"Our charity provided the only human contact that clients experienced during the pandemic as they were required to self-isolate or cocoon. The grant has been invaluable," says Ruth Harkness of The Little Flower Penny Dinners.
“There are no boundaries to charitable love and no borders across which God’s love cannot reach,” – Metropolitan Kirill of Stavropol
"Spare a thought and prayer for our brothers and sisters overseas who are scrambling desperately to survive in the face of so much relentless adversity," says WMI director Fr Michael O'Sullivan.
"The people are really tired. They need psychological support and religious support because it has been a lot to deal with in a very short period of time," – Ms Yammine from Youth of Hope.
"There are people trying to profit from this catastrophe and buy land and homes from the Christians," – Mgr Bou-Hadir.
“Joy is a perfect word as Mary’s Meals bring so much joy to the children, their families, their teachers, their communities,” said organiser Patricia Friel.
All Vincent's stores in the republic now open at 10.30am, to help staff and volunteers get themselves, the shop premises and the stock 'COVID containment' ready.
“Time devoted to prayer can never become an alibi for neglecting our neighbour in need,” says Pope Francis.
The physical and mental well-being of ‘cocooned’ people is now emerging as a key concern, says Deirdre Garvey, CEO, The Wheel.
“Until it is safe, until further instructions, please hold onto your Lent Box. Keeping it safe will help keep you safe too,” says Trócaire’s Caoimhe de Barra.
The objective of our Lenten digital initiative is to assist our spiritual preparation for the joy and hope of the Easter season – Archbishop Eamon Martin.
The SVP Resource Centre in Galway, 'Croi na Gaillimhe', has been renamed Maureen O’Connell House as a lasting tribute to the benefactor's memory
The annual fast began twenty-eight years ago and has since raised an estimated €750,000 for worthy causes.
Crosscare will give unwanted items to people living with very little, as well as the homeless.
“For me, returning home is like being reborn. I can’t even begin to describe the joy I am feeling," - Elias Ghattas.
For the eighth year running, ACN is providing Christmas parcels for displaced children, including warm clothes, shoes, toys, devotional items and other essentials.
“Evidently, many of the Western powers have an interest in seeing the violence continue, and their profits are more important than our lives” – Bishop Kientega.
“Like a Christmas Angel, your gift of hope could bring little miracles to those who need it most this winter,” says SVP national president Kieran Stafford.
There has been a failure to stem the flow of families and individuals into homelessness every month, says Focus Ireland CEO, Pat Dennigan.
Irish society is becoming increasingly cashless, and the way charities are collecting donations is changing to reflect this.
Tourists throw about €4,000 into the Trevi Fountain’s pools and cascades every day, which until now has been used to fund Caritas Italia's projects to help Rome's poor.
In Ireland, the Society of St Vincent de Paul receives more than 130,000 calls for assistance a year – about 11 percent more than it did five years ago.
Let us pray for our parishes, that they may be places where faith is communicated and charity is seen.
This must be seen as a “line in the sand” for the government. “They must see this cannot continue,” says Focus Ireland in week where homeless families were directed to Garda stations for shelter.
President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales praises “witness and strength” of small Catholic community of 170 people out of a total population of 1.8 million.
Former footballer to give personal testimony about his faith journey following the tragic death of his wife, Michaela.
ALONE research shows respondents were most concerned about being able to maintain independence on the state pension and finding themselves lonely.
€41,400, the largest amount in the Dublin appeal’s 15 year history, collected in the days running up to Christmas.
"Almost 2,000 people, who have nothing, live in the cemetery in Manila; they are born, live and die there”: Jackie Pallas of the Society of Missionary Children.