Financial coach empowers individual growth

When Arlene McGuinness was referred to Catholic Charities’ financial coach, she expected to meet with someone who would help her make a budget. But her weekly meetings with Elishia Townsend ended up providing her with much more. “She helped me move forward,” McGuinness said. “It opened up the vision I...

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Refugee Resettlement Intern Gains Broader Perspective

Jack Grogan, a sophomore at the University of Notre Dame, needed an internship in Social Justice for his major in Political Science and Philosophy. After asking other classmates and doing some research himself, he came across the internship program at Catholic Charites USA (CCUSA), the national organization for Catholic Charities...

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Combating recidivism with prayer and help

“Encountering Mercy” is a series exploring the corporal works of mercy during the Jubilee Year through the lens of the people whose lives exemplify them. In June the Diocese of Camden focuses on “Visit the Imprisoned.” This month’s profiles will highlight examples of those who experience these corporal works of...

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Keeping a Promise to God

“Encountering Mercy” is a series exploring the corporal works of mercy during the Jubilee Year through the lens of the people whose lives exemplify them. In June the Diocese of Camden focuses on “Visit the Imprisoned.” This month’s profiles will highlight examples of those who experience these corporal works of...

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Wildwood Walk for Homeless Veterans Raises Awareness and Funds

On a very sunny Saturday, June 4 some 100 people turned out to walk the Wildwood boardwalk to raise funds and awareness for Veteran homelessness. Hosted by the American Legion of New Jersey, all of the proceeds of the day were donated to Catholic Charities Veteran Services program. Initial estimates placed...

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Vineland Daily Journal: Catholic Charities brings prison volunteers together

Rev. David Link, Chaplain of the Indiana State Prison, was the featured speaker at the Third Annual Gathering Day of Prison Ministry volunteers in the Diocese of Camden. The event was held at Sacred Heart High School in Vineland. Photo: Jodi Streahle By Jodi Streahle (Read the original from The...

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