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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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The Joy of Security

March 17, 2023

By Fr. Dan Merz with Ashley Wiskirchen In the fall of 2021, Catholic Charities’ Refugee Services Program established Community Sponsorships – an opportunity for local civic groups, churches, and Catholic parishes to partner with Catholic Charities in welcoming refugees and…

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Walking the long road to disaster recovery, together

March 3, 2023

By Alissa Marlow with Ashley Wiskirchen I first came into the “disaster world” in 2017, when I was hired temporarily to provide disaster case management services to households impacted by flooding and severe storms. While disaster response is more immediate,…

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Healthier Hearts for All

February 26, 2023

By: Judith Mutamba February is Black History month, and it is also a special month for people who celebrate Valentine’s Day. The two have something in common, the heart! One year ago, Catholic Charities and its collaborative partners launched the…

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