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