• JustLove

    Reflections of the Canonization of Cardinal John Henry Newman and Preparing for the Christmas Season with Cross Catholic Outreach’s “Box of Joy” Ministry

    On this week’s episode of Just Love, Monsignor talks about the Canonization of now Saint John Henry Newman and “Box of Joy” Ministry. Marion Boteju is the Corporate Secretary and Chief of Staff of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York. Marion was in Rome this past weekend attending the Canonization Mass for the 19th Century British Cardinal John Henry Newman. She talks to us about Cardinal Newman as well as why now Saint Cardinal Newman is a particularly relevant saint for our current modern age. Jim Cavnar is the President and Co-Founder of Cross Catholic Outreach Inc., a Florida-based Catholic non-profit relief and development organization founded in 2001…

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    Christmas with Catholic Charities Alaska and “All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914”

    On this Christmas edition of Just Love, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan talks about the works of Catholic Charities in Alaska and “All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914.” Lisa Aquino is the Executive Director of Catholic Social Services of Alaska, the social services arm of the Archdiocese of Anchorage. Lisa – who was born and raised in Alaska, shares a bit about the work of Catholic Social Services of Alaska, and how they assist the vulnerable – the homeless, the hungry, and immigrants and refugees – in one of the Northern-most Dioceses in the country. Peter Rothstein is the Founding Artistic Director of Theatre Latte Da and the Creator and…

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    The Catholic Church in Nicaragua and JustLove’s look at Christmas Music 2018

    On this week’s show, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan talks about the Catholic Church in Nicaragua and Christmas music from the perspective of important characters. Ines San Martin is the Rome Bureau Chief and Vatican Correspondent for the Catholic religious news service CRUX, Ines. Ines talks to us about the current civil unrest and protest against Daniel Ortega – the President of Nicaragua – and his Vice President and wife Rosario Murillo – that has been rocking that county since mid-April of this year, and how the Catholic Church has found itself caught in the middle as Nicaragua struggles between its past and its present. Fanny Gomez is the Social Media Specialist…

  • Commentary

    Thank you: A Message of Hope and Gratitude

    As we exit Thanksgiving time and the world around us enters into Christmas festivities, I draw your attention to Advent, a season marked preeminently by hope, and expectation – virtues and values that even our Christian tradition has a difficult time holding onto. Our Catholic Charities work is the incarnation of the virtue of hope. While each Catholic Charities agency has its own, the overall tagline of Catholic Charities in the Archdiocese of New York is “providing help and creating hope.” Our work has little meaning unless it brings hope to those in need. Is not a major part of our work convincing those who approach us for help to…

  • Feeding the Hungry and Sheltering the Homeless,  JustLove

    #WorldAIDSDay and The Giving Machine

    On this week’s episode of Just Love, Msgr. Kevin Sullivan talks about World AIDS Day and Catholic Charities of NY’s partnership with The Church of Jesus Christ of Ladder-Day Saints for the Giving Machines. Andrea Combs, along with other members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, partnered with a group of local and international charities – including Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York – in a kick-off event and ribbon cutting ceremony outside the Mormon Temple in New York City to officially open New York City’s first “Giving Machines.” The Giving Machines are vending machines that allow users to purchase various items, including socks, meals,…