In Everything Give Thanks

Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.– 1 Thessalonians 5:18 I think the poor are the most grateful people I’ve ever encountered. Something as simple as a cup of clean drinkable water is celebrated! Poor families understand what it means to rely on God for ...

World Orphan Day

13. November 2017 From the Field 0
See what love the Father has given us, that we should be called children of God; and that is what we are.– 1 John 3:1 Throughout the Bible, God makes it clear that orphans hold a special place in his heart, commanding his people to protect and care for the outcast and fatherless. In fact, ...

My Visit to the Dump

02. November 2017 From the Field 0
                On a recent mission trip to Guatemala, I had one of those experiences that hits you in the gut – the kind that’s so shocking it numbs the mind. While visiting Hope of Life in Zacapa, the ministry took us to the village of El Remolino – ...

A Rome pilgrimage: a transformative journey

22. September 2017 From the Field 0
Going on a pilgrimage has a long and well-respected history in the history of many faiths. Followers of the world’s great religions have included pilgrimage as part of their spiritual disciplines. For centuries, Muslims have journeyed to Mecca and Jews to Jerusalem. Several of the Psalms, notably numbers 120 through 134, are called the “Psalms ...

Dreams Come Home through Safe Housing

20. September 2017 From the Field 0
Thanks to the kindness of friends of Cross Catholic Outreach and our ministry partners in the Diocese of Santa Rosa de Lima in Guatemala, families who once lived in dilapidated shacks now live in safe and sturdy homes for the first time in their lives. These durable concrete block homes will stand-up to wind, rain ...

Zambia: Dry Wells And Overflowing Hope

13. September 2017 From the Field 1
One of the most urgent problems facing the poor in eastern Zambia right now is a lack of clean, abundant water. The sinking water table has caused an increasingly desperate situation for families who depend on streams and shallow wells for their daily needs. Recently, our efforts to respond to this need brought us to ...

Miracles Amidst Disaster

01. September 2017 From the Field 0
Cross Catholic Outreach recently received an update from Catherine, a staff member who lives in Houston. Even in the midst of this heartbreaking disaster, She reported that God is moving among his people and working miracles to accomplish great things. Hello Cross family! I want to give you all an update from Houston. We are ...

Relief in a Time of Famine

In Africa, 20 million people in 26 countries are suffering due to severe drought and famine. Many world leaders fear that this will be the worst humanitarian crisis since 1945. To respond to this desperate need, Cross Catholic Outreach is working with our church-based partners to provide food, relief and the hope of the Gospel. ...

Back to School

14. August 2017 From the Field 0
Children are getting ready to return to school, both here in the United States and in Haiti. Haitian kids begin classes about two weeks later than schoolchildren in America. But no matter where a child goes to school, whether he or she is rich or poor, the excitement over a new school year is universal.   ...