Tag: Catholic Charities

Cleveland, Chicago prelates offer friendly World Series wager

Cleveland, Chicago prelates offer friendly World Series wager

| November 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Cardinal-designate Blase Cupich of Chicago and Bishop Richard Lennon of Cleveland are making the friendly bet with the loser donating food from a local restaurant to feed dozens of hungry people.

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To shelter the homeless

To shelter the homeless

| Father Michael Van Sloun | March 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The corporal works of mercy are charitable deeds that provide for the bodily needs of others, and standing at the top of the list of critical bodily needs are food and shelter. The fourth corporal work of mercy is to shelter the homeless, also known as to harbor the harborless. In the Gospel, it corresponds to, “I was . . . a stranger and you welcomed me” (Mt 25:35). A roof over one’s head provides protection from the elements as well as safety and security.

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Catholic Charities a partner in TPT food insecurity documentary

Catholic Charities a partner in TPT food insecurity documentary

| November 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 27-minute program examines homelessness, food insecurity and efforts to increase access to healthier food.

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Catholic Charities breaks ground on new Dorothy Day

Catholic Charities breaks ground on new Dorothy Day

| October 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

  Hundreds of business and community leaders including Gov. Mark Dayton and St. Paul Deputy Mayor Kristin Beckmann joined Catholic Charities Chief Executive Officer Tim Marx Oct. 8 to celebrate the groundbreaking of Catholic Charities’ new Dorothy Day Center, Higher Ground St. Paul. During a 45-minute program in a white tent adjacent to the construction site, Marx […]

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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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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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