The God Who Rescues

The God Who Rescues Praise the LORD, my soul, and forget not all his benefits— who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion, who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s. ...

Dare to Dream

Can you imagine being a kid with no dreams for the future? Last weekend, as I watched my little nephews pretend they were basketball stars during the final NBA playoff game, I couldn’t help but think of the hundreds of hopeless street children I met in Kitale, Kenya. Most of these kids call a slum ...

Praise Report from Mozambique

Yesterday morning, Cross Catholic staff listened as International Projects Officer Tara McKinney shared photos and stories from the recent vision trip she led to Mozambique. One of her co-travelers, Cross Catholic staff member Maria Aleman, joined her in person while the other, Monsignor Lambert Luna from St. Joseph on the Rio Grande Catholic Church, joined ...

“My burden is light”

Have you ever tried to carry a bundle of firewood on your head? Or balance a bucket of water? I get a headache just from wearing a snug baseball cap, let alone using my skull as a transportation device! But you’d be surprised what a person can do when there are no other options. And ...

Reacting to Injustice

The recent conflicts in countries throughout the Middle East offer a glimpse of what can happen when people feel they’ve been treated unjustly. The result of perceived injustice can range from peaceful protests that bring about change to dangerous riots or clashes between citizens and the government. As it does on so many topics, the ...

From Hurting to Healing

“I wish my mother was alive today to see this house.” That’s what David Massinga said through his tears when he and his sisters first moved into a new home given to them by Cross International Catholic Outreach and its generous benefactors through one of our ministry partners in Mozambique. The Massinga children were hurting ...