The Catholic Church provides the compassion of Christ in countless ways in the United States, including through health care institutions, schools and universities, charities and social service agencies and the work of individuals, parish communities and diocesan entities. Learn about the call to political responsibility and faithful citizenship. Join the U.S. bishops in advocating for a just world. To discover how you can become involved with local efforts, look up your local diocesan web site or find a nearby parish.
The Catholic bishops of the United States have established a number of charitable giving opportunities to support the Church and those in need at home and abroad. They are one way Catholics can connect with the universal Church's work of building faith and lifting up the least among us. Find out about these opportunities below and here.
Prayer & Worship
Through the Church's traditions of prayer and worship, Catholics turn to the Lord to express their faith and their concern for their brothers and sisters. There are many forms of prayer and many opportunities to join movements to pray for particular intentions. Learn more about Catholic prayer here.