Haiti—21 resources for parishes

rubble_earthquake_rubbish_277614_l1Here is a list of resources for parishes to use for discussing and responding to the Haitian earthquake. Please add your comments about other resources you may know about.

Aid agencies

Compassion for Haiti: The Gift of Tears (Catholic Relief Services)
Catholic charities respond to Haiti crisis (video)
Catholic agencies prepare for long-term relief (NCR)
USA: urgent appeal for the people of Haiti (Jesuit Refugee Service)

Liturgy and prayer

Homily by Archbishop Carlson at Mass for victims in Haiti
How Can Catholics Help Haiti? (Archbishop Dolan-video)
Haiti, Eucharist and Justice: How the Cry of the Poor Affects our Worship (Joyce Donahue)
A prayer for dreamers amid the nightmare in Haiti (TeamRCIA)
A Prayer for Haiti (Diana Macalintal)
Una oración para después del terremoto en Haití (Diana Macalintal, tr. Marilu S. Covani)
Haiti—Does liturgy matter? (Today’s Parish)

Education and catechesis

Resources For Catholic Educators and Youth Ministers (Catholic Relief Services)
How Catholics Can Talk About and Deal with the Tragedy in Haiti (Joe Paprocki)
Why does he permit earthquakes in the poorest country in the hemisphere? (Fleming Rutledge)
Why God Allowed Haiti Disaster (Archbishop Dolan-SIRUS XM Radio)
Poverty Lessons From Haiti (New York Times)
Response to Pat Robertson (Paul Snatchko)

General information

CIA World Factbook on Haiti
8 Things to Keep in Mind About Haiti (The Huffington Post)
Interactive map of the Haitian earthquake (MSNBC)
Photos from Haiti (daylife)

One Response to “Haiti—21 resources for parishes”

  1. Joan Grabowski says:

    If you work for Sprint, Sprint will match any donation to the Red Cross of $25 or more. Other companies have matching programs, too. Check yours out…Multiply your donation easily!

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