Voice Podcast: Indigenous Ministry & Catholic Social Teaching

Shawn Phillips, Lay Director of the Church of Gichitwaa Kateri and Office of Indian Ministry for the Archdiocese of St Paul and Minneapolis, shares stories from his ministry within our Native American communities, discusses the importance of learning about our interconnected histories, and reflects on this work within the context of Catholic Social Teaching. You… (Read More)

Do Local Elections Matter?

Getting Out the Vote at Hope Street As another election nears and it feels like the constant stream of mailers, lawn signs, text messages and television ads may never end, it’s easy to wonder “what does it all mean”? Election season sometimes seems to highlight the questions and uncertainties that many of us are living… (Read More)

Voice Podcast: We Are All Criminals

“Criminal.” When you hear the word, what comes to mind? Do you envision someone of a certain age, gender, race, or place? Do you think of yourself, or those closest to you? Lorna and Mike speak with Emily Baxter, Executive Director of We Are All Criminals, a non-profit organization dedicated to challenging society’s perception of… (Read More)

Northside Trick-or-Treaters are Back!

A Halloween Visit from Northside Child Development Center Catholic Charities at Elliot Park staff kicked off the Halloween season with a visit from some trick-or-treaters from Northside Child Development Center (NCDC). Located in North Minneapolis, NCDC helps kids thrive through educational early childhood and out-of-school care, as well as family support services. Our beloved Halloween… (Read More)

Dorothy Day Place Residents Perform at the Ordway

A Challenge to Change with zAmya Theater Project Last Thursday, current and former residents of Catholic Charities’ Dorothy Day Place joined neighbors with lived experience of homelessness for their debut performance of A Challenge to Change at The Ordway Center for Performing Arts. The audience was made up of a diverse mix of friends, family,… (Read More)