News and Notes
January 2015 Good News Newsletter
View the latest Good News newsletter, plus all issues for the past year, including January 2014.
Global emergencies and CRS responses
Whether the disasters are rooted in civil strife or natural causes, millions of innocent people have found their lives in turmoil. Your Catholic Relief Services teams and local partners are on the ground providing vital assistance.
World Day of Peace 2015
Resource handout with action ideas for use in your parish, community or home.
The Call to Compassion and Mission: Pope Francis and the 21st Century Parish
Join us for a day-long pre-Lenten retreat, as we explore Jesus’ call to all Christians to care for the needs and defend the rights of “the least of our brothers and sisters,” and discern what the call means in our own lives and our own parishes. Our retreat leader will be nationally-known speaker Jack Jezreel.
Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD)
CCHD grants in the Archdiocese of Seattle have been made!
View List of Grants
In this archdiocese, the national collection for CCHD is held in all parishes in September each year (it is held in November in most dioceses). Thank you for your support!
Contests for young Catholics
For use in parishes and schools by teachers, catechists and youth ministers.
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Advocacy: Sign up for Catholics Confront Global Poverty (CCGP)
Learn how you can join other U.S. Catholics to defend the lives and dignity of people living in poverty throughout the world, and urge our nation to act in response to the many faces of poverty.
Upcoming Mission Education Opportunities
For teachers, catechists and youth ministers. From your Missions Office and Maryknoll.
2015 Immersion Opportunities for Diocesan and Parish Ministers
From Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers.
National event in Portland Oregon for those involved in social action!
Training, resources and best practices on Care for God’s Creation and Catholic social teaching.