A Young Woman’s Journey toward Healing & Hope

A Young Woman’s Journey toward Healing & Hope

During this Respect Life Month, here is a story of heartbreak, burden, and yet — hope — a hope that is sprung from faith in God and trust in His will. This is also a story of the strength of the human spirit despite so much trauma. Lastly, a story that...
Gratitude, Food, Loved Ones . . . Thanksgiving!

Gratitude, Food, Loved Ones . . . Thanksgiving!

Here at Catholic Charities we are grateful for the joy that our clients bring, the dedication our staff gives, and the generosity that volunteers and supporters bestow upon us all the time. Bishop Loverde will serve Thanksgiving dinner at Christ House as he has done...
Celebrating Mother Teresa

Celebrating Mother Teresa

As we gear up to celebrate the canonization of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, let us be faithful to Christ’s call to serve others. Mother Teresa is renowned for her service to the poor and the most vulnerable in society. She answered Christ’s call to feed the...
Catholic Counseling and What Makes Us Different

Catholic Counseling and What Makes Us Different

Today, Dr. Michael Horne, Catholic Charities Director of Clinical Services, discusses a frequently asked question about our Catholic counseling program. Horne is a Catholic-trained psychologist and started with Catholic Charities in 2012, previously working in private...
Facing the Holiday Blues with the Light of Christ

Facing the Holiday Blues with the Light of Christ

By: David Cavanaugh, LCSW. Cavanaugh currently serves as Director of Catholic Charities’ Family Services program and has worked for CCDA for 32 years. He is a parishioner at St. Mary’s in Alexandria. “I would say that at the root of so many...