Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio led a group of Catholic and Buddhist leaders from Brooklyn, Chicago, Ill., and Los Angeles, Calif., at a meeting with Pope Francis Sept. 12. The delegation presented the Holy Father with sustainable projects they are working on that will provide affordable housing to serve vulnerable populations, like the elderly and formerly homeless.
Tons of Fun with Catholic Charities; Kid’s Bereavement Camp; Death of St. Padre Pio; Commodore Barry Club of Brooklyn; Grandparents;
Catholic Charities observed the 48th anniversary of Earth Day by teaching children how to reduce, reuse and recycle at the Ocean Bay Community Center, in the Arverne section of Rockaway.
Founded in 1991, SS. Joachim & Anne Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, an affiliate of Catholic Charities, recognizes the difficulties of the aging population and is dedicated to providing compassionate quality care, focusing on the physical as well as the spiritual needs of its residents.
To observe the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., members of District Council 9 and International Union of Painters and Allied Trades dedicated their skills to the Fort Greene community.
Emmie Glynn Ryan of Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens received the Vincenza DeFazio Award for outstanding contributions to the work of the NYS Council of Catholic Charities Directors in Albany last month.
Hours after Dyker Heights seniors rallied with politicians to keep their senior center open at its current site, their request was granted. But the community’s conflict with the Mercy Sisters runs deeper than a lease agreement.
Efforts to combat America’s opioid crisis are poised to be at the forefront of the nation’s priorities this new year, and Catholic Charities recently launched an adolescent addiction treatment program for teenagers.
Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens is committed to caring for older adults with a full array of quality services for seniors at all activity levels, even the most frail.
Close to 1,000 local residents and families struggling to make ends meet were able to sit down to a traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings this Thanksgiving, thanks to Catholic Charities.