Posts Tagged

Refugee Resettlement Program

by Eileen Connelly, OSU Bernice Gervais arrived in the U.S. in early 2019, fleeing from war and violence in her native Burundi and hoping for a new, better life. Her mother and siblings soon joined her in Dayton with help from Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley’s (CSSMV) refugee

Every minute, 24 people leave everything behind to flee war, persecution and terror. Most will live the balance of their lives as refugees. More than half of these refugees are children, according to the UN Refugee Agency. “The world is facing its largest refugee crisis since World War II and

CINCINNATI, March 16, 2017 – Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio is encouraged by yesterday’s decision by U.S. District Court Judge Derrick Watson to freeze the travel ban on refugees seeking safety in America. “America has a long tradition of being a beacon of hope for those fleeing war and persecution and

The Catholic Social Action Office met with Senator Portman’s staff regarding the current refugee crisis. Connie, of the Senator’s staff, listened to the message and facts were presented by the delegation organized by the Catholic Social Action Office. Regarding the impact of the administration’s recent executive order on refugee resettlement

Today, we’ve learned that four refugee arrivals – families from Bhutan, Somalia and Syria – have been cancelled. We are deeply saddened as refugees are persecuted people who are extremely vulnerable. We believe all people are made in the image and likeness of God. All people are worthy of respect

CINCINNATI, January 25, 2017 – Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio affirmed its commitment to welcome the stranger today despite actions taken by the new administration. “We are deeply saddened by today’s actions because we believe all people are made in the image and likeness of God. All people – including migrants

The Holy Father’s prayer intentions for November 2016 Pope Francis’ universal intention is for Countries Receiving Refugees.That the countries which take in a great number of displaced persons and refugees may find support for their efforts which show solidarity. His Evangelization intention is for the Collaboration of Priests and Laity. That within

Thursday, May 28, 2009 By Eileen Connelly, OSU ST. MARGARET MARY DEANERY — Joan Hudepohl has always been passionate about social justice and both she and husband, Bob, have searched for ways to put their faith into action. Parishioners at St. John the Baptist Parish in Dry Ridge, the Hudepohls