World Day of the Poor: November 17th

Celebrating the World Day of the Poor.


Pope Francis calls us to look and see what we do for the poor in our lives. God calls us to examine our lives and see where we can be a full disciple of Christ. November 17 is the World Day of the Poor. Here is an excerpt from Pope Francis’s message (Read the full message here

“If the disciples of the Lord Jesus wish to be genuine evangelizers, they must sow tangible seeds of hope. I ask all Christian communities, and all those who feel impelled to offer hope and consolation to the poor, to help ensure that this World Day of the Poor will encourage more and more people to cooperate effectively so that no one will feel deprived of closeness and solidarity.”

Take time with your family or friends and discuss what you can do for the poor on this day dedicated to the needs of the Poor. Contact Sue Unger if you would like to examine this idea and how you can help.

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