Sustainability in Bloom: Combining Solar Energy and Pollinators to Maximize Environmental Impact

Categories: Feature, Sustainability
Since it started generating energy just a few short months ago, Catholic Charities DC’s solar array has already made a significant environmental impact on the area. Since January, the project has offset 1,223,781 pounds of CO2 — the equivalent to planting 9,246 trees. Now that the system is fully operational, we are excited to focus …

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In Serving Together, Four Maryland High Schools Contribute to Catholic Charities Programs

Categories: Feature, Food Assistance, Giving
By Emmanuel Murphy, Catholic Charities Intern Even though studies in classrooms were suspended this spring because of the COVID-19 crisis, four Catholic high schools continued their commitment to serve the community. A recipient of their service efforts was Catholic Charities. Maryland schools — Connelly School of the Holy Child, Our Lady of Good Counsel High …

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Photo Gallery: Kennedy School Class of 2020 Graduation

Categories: Disabilities Services, Education and Employment, Feature
Even though rain was in the forecast last Friday, the sun came out just in time to honor the Catholic Charities’ Kennedy School class of 2020 in a special graduation ceremony. While the event was adjusted to follow social distancing protocols because of the COVID pandemic, the seven graduating students still donned caps and gowns …

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With a Love and Respect for the Poor, Father Charles Focuses on Mission

Categories: Feature, Mission
Rev. Msgr. Charles Antonicelli has collaborated with Catholic Charities DC over the years as pastor at three parishes and as vicar general for the Archdiocese of Washington. Now, he’s putting those experiences and knowledge to work in a new role, as vice president for mission at Catholic Charities. In February, Father Charles took on a …

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