Catholic Charities News
On June 30, 2016, John Hancock Non Profit Marathon Program, our partner in the Boston Marathon, along with Boston Athletic Association (BAA) announced that participants running on behalf of more than 200 non-profit organizations, including Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Boston, raised $30.6 million for charity this year in the 120th running of the Boston Marathon.
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.
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.
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.