Lately, there has been a lot of talk about how immigrants “can’t” integrate into their communities; but let us not forget how immigrants are often prevented from adjusting successfully.
Catholic Charities Oregon and the Portland Police Department have teamed up to make sure refugees know they are welcomed from the moment they enter the state.
This Holy Week, believers around the world set off on religious pilgrimages as a way to engage in prayer, sacrifice and reflection. Learn how they too are a way to engage immgirants in your community.
Check out how St. Cecilia Parish in St. Louis, Missouri, kicks off their Lenten celebration – with an annual fish fry!
Project Hope-Proyecto Esperanza’s annual reception for new citizens is a win-win – honorees can celebrate with their families, while getting to know their new neighbors!
Despite signs that the holiday season is over, Catholics have one more celebration – Epiphany, also known as Three Kings Day!
The classic Christmas tradition of honoring the Holy Family is the perfect way to promote immigrant integration this holiday season.
Since 2015, the Gateways for Growth Challenge has been helping cities of all sizes excel at making their communities more welcoming for immigrants.
Responding to heightened anxiety within nearby communities, Catholic Charities of Southeastern Ohio created “Protect Your Neighbor” to help everyone feel more safe.
While most holidays have roots around the world, Independence Day is arguably the United States’ signature holiday. Thus, it is a prime opportunity for parishes and communities to celebrate the nation’s founding with newcomers.