Extreme flooding in several of the counties that comprise our Kansas City-Saint Joseph diocese have devastated towns and farms. Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph is working to provide emergency assistance to those in need. Click here to donate now to support our relief efforts.

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Category Archives: Blog

“Why Doesn’t She Just Leave?”

Domestic violence is so much more than one person putting his or her hands on someone else. In fact, a person can be in an abusive relationship without ever being kicked, punched, or slapped.
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When Disaster Strikes

When someone asks what Catholic Charities does, the short answer is, “We help people at their most vulnerable moments.” What could be a more vulnerable moment than losing everything to a disaster? What would you do if disaster struck right here, right now?
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You Can Help Wipe Out Diaper Need

You Can Help Wipe Out Diaper Need It’s a startling reality in our country that one third of American families struggle to buy enough diapers for their children. Babies and toddlers need eight to twelve diapers every day. That’s as many as 5,000 diapers before potty training begins, and many parents can’t afford to keep up with the need.
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Pope Francis Brings His Message to America

I will be in Washington DC next week at the White House, at Mass, and on Capitol Hill with the Holy Father.
I will be listening to his message. I expect that he will confront us with our lack of caring and exhort us to do more and to do it more faithfully.
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