The Society of Saints, a local Catholic organization in Punta Gorda, FL, is driven by the values of the Gospel and demonstrates God's love by embracing all works of charity and justice. By joining forces with other people of good will, the Society alleviates needs and addresses their systemic causes, without making any distinction between the people it serves. The mission of the Society is to serve in the parish community led by the Jesuits and to provide housing in Belize. The guesthouse has bunk beds and air conditioning, a rare treat on mission trips to Belize.
Boys and women have separate sleeping areas and there is an opportunity to meet the Pallottine sisters. The homes are located along the Gulf of Mexico, providing a perfect view for swimming at dawn or dawn at the local pier. When Hurricane Ian hit west and central Florida with winds of more than 155 mph in September, it was too early to say the magnitude of the damage in the Catholic dioceses of Venice and St. Even in a state used to heavy storms, Ian's destruction managed to shock, leaving memories of his power in the form of cars hit by wind and water, which floated on flooded urban streets next to uprooted trees and parts of roofs torn from buildings in cities such as Fort Myers, Tampa and Punta Gorda. Catholic Charities USA responded quickly to this catastrophic event with their disaster response teams that have a long history of rapidly mobilizing to meet the needs of people affected by disasters. Catholic Charities works hard to help those in need in Southwest Florida through programs for refugees, camps for children in need, disaster response, adoption, housing assistance, HIV outreach, and many more. Catholic News Service is a leading religious news agency that seeks to fully, fairly and freely inform about the church's participation in today's world.
Catholic Review Media communicates the Gospel and its impact on the lives of people in the Archdiocese of Baltimore and beyond. The Society of Saints is committed to its mission of providing aid to those in need through charity and justice. By collaborating with other people of good will, they are able to make a difference in their community and beyond.