Children of the Immaculate Heart's Newsletter Archive
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.
Irene Van Oosbree discusses the incredible reality of Christmas and thanks all of CIH's supporters.
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.
This month, Irene Van Oosbree, who has a background in psychology and extensive experience with both our programs, gives an outline of CIH's approach to trauma treatment.
This month, Emmanuel Tang describes how God uses trials to purify our hearts and prepare us for yet greater things.
Amy Vance discusses the Refuge's Mental Health Program and various volunteers describe their experience while helping Children of the Immaculate Heart.
Grace Williams Lionello discusses how the Sacred Heart identifies with our clients and their wounded hearts, and Michele Hazelwood talks about her experience working at the Refuge.
An invite to the 2022 Summer Sips Social and a brief financial report.
Jenna Christakis give an update on the St. Bakhita (Adult) Program and tells us about a matching grant. The office staff recap the successful 2022 gala.
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.