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Appeal goes out for unwanted Christmas gifts

Don’t exchange unwanted Christmas gifts. Bring them to Pro-Cathedral – Crosscare.

2018.12.28.

Lack of interpreter services causing hardship for migrants

Crosscare Report highlights how government’s own policies are not being implemented at Intreo offices.

2018.12.14.

Dublin to hold parish food appeal for Crosscare next weekend

The generosity of parishioners last year meant that 10,000 emergency hampers were distributed to those most in need before Christmas.

2018.11.26.

Crosscare take delivery of Pope’s car, registration 182-D-9093

The vehicle was donated to the charity to help its work with homeless families.

2018.11.04.

Holy Cross College Clonliffe to be sold to the GAA

“It is no longer financially sustainable or prudent for the diocese to retain a property of this size and scale, which is no longer fit for its purposes”.

2018.10.12.

Pope’s Skoda to be given to Crosscare to help homeless

Staff will assist homeless families at the Mater Dei hub move on from this temporary facility to more secure, long-term accommodation.

2018.08.28.

Crosscare’s community café aims to help those feeling isolated

“Unfortunately a rising tide does not lift all boats! Many of the issues people have when accessing the food bank are not being addressed with the improving economy” - Michael McDonagh.

2018.02.21.

Appeal goes out for unwanted Christmas gifts

Bring your unwanted gifts to the Pro Cathedral in Dublin this week for distribution to the homeless.

2017.12.29.

Bishops call for referendum on right to a home

“Each of us has an option, to respect the dignity of all in our society through our actions or to choose to ignore this suffering.”

2017.12.09.

More than just food for thought: first World Day of the Poor this weekend

In Dublin, parishes are asked to mark World Day of the Poor by organising support for the Crosscare Parish Food Appeal, which takes place in two weeks' time

2017.11.17.

Volunteers care for homeless during storm

With the help of volunteers and several homeless charities the Capuchin Day Centre stayed open for the duration of the storm and offered extra 120 beds for rough sleepers.

2017.10.18.

Mater Dei providing emergency housing for homeless families

The crisis of homelessness and poverty persists right across our diocese and our country

2017.09.17.

It’s ‘Nice Ice Baby’ as Crosscare kids get their skates on

The young people develop real friendships with each other, and face and overcome some big challenges together.

2017.08.28.

Former Mater Dei building to accommodate 50 families

“You’ve got those who are sleeping on the streets and it is disgraceful. You’ve got families living in hotel rooms which is a shame on our city” – Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.

2017.06.06.

Dublin’s Pro Cathedral seeks unwanted Christmas gifts for homeless

During 2016, Crosscare, the social care agency of the Archdiocese of Dublin, provided 127,750 bed nights to over 1,600 people in six residences for people experiencing homelessness in the capital.

2016.12.27.

Bring some food to Mass next week

Goods will be used to help stock food banks that help the neediest families and individuals.

2016.11.28.

Open doors reveal church treasures on Culture Night

The Dominican Sisters of St Cecilia only recently arrived in Limerick from Nashville Tennessee. At St Saviour’s they will speak about the 800-year-old Dominican Order, its foundation, and how it has been shaped by prayer.

2016.09.15.

Crosscare marks 75 years as demand for its services soar

Care for others requires more than policy and funding: it requires a true sense of community. The fight against poverty and exclusion must involve all of us - Archbishop Martin.

2016.09.01.

Crosscare survey highlights role of GAA in lives of emigrants

The social aspects of the GAA club are of “particular benefit to recent Irish emigrants, contributing to a sense of belonging and promoting well-being when far away from friends and family”.

2016.08.24.

New guide for Irish Fly-In/Fly-Out workers in Australia

Research has shown that FIFO work can have a negative impact on the lives and health of some workers in this field.

2016.04.26.

Respond! sees first Community Studies graduates

Some of the graduates were unemployed while others worked for charities like Crosscare, Peter McVerry Trust, Age Action Ireland & the Simon Community.

2016.01.15.

Appeal for unwanted Christmas gifts for homeless

The donated 'unwanted' gifts will ensure that people who are struggling with life will get a small token of cheer next Christmas.

2015.12.27.

Archbishop Martin appeals for support for Food Banks

Two new food banks opened by Crosscare in 2015 in Glasnevin and Darndale as demand for assistance remains high.

2015.12.02.

Cold Weather Initiative criticised by McVerry Trust

“While families are flooding into homelessness, Ministers are bickering, arguing with one another and disagreeing with one another" - Fr McVerry.

2015.11.05.

New guide to help homeless access services

In some cases, families and individuals entitled to support have spent time sleeping rough due to a lack of information: Crosscare.

2015.10.14.

Crosscare supports modular housing initiative

There needs to be a clear exit strategy from modular housing and the use of hotels for families.

2015.09.20.

“Suffering of this scale can’t be allowed to continue”

Irish bishops take strong solidarity stance as they call for a generous response to the needs of refugees.

2015.09.08.

Unwanted Christmas gifts wanted!

Gifts such as games, clothing, hats, scarves and toiletries wanted by Crosscare for the homeless.

2014.12.27.

Archbishop pays tribute to Dublin’s Lord Mayor

"We owe a debt of gratitude to the Lord Mayor and his staff and to the many organisations working in this area of homelessness for what they have achieved in a short time."

2014.12.26.

Massive response to Crosscare food appeal

120 tonnes of non-perishable food donated to help those in need this Christmas.

2014.12.22.
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