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Lent 101

Posted on 03/6/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Experts Cut to the Chase to Clear the Confusion

No better time than today, Ash Wednesday 2019, when we kick off Lent to admit these 40 days of prayer, alms and fasting can be confusing.  After all, what does giving up Skittles, smokes or meat have to...

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Filed under: Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, Fr. Eric Cruz, Lent 101, ash wednesday, Lenten season, Jesus, Easter

Best Lent Tips Made Easy

Posted on 03/11/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Make Easter Special for a Child in Need

We make it easy to celebrate Lent with online tips that can be mailed straight to your inbox.

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Easter, Lent

The Best Easter Volunteer Activity Ever!

Posted on 03/2/2016 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

  • Show your creative side
  • Volunteer alone – or with co-workers, family or friends 
  • Volunteer in your own office or...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Easter, Volunteering

Thank You for Telling Us What “Hope” Means!

Posted on 04/15/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Thank You for Providing Hope

This Lenten season, we decided rather than tell all of you what hope means to us, we wanted to know what hope...

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Tags: Easter, Easter season

Check Out These Stories Of Hope - Share Your Own

Posted on 04/6/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

When Stephanie lost her vision, hope meant learning how to live independently once again.

For Mark, hope is the way his baby girls looks at him when he calls her name.

For Loren, hope is never giving up her dream. While hope means something different for each of us -- We often come up with hope’s meaning when it seems farthest...

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Tags: Easter