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Pastoral Care of Migrants, Refugees and Travelers (PCMRT) - View past and current issues of the PCMRT e-newsletter in the e-newsletter archive.

Apostleship of the Sea (AOS)

The Catholic Migrant Farmworker Network (CMFN)/La Red Católica del Campesino Migrante - (CMFN) sends out a biannual newsletter. La Red Católica del Campesino Migrante envía un boletín bianual.

United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

To Go Forth - a blog from USCCB's Department of Justice, Peace & Human Development

Upcoming Events

December 9, 2017 - Walk with Mary - Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebration/Caminando con Maria - Celebración de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC

December 12, 2017 - Mass in honor of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe/Misa en honor a la Celebración de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe at St. Peter Catholic Church in Washington, DC

December 18, 2017 - International Migrants Day

January 4-7, 2018 - XXVI National Gathering of the Circus and Traveling Show Ministries in Sarasota, FL. This gathering is co-sponsored by PCMRT and Catholic Extension. Contact David Corrales for accommodation assistance and more information.

January 7-13, 2018 - National Migration Week

January 14, 2018 - 104th World Day of Migrants and Refugees 2018

February 8, 2017 - St. Josephine Bakhita Day of Prayer to Stop Human Trafficking/Modern Day Slavery

February 15-18, 2018 -  Building Intercultural Competence for Ministers (BICM) Seminar during the Mid-Atlantic Congress (MAC) will be held at the Hilton Baltimore hotel in Baltimore, MD. Contact us at for more information.

February 18 - March 2, 2018 - Houston Maritime Ministry Training Program at the Houston International Seafarers' Center in Houston, TX. Contact us at for access to scholarships.

Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People

Ethnic Ministries' Past Events

Caribbean Catholic Community
  • March 11, 2017- Caribbean Catholics of North America (CCNA) hosted their annual Lenten retreat at St. Michael the Archangel Church in Silver Spring, MD.

African Catholic Community

People on the Move

Apostleship of the Sea (AOS)
Migrant FarmworkersTourism Ministry
National Advisers Meeting
  • The National Advisers Meeting was held on July 10-12, 2014 at the Theological College of the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. Religious leaders and advocates from around the nation gathered to discuss the future of pastoral care for migrants, refugees, and travelers in the United States.
Bishop J. Kevin Boland sent greetings from the Holy Land
  • Bishop J. Kevin Boland, Bishop Promoter of the Apostleship of the Sea (AOS), sent his greetings from the Sea of Galilee as the bishops continued their peace pilgrimage to the Holy Land in 2014.

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