Services in Maryland Adjust to Comply with Governor’s Order

Categories: Feature
Catholic Charities DC has adjusted its services in Maryland after Gov. Larry Hogan issued an executive order closing non-essential businesses and organizations in the state to contain the coronavirus. Food, shelter and medical care are defined as essential. As a result, Catholic Charities’ Angel’s Watch Shelter, Dorothy Day Shelter, St. Ann’s Kitchen, Southern Maryland Food …

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‘Celebrating the sun that shines on us and the Son that saves us’

Categories: Feature, Other
We are thrilled to announce that the solar array on our Gift of Peace property in Northeast Washington is complete and is generating energy! Heeding the Holy Father’s call to care for the Earth, as outlined in the encyclical Laudato Si, the array – the largest in the District — provides a unique opportunity to …

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A Friendship Forged Through Food

Categories: Feature, Food Assistance, Other
To many, Beverly and Lois seem like any other longtime friends. But for them, the friendship goes much deeper and comes from a place of community fellowship. Their friendship was forged through their weekly visits to the Southern Maryland Food Bank’s Meals & Hope Food Truck. The duo, like so many others in our region, …

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Food is Love

Categories: Community Outreach, Feature, Food Assistance
They say the way to a person’s heart is through their stomach. At Catholic Charities, this is absolutely true. We know that a warm meal can fill the heart in addition to the stomach. Not only does food nourish our bodies, but it provides a sense of community as we break bread with our families …

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