Upcoming Events

Here are some key dates and spotlight events to build understanding and momentum for the Share the Journey campaign in the U.S.

Be sure to document your own events and actions on social media and tag #sharejourney.

CCHD Creating on the Margins Art Contest (7-12 Grade)Creating on the Margins Contest is a tool to engage young people in grades 7-12 in learning about poverty in the U.S., its root causes, and faith-inspired efforts to address poverty, especially through CCHD. This years’ theme is “Share the Journey of Young Migrants and Refugees” Ongoing through March 31, 2018

JFI Pentecost: On Fire for Immigration Reform A JFI Pentecost resource to energize us to continue the work of immigration reform in partnership with our immigrant sisters and brothers, who are participating in the mission of the Holy Spirit to “renew the face of the Earth” April 2- May 30, 2018
CCGP Legislative Advocacy Toolkit A guide with resources for writing letters and meeting with members of Congress, and how to engage in social media. April 2- May 30, 2018
Sharing the Journey of Migrants and Refugees: 
An Interfaith Perspective on the Global Compacts
United Nations HQ, New York City, Conference Room # 4
RSVP by April 30 at holyseemission.org/rsvp
May 3, 2018
CCUSA TOOLKIT for World Refugee Day STJ Signature Program: Information coming soon! June, 2018
World Refugee Day   June 20, 2018
World Youth Day Cross and Icon in the U.S.   August 19-27, 2018
V Encuentro National Delegates Gathering Grapevine, TX September 20 – 23, 2018
CCUSA National Gathering Buffalo, NY "Share the Journey" Showcase and Pilgrimage September 12-14, 2018
2018 Anniversary of kick-off by Pope Francis in Rome kickoff. Beginning of Encounter Dinners September 27, 2018
Diocesan/ National Pilgramage Dates   October 13 – November 13, 2018
LaRED annual Membership Meeting Chicago/ Joliet November 7-11, 2018
Mother Cabrini Patron of Migrants Feast Day   November 13, 2018
Advent Begins   December 3, 2018
Our Lady of Guadalupe   December 12, 2018
Christmas Posadas   December 15-24, 2018
Ethical Trade Sock Sale 20% of the sales of every pair of Maggie’s Organics Share the Journey socks will be donated to Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) work with refugees and migrants.  Ongoing


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How Can I Help?

Give to the US

Support migrants and refugees in the United States by giving to CCUSA.

Give Overseas

Reach out to migrants and refugees abroad by giving to Catholic Relief Services.

Share the Love

Use social media to inspire others to love our neighbors everywhere.

Your neighbors live across the street and the country, across oceans and hemispheres. As millions of God’s children flee war, persecution and poverty, Pope Francis, Caritas Internationalis, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Catholic Charities USA, and Catholic Relief Services invite you to share their journey by walking with them in prayer and support.