Help Wanted: Open Your Heart and Your Home to Fostering

02/27/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Alice Garbarini Hurley

Imagine all the people who landed in foster care -- John Lennon. Ella Fitzgerald. Eddie Murphy. Marilyn Monroe. Steve Jobs. Ice T. Cher. Nelson Mandela. Eleanor Roosevelt. J.R.R.R. Tolkien.

And about 8,...

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Mario Russell –Desert Immigration: Life and Death Every Day, Part 1

02/26/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr 

The desert at night is cold. There is nothing to hold onto the heat. During the day of course it is hot, but worse still, it is dry. Winds never seem to stop in the desert. Shelter, water, rest and comfort are hard to find or in some...

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Embracing Black Catholics in A Changing, Diverse Community

02/26/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share


The Office of Black Ministry, Archdiocese of New York 

By Alice Garbarini Hurley 

Brother Tyrone Davis, a member of the Congregation of Christian Brothers and Executive Director of the Office of Black Ministry, has seen cultural shifts...

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Mass of Solidarity for Puerto Rico and the Bronx

02/20/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share


Archbishop Roberto Gonzalez of San Juan, Puerto Rico, celebrates Mass for Puerto Rico on Feb. 2 at St. Raymond Church in the Bronx. // MARY DIBIASE BLAICH

Jim Sliney Jr

The Archbishop of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Roberto...

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A Place to Call Home: Sisters address inadequate housing worldwide

02/20/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share


Sr. Margaret Farrell, a member of the Religious Sisters of Charity, is spiritual ministry coordinator at Covenant House California in Los Angeles and a frequent visitor to the streets of Skid Row in the city's downtown area. (GSR photo/Chris Herlinger)...

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Overcoming a Life of Drugs and Homelessness, James Addison is Making His Mark

02/13/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share


LEFSA Discussion Group Leader & Financial Officer- James Addison (middle) at the 2019 Catholic Charities NY Agency Convening 

Jim Sliney Jr

In 1992, there was a gathering. The gathering was run by two white nuns. In attendance, were the...

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Encore Community Services can Help You Fall in Love

02/13/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share


Catholic Charities NY Junior Board Giving the Lott Residence an Early Valentines Day 

By Jim Sliney Jr

Encore Community Services of New York City, one of the agencies that make up Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York, has...

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Colombian Diocese, with Some U.S. Support, Helps Flood of Venezuelans

02/06/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

A child touches the crucifix of Auxiliary Bishop Octavio Cisneros of Brooklyn, N.Y.

A child touches the crucifix of Auxiliary Bishop Octavio Cisneros of Brooklyn, N.Y.,
as he visits children at the Nina Maria day care center in Cucuta, Colombia...

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Statement On The Supreme Court’s Decision On The Public Charge

02/06/2020  |  Public Statements  |  Share

Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director of Catholic Charities of New York, released the following statement today in response to the Supreme Court’s decision on the public charge rule on Monday.

“Catholic Charities of New York is disappointed by the US Supreme Court’s decision to allow the Administration's changes to the public...

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Catholic Charities New York Hosts HOPE Count Panel Discussion

02/06/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Alice Garbarini Hurley

On Monday, January 27, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York hosted a panel discussion on homelessness--focusing on supportive housing options—to mark the kickoff of New York City’s annual HOPE (Homeless Outreach...

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SNAP: Who Gets To Say Who Is Hungry?

02/05/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr

SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, is changing. In December, the current administration announced a new rule that would limit States’ ability to set eligibility requirements, instead applying federal work requirements...

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Coming in From the Cold in the Hudson Valley

02/05/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr

On January 23rd, in New York State’s Ulster County, people came together to count their fellow citizens living without a roof over their heads. This great public effort is called the Point-In-Time Count (or PIT...

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Puerto Rico Aid: Catholic Charities of New York Provides Assistance

02/04/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

Earthquake Damage in Puerto Rico
Residential Building in Puerto Rico Suffers Earthquake Damage
Photo Credit: Catholic Charities New York Staff

To Donate is to Stand in Solidarity

By John-Mark de Palma

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