The Catholic Church’s social teaching is a rich treasure of wisdom about building a just society and living lives of holiness amid the challenges of modern society. Here is the sixth of the seven principles of the tradition.
“In a Northwest Portland synagogue May 17, dozens of faith leaders expressed solidarity with Ukraine’s people and urged believers to contribute to humanitarian support.” To read the full article visit: https://catholicsentinel.org/Content/News/Local/Article/Religious-leaders-express-solidarity-with-Ukrainians-/2/35/45782
It’s Mental Health Awareness month; a time for reconnecting and reprioritizing self-care, healing, and wellness. As you consider what that means for you, here are a few Mental Health Tips to reflect on.
The Annex, a homeless intervention project under our Healthy Housing Initiative, is going up fast! On February 18, Catholic Charities of Oregon celebrated with the Trubek Construction crew, Sister City, All Hands Architecture and other project partners with a topping out ceremony on 28 and Powell. Now resting at the top of the structure is…
With continued political strife and the most recent earthquake in Haiti, Haitians look for safety and stability in their lives. For some, that means looking for a new life in the United States. For those resettling in Oregon, Catholic Charities is one of the resettlement agencies working with Haitians to begin their lives here and…
Since Deacon Rick Birkel, Ph.D. announced his retirement in April 2021, our board of directors have been conducting a nation-wide search for the next Executive Director of Catholic Charities of Oregon.
Catholic Charities of Oregon (CCO) proudly participated in KATU’s Season of Giving. Yesterday, December 21, Executive Director, Rick Birkel, presented on our programs and services on KATU’s AM Northwest.
On Wednesday, December 8 , a small group from Catholic Charities of Oregon made a visit to Mary’s Woods at Marylhurst, a Senior Living Community in Lake Oswego, for their Holidays Without Hunger event.