Rescuing the Forgotten

We recently received an extraordinary success story from Guatemala! Our ministry partner Esperanza de Vida sends rescue teams into rural villages to save children dying of malnutrition. When they are found, children are rushed to the center to be nourished back to complete health. Here is an excerpt from volunteer Sean Grogan’s rescue experience: There ...

Hope and Healing Doubled

When I saw the “before” photos of Marco Antonio and Marco Tulio, I couldn’t believe my eyes.  I’d seen many cute photos from parents celebrating their twins.  This seemed like a nightmarish mirror image of that happy experience. The twin boys had similar agonized expressions, protruding bones and weak limbs. Their skin was stretched tightly ...

A Long Journey

It’s December in South Florida. That means blue skies, slightly cooler temperatures, and an influx of tourists escaping the bitter cold up north.  That also means more traffic. This morning on my way to work at Cross Catholic, I found myself growing increasingly frustrated at the busy roadways. But then I remembered a story of ...

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 ...

A Time of Happiness and Hope

On the day of the monthly food distribution at the Haiti Kobonal Mission, you’ll likely see Hermance St. Preux riding up on his donkey. This good-natured 80-something man can’t walk very far on his own—he lost a leg and relies on crutches or his donkey—but he says there are two things he never misses: Mass ...