Catholic Charities

By: Staff
Originally Appeared in : 9721-10/12/17

The 17th annual Social Apostolate Open Golf Tournament, the biggest fundraiser of the year, will be held November 6, 9:00 AM on the Marshwood course at the Landings located on Skidaway Island. 

 

The Social Apostolate serves approximately 16,000 soup kitchen meals annually, and provides showers for the homeless. In 2016 the Social Apostolate served 4,461 clients with over 24,000 distinct services. 

 

By: Staff
Originally Appeared in : 9720-9/28/17

Sister Patricia Brown, SSMN, LCSW, director of Catholic Charities of South Georgia, reports $2,200 was distributed locally in the Diocese of Savannah for hurricane relief. Responding to requests for aid to parishioners hit hard by Hurricane Irma, Catholic Charities of South Georgia provided $1,200 dollars, donated by Our Lady of Grace Church, North Dakota, to Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, St. Mary's. An additional $1,000 from the O'Neill Fund went to Saint Francis Xavier Church, Brunswick. 

 

By: Staff
Originally Appeared in : 9710-5/11/17

Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) grants of $2000 for local projects that address structural change, especially in the area of health care, and that empower human development were awarded to the following organizations in 2017: 

 

By: Jessica L. Marsala
Originally Appeared in : 9706-3/16/17

SAVANNAH—At many workplaces, religion is as taboo as politics.

 

But as the 20 professionals who graduated from the first two Catholic Charities Leadership Classes have learned, it doesn’t have to be. 

 

There are ways to incorporate faith and various aspects of Catholic social teaching into a professional life so that as guest speaker Father Pablo Migone remarked, there is a harmony between the two. 

 

By: Staff
Originally Appeared in : 9706-3/16/17

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