We are a Catholic Social Action ministry in the Diocese of Worcester, Massachusetts. We have been “just helping” since 1979. It is our hope that this site will inform you about our works, inspire you to perform a “reckless act of caring,” and become a volunteer in helping.

You will not find theological or philosophical discussions here, but you will find stories! Stories about everyday people, some who need a little help, some who need a fair amount of help and some who are in dire straights. It is our hope that these stories will move you to compassion for all peoples. You will also find opportunities to participate in these works. You can participate in many ways: donating your time, goods or wealth; by praying for those we serve and for those who serve; by letting yourself be moved to action. I do not mean to diminish what you are already doing. I want to encourage you to go on, to give more, to pray more, to love more!

We love to hear from those that help us do the work. You can email us, write us or phone us. We listen, dialogue and sometimes argue, but we always are better from talking with you. Many of the things we do today come from ideas people like yourself raised. For example, our Christmas Giving Program, 35 years young, came from a parishioner of St. Rose of Lima parish in Northborough, Massachusetts.

Welcome to our little corner of God’s vineyard!


Deacon Walter Doyle & Mrs. Kathy Doyle