Community Improvement, Capacity Building
St. Jude League, founded in 1929, is the organization that provides support operations for several U.S. Claretian Ministries. The mission of the St. Jude League is the development of robust business and ministry support for the Claretian ministries cited below. This includes growing the financial base to fund and the talent base to support and expand the powerful ministries of hope, justice, education, social service, violence prevention, and development in the communities the Claretians serve. These ministries are primarily:
- social-justice and community development programs within high-poverty, urban, Hispanic communities;
- publishing periodicals and materials with a "faith in real life" perspective for Catholics in the U.S. today;
- fostering and maintaining a devotion to St. Jude, the patron saint of hope
For donors or employer matching gift programs who prefer/require a nonreligious use of funds, please restrict your donation to our tCI (the Claretian Initiative) program, which covers programs within the first bullet point above. For more information on tCI, visit www.claretianinitiative.org.
205 W. Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60606 USA
youth programs, violence prevention, leadership development, tutoring, nutrition, job & life skills, hope, community development, Catholic publishing, sustained change in high-poverty neighborhoods
Community, Neighborhood Development, Improvement (S20)
Youth Development Programs (O50)
Leadership Development (W70)
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the Claretian Initiative
The Claretian Initiative (tCI) of the St. Jude League works to build sustained change in at-risk neighborhoods by replacing the cycle of violence and poverty with a cycle of growth and a culture of achievement where people can live with dignity amid urban challenges.
Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)
Publishing periodicals and materials with a "faith in real life" perspective for Catholics in the U.S. today, including a general-interest English monthly magazine and several bilingual publications.
St. Jude Devotion
The general purpose of this division is fostering and maintaining a devotion to St. Jude, the patron saint of hope, and the National Shrine of St. Jude. The St. Jude devotion develops materials for prayer and reflection, as well as petitions for needs and gratitude to be delivered to the Shrine of St. Jude and remembered in the Masses at the Shrine.
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Fr. Rosendo Urrabazo C.M.F.
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