As part of Pope Francis’ ‘Share the Journey’ campaign that encourages all to welcome migrants and refugees, the Archdiocese of Baltimore has assembled the following list of local, national and international Catholic resources:
Catholic Relief Services
The official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States is based in Baltimore. Click here to learn more about the agency’s work and click here to make a donation in support of migrants and refugees around the world.
Catholic Charities of Baltimore
Among the many services offered by Catholic Charities is the Esperanza Center in Fells Point, a comprehensive immigrant resource center that offers hope and essential services to people who are new to the United States. Immigrants from all over the world have received important resources and compassionate guidance at the Esperanza Center since 1963. Click here for more information about the Esperanza Center, and click here for information about more Catholic Charities programs.
U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops offers numerous resources on immigration, migration and refugees on its ‘Share the Journey’ page here. For tips on how parishes can help ‘Share the Journey,’ click here.
Caritas Internationalis, a confederation of more than 160 members working at the grassroots in almost every country of the world, provides help when a crisis strikes. Learn more about the organization here, and see its resource page on ‘Share the Journey’ here.