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Community Collaboration: how linking arms with community partners moves our mission forward

February 15, 2024

The crux of our work at Catholic Charities is encountering those in need, to know them, to honor their dignity, and to work alongside them to gain access to the resources that lift them out of poverty, reunite their families,…

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Engaging with parishes: how can we help?

February 2, 2024

By Ashley Wiskirchen “How can we help them?”  I hear this question often as I participate in parish engagement work at Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri. I heard it during each one of the Parish Engagement and Charity…

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Embraced by community, envisioning a radiant future

January 31, 2024

Encounter at Catholic Charities — Embraced by community, envisioning a radiant future By Litz Main The vibrant tapestry of the community at Catholic Charities has woven a new thread into its rich history with my recent appointment as its new…

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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 the inaugural PEACE events hosted in each deanery of the…

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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 to cold, we look ahead to winter months. The month…

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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 my Catholic Social Teaching class, had sought me out after…

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