Helping Migrants & Refugees

Sunday, September 26 is the World Day of Migrants and Refugees. Read Pope Francis’ timely message, Towards an Ever Wider ‘We’.

Local Catholic Charities play a major role in helping migrants and refugees who come to the U.S. In New Jersey, Catholic Charities in Trenton is coordinating the Catholic response for all dioceses in New Jersey to help the many Afghan refugees who are temporarily living at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.

In Texas, Catholic Charities in Laredo is expecting to help a very large number of migrants from Haiti and other countries starting next week. See the local news story  Also in Texas, Catholic Charities in Rio Grande Valley continues to help many thousands of migrants that cross the border into the U.S.