DID YOU KNOW?This Week at Karidat

Posted by - November 11, 2017

This installment of our Did You Know series highlights some of Karidat’s activities over the past week. • 16 people received individual donations; dozens more were helped by goods placed in our permanent bins outside the office • 310 visitors to our front window with food assistance needs • 12 people donated goods & clothing

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Introduction to Catholic Social Teaching, Part 4

Posted by - October 28, 2017

THE COMMON GOOD We began this series by emphasizing the value and uniqueness of each individual human person and then considered the importance of JUSTICE as one of the foundational principles in Catholic Social Teaching (CST). If human beings are endowed with great personal dignity and were created with the ability to relate directly to

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A Rule of Life: Love

Posted by - October 21, 2017

This week, a simple reflection of the rule of life, as set out by God in the Old and New Testaments. When Jesus was questioned about which among the command- ments entrusted to israel was the greatest, he answered: ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with

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More on Catholic Social Teaching (CST 102)

Posted by - October 8, 2017

In last week’s introductory column to Catholic Social Justice teaching, we learned that we are persons in relationship to 1) God, and 2) each other. We are free agents and not robots. We obey with the full freedom of our wills and hearts, not blindly. So how do we show justice to God and to

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Karidat Services: DID YOU KNOW?

Posted by - September 16, 2017

Karidat offers a range of programs for the benefit of people living of the CNMI. These include: EMERGENCY FOOD AND SHELTER Temporary assistance for families/individuals who are experiencing economic hardship. Food and shelter assistance is provided for one month during the year under a national grant (EFSP), when funding is available. ALCOHOL INFORMATION CLASS (AIC)

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Feast Day of Our Lady of Karidat: September 8

Posted by - September 8, 2017

Sometime in 1612, three young men set off in a rowboat off the coast of Cuba near El Cobre, a copper mining town. After weather- ing some stormy waters, they spot- ted something white in the distance that seemed to be floating upright on the surface. As they came closer, they realized that it was

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