The Power of CCHD

The USCCB collection to support the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) will be taken up in parishes nationwide this weekend. Why is it so important to contribute to their work? Millennial‘s Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig offered her thoughts:

The CCHD, in other words, is an avenue through which we can live the message of Christ on the margins, where so many reeds are bruised and wicks are close to burning out. Like the Messiah’s mission on earth, the goal is justice – and where justice is needed, tireless work is required. For those of us watching trends in inequality and economic pressure on families with despair, this is the work that must be done.

Others took to social media to explain the :