It took years for Lisa Cohen, a boxing champion and motivational speaker, to recover from the trauma of her years in the foster care system. Today, the DC resident advocates on behalf of children in foster care.
This Inauguration Day, we give thanks for all new beginnings. We pray that President Elect Joe Biden and all our elected officials may be enlightened by faith, hope, and charity as they fulfill their new duties. We pray that their work leads to peace and security for all, especially the vulnerable among us.
One of the annual Christmas traditions that has been part of the Archdiocese of Washington for decades is the holiday celebration at St. Ann’s, now St. Ann’s Center for Children, Youth and Families in Hyattsville. Read more at The Catholic Standard
For some of the organizations holding up the Washington region’s safety net, this time will bring unprecedented challenges. For St. Ann’s, it will mark a new test in a timeline filled with them. To figure out how to move forward, it just has to look back. The organization was founded during a crisis, and it has reinvented itself time and again since. Read more at The Washington Post
The May 18, 2020 issue of The New York Times featured the stories of Susana Chiang and her daughter, one of the families being served by St. Ann's, and of Lazett Henry, a former resident, and how St. Ann's provides a true home.
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“From an early age,... I realized kids in my city… in my world, didn’t grow up with a home where they had no worries and a loving family”. Sister Mary Bader shares the source of her vocation, how she became a Daughter of Charity, and the life of St. Ann's Center for Children, Youth and Families. Read more at The Catholic Standard »