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From Dominican Republic to dream job — How faith led me to help immigrants at Catholic Charities

June 11, 2024

By Moises Sosa Ever dreamt of visiting the Gateway to the West? That was me, a young man from the Dominican Republic, raised next to the vibrant border with Haiti.…

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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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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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Family Immigration Services to pause accepting new clients through 2023

July 26, 2023

To continue serving clients with active cases and timely deadlines, Catholic Charities has made the challenging decision to pause intake for new legal immigration cases through January 3, 2024 –…

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Mercy Moments: Episode Nine

April 9, 2023

“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me,     because he has anointed me         to bring glad tidings to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to…

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Mercy Moments: Season Two, Episode Eight

April 5, 2023

“Then when Judas, who had betrayed him, saw that he had been condemned, he felt remorse… and he threw the pieces of silver into the temple sanctuary and left; and…

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