As you are aware, there is a growing crisis at the US southern borders. Thousands of migrants are trying to gain access to the United States; many of them are children, unaccompanied by adults or legal guardians. On June 20, LCUSA and other organizations were asked to participate in a webinar to learn how we might assist with this crisis.
Let’s celebrate Mother’s Day by asking Congress to pass higher wage standards that could lift hardworking mothers and their children out of poverty. Women make up two-thirds of the minimum-wage workforce in America, and millions of the minimum-wage-earning moms are primary providers with young children. If Congress acted to pass a minimum wage increase and […]
April 2013 It is from your hands that Our Lord, in the person of the sick, seeks relief. St Vincent de Paul As part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), states have the option of accepting billions of federal dollars to provide health coverage for their uninsured working adults. Unfortunately, due to […]
The Vatican has posted an editorial on human trafficking. Click here to visit the site.
The following is taken from the Fall 2011 Servicette Mary Ann Dantuono, Advocacy Committee “We should assist the poor in every way, and do it both by ourselves and by enlisting the help of others.” —St. Vincent de Paul In establishing the Systemic Change Commission of the Vincentian Family in 2005, the Very Rev. Gregory Gay, […]
The LCUSA’s Human Trafficking Resolution is now available under the Advocacy section of this website. Click here to view/read. Download PDF
By Jennifer Tazzi-Giovannetti, Esq As Ladies of Charity USA, we know that women both in our country and throughout the world suffer from violence and exploitation. What should be our response to such suffering? Violence against women is an issue that affects both men and women and is one that has local and global perspectives. […]
If we see the face of God in the poor charity AND justice are both required and are rooted in an underlying spirituality summed up the message of the speakers at the National Assembly of the Ladies of Charity gathered in San Antonio. Sr. Mary Ann Daly, SC, reminded us that our God is a […]
Fr. Richard Gielow, CM said “It is not enough to think outside the box, not even to live outside the box but to realize that there is no box… a new day is coming when we will know we are all important, not for our status but because we a children of God.” And this […]