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A note from Msgr. John Enzler on the passing of A. James Clark:
"With heavy hearts, we mark the passing on one of our community's true champions of the poor. Jim Clark cared deeply about the well-being and challenges facing low-income families in the region. We are grateful for his transformational investment in the work of Catholic Charities and for his walking a journey with us to care for hundreds of thousands of people over the years who knocked on our doors.
On a more personal note, when I was appointed to lead Catholic Charities, Jim was invaluable to me as an adviser and I will miss his wise counsel. Washington, DC is a much better city thanks to Jim Clark, not only for the beautiful buildings, but for the doors opened to the least among us who yearn for opportunity and love. Jim set the bar throughout his life for personal excellence and investment and generosity in the lives of his neighbors in need.
I, along with the Board of Directors and all staff of Catholic Charities, offer my deepest condolences to Alice, Courtney and Scott, and all of the Clark family. His legacy is one that will always be remembered."
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