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Reducing Barriers to Mental Health Care for Spanish-Speaking Families

May 30, 2023

By Ilsi Palacios with Ashley Wiskirchen May is Mental Health Awareness Month! As we grow in our understanding of the value of caring for our mental health, we still encounter barriers for many in our service area. Some of these…

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Resettled family breaks ground on new Habitat for Humanity home

May 18, 2023

To the applause of Fulton community leaders, neighbors, and Catholic Charities staff the Safi family – newcomers resettled in mid-Missouri last spring – broke ground on their nine-bedroom home to be built by River City Habitat for Humanity on March…

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12 Ways to Celebrate our 12th Birthday!

May 17, 2023

On May 17, 2011 Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri was established as the charitable arm for the Diocese of Jefferson City with this mission: Inspired by the Gospel of the Beatitudes as proclaimed by Jesus Christ, Catholic Charities…

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Encounter Articles

The Ripple Effect of Care

April 28, 2023

By Paige Orscheln Listen to this episode! Subscribe for more:  BuzzSprout | Spotify | iHeart Radio | Apple Podcasts Each morning I take a moment and pray for Christ to work through me, that I may be an instrument for others to encounter Jesus that day. As…

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Looking back and Looking forward

March 31, 2023

By Dan Lester, Former Executive Director of Catholic Charities Seven years ago, as I was glancing at my weekly parish bulletin at St. Thomas More Newman Center, I noticed a small advertisement from Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri. …

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Reflecting on one year of service at the Catholic Charities Food Pantry

March 31, 2023

By Lori Stoll with Ashley Wiskirchen As I reflect on one year of serving our neighbors in the pantry. I feel immense gratitude. I feel grateful that Catholic Charities has given me the opportunity to serve in a meaningful way.…

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