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A space to think about and discuss issues that impact the members of our community who are most vulnerable and in greatest need.

 

Jul 8th, 2020
by Gracie Barney, Community Relations Specialist

Throughout this pandemic, Catholic Charities has continued to provide case management, therapeutic, and support services through phone and video options. A small number of our programs have continued to operate uninterrupted including our Men’s Shelter, Emergency Food Pantry, and Refugee...

 

Jun 26th, 2020
by Gracie Barney, Community Relations Specialist

Throughout this pandemic, Catholic Charities has continued to provide case management, therapeutic, and support services through phone and video options. A small number of our programs have continued to operate uninterrupted including our Men’s Shelter, Emergency Food Pantry, and Refugee...

 

May 21st, 2020
by Gracie Barney, Community Relations Specialist

Thank you to the CNY COVID -19 Community Support Fund, the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation, the Rosalie J. and C. Daniel Maldari Family Charitable Foundation, CCUSA, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for providing funding for COVID -19 supplies for our clients. The funding...

 

Apr 29th, 2020
by Gracie Barney, Community Relations Specialist

Throughout this crisis, Catholic Charities has continued to support and provide programs and services to our clients. Services like case management, therapeutic, and support services are provided through video and phone options. During this difficult time, our staff has gone above and beyond to...

 

Apr 27th, 2020
by Gracie Barney, Community Relations Specialist

April is National Child Abuse Prevention month. This month encourages communities to increase awareness, provide resources, educate, and support to families. It’s important that communities and familes work together to prevent child abuse and neglect. 

In 2008, the pinwheel...

 

Apr 22nd, 2020
by Paul Welch, Guest Writer

Throughout Pope Francis’ tenure as Catholics spiritual leader he has conveyed a clear message with regard to immigrants, refugees and the poor.

“Today’s world is increasingly becoming more elitist and cruel towards the excluded.” He added, “This is a painful truth;.. Those who pay the...

 

Mar 27th, 2020
by Mike Melara, Executive Director

This verse, commonly known as “The Fisherman’s Prayer,” finds its way into my thoughts on a regular basis these days.  If Catholic Charities is a boat, then the sea is this pandemic we are all trying to navigate.  There is no chartered course for us to take.  We yield to the winds and rain and...

 

Mar 6th, 2020
by Mike Melara, Executive Director

Dear Dominick,

I hope this letter finds you well. Sophomore year in college can be a challenging time and I know you are working hard at school and learning a great deal in the process.

It may surprise you to know that as your dad, I am still learning.

I’m still learning...

 

Feb 24th, 2020
by Paul Welch, Guest Writer

Fr. George Coyne, S.J., who died on Feb.11 this year, had a brilliant mind, the courage to follow the truth and a persona that made people of all backgrounds comfortable. His career as an astrophysicist spanned decades with discoveries and awards galore. 

Pope John Paul I appointed him...