Tag: Catholic Charities

New home in the works for the homeless in St. Paul

New home in the works for the homeless in St. Paul

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis launched a $40 million capital campaign for a new vision for the Dorothy Day Center that would house, shelter and care for homeless people in St. Paul in a more dignified way than on mats on the floor as they do now at Dorothy Day.

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Catholic organizations react to governor’s budget proposal

Catholic organizations react to governor’s budget proposal

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Two Catholic entities paying close attention to the state legislature see elements in Gov. Mark Dayton’s budget proposal that could aid their missions in promoting just and dignified living and working conditions for Minnesotans.

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Forming Catholic identity core to former Catholic Charities USA head’s new UST

Forming Catholic identity core to former Catholic Charities USA head’s new UST

| January 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

On Feb. 2, Father Larry Snyder will return to the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to take the helm as vice president of the Office for Mission at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul.

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Dominican sister chosen to lead Catholic Charities USA

Dominican sister chosen to lead Catholic Charities USA

| January 15, 2015 | 3 Comments

Dominican Sister Donna Markham has been chosen to succeed Father Larry Snyder as the new president of Catholic Charities USA.

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Women honored for life-giving sacrifice

Women honored for life-giving sacrifice

| Gretchen Traylor for The Catholic Spirit | October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

My lifelong dear friend, also known as my “other brother Mark (Claesgens),” and his sister and I grew up like siblings, as our adoptive parents were close friends.

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News Notes – October 9, 2014

News Notes – October 9, 2014

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

– Vatican official to bring message of faith-based ecology
– Catholic Community Foundation grants help Catholic schools
– Twin Cities social worker receives national award
– Archdiocese launches social media to better connect Catholics

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Catholic Charities USA leader takes job at St. Thomas

Catholic Charities USA leader takes job at St. Thomas

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Father Larry Snyder, who for the last nine years has been president of Catholic Charities USA, one of the largest social service agencies in the United States, will become vice president for mission at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, effective Feb. 1, 2015.

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Texas diocese responds to immigrants’ need in surge of children

Texas diocese responds to immigrants’ need in surge of children

| Brenda Nettles Riojas | July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Scared, tired and hungry, immigrants, mostly mothers with their children, have been arriving at the McAllen and Brownsville bus stations at odd hours.

Most hope to travel farther to connect with waiting family members.

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St. Paul’s Monastery names new prioress

St. Paul’s Monastery names new prioress

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Benedictine Sisters of St. Paul’s Monastery in Maplewood announced May 12 that they have elected Sister Paula Hagen to be the 11th prioress of the monastery.

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Catholic Charities announces new board members

Catholic Charities announces new board members

| February 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis, the largest comprehensive social services organization in the region, announced Feb. 4 the appointment of five new board members effective Jan. 1, 2014.

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Catholic Charities plans Dorothy Day Center expansion

Catholic Charities plans Dorothy Day Center expansion

| December 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Dorothy Day Center announced plans Dec. 20 to build a larger shelter and a housing development as well as a connection center offering various services. It will also work to add permanent affordable housing in St. Paul.

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The joy of the Gospel

The joy of the Gospel

| Kathy Tomlin | December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Right now, the holidays can be hard on people who live in poverty and struggle to make ends meet. But the holidays are only a bit more difficult than the rest of the year.

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