Catholic Charities’ Growing Together events build on Welcoming Week’s 2022 theme: Where We Belong

August 31, 2022

COLUMBIA, MO. Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri’s Refugee Services program will host a series of events in celebration of Welcoming Week, which kicks off on September 9th and…

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How the social teachings of the church help us realize our mission

August 23, 2022
Lori Stoll, Food Programs Coordinator, stands in the waiting area of the Catholic Charities Food Pantry

A staff reflection from Lori Stoll, Food Programs Coordinator When I began working at Catholic Charities in 2020 our Executive Director, Dan Lester, would often use the term ‘Catholic Social…

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The “Other Side” of Mental Wellness

August 9, 2022

Mental wellness is often associated with eliminating something we don’t want… like a disorder. But just as physical health is much more than simply not being sick, mental health is much…

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Mid-Missouri Self-Management of Blood Pressure program hosts second trainee session, expands to more sites

July 14, 2022

JEFFERSON CITY, MO. On June 30, 2022, Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri (CCCNMO) hosted a second CDC-sponsored training of Healthy Heart Ambassador Facilitators for the Mid-MO Self-Management of…

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Coping: resources to help make it through

June 28, 2022

Angry outbursts, anxiety, depression, mood swings, substance abuse, stress, or conflict with family, friends, or coworkers happen to everyone. We all strive to keep these experiences few and far between.…

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The Art of Accompaniment: Becoming a Mental Health Ally

May 18, 2022

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. It’s observed every year and remains a time where those who suffer from mental illness can be reminded of the support available to them and feel a little less alone in their struggles.

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Disaster Distress Helpline: a free resource for U.S. Citizens from SAMHSA

April 25, 2022

SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.

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Mercy Moments: Episode Eight

April 22, 2022

Mercy Moments: Our lives are dripping with mercy.  Indeed, our world is drenched in it. “We are an Easter people and alleluia is our song.” -St. Augustine Throughout the year…

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Mercy Moments: Episode Seven

April 14, 2022

Mercy Moments: Our lives are dripping with mercy.  Indeed, our world is drenched in it. “My family is starving while hiding from the Taliban.  You’re telling me there’s no way…

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Harnessing the Power of Stress

April 12, 2022

Stress is unavoidable. The demands of our work and personal lives pull us in all different directions. At some point, just maintaining a to-do list becomes a to-do of its own. When left unchecked, stress can eventually lead to the all-too-familiar feelings of overwhelm, burnout, and defeat.

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