Understanding Trauma

Traumatic experiences in our childhood don’t just go away. In fact, emerging research is proving that the stress caused from adverse childhood experiences (ACEs for short), like abuse, neglect or living with someone struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues have tangible and lasting impacts on our physical health and brain development. To learn more… (Read More)

Fall 2018 Voice

Stay in the know about Catholic Charities—check out our hot-off-the-press Fall Voice newsletter! Inside this issue: Catherine leaves Hope Street, heads to college! Exploring the arts at Northside Landlord, Catholic Charities partner to provide transitional housing in North Minneapolis Spiritual gardening at St. Joseph’s Home for Children Reliably plan IRA rollover gifts year after year The… (Read More)

2018 Preschool Graduation

Earlier this fall, a smart, talented and capable group of Northside Child Development Center kids left preschool behind and celebrate their entrance to kindergarten. We are so excited to see where these superheroes will lead us in the future—and we are so thankful for the wonderfully supportive community for lifting these children up and helping… (Read More)

“Why we defend—and still foster—the American Dream”

The American Dream Minnesota has been a leader in welcoming refugees, and Catholic Charities was proud to be a long-standing part of this tradition. With the support of hundreds of individuals, parishes, and the broader faith community, Catholic Charities had successfully resettled refugees in Minnesota since World War II, including 24,000 since 1975; men, women,… (Read More)