Voice Podcast: Catholic Social Thought

From our daily social services to our social justice advocacy work, the mission of Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis is built on Catholic Social Teaching. Despite its deep roots in scripture and church documents, Catholic Social Teaching is not universally understood. In the first of a series of episodes, Mike Rios-Keating explores what… (Read More)

What is Housing Support

Housing support is a statewide program that exists to help people achieve and maintain housing stability. Directed towards seniors and adults with disabilities who have low incomes and who are at risk of homelessness or institutional placement, the program helps pay for housing costs, including rent, utilities, food, bed linens, laundry and housing supplies. More… (Read More)

A new home for Exodus

After 25 years at its current location in downtown Minneapolis, Exodus Residence will soon more than double the number of rooms available to people experiencing homeless at its new home in Elliot Park. The newly renovated building will help people who are chronically homeless, including veterans and those in recuperative care. What is being called… (Read More)

Voice Podcast: Unconscious Bias

Learned stereotypes that are automatic, unconscious and deeply engrained shape how our brains process and make sense of the world. When they impact other people or put in place systems that impact others, unconscious bias becomes problematic.

The Power of a Name

The power of a name. That sense of recognition and belonging. During a global pandemic, to hear one’s name called out has shown even more power; it creates a connection that has been so hard for people to find. “I look him in the eye, I know his name, and it opens the door to… (Read More)