Children of the Immaculate Heart's Newsletter Archive
Christ is risen! Our foundress and CEO Grace Williams Lionello reflect on the hope that Easter brings to us. She also tells us about the impact of developmental disabilities on the teenagers that have come to our minors' program in the recent past. Hear from a Refuge child care worker with direct experience with this vulnerable population.
In February we celebrated our biggest event of the year, our Annual Gala, at St. Therese of Carmel Catholic Church. Our dear friend Amy Vance describes the evening, which was a rousing success.
In February we celebrate the feast of our patroness, St. Josephine Bakhita. Her life was a truly remarkable one, spanning continents and becoming a beacon of freedom. We share her journey with you below, and we pray that you will ask for her intercession for us.
The CIH Team recaps our successful 10th Annual Gala at St. Therese of Carmel Catholic Church.
Gabriel Z. Pacheco looks to Mary and Joseph's marriage for guidance in our times.
Irene Van Oosbree discusses the incredible reality of Christmas and thanks all of CIH's supporters.
Gabriel Z. Pacheco gives a brief meditation on how the Immaculate Conception is the prime example of how to love Christ and Man.
A Giving Tuesday update from the Adult Program Manager Jenna Christakis.
Grace Williams Lionello announces a matching grant lasting until Thanksgiving 2022. She asks that people consider helping women and girls who so often have no way out of their situation without outside support. Finally, Grace thanks to God for all He has done this past year.
Grace Williams Lionello provides an overview of the past 9 years and describes how Jesus has used staff and clients to edify one another.
Children of the Immaculate Heart
(CIH) was founded to serve those who are vulnerable due to human trafficking. It seeks to reach out to women and children directly in the trafficking industry as well as those made vulnerable in trafficking-dependent industries.