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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. Growing up in a Catholic family, service to others was…

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Happy Arthritis Awareness Month! | The Catholic Missourian

May 24, 2024

By Diane Elam Did you know that arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the United States? It affects millions of people, but the good news is that there is a program that can help improve flexibility, strength, and…

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From Despair to Hope: Your Lenten Generosity Transforms Lives

May 10, 2024

By Litz Main As the Executive Director of Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri, I would like to express my deepest gratitude to the countless individuals and families who have stepped forward with open hearts and generous hands to…

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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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En búsqueda de un horizontelleno de esperanza

September 18, 2023

ENCUENTRO DE CARIDADES CATÓLICAS Ilsi Palacios Posted Thursday, September 14, 2023 2:02 pm Por: Ilsi Palacios CLICK HERE to read this article in English. Un viaje hecho con la esperanza en un futuro mejor es emprendido por muchos que dejan su país natal.…

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Searching for a horizon full of hope

September 18, 2023

Ilsi Palacios | PHOTO BY ASHLEY WISKIRCHEN HAGA CLIC AQUÍ para leer este artículo en español. A journey made with hope for a better future is taken by many who leave their native country. They hope to find a new…

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