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Reach Out together

Community Development: What Does it Look Like?

Reaching out can lead to mutual transformation as we encounter the face of Christ; listen; learn; and discover common concerns among our own faith community and our brothers and sisters around us.  One to one encounter is good for our faith community and also for the neighborhood and wider community, forming a foundation for future work together to address challenging issues that impact all of us.


THE PARISH IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD: MAKING THE WORD BECOME FLESH

Msgr. Charles Pope reflects on how his parish community has helped make the Word become flesh in the neighborhood.

 

 

DEVELOPING PARISH LEADERS THROUGH COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Fr. Toribio Guerrero describes how empowering parishioners to be active in the community also helped them develop leadership skills and grew his parish community.

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MEET MARY: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE CATHOLIC CAMPAIGN FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

CCHD, or the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, is the U.S. Catholic bishops’ anti-poverty program. CCHD supports groups of low-income people to make change in their communities. Meet Mary to find out more.