Show refugees that America is a welcoming country

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston launched an emergency appeal focused exclusively on aiding refugees already in the United States. In light of recent actions by the Trump Administration with regards to refugees, we anticipate that funding for our refugee programs will be significantly reduced in the coming months. With your gift, you will […]

Catholic organizations respond to immigration policies

In regards to President Donald Trump’s announcements on immigration, the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops (USCCB), Archbishop Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, and Catholic Charities USA released the following statements: USCCB Committee On Migration Chair Strongly Opposes Executive Order Because It Harms Vulnerable Refugee And Immigrant Families WASHINGTON—President Donald J. Trump issued today an Executive Order […]

What do you kNOw about poverty?

During Poverty Awareness Month, join the U.S. Bishops, the Catholic Campaign for Human Development and the Catholic Charities in taking up Pope Francis’ challenge to live in solidarity with our brothers and sisters in poverty. You can learn more about how you can help by attending the kNOw Poverty Summit, Thursday, Jan. 26 at the University […]

Share Your Blessings Helps Family of Nine Enjoy Christmas

Esperance Chibalonza and her family of nine arrived in the U.S. in July 2015 after fleeing violence in the Congo, arriving with her three daughters and her deceased sister’s four children. Coming to the U.S. was difficult enough, but Esperance and her family had nothing, and finding work was difficult because she has no formal […]

Vice President Tapped to Join Sheriff’s Transition Team

Wafa Abdin, Vice President of Immigrant and Refugee Services, was appointed to the newly-elected Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez’s Transition Team, where she will represent the work of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. The Transition Team is comprised of high-level local community leaders, including Rabbi Samuel Karff, Mustafa Tameez, along with former Catholic […]