Catholic News Service ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Dominican Sister Donna Markham has been chosen to succeed Father Larry Snyder as the new president of Catholic Charities USA. The announcement was made Jan. 12 at Catholic Charities headquarters in Alexandria, a suburb of Washington.
Staff Report Catholic Charities of Southwestern Ohio announced today that the 100-year-old organization will relocate from its present location in downtown Cincinnati to the Mid Pointe Tower building in Roselawn, beginning Jan. 9, 2015. A post on the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Facebook page linked to a story in the Cincinnati
September 2013 By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph The delighted smiles of small children greeted Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr when he made his first visit to Su Casa Hispanic Center Aug. 7. Su Casa, a program of Catholic Charities of Southwestern Ohio, serves Hispanic/Latino individuals who are seeking a
By Megan Walsh The Catholic Telegraph A Mass at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church sometimes looks more like a UN meeting than anything else. A congregation that is 90 percent refugees and immigrants from East Africa and Guatemala gives it a special flavor and special needs that were served
By Catholic News Service LEVITTOWN, Pa. (CNS) — Retirees form the core of volunteer programs across the U.S., offering important services especially to the elderly — some of whom are younger than the volunteers. In the Diocese of Syracuse, N.Y., for example, where Donna Nash coordinates Catholic Charities services for
Staff Report An extensive strategic planning process has brought Catholic Charities of Southwestern Ohio a new mission statement and a refreshed organizational structure.
By Chris Klein For The Catholic Telegraph Sometimes life can be hard; sometimes life can be unbearable. Pat Jones has learned to recognize the difference. He knows that when life feels unbearable, he needs to seek help. Pat was in his mid-forties when he lost his will to live. He
More than 130 parishes, schools, a university and a religious order in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati are participating in the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Rise Bowl program during Lent this year. The program, according to archdiocesan CRS Director Pam Long, previously known as Operation Rice Bowl, has been renamed CRS
It was an idea we were more than happy to steal. Back in 1993, the staff of The Catholic Telegraph noticed a holiday campaign that had long been operating in the Diocese of Brooklyn with cooperation from The Brooklyn Tablet diocesan newspaper. The “Bright Christmas” campaign worked with Catholic Charities
Friday, October 1, 2010 By David Eck ARCHDIOCESE — When Beth Christopfel was 18 she found herself pregnant, unmarried and in a negative relationship with the baby’s father. The pregnancy was unexpected, and Christopfel knew she wasn’t ready to raise a child. So, at her family’s urging, she turned