Poverty Awareness Month

overty Awareness Month

Over 40 million people live below the poverty line the United States. Our faith invites us to respond to the needs of those who are in most need.

Take the Poverty Quiz (14 questions) and see how much you know about poverty in the United States by clicking here.

January is Poverty Awareness Month!

Poverty Awareness Calendar

During Poverty Awareness Month, join the U.S. Bishops, the Catholic Campaign for Human Development and the Catholic community in the United States in taking up Pope Francis’ challenge to live in solidarity with the poor! In addition to the calendar below, longer daily reflections are also available.  Share this liturgical aid with parish leaders to incorporate Poverty Awareness Month into the liturgy. All of these resources are also en Español. You can sign up. . . to have the daily reflections emailed to you during Poverty Awareness Month!


“Whatever you did for one of these least brothers of mine, you did for me.”

Matthew 25:40


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