Catholic Charities Pandemic Assistance Totals Nearly $400 Million

Scott Milliken has seen a lot of people come through the doors at the Father English Center’s food pantry during his years as CEO of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Paterson, New Jersey, but not like the numbers since the coronavirus pandemic hit in March.

Pastor Says ‘Every Penny’ of Loan Used to Save Jobs, Cover Maintenance

Across the country, Catholic dioceses, parishes and other church-run entities say the federal emergency “bridge loans” they applied for and received have helped keep much-needed ministries functioning during this coronavirus pandemic and the economic downturn that has resulted.

Nashville, Tenn., Begins Long Recovery From Devastating Tornado

The historic Church of the Assumption in Nashville’s Germantown neighborhood was one of a number of churches and other buildings that suffered significant damage early March 3 when a tornado cut a swath of destruction through the city that stretched for miles.

Joyride of Destruction: Stolen Truck Crashes Into SUV and Two Homes

Three suspects stole a Meals on Wheels delivery truck operated by Catholic Charities of Brooklyn & Queens in Jamaica on Jan. 29, as seen in the exclusive surveillance video obtained by Currents News. They later crashed the vehicle during a joyride.

Catholic Charities Breaks Ground on Affordable Housing

The future eight-story, 135-unit building on the corner of Sackman Street will be called the Catholic Charities Loreto Apartments, built on the former site of Brownsville’s Our Lady of Loreto Church. 

Catholic Charities’ Mental Health Clinic in Jackson Heights Adds Pharmacy

For Donald Hoffman, mental health is nothing to be ashamed of

Hoffman, an Astoria resident, has struggled with bipolar disorder and depression for most of his life, and since 2013, he has received services from Catholic Charities Brooklyn  & Queens’ (CCBQ) mental health and rehabilitation center in Jackson Heights.

Local Volunteers Shop for the Needy in New York

Volunteers from the Diocese of Brooklyn joined Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York and about 300 others on Dec. 14 at Kmart Astor Place in Manhattan to buy Christmas gifts for needy families.

Catholic Charities Makes Thanksgiving Dinner Possible

The turkey giveaway, held every year in one parish in Brooklyn and one in Queens, is sponsored by CCBQ and some local businesses. This year, 700 turkeys, canned goods and Thanksgiving meal fixings were distributed to families in need.