Posts by Catholic Charities
To change the world we must be good to those who cannot repay us. ~ Pope Francis
Do not bury your talents, the gifts God has given you. Do not be afraid to dream of great things! ~ Pope Francis
Easter is a Season of Hope
During Holy week, we meditated on Jesus’ passion and death, and remembered how much suffering and pain He endured for us shortly after being proclaimed King by the crowds. We know through the Gospel that while praying at Golgotha he sweated blood, and we can only imagine the pain He must have felt at the…Read More
Connie Umstead Selected for 2016 Governor’s Financial Literacy Award
Congratulations to Connie Umstead, our Project Step Up Coordinator in Wausau on being selected to receive the Governor’s Financial Literacy Award for 2016! Governor Scott Walker announced 15 individuals, businesses, and organizations as recipients of the 2016 Governor’s Financial Literacy Award. “These individuals and organizations have a significant impact on citizens of all ages across…Read More
What a Gift!
The greatest gift of them all is LOVE. It can take many shapes and forms, but as Christ said, there is no greater gift or expression of our love than giving one’s life for another. This reality is what makes life so fulfilling. We see and experience with our senses the LOVE of God in…Read More
Volunteering is as Simple as Remembering That We Are All More Alike Than Different
The La Crosse Community Warming Center opened for the season on November 1, 2016. While the temperatures continue to drop, our need for Warming Center volunteers grows. Without volunteers like Sue, we would never be able to keep our doors open to serve the hundreds of members of our community experiencing homelessness each season. Sue…Read More
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Bonding with the Homeless Community
The La Crosse Community Warming Center is now open for the season! Without volunteers like Joel, we would never be able to keep our doors open to serve hundreds of individuals experiencing homelessness each season. Help us thank Joel by reading his story and consider signing up to volunteer at the La Crosse Warming Center this season!…Read More
A Home is More Than Simply a Shelter…
The first line of the Beyond Shelter brochure reads, “A home is more than simply a shelter; it’s a foundation that allows one to focus on the future.” On June 8 three men walked into their new home for the first time. These three men who came from very different lives had one thing in common.…Read More