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The COVID-19 pandemic is a unique challenge for our community, one with many uncertainties. From 9/11 to Superstorm Sandy, Catholic Charities of New York has responded to community-wide disasters promptly, compassionately, and long-term.  We are doing so again in this current crisis.

Need Assistance Because of COVID-19? Catholic Charities New York is Ready

Catholic Charities is open and ready to respond to COVID-19 by connecting people to our services, programs, and caseworkers. Here are ways we can help: food assistance, emergency wage/utility relief, childcare, eviction prevention, advocacy, and immigration. Click on the link above to learn more.

Lent & Spring 2020 – Predictably Repeating?

Lent – predictably brings penance & Springtime every year. Really! There is nothing predictable about Lent and Spring, 2020. COVID-19 has struck our world. Check out the map – only the penguins seem to have escaped – at least for the moment.

St. Augustine’s Food Pantry: Feeding Our Neighbors and Building Community

Look around. You may not see them, as you fill your grocery cart or wait for an extra-large latte, but more than 20 percent of our New York City neighbors have difficulty affording food. Families with children fare worse: A full 39 percent of parents and children in New York City struggle to find grocery money.

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JustLove™ By Monsignor Kevin Sullivan

Investment Strategies And Coronavirus

On this week’s episode of Just Love, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan discusses incorporating Catholic social principles while pursuing investment strategies and the global impact of the Coronavirus. Guests include: Thomas Lanctot, Chief Executive Officer of Catholic Investment Services, and Thomas Bollyky, J.D., Senior Fellow for Global Health, Economics and Development at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington D.C.

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Catholic Charities of New York Agencies Receive Personal Protective Equipment

Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director of Catholic Charities of The Archdiocese of New York, gives an update on Catholic Charities Services and our Affiliated Agencies amidst COVID-...

Depend on School Breakfast and Lunch? NYC has that Covered

Grab and Go Meals are Ready for ALL Students

by John-Mark de Palma

UPDATE March 17, 2020 With public schools in New York City closed in an effort to combat Covid-19, the Mayor’s...

Longtime Catholic Charities Champion Honored with the Vincenza DeFazio Award

Congratulations to Mary Ellen Ros -Award Recipient  

R-L: Catholic Charities Associate Executive Director, Talia Lockspeiser & Vincenza DeFazio Award Rcipient, Mary Ellen Ros 

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March 1: New York State Joins the Plastic Bag Ban

By Alice Garbarini Hurley & John-Mark de Palma 

Starting Sunday, March 1, 2020, single-use plastic bags, with limited exceptions, will be banned in New York State. Businesses in...

The Archbishop of San Juan to Hold Mass in Solidarity for Puerto Rico on February 2nd

“The Earthquakes have not only Shaken the Earth; they have also Shaken our Hearts”

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Catholic Charities Hotline Helps Undocumented Immigrants with DMV Questions

By Alice Garbarini Hurley

Now that the Green Light Law officially took effect across New York State on...

Warming Centers Open in Ulster to Protect Homeless as Winter Takes Hold

Catholic Charities Communities Services of Ulster County partners with the community to help change lives

By John-Mark de Palma

As frigid temperatures set into Ulster County over...

MLK Day of Service January 20:

“Make It a Day on, Not a Day off”

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By Alice Garbarini Hurley

In bustling cities and small towns across America, individuals and families will...

...And You Gave Me A Bed

By Jim Sliney Jr

In December we told you about Mayor Bill DeBlasio’s new initiative to reduce homelessness in New York City. The initiative, called “The Journey Home” has been...

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