Tag: Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities’ St. Joseph’s Home for Children leaves lasting legacy

Catholic Charities’ St. Joseph’s Home for Children leaves lasting legacy

| July 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

It was a saving grace for Kevin Hart, who grew up without parents and was shuttled from one temporary home to another before landing at Catholic Charities’ St. Joseph’s Home for Children in Minneapolis.

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Caritas warns of rise in human trafficking amid pandemic

Caritas warns of rise in human trafficking amid pandemic

| Junno Arocho Esteves | July 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

As governments and world leaders struggle to contain the coronavirus pandemic, they must also work harder to protect victims of human trafficking, said the Vatican-based international network of Catholic charities.

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Catholic Charities’ St. Joseph’s Home for Children is closing; officials cite it as progress

Catholic Charities’ St. Joseph’s Home for Children is closing; officials cite it as progress

| July 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

It’s not often the closing of a social service center is hailed as progress. 

But that’s the case for Catholic Charities’ St. Joseph’s Home for Children in Minneapolis, which in cooperation with Hennepin County will close as an emergency shelter for child protection in August and as a central intake for child protection placements by the end of the year.

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Catholic Charities’ leader Tim Marx prepares to step down; will remain until successor is in place

Catholic Charities’ leader Tim Marx prepares to step down; will remain until successor is in place

| June 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

After nearly 10 years at the helm of Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis, president and CEO Tim Marx said June 12 he is starting the hard work of stepping away. The search for a successor and the process of handing over the reins will take the rest of this year and into 2021, he said.

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USCCB, other Catholic groups urge court to protect faith-based foster care

USCCB, other Catholic groups urge court to protect faith-based foster care

| June 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference and a few Catholic Charities agencies have joined more than 30 other religious groups, states and a group of Congress members urging the Supreme Court to protect Philadelphia’s faith-based foster care.

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‘As words fail’ after Floyd’s death, Catholic leaders share wisdom from MLK

‘As words fail’ after Floyd’s death, Catholic leaders share wisdom from MLK

| May 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

“People often hate each other because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don’t know each other; they don’t know each other because they cannot communicate; they cannot communicate because they are separated.”

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Pandemic-surplus: Dairy cooperative donates 25,000 pounds of cheese to Catholic Charities

Pandemic-surplus: Dairy cooperative donates 25,000 pounds of cheese to Catholic Charities

| April 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Enough cheese to make more than 320,000 sandwiches was delivered April 16 to Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis as one Wisconsin dairy cooperative’s way to help in the midst of a pandemic crisis.

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Archbishop Hebda helps serve noon meal to the homeless at Catholic Charities in St. Paul

Archbishop Hebda helps serve noon meal to the homeless at Catholic Charities in St. Paul

| April 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

After celebrating Easter Sunday Mass at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis, Archbishop Bernard Hebda made an important stop in St. Paul.

He helped serve a noon meal to the homeless at Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ Dorothy Day Place, which includes a shelter, social services and long-term, low-cost apartments for the needy. He and Tim Marx, president and CEO of Catholic Charities, who also helped cook the meal, worked with several others at the serving line April 12, with gloves and masks on to help mitigate the spread of the coronavirus.

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Lawmakers help homeless shelters in COVID-19 emergency bill

Lawmakers help homeless shelters in COVID-19 emergency bill

| March 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Homeless shelters and food banks are among groups helping the needy who will receive assistance in a $330 million COVID-19 emergency response bill passed by the Minnesota Legislature March 26 and signed into law by Gov. Tim Walz.

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Catholic Charities CEO pleas for donations, volunteers

Catholic Charities CEO pleas for donations, volunteers

| March 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

The president and CEO of Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis put out a plea to supporters March 16 for donations and volunteers to meet financial costs of protecting the homeless, elderly, disabled, children and families from spread of the coronavirus and to help keep things running at shelters, kitchens and social service sites.

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Catholic Charities to expand housing for homeless in Minneapolis

Catholic Charities to expand housing for homeless in Minneapolis

| December 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

On the heels of finishing its $100 million Dorothy Day Place renovation and expansion of homeless shelter, apartments, meals and social services in St. Paul, Catholic Charities is expanding housing for the homeless in Minneapolis.

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