We serve all: serving 3 different communities at 3 Community Fairs

One of the greatest myths about Catholic Charities is that it only serves Catholics. This is not true. Many have heard about Jesus’ reaching out to the Samaritan woman sinner at the well; like Jesus, who reached out to all people, so too does Catholic Charities. In fact nearly 80% of all the people whom we serve are non-Catholic. As we strive to reach out to all others, we are living Pope Francis’ call to ecumenism: “Ecumenism is a contribution not only to the unity of the Church, but also to the unity of the human family. It fosters fruitful, peaceful and fraternal coexistence.” (cf. Evangelii Gaudium, n. 245 – 12/1/14) In this spirit, Catholic Charities attends as many community fairs as possible. Three such events fall typify the three distinct groupings these typically fall into: Religious Catholic: Joseph’s the Worker Feast Day Community Fair on May 1st Religious Non-Catholic: Faithworks Ministries Annual Community Awareness ...