Big Changes in Mombasa

The Sisters of St Joseph Mombasa run Chalice’s Mombasa sponsor site, working in the low-income neighborhoods of this coastal city in Kenya. They run three homes for children: the Grandsons of Abraham Rescue Centre, Bakitah Girls Rescue Centre, and the Shanzu Orphanage.   The Grandsons of Abraham Centre rescues, rehabilitates and educates boys who have lived in …

Sponsorship Makes Safina’s Dreams Come True

For Safina, going to school every day was far from the reality she grew up with.  Her mom was a single parent who struggled to provide four children with enough to eat, let alone enough money to pay school fees. Teachers, seeing she couldn’t pay, would send Safina home. She often missed school for weeks …

Why Corpus Christi?

In a way, says Father Patrick Cosgrove, Corpus Christi has always been part of Chalice’s making.   “It was there in naissance, in our very name,” he shared in an interview.  Corpus Christi, also known as the feast of the Body and Blood of Christ, is something Chalice supporters have been hearing a lot about, whether …

How Chalice Supporters Alleviated Drought in Kenya

In parts of Canada and the U.S., rainfall is so common, it’s almost a nuisance. We grumble as we walk home in the rain, or complain off-handedly to our colleagues about the commute to work.   It’s tempting to forget that in many parts of the world, rain isn’t a nuisance – it’s life.   Kenyans have …

Media Release: Chalice Cooks Up Love in the Kitchen

Calling All Foodies: Chalice Cooks Up Love in the Kitchen May 16, 2022 Bedford, Nova Scotia, Canada – Chalice, a Catholic international development and aid charity, is inviting foodies around the world to pull out their chef’s hat and roll up their sleeves at Love in the Kitchen this June. Taking place June 18-19, Love …