2008

Washington, DC --- Catholic philanthropists in Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities (FADICA) will have a discussion on ways to encourage closer cooperation among themselves and with church leadership, as the nation experiences an unprecedented and severe economic recession.

Washington D.C. Catholic Charities USA has awarded $2,010,000 to congregations of women religious based in the New Orleans area to help them restore ministries to the poor, severely diminished, or completely destroyed by the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina.

Washington, D.C. A ground breaking eight –volume series on women’s spirituality entitled: Called to Holiness will be unveiled October 7th in the nation’s capital at the Woodstock Center for Theology.

Washington, DC -- The Disaster Relief Committee of Catholic Charities USA is working with FADICA and the Leadership Conference of Women Religious in channeling relief to eight communities of sisters in New Orleans.

Catholic Philanthropies Bring Post-Katrina Aid to New Orleans Nuns

WASHINGTON -- Catholic philanthropies have delivered a big shot in the arm to eight New Orleans congregations of women religious still suffering from the massive devastation of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

Washington, D.C. --- The Joseph Family Foundation of Diamond Bar, California, the Gerald and Henrietta Rauenhorst Foundation of Naples, Florida, the Doty Family Foundation of Fairfield, Connecticut, and the Big Shoulders Fund of Chicago were among those grant makers welcomed this summer to the FADICA membership.