Everyone who had met Deacon Martin J. Goedken had a story of his unparalleled generosity and his unwavering commitment to feed the hungry, clothe the naked, and live out his baptismal call of holiness.
This coming weekend on March 4, 2017, the St. Joseph MO offices of Catholic Charities will be dedicated in the memory of Deacon Martin J. Goedken
This December, Catholic Charities in St. Joseph opened their doors to the public in their newly renovated building at 1123 South 10th Street for the first time
December 15 dawned grey and chilly, but the excitement generated by military veterans, Deacon Dan Powers, CEO of Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph and several staffers, Mayor Sly James, bankers and City officials was palpable and warming.
Teresa Davis. John Carter. Joan Brauninger. Winston Canady.
Sometimes it takes a nation to raise up a veteran, and a community to love them.