en - The families we serve: LSA Family Health Service

Action - 2 October 2018

LSA (Little Sisters of the Assumption) Family Health Service stands against family separation and for family reunification, as an organization that :
• Strives to keep families in crisis together ;
• Works closely with the Mexican community in East Harlem and with other immigrant families who sacrifice so much to make a better future for their children ;
• Provides mental health services to families experiencing the trauma of being separated from their loved ones in coming to this (...)

es - Ecología y Liturgia

Formation - 29 de septiembre de 2018

Lucía del Carlo, RA
Introducción
“Hay una aguda patología, inherente al sistema que actualmente domina y explota al mundo : la pobreza, la desigualdad social, el agotamiento de la Tierra y el fuerte desequilibrio del sistema vida. Las mismas fuerzas e ideología que explotan y excluyen a los pobres también están devastando toda la comunidad de vida y socavando las bases ecológicas que sostiene el planeta Tierra”, Leonardo Boff.
“La ecología no trata únicamente de las cuestiones relacionadas (...)

en - Metal Mining Would Be Disastrous for Haiti

Information - 4 September 2018

By Ellie Happel
March 29, 2018
After the 2010 earthquake killed more than 200,000 people and displaced more than a million, the government of Haiti identified mining for gold and other metals as necessary to strengthen the economy.
To that end, the government and the World Bank worked to revise the country’s mining law to attract foreign investment. Their draft law, which was presented to Parliament last July and is awaiting consideration, did not include input from Haitian (...)

en - Local drive aids Haitian schoolchildren with backpacks full of supplies

Action - 2 September 2018

By Paula J. Owen
Correspondent
Posted Jul 29, 2018
WORCESTER – Throughout the year, Tanya E. Connor painstakingly picks out special toys to fill backpacks for schoolchildren in Haiti, hoping in some small way the gifts will inspire awe for God’s creations in the children.
Ms. Connor organized toys in a bin in the hall of Sacred Heart-St. Catherine of Sweden parish on Cambridge Street Saturday afternoon, including a Doc McStuffins’ doll with a dark face that she specifically chose (...)

en - Catholic Haitian convention lights up the city night

Celebration - 1 September 2018

By Tanya Connor | The Catholic Free Press
A couple thousand lights brightened the night Saturday, as Haitian Catholics took Jesus to Worcester’s streets and seat of government.
Participants in the Haitian Catholic Charismatic Renewal Congress, held Friday through Sunday at the DCU Center, were processing from the arena to Worcester Common.
Msgr. Joseph P. Malagreca, spiritual director of the national committee of the Haitian Catholic Charismatic Renewal, carried the Host in (...)