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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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Awaiting Christmas with Grateful Hearts

December 20, 2022

“Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18d) 2022 was a year of transition for Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri.  As…

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Reflecting on resettlement: one year, so many changes

December 6, 2022

By Frishta Aslami, with Ashley Wiskirchen In August of 2021 the world watched as thousands of Afghans, now fearing for their lives, fled their homes after the fall of Kabul. Just one month later Catholic Charities of Central and Northern…

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

November 25, 2022

By Lori Stoll  When I began working at Catholic Charities in 2020 our Executive Director, Dan Lester, would often use the term ‘Catholic Social Teaching‘ with our staff, referencing the body of church teachings that serve as the foundation of…

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