Catholic Charities News

This is My Community Speaker Series: From the Border to Boston - Making Sense of Immigration Today with Sr. Norma Pimentel and Mohamad Ali

Monday, March 2, 2020

On Thursday, February 27, Catholic Charities was honored to hear from Sister Norma Pimentel, Executive Director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley, and Mohamad Ali, President and CEO of IDG.

Moderated by Tiziana Dearing, Radio Boston host, the audience was captivated by the first-hand experiences shared by our speakers.

World Day of Social Justice

Thursday, February 20, 2020


February 20 marks World Day of Social Justice. Originally established in 2007, the United Nations declared this year’s theme, “Closing the Inequalities Gap to Achieve Social Justice.” It’s an opportunity to take a look at the need for social justice in our society and the barriers that exist in achieving social justice- including poverty, unemployment and the rising cost of living.

A Letter Written by Sister Norma Pimentel to the President

Friday, February 7, 2020

Please read this moving opinion by our Spring Celebration Honoree Sister Norma Pimentel, one of our panelists at our upcoming Speaker Series, "This is My Community: From the Border to Boston — Making Sense of Immigration Today." To register for the event, click here.


President Trump, don’t ignore the suffering at the border caused by your policies

By Sister Norma Pimentel 

Feb. 5, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. EST