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Reading and Reflection of the USCCB’s Pastoral Letter Against Racism:

"Open Wide our Hearts"      

Zoom Event  Part 3 of 3

Thursday 5 November 2020 

Join us for a deep-dive exploration of the Letter. More details on the Events tab.  

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Archdiocese of Washington's

Council of Catholic Women
Welcomes You

CCW - "Connecting Catholic Women"

The Council of Catholic Women

responds to the needs of the Church and society through a focus on spirituality, leadership, and service. The CCW-ADW hosts service events, liturgies, educational conferences and more


Catholic Charities has a special volunteer initiative regarding COVID-19 for those of you who sew. They are are in need of volunteers to sew cloth face coverings for staff and clients. The production of homemade face coverings will help alleviate the mask shortage and allow for some level of protection for members of our community who do not have access to medical-grade masks and for those whom physical distancing is not an option. 

This volunteer opportunity will be done in your home using materials you have (e.g. cotton sheets, cotton fabric) and then mailing the completed facemarks to our headquarters on G St. NW. More information and instructions can be found here:

Donation requests for those in need

Harriet Tubman's Women's Center Catholic Charities Washington DC:

women's socks, flip flops for showers, rain ponchos, shampoo, toothpaste, deodorant, lotion, soap. Front Desk to arrange drop off:   202-795-9966 

Catholic Charities Care Packages

The Little Sisters of the Poor in DC are unable to go to the local parishes and collect donations. Current greatest needs are:  disposable gloves, masks, disposable head cover, disposable shoe covers, isolation gowns, laundry soap, plain instant oatmeal packets, plain Cream of Wheat packets, plain cornflakes, Life cereal, raisin bran, orange juice, almond milk, individual yogurts (4-6 oz).  For more items click here

Donations can be dropped off at the front desk

phone: 202-269-1831         email:

Little Sisters of the Poor/Jeanne Jugan Residence, 4200 Harewood Road, NE, Washington, DC 20017

A Million Rosaries with Little Sisters of the Poor

During Portugal's 1974 Carnation Revolution Our Lady said to Sister Lucia "When a million families pray the rosary, the revolution will end."  What if a million families joined hands NOW to pray the rosary for cure to the coronavirus?  Please join us in praying the Rosary everyday for an end to this pandemic! Sign up NOW at to join us and commit yourself and/or your family to imploring Our Lady to intercede on behalf of all humanity at this moment of crisis

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