Voice Podcast: The Ten Themes of Catholic Social Thought

Mike Rios-Keating speaks to Ron Krietemeyer who has deep roots in Catholic Social Teaching and was instrumental in forming the list of ten themes that are still used as an overall framework for understanding how the principles of Catholic Social Teaching flow from one to another.


For the past six months, retirees Peggy Hanson and Frank Wright have enjoyed morning coffee every weekday in their downtown Saint Paul apartment, then walked to the Saint Paul Opportunity Center to volunteer in the kitchen. Peggy describes herself as “a recovering lawyer” who—for 20 years—owned a bed and breakfast in Lanesboro. Frank worked in… (Read More)

Voice Podcast: What is the housing continuum?

When talking about issues like homelessness or affordable housing, the phrase “housing continuum” is often referred to but many people have questions about what it means. In this episode of Voice, Amanda Horner and Mike Rios-Keating provide answers to the most asked questions.

Minnesota’s Statewide Housing Crisis

Minnesota: Out in the cold Minnesota’s statewide housing crisis is impacting Minnesotans at every point in the housing continuum, but not group is in more danger than the unsheltered- the dramatically increasing number of people living in their cars, under bridges, in stairwells and other places not meant for human habitation. This population is growing… (Read More)