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Category Archives: Stories

Walk with us this Lenten season

By Chris Ice Together, we are offered numerous opportunities to prepare for that glorious Easter morning There is great reward in charitable works As we approach the Lenten season, I have begun reflecting on what I could do to put forth greater sacrifices for the glory of God. Usually, the first thing that comes to…
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Breaking the chains of generational poverty

By Brent Morris It requires a strategic approach to break free from the grip of poverty. In Employment Services, we provide not only hope, but also a systematic approach. Poverty often binds several generations At Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph, our motto is “To Serve and To Lift”. For our Employment Services this is…
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Making social media a force for God

By Ellen Petersen While it is so often used for harm, the internet provides the opportunity to rediscover what unites us Join us in our digital outreach It’s been just over one month since I joined Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph as the digital/social media coordinator. Following my Catholic faith has brought me from…
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Children & Family Services: If you read only this today…

By Ashley Dooley Wohlgemuth Children in poverty may have heard up to 30 million fewer words than children in middle to upper income households. Therefore, as Dr. Suess would say, the time is prime! Please, read it to a child Parenting is the hardest job you will ever have. It comes with no step-by-step instructions.…
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Catholic Charities Culture

By Melissa Watson There are many special things about working in our faith-based environment. Here are just a few If your current workplace isn’t showing you love, try us February is the month of love. Love is in grocery aisles, in heart-shaped, red boxes full of candy. Love is a romantic dinner for two, or…
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