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PCMRT News & Events



April 28, 2020 - Bishops Tasked with Care of Migrants Issue Statement on Migrant Farmworkers During Coronavirus Pandemic

Press Release: English | Español 
Statement: English | Español

Events in 2019

June 9, 2020 - The Subcommittee for the Pastoral Care of Migrants, Refugees and Travelers meeting will be held in Detroit, MI.

August 6-9, 2020 - The Kenya Catholic Community in America's (KCCA) 9th Annual Swahili Mass and Convention will be held in Brooklyn Park, MN. The main celebrant will be Rt. Rev. Joseph Obanyi Sagwe, bishop of Kakamega, Kenya.

September 2020 - The Archdiocese of Washington's 23rd Annual Mother of Africa Pilgrimage will be held at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC. Check back fro more information.

November 15, 2020 - The Subcommittee for the Pastoral Care of Migrants, Refugees and Travelers meeting will be held in Baltimore, MD.

December 12, 2020 - Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of the Americas, unborn children, and the New Evangelization.

Events in 2021

August 6-8, 2021 - The 4th African National Eucharistic Congress (ANEC) will be held in Houston, TX. For more information, please check out the website.


Pastoral Care of Migrants, Refugees and Travelers (PCMRT) - View past and current issues of the PCMRT e-newsletter in the e-newsletter archive.

Apostleship of the Sea (AOS)

The Catholic Migrant Farmworker Network (CMFN)/La Red Católica del Campesino Migrante - (CMFN) sends out a biannual newsletter. La Red Católica del Campesino Migrante envía un boletín bianual.

United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

To Go Forth - a blog from USCCB's Department of Justice, Peace & Human Development

Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People

Ethnic Ministries' Past Events

Caribbean Catholic Community

  • March 11, 2017- Caribbean Catholics of North America (CCNA) hosted their annual Lenten retreat at St. Michael the Archangel Church in Silver Spring, MD.

African Catholic Community

People on the Move

Apostleship of the Sea (AOS)

Migrant Farmworkers

Tourism Ministry

National Advisers Meeting

  • The National Advisers Meeting was held on July 10-12, 2014 at the Theological College of the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. Religious leaders and advocates from around the nation gathered to discuss the future of pastoral care for migrants, refugees, and travelers in the United States.

Bishop J. Kevin Boland sent greetings from the Holy Land

  • Bishop J. Kevin Boland, Bishop Promoter of the Apostleship of the Sea (AOS), sent his greetings from the Sea of Galilee as the bishops continued their peace pilgrimage to the Holy Land in 2014.


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