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Catholic Charities of Southwestern Ohio

In the same way Black Friday and CyberMonday kick off the holiday buying season, #GivingTuesday highlights the true meaning of the season. Advent is approaching. As we prepare our hearts and minds to receive God’s gift through the birth of Jesus on Christmas, we look for ways to share God’s

Catholic Charities of Southwestern Ohio CEO takes hands on approach to ministry For two decades, Ted Bergh worked in a business charged with being the community watchdog, reporting the good and bad of a changing society. Today, the former chief financial officer of the Gannett-owned Cincinnati Enquirer, finds himself serving

CINCINNATI – June 28, 2017 – Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio Annual Report details how the agency served 120,000 people across 11 counties last year. This is almost a 31% increase from the prior year in people assisted by the agency. “We celebrated the Jubilee Year of Mercy by expanding our

Every minute, 24 people leave everything behind to flee war, persecution and terror. Most will live the balance of their lives as refugees. More than half of these refugees are children, according to the UN Refugee Agency. “The world is facing its largest refugee crisis since World War II and

CINCINNATI – May 10, 2017 – They’re humble servants who feed the hungry, tend the sick, comfort the lonely and protect the vulnerable. They inspire others to be merciful to neighbors and strangers alike. Chances are you know a Champion of Mercy, and Catholic Charities is seeking your support in

CINCINNATI, March 16, 2017 – Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio is encouraged by yesterday’s decision by U.S. District Court Judge Derrick Watson to freeze the travel ban on refugees seeking safety in America. “America has a long tradition of being a beacon of hope for those fleeing war and persecution and

The human dignity of refugees and immigrants should be the central consideration in any approach to the issues they present. During my annual question and answer session with Catholic high school students from around the Archdiocese yesterday, one of the students showed me a photograph of a Syrian refugee family

Today, we’ve learned that four refugee arrivals – families from Bhutan, Somalia and Syria – have been cancelled. We are deeply saddened as refugees are persecuted people who are extremely vulnerable. We believe all people are made in the image and likeness of God. All people are worthy of respect

CINCINNATI, January 25, 2017 – Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio affirmed its commitment to welcome the stranger today despite actions taken by the new administration. “We are deeply saddened by today’s actions because we believe all people are made in the image and likeness of God. All people – including migrants

On the drive back to Catholic Charities, Chris Kramer contemplated how he would find a three-bedroom home for a family of six refugees arriving in two days. He breathed deeply and prayed to the Lord for help. His prayer was answered when he reached his desk and saw a voicemail