Children of the Immaculate Heart's Newsletter Archive
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.
Grace Williams Lionello describes CIH's progress over the past year including progress with adult clients and how the Refuge has served 11 teenage girls.
Jenna Christakis delves into how the St. Bakhita's Adult Program is just as important as the Refuge Minors Program. There is also an update on the Volunteer Program and the Refuge's monetary necessities.
Grace Williams Lionello describes how the girls at the Refuge require a certain amount of freedom to learn and grow and how staff members work to build that freedom into the boundaries of the Refuge's program. Jenna Christakis gives an update on the St. Bakhita Adult Program and we from one of their clients. Sarah Beveridge shares her thoughts on peace through humility.
Grace Williams Lionello discusses how Christ's triumph over death and sin shows us the way through suffering. Jenna Christakis gives us an update on the St. Bakhita Adult Program. A small Refuge update is also included.
Grace Williams Lionello tells how the truth about our identity is the crux of our interior life. The Refuge receives a generous loan, and Christian Lovetere discusses how secular expectations do not belong in a spiritual work.
Grace Williams Lionello expresses gratitude for everyone's support and discusses how Jesus came to take on our brokenness. Anna Snell discusses how the Refuge helped her to better understand faith in Christ and the depth of joy it brings.
Here Grace Williams Lionello expresses gratitude to God and CIH's supporters in their hour of triumph. One of the St. Bakhita Adult Program clients tells her story. The Refuge's name and its connection to St. John Eudes and the Immaculate Heart of Mary is explained.
In this issue Grace Williams Lionello expresses excitement that the Refuge will open soon. A St. Bakhita Adult Program client shares their story and give a "prologue" of their past.
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.