Expressing Their Faith by Giving to Catholic Charities

Categories: Feature, Giving, Mission
By Catherine Lee While serving food at a Catholic Charities breakfast for the homeless, Marcia Shooshan met a man named Jeffrey. He appeared to have vitiligo, a condition that leads to white patches on the skin from the loss of the body’s natural pigment. Marcia and others at the event, held outside Catholic Charities and …

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Behavioral Health Services Respond as Demand for Mental Health Help Increases

Categories: Clinical Services, Feature, Health Care
By Catherine Lee Members of a Catholic Charities spirituality and recovery group recently published a newsletter called “The Anchor Spirit to Thrive in Troubled Times.” Unable to meet in person last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, they brainstormed over Zoom and produced timely, thoughtful articles including one by a woman who hopes that one …

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Newcomer Network Provides Hope and Critical Services for Immigrants

Categories: Feature, Immigration Legal Services, Newcomer Network
By Catherine Lee Five years ago, as an immigrant traveling to the United States, “Liliana” was excited about starting a new life. Engaged to be married, she was looking forward to her wedding and having a baby. But after she was married, life took an unexpected and frightening turn. Liliana’s husband started hitting her. She …

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