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9 Ways to Pray on World Day of the Sick

Twenty-seven years ago, Pope John Paul II introduced World Day of the Sick. It’s a day to pray for those suffering from illness. Today, we invite you to join us in praying for the sick and their caregivers.

Power Presence: How Volunteering Heals

Not all pain is visible. It’s not as if anguish is something you can diagnose with a simple assessment—or treat with a pill. Hurt, after all, can cut scars far deeper than what we see with our eyes.

8 Fascinating Facts from our 2018 Annual Report

Thank you for your generous support of these 8 areas as well as many others in 2018. We look forward to sharing many more stories of healing this year and are grateful for your dedication to make sure that every person knows that they matter. To God and to us.

Storms Impact Refugees in Lebanon

Faced with howling wind and fierce rain, Halima’s family of 16 squeezed into the only place free of rising flood waters — a tiny room in the back of their makeshift shelter.

Mobile Dental Creates Lasting Smiles

As 2018 came to a close, two stories show how a few dentists volunteering their time, a fully-equipped mobile clinic and a lot of heart can make life-changing impacts on people’s lives.

This Holiday Season, Understand the Human Toll of Refugee Crisis

As we celebrate this Advent season, a time of anticipation, wonder, prayer and reflection before Christmas, we find ourselves at an unprecedented time in modern history, where more people worldwide are refugees than ever before.

The Top 18 Photos of 2018

We’ve assembled 18 powerful images to tear back the curtain to reveal what it’s like to cross a border, receive a health screening at a refugee clinic or be treated at a war-afflicted health center in Syria.

Rohingya Spotlight: The Journey Continues

Two weeks ago, Bangladesh deemed it safe for Rohingya refugees to return to their homes in Myanmar. Rohingya families were skeptical. Having escaped what the United Nations describes as systemic abuse and violence, these families — now occupying camps in a desolate and deforested swath of land in Bangladesh — did not heed the call.

Joy After Loss: Janet’s Story

Few things compare to the joy of holding a newborn baby for the first time. For mothers who have experienced violence, terror and loss, the happy relief of delivering a healthy baby is even greater.

3 Reasons To Give A Gift Through Our Gift Catalog

It’s not often you can say the gift you give will change someone’s life. But when you give a gift from our Gift Catalog this year, that’s exactly what you’ll do.