Welcome to 40 Days of Francis

40 days banner no logoPope Francis’ historic visit to the United States and the city of Philadelphia has ended, and now the real work begins.

We will take his words and example forward into the future as we strive to serve the least among us, and we hope you will do the same. Please feel free to browse the resources and information below, and thank you to all who participated in our period of preparation for Pope Francis in the Diocese of Camden, 40 Days of Francis.




  • Hear from those we've served and be inspired by their stories of resilience and hope.
    Client Testimony Video Gallery
  • Read reflections from community leaders on various aspects of poverty in South Jersey
    Poverty Reflection Series
  • 40 Days in the News
  • Profiles of the families who won Catholic Charities' sponsored essay contest to attend the international gathering in Philadelphia.
    Meet the Families Who Attended the World Meeting
  • In honor of the Pope's visit, The Irish Mile in Haddon Township will donate $1 to Catholic Charities for every one of their "divinely-named" brews sold! This promotion will last until the beers on tap run out.
    "Righteous Brews" with the Irish Mile
  • Write to your elected officials
    Advocate for Justice
  • Art Installation in Philadelphia
    Undoing the Knots Grotto