Catholic Charities News
“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.
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
In today’s Lynn Daily Item, reporter Dillon Durst sits down with Emmanuel Sebit, a Catholic Charities North graduate of our HiSET and ESOL programs. Emmanuel shares his refugee story from South Sudan to a refugee camp in Kenya to Lynn, Massachusetts. Learn more about Emmanuel’s life prior to arriving in America: http://bit.ly/25gLxAg.
The Pilot, America’s oldest Catholic newspaper, recently featured a story recapping our successful Spring Celebration event at the JFK Presidential Library in Museum, which included special guests Cardinal Seán O’Malley, Fr. Bryan Hehir, Blue Hills Bank CEO Bill Parent and client-speaker Emmanuel Sebit, who shared his journey from South Sudan to the North Shore and his experience at Catholic Charities. Read more here: http://bit.ly/1TyQxuU.