan

Bishop Eduardo Kussala writes me and I’m passing it along: The genocide in South Sudan continues. Famine, murder, and rape are everywhere. Most humanitarian aid has fled the country. In many places only the Catholic Church, along with the Sudan Relief Fund, remain to serve these poor and persecuted people. Some areas are worse off [Read More...]


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