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All it takes is willingness...

Feed My Lambs, Peter 4:10 As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good...Read more

THE KIDS are back in School Uganda!

Dear Caritas Friends and Sponsors,   It gives us great pleasure to share a message we...Read more

Little Angels; a light in the darkness

It’s another muggy predawn on the equator, as children young as six trudge miles down the dusty...Read more

Why Africa?

Former missioner Madeleine Richey is returning to Nkokonjeru, Uganda, where she served for a...Read more

DR Child Sponsorship Programs and Sister Josefina

I made the five-hour bus ride from Port au Prince to the Azua province in the Dominican Republic so...Read more

What Followed When I Chose to Sponsor a Child

I would like to share with you some of the wonderful correspondence I’ve had with the little girl I...Read more

Teaching Children Values through Child Sponsorship Programs

There is a lot of discussion these days of the importance of teaching values to our children. It is...Read more

Finding CARITAS Catholic Child Sponsorship Programs

As far back as I can recall I have always had a special place in my heart for the precious children...Read more

Why We Decided to Sponsor a Child

Stephen and I were married in July 2015. Ever since our wedding day, we have been looking forward...Read more

Celebrating Student Sponsors During Catholic Schools Week

This year Flavia, a fifth-grader at Stella Maris Primary Boarding School in Nkokonjeru, Uganda, is...Read more

Promises of the New Year

There is an animal here that cries late at night. A haunting sound I used to think was almost...Read more

Legacy of St. Francis Inspires Child Sponsorship Programs

Today is the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi. Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to visit...Read more

Living "Wonderfully Complicated" in Today's World

What does it mean for our lives to become wonderfully complicated in today’s world? We enjoy the...Read more

God's Call to Action

We can see God’s call to action fulfilled when we consider the Little Sisters of St. Francis of...Read more

Who Do You Trust?

Who do you trust?  It is more than an old game show, it is an important question we wrestle...Read more