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Greeting Weary Travelers with Compassion

By Sister Sharlet Ann Wagner, CSC Sister Sharlet Ann Wagner, CSC, Executive Director of the Newcomer Network On April 12, Catholic Charities received an urgent phone call. A bus of migrants had been sent from Texas...
by Foster Dennin
December 13, 2022

Community Comes Together in A Housing Emergency

Imagine overcoming obstacles to find a place to call home only to lose that home in a fire. That was...
by Foster Dennin
December 12, 2022

Turkey Donations A Blessing for Those in Need of a Thanksgiving Meal

Gratitude, community and turkeys. These are three pillars that make Thanksgiving special, and they came together as Catholic Charities hosted turkey and food distributions this week for the many people it serves. “I’ve always loved Thanksgiving,”...
by Christina DeNovio
November 24, 2022

SHARE Your Time by Volunteering with a Food Program

By Christina DeNovio With the holidays approaching, now might be the time you consider reaching out to communities in need...
by Foster Dennin
November 3, 2022

Be The Reason A Child Wakes up to A Gift on Christmas Morning

By Christina DeNovio Gift-giving is a staple of the holiday season. Every year, parents look forward to seeing the joy...
by Foster Dennin
October 31, 2022

Virtual Food Drive Will Provide Much-Needed Help as Hunger Persists

By Christina DeNovio Although what seems to be the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic is behind us, over one-third of Washington, D.C., area residents still report having faced food insecurity. As food prices reach new heights...
by Foster Dennin
October 17, 2022

Legal Network Tournament Exceeds Its Goal Thanks to Golfers

By Christina DeNovio Members of our community showed their support for the Catholic Charities Legal Network on Monday, Sept. 26,...
by Foster Dennin
October 6, 2022

Mission of Mercy to Bring Free Dental Care to Those in Need

By Christina DeNovio While a trip to the dentist is something one might dread, it can be easy to take...
by Kate Kennedy
September 29, 2022

Father John’s Inspiring Words

As a priest in The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington for almost 50 years, Msgr. John J. Enzler has served...
by Kate Kennedy
September 19, 2022

Father John Enzler to Retire as CEO

A new supporting role at the agency will coincide with the 50th anniversary of Father John’s ordination Related: In His...
by Kate Kennedy
September 19, 2022