Edward Hoyt is a CRS writer, editor and web producer. He is based in Baltimore, Maryland.
As we gaze on a world of refugees, stateless and endangered, in search of asylum, it is hard for the Catholic mind not to turn back to St. Maximilian Kolbe.
CRS embraces the legacy of St. Kateri Tekakwitha. We pray that her spirit may animate our work, and that our work honors her holy legacy.
"Blessed are the peacemakers," the Lord taught us in The Sermon on the Mount, "for they will be called children of God...
These prayers for the Advent and Christmas seasons give great thanks for the birth of the Lord, into our world, into our lives, in all the broken-ness and messiness that that implies.