Programs

Resource Fair marks Catholic Charities Food Pantry second anniversary.

April 2, 2024

By Jennifer Hudson To address the growing needs of mid-Missourians, community organizations and local collaborators are strengthening relationships to provide essential support and resources. The Catholic Charities Food Pantry serves…

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Option for the Poor and Vulnerable

March 7, 2024

“We must talk about poverty, because people insulated by their own comfort lose sight of it.” Dorothy Day   “Love is shown more in deeds than in words.” St. Ignatius…

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Mercy Moments: Rights and Responsibilities

February 29, 2024

Created and hosted by Marissa Flores Madden “Do not take advantage of foreigners who live among you in your land. Treat them like native-born Israelites, and love them as you…

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Mercy Moments: Call to Family, Community, and Participation

February 22, 2024

“Family may be sacred, but community has a holy dimension of its own. Blood is never the only thing that binds us. It is often the ties we choose that…

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Mercy Moments: Life and Dignity of the Human Person

February 15, 2024

“Human dignity is the same for all human beings: when I trample on the dignity of another, I am trampling on my own.” – Pope Francis “Our job is to…

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Welcome to Season Three of Mercy Moments

February 13, 2024

Created and Hosted by Marissa Flores Madden Catholic Social Teaching A Church that doesn’t provoke any crisis, a gospel that doesn’t unsettle, a Word of God that doesn’t get under…

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Seeking to Understand Poverty

January 19, 2024

The edges of need are so pervasive and sometimes blurry — you may not even know that your neighbor is seeking utility assistance just to keep the lights on in their home, or that a family member of your own is taking on credit card debt just to try and make ends meet.

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Gathering to learn, grow and participate in Charity and Mercy

October 27, 2023

Encounter at Catholic Charities The first PEACE event, took place at St. George Catholic Church in Linn, Mo. hosted 12 attendees. In total, 82 parishioners representing 28 parishes participated in…

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Pumpkin leaves ― The overshadowed vegetable

October 17, 2023

Encounter at Catholic Charities Posted Wednesday, October 11, 2023 7:05 pm By Judith Mutamba October is a special month for those of us in Missouri. As the weather changes from warm to cool…

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National Migration Week: Free to choose whether to migrate or to stay

October 2, 2023

By Marissa Flores Madden “Everyone tells me they’re ‘illegal.’ But I work with them, and I know they’re good guys. So, they couldn’t be illegal, right?” Mike, a senior in…

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