Some stories from the Homework House

At Homework House, sometimes inspiration comes from surprising sources!
Adrian came to Home-work House last year as a 4th grader struggling with reading. One afternoon, a tutor came in wearing a neck-tie that had a picture of the Beatles on it. Click here to continue

Answering some ACA questions

As we prepare for our big kick-off weekend for our 2014 Annual Catholic Appeal, I’m often asked, “Where does my money go? Why should I give?”  These are great questions, and I want to help you make informed decisions about how you can best serve others this year. That might be through a donation to the Appeal. It might be by learning about one of the agencies we support through the Appeal, and volunteering there. Or your agency might learn more about our charitable mission, and become more closely involved with us. Click Here to continue...

Genesis offers unique ministry
with help from ACA

Genesis Spiritual Life and Conference Center is a mission of the Sisters of Providence of Holyoke, MA. The mission of Genesis is to create an environment that will reveal the love of God for all creation and bring hope and healing to all who come. Sensitivity to the atmosphere, devotion to the land, and attention to program design invite everyone to experience God’s providential care. Click Here to continue...

Bethlehem House — One of the many ministries helped by the ACA

As we enter into our seventh year of operation at Bethlehem House, the word “faith” comes to mind. Through much hard work on the part of all our benefactors and volunteers, Bethlehem House is thriving and fulfilling our mission to save babies from abortion. We are servicing much of Western Massachusetts. Click Here to continue...

A big step toward college…with some help from the Annual Catholic Appeal

“I am happy to tell you that I received from Smith College the Springfield-Holyoke Scholarship which entitles me to full tuition for all four undergraduate years. I intend to major in Engineering. I know that I am among the fortunate scholars who successfully transitioned from this great program to a great college. I appreciate all the experiences that you provided for us. This program has helped me to work hard and have the confidence to continue to be the “scholar” that I know I can be.” Click Here to continue...

New Spirit Ministry
The Annual Catholic Appeal supports many great ministries. Recently, real to reel's Peggy Weber got a chance to spend time with New Spirit Ministry and tells us about the wonderful work they are doing to connect young people to their faith..

Genesis Spiritual Life Center
New director of Genesis Spiritual Life and Conference Center in Westfield sets new direction for facility.