Volunteers: follow Jesus and set healthy boundaries

Volunteers: follow Jesus and set healthy boundaries

By Sally O’Dwyer Catholic Charities volunteers come to us primarily because they want to make a difference in the lives of the poor and the vulnerable people we serve. They want to help — without harming the person they serve, or themselves. The key to...
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...
Pray By Name

Pray By Name

Fr. John Mosimann encourages us to pray for those we serve by name.  By Anne Devine (Program Manager, Family Services-South) Fr. John Mosimann, Pastor of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, joined Family Services-South for their most recent quarterly priest...
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...
Volunteers Critical to Our Success

Volunteers Critical to Our Success

Case Manager Misty Hardman explains how families at St. Margaret’s benefit from volunteer support. How are volunteers serving the clients at St. Margaret’s? We don’t have a huge staff, so volunteers help us out in two big ways. Volunteers lead weekly Life...