First Hemispheric-wide Anti- Human Trafficking Conference
U.S. Catholic Sisters against Human Trafficking (USCSAHT), whose founding was helped to be catalyzed by FADICA, hosted the first-ever hemispheric-wide conference of Talitha Kum anti-trafficking networks on Oct. 24 – 27 in Cleveland, Ohio. Borders Are Not Barriers was a four-day conference that brought together representatives from anti-trafficking networks in North, Central and South America, and the Caribbean, […]
New Pastoral Letter on Racism from USCCB
“Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love, A Pastoral Letter Against Racism” is the recently approved formal statement on racism approved by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). The Pastoral Letter addresses the evil of racism and addresses racism above all as a moral and theological problem that manifests institutionally and systematically.
Finding Blessings in Roma Downey’s “Box of Butterflies” by Mary Cunningham Agee
I was introduced to Roma Downey’s Box of Butterflies by a dear friend who gently encouraged me to consider reading this book as a possible source of comfort following the recent death of my husband. I was willing to try any remedy that might restore hope and healing to my life after years of prolonged sadness while […]
SC Ministry Foundation Featured in CEP Report
Congratulations to SC Ministry Foundation, featured in “Staying Connected: How Five Foundations Understand Those They Seek to Help” by the Center for Effective Grantmaking. The report is an excellent resource for members looking to enhance relationships with grantees.
The Catholic Impact Investing Collaborative
The Catholic Impact Investing Collaborative (aka CIIC- pronounced “seek”) works to spread impact investing through building community, sharing experiences, and learning from each other. Visit the website for helpful resources on impact investing and sign up for updates.
The National Dialogue Launches, Focuses on Youth and Young Adult Ministry
A three-year collaborative effort called The National Dialogue was recently launched to support high level conversation about pastoral ministries to youth and young adults. The National Dialogue has emerged just before the XV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on “Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment” and the V Encuentro. It is a partnership […]
What Role Can Faith Play in Innovation?
GHR Foundation is featured in this Devex article by Catherine Cheney exploring the role of faith in innovation. Amy Rauenhorst Goldman, CEO and chair of the foundation, provides insight. Related: Check out FADICA’s recently published Catholic Social Innovation in the Global Refugee Crisis
Incarnate Word Foundation Celebrates 20 Years and Launches St. Louis “Recon”
Congratulations to Incarnate Word Foundation on their 20th anniversary and the launch of their new initiative in St. Louis, Recon: Framing a New Public Discourse, a platform for learning and engaging in respectful discourse on race, religion, response to violence, evolving social structures, responsible use of social media, and other topics which have historically divided the St. Louis […]
USCCB Addresses Racism
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops announced the establishment of an Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism. Created in response to recent events of racism and violence, the committee will focus on addressing the sin of racism and the urgent need to come together to find solutions.
Empowering Youth through Summer Employment
Relationships are at the heart of Incarnate Word Foundation’s mission and the charism of its founder, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word. This focus on relationship and solidarity prompted Bridget McDermott Flood, executive director of the Foundation, to envision STL Youth Jobs, a program started in 2012 that employs disenfranchised youth ages 16-24 in summer […]