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Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley

On November 19, 2021, Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley (CSSMV) held its annual Jazz Party fundraiser with a special guest in attendance. Sister Donna Markham OP, PhD, president and CEO of Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA), spent the day in Dayton and spoke at the evening celebration. Held at

Tony Stieritz speaking at the prayer vigil. (CT Photo/EL Hubbard)
In The Gospel of Life, Pope St. John Paul II writes, “[T]he deepest element of God’s commandment to protect human life is the requirement to show reverence and love for every person and the life of every person” (EG, 41). By “every person,” the Holy Father especially named those who

Dayton, Ohio — September 21, 2021 — Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley, established in 1921, is now in its 100th year of serving the Greater Dayton region. To recognize this incredible milestone, the agency is hosting a day-long Centennial Celebration this Saturday, September 25. The Centennial Celebration will

From its beginnings of helping immigrants and orphans, to now serving 10 counties in the northern part of the archdiocese and 20,000 people each year, Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley (CSSMV) has seen growth and gratitude for a century. This spring marked the organization’s 100th anniversary of service.

Sister Mary Jo D’Amico, SNDdeN May 26, 1931 – January 12, 2021 “You do more good by training one good teacher than by looking after a hundred boarders.” (Saint Julie Billiart, p. 67, To Heaven on Foot) Mary Josephine D’Amico was the oldest child and only daughter in a close-knit

by Eileen Connelly, OSU Bernice Gervais arrived in the U.S. in early 2019, fleeing from war and violence in her native Burundi and hoping for a new, better life. Her mother and siblings soon joined her in Dayton with help from Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley’s (CSSMV) refugee

by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 14, 2020 / 02:05 pm MT (CNA).- Over a quarter of young adults aged 18-24 have seriously contemplated suicide over the last month, a new Centers for Disease Control survey has found. The report, titled “Mental Health, Substance Use, and Suicidal Ideation During

by Mike Lehner Inspired by the call of the Gospel, Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley (CSSMV) has served the poor, the hungry, the elderly and the disadvantaged for almost 100 years. From Montgomery County to the northernmost reach of the archdiocese in Auglaize County, CSSMV has emerged as

by Mark Danis Mahatma Gandhi said, “A nation’s greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members.” The onslaught of the coronavirus has exposed the frighteningly fragile support structure for a vulnerable segment of our society: the elderly. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports the highest percentage of

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