Catholic Extension is excited to participate in National Catholic Sisters Week by recognizing extraordinary women religious supported by Catholic Extension in some of the poorest places in America.
Soup kitchen in the U.S. Virgin Islands
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Last month I made a visit to the U.S. Virgin Islands still in the midst of recovery from hurricanes Irma and Maria. The visit was strangely disquieting: I was in a place of great natural beauty, hoping to serve people in their rebuilding efforts, and yet I found that the experience highlighted the profound historic and social challenges that are unique to this place.
Wyoming has only 37 Catholic parishes and 34 missions, which translates to one church every 1,380 square miles.
As Catholics, we are called to live in solidarity with immigrants and refugees as our brothers and sisters. Explore these resources to learn more about how the Church is reaching out to welcome those in need.