Tuesday, April 18, 2006


James P. Bailey, a theologian from Duquesne University, will present a free public lecture on “Rethinking Poverty: Assets, the Poor and Catholic Social Thought” on Thursday, April 20 at Siena College. The talk will take place in the Father Benjamin Kuhn House. For more information, call 518-782-6766.

The Catholic Campaign for Human Development is helping people break free from poverty. You can learn more -- much more -- here.

On the local level, a race to benefit the Outreach Center of St. John's-St. Ann's Church in Albany's South End will be held Saturday, April 29. The Center describes itself:
A ministry serving the underprivileged, responding with compassion and care to all our neighbors, through our twice-weekly Welcome Table, Food Pantry, and Furniture and Clothing Programs. Your participation in this event will enable us to continue to provide support and help to our many neighbors in need.

There is more information here.