Recently, The Pilot, America's oldest Catholic newspaper, featured our collaboration with St. Julia's Parish of Weston. In celebration of the Jubilee Year of Mercy, the parishioners of St. Julia's wanted to engage and make difference that mattered. When they heard Catholic Charities' call for assistance on behalf of four families seeking asylum in the U.S., St. Julia's mobilized and delivered in ways Catholic Charities never anticipated. Read more here: http://bit.ly/28RUxDK.
Weston--June 23, 2016--The Wayland Town Crier featured a story today of how the spirit of Pope Francis' Jubilee Year of Mercy and collaboration between one parish, St. Julia's of Weston, and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Boston made the difference in the lives of four families seeking asylum in the United States. Read more here: http://bit.ly/28RJ5OJ.
Boston –June 23, 2016—Deborah Kincade Rambo, President of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Boston stated, “This is a huge disappointment, leaving approximately 45,000 people continuing to live in Massachusetts in fear of deportation and without the immediate ability to improve their lives through education and good jobs. This underscores the need for Congress to step up and pass comprehensive and compassionate reform of our broken immigration system.
Recently, The Dorchester Reporter featured a fundraising breakfast for Catholic Charities’ Teen Center at St. Peter’s in Dorchester. The featured speaker of the event was Euclides Fontes, our Middle School Academic Coordinator for St. Peter’s Teen Center. In the story, he shares how the Teen Center changed his life as a teen.
The Hingham Journal recently published a story featuring the kick off of our Sunset Point Camp in Hull summer season with our annual clambake benefit on Saturday, June 18 at the camp. Read more here: http://bit.ly/1ttmUT6
“The news of the massacre of more than 50 people and too many more injured in an Orlando, Florida night club over the weekend has left the Nation and our community here at Catholic Charities shaken and deeply saddened. We extend our deepest condolences and prayers to the victims, their families and friends and pray that these acts of terror on innocent people end. Whether violence is far away or close to home, like last week’s tragic killing of a 17 year old boy at the Jeremiah Burke High School in Boston, it reverberates in our daily lives.
Burlington chef Jeff Williams represents Chopps American Bar & Grill at our recent Hunger Chopped cook-off in the Boston Public Market. Jeff Williams faced off against the Palm Boston executive chef Karen Mitchell during our special event to raise awareness for our Friends Feeding Families campaign. Read more: http://bit.ly/1Ynqg65
The Auburn Daily News recently published a story on our successful Hunger Chopped event at the Kitchen at the Boston Public Market featuring Jeff Williams, Executive Chef at CHOPPS American Bar and Grill in Burlington and Karen Mitchell, Executive Chef at The Palm Boston. The cook-off was designed to raise awareness about hunger in our community. Read more: http://bit.ly/22y3Qzg