2020 Election – What Happened, and What’s Next?

2020 was a major election year, with the President, members of Congress, all 201 Minnesota legislators, and many judicial seats and local elected officials on the ballot. Like many other years, Minnesota led the nation in voter turnout, with nearly 4 of out 5 eligible Minnesotans voting—a remarkable rate that hasn’t been seen in decades!… (Read More)

Announcing Michael Goar as the next President & CEO of Catholic Charities

We are thrilled to announced that Michael Goar, currently the chief executive officer of Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities, has been selected to succeed Tim Marx as the next president and chief executive officer of Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Over the next several weeks Michael will transition from his current responsibilities… (Read More)

Residents Get Out the Vote

Catholic Social Teaching tells us that all people have a right to participate in the economic, political and cultural life of society. It is a fundamental demand of justice and a requirement for human dignity that all people be assured a minimum level of participation in the community. Our mission is to serve those most… (Read More)

Honoring Tim Marx

After ten years of leadership, Tim Marx will transition from his role as President and CEO of Catholic Charities. Everything that happens at Catholic Charities is a team effort, with so many incredible friends and community partners supporting our work. We invite you to join us in thanking Tim for his decade of leadership. Below… (Read More)

A summer of change and hope

On Memorial Day, our community was shaken to its core in 8 minutes and 46 seconds. The murder of George Floyd tears at the very fibers that bring our community together and shines a harsh light on the systemic injustices that too many must confront every single day. Since that day, many have examined their own… (Read More)