Tag: Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities to participate in Twins Home Game to End Homelessness

Catholic Charities to participate in Twins Home Game to End Homelessness

| June 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Minnesota Twins will hold the team’s annual Home Game To End Homelessness June 18, highlighting the increase in the number of people who lack stable housing and the need to prevent homelessness.

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Tim Marx appointed new CEO of Catholic Charities

Tim Marx appointed new CEO of Catholic Charities

| January 19, 2011 | 2 Comments

Archbishop John C. Nienstedt appointed Tim Marx Jan. 19 as the new CEO of Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Marx, a native of Minnesota, will begin his job duties April 4.

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Poverty snapshot

Poverty snapshot

| Julie Pfitzinger | December 16, 2010 | 3 Comments

Since fall 2008, Catholic Charities USA has surveyed all of its member constituents every quarter to take what Father Snyder referred to as “a snapshot” of the economic situation nationwide. In the third quarter of 2010, results showed an 81 percent increase in requests for help from the working poor and a 71 percent increase from families — just since the second quarter.

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Project Christmas gives Risen Christ families gift of dignity

Project Christmas gives Risen Christ families gift of dignity

| December 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

Every year at this time, Helen Dahl­man’s office and conference room at Risen Christ School in Min­neapolis looks like a cross between a retail store and a consignment shop.

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GOP controlled Legislature offers opportunities and challenges

GOP controlled Legislature offers opportunities and challenges

| November 17, 2010 | 2 Comments

The upcoming state legislative session presents “a mixed bag” for the concerns of Min­nesota’s Catholic bishops, said Father David McCau­ley, interim director of the Min­ne­sota Catholic Conference, the bishops’ public policy voice.

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Poverty rises: Can Catholic Charities keep up?

Poverty rises: Can Catholic Charities keep up?

| September 23, 2010 | 2 Comments

Every day, Danquita Harris, 11, en­­courages her dad, Mark Harris, to pray: Pray for a job and a place of their own to live. Mark is struggling to find work that fits into Danquita’s school sched­ule, which runs from about 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ramsey County requires children to be with their parents at […]

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Catholic Charities names co-CEO

Catholic Charities names co-CEO

| September 13, 2010 | 1 Comment

The board of directors of Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis has named Robert K. Spinner as co-CEO to share responsibility and authority with CEO Paul Martodam.

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