Catholic Sisters on the Frontlines of COVID-19

1,000 Sisters with $1,000 grants
helping the most vulnerable

During these unprecedented times, Catholic sisters are leading the way to help those in need. The goal of Sisters on the Frontlines it to provide women religious with $1,000 each to help an individual or family impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Catholic sisters have an unprecedented record and scope of direct service. They are embedded in communities and trusted. They know who is in need, and find creative ways to help. Read on to discover just a few of the many stories we’ve received grant recipients.

Sister Saturnina Caccam Delivers To Family
Sister Saturnina Caccam delivers food to a grateful family in the Diocese of Chalan Kanoa

Stories from the Frontlines

1,000 Catholic sisters with $1,000. Countless stories of compassion.

Here are just a few.

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  • Saving “Santa” Rita: Catholic sisters help provide medical supplies for disabled child

    Funding from Sisters on the Frontlines gives family room to breathe after insurance denial
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  • Thanksgiving thank yous from Sisters on the Frontlines

    Families share their gratitude for the sisters and the initiative
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  • Firewood warms Navajo hearts and homes in time for winter

    Catholic sisters deliver essential firewood to heat homes in Navajo Nation
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  • Inspiring quotes from quarantine: Catholic sisters give us hope

    Women religious from all corners of the US give relief and hope to families experiencing great hardship
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  • Catholic sister eases burden for mom of four battling cancer

    Family in San Antonio feels specially blessed
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  • Catholic sisters deliver bags of hope in pacific island

    Grant helps ease impact of unemployment due to COVID-19
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  • Supporting families of babies born sick during the pandemic

    Grants bring surprise support in uncertain times
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  • Five Nuns to the Rescue During COVID-19 Pandemic

    See 5 photos of Catholic sisters helping people in dire straits
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  • Fighting homelessness through creative generosity in SoCal

    Catholic sisters bring practical solutions to pandemic challenges
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  • Pandemic Prayers Answered for Mothers Struggling to Make Ends Meet

    Grants provide relief for struggling Native American families in Montana
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  • Living on the Edge: The Plight of the Yupiaq

    Catholic sisters battle food insecurity in an Alaskan fishing village
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  • Following in the footsteps of St. Teresa of Calcutta

    Sisters help the poorest diocese in the country deal with COVID-19
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  • A Compound Crisis for Those Living on the Margins

    The pandemic creates changing needs for a growing community
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  • Two Catholic sisters help children endure the pandemic in East St. Louis

    Children living in poverty face extra challenges during COVID-19
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  • Women Hold Families Together During COVID-19

    Read how Catholic Sisters are brining mercy to struggling families in Texas
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