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Pastoral Care of Migrants, Refugees and Travelers (PCMRT)

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

July 17-20, 2017 - The National Conference of Catholic Airport Chaplains (NCCAC) Training and Meeting will be held at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, IL.

July 26- 29, 2017 - The 18th Annual Convention of the African Conference of Catholic Clergy and Religious in the United States (ACCCRUS) will be held at the Maison Dupuy Hotel in New Orleans, LA. The theme of the convention is Building Intercultural Competency for African Priests and Religious in the United States. The keynote speaker will be Fr. Allen Figueroa Deck, S.J. To see the convention schedule and to register for the convention, please visit their website.

August 8-11 2017 - The North American Maritime Ministry Association Annual Conference will be held in New Orleans, LA.The theme of this event is Caring for the Future of Maritime Ministry.

September 27, 2017 - Feast of Our Lady Star of the Sea

September 28, 2017 - The World Maritime Day 2017 theme is Connecting Ships, Ports and People. Watch a video message from Kitack Lim, International Maritime Organization (IMO) Secretary-General about the upcoming event's theme.

October 1-7, 2017 - The XXIV World Congress of the Apostleship of the Sea will be held in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

November 11, 2017 - The Subcommittee on Pastoral Care of Migrants, Refugees and Travelers (PCMRT) meeting will be held in Baltimore, MD.

November 21, 2017 - World Fisheries Day

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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