August 25, 2016
Each summer the Ministry sponsors a backpack donation program to equip children in Haiti with supplies, including non-perishable foods. Over the past few weeks, 617 packs were dropped off at the Haitian Ministry office at the diocesan Chancery building on Elm Street in Worcester. Each was accompanied by a donation to assist with the cost of shipping. The packs began their journey to schools in and around Les Cayes, Haiti on Tuesday, August 23.
August 10, 2016
The Office of Development of the Diocese of Worcester has announced that as of August 8, 2016 it has received 16,997 gifts and pledges totaling $4,853,744 toward this year’s Annual Partners in Charity Appeal. The total raised to date represents 97% percent of the $5 million goal. The campaign officially launched at an event at the Diocesan Chancery on February 11.