Bishop David Zubik distributes backpacks filled with school supplies to children served through Catholic Charities’ programs Aug. 12 in Downtown Pittsburgh. Among the first to receive the backpacks with a blessing from the bishop were 200 youngsters who have attended the agency’s Summer Lunch Program. Since the program started June 9, 905 meals have been served and a variety of enrichment activities have been provided, thanks to support from Touching Families, Pittsburgh Community Kitchen and the friends and family of Jessie Egan Smith, a 23-year-old who died last NovemberPhoto by Chuck Austin
Pray for peace
In solidarity with the suffering people of Iraq, Bishop David Zubik is inviting the clergy and faithful of the Diocese of Pittsburgh to unite in a Day of Prayer on Sunday, Aug. 17.
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