Statement by Bishop Michael F. Burbidge on Poverty Awareness Month

Statement by Bishop Michael F. Burbidge on Poverty Awareness Month

January is Poverty Awareness Month, and in the past year, many of us heard of, or perhaps experienced, greater levels of poverty than ever before. Neighbors who have always struggled to pay their bills or rent have fallen further behind. Others, who lived on the...
Bringing faith and hope during a time of fear and need

Bringing faith and hope during a time of fear and need

Catholic Charities Emergency Assistance Program helps families avoid homelessness. COVID19 has been something unthinkable this year.  It took all of us by surprise and it filled our lives with so much uncertainty. Losing a job during normal times is scary, but...
Finding emotional healing while living with a chronic illness

Finding emotional healing while living with a chronic illness

This is the second of a two-part series exploring a recent mental health counseling case. Part 1 explored the therapist’s perspective and process. Part two shares experiences expressed by the client. Identifiable information has been changed to protect...