The Jubilee Year of Mercy announced by Pope Francis officially began Dec. 8 with the opening of “Holy Doors” in churches throughout the world.
It was a double blow to Catholic Charities.
Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri was founded by then-Bishop James V. Johnston in 2009,
It’s not that simple, but it is that basic.
Since 1879, the year Father Bernard Donnelly founded St. Joseph’s Orphanage for Girls near the modern intersection of Southwest Trafficway and 31st Street and the seed for Catholic Charities was planted
Jonathan came out of the Army, and tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, messed up.
Finally, they are all under one roof.
Imagine having to decide between paying the rent or buying a doll or fire engine for your child for Christmas.
The Catholic Key elves have been gathering Christmas wishes from charities and ministries in the diocese.
It’s been a busy five months at St. Michael’s Veterans Center.