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Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley

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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Archbishop Dennis Schnurr Tours Tornado Damage in Dayton; Meets with Catholic Social Services Story and photos by Jessica Rinaudo It was a somber day walking into the offices of Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley (CSSMV) in Dayton. Archbishop Dennis Schnurr was there to visit and hear the stories

By Eileen Connelly, OSU Weeks after the May 27 tornadoes that tore through Dayton and areas north of the city, recovery efforts remain in full force with local faith-based organizations taking a leading role. “This is where Catholic social service agencies such as Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley

Donations toward the recovery effort can be made at: Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley at https://cssmv.org/donate-now/ St. Vincent de Paul Dayton at https://stvincentdayton.org/how-to-donate/ Our Home Family Resource Center at https://www.ourhomefrc.com/donate/

“The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that a person took and sowed in a field. It is the smallest of all the seeds, yet when full-grown it is the largest of plants. It becomes a large bush, and the ‘birds of the sky come and dwell in