Kevin Hickey named Catholic Charities USA trustee

At the Catholic Charities USA annual conference, held earlier this month in Boston, Kevin Hickey, executive director of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden, was installed as a trustee of the national organization. In addition to Hickey, R. Neal Black from Hempstead, Maryland, and Sidney S. Simmons, II from Jacksonville, Florida,...

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Camden Diocese pays it forward in Louisiana

“It dumped the equivalent of 7.1 trillion gallons of water on the Baton Rouge area,” explained Mark Taylor, director of Veterans Services for Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden, as he described the recent flooding that has devastated Southern Louisiana. “For comparison, Hurricane Katrina dumped about 2.3 trillion.” Taylor, along with...

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Reunited: A Look Inside Catholic Charities’ Adoptions Research and Reunion Program

Frank Patrinicola remembers exactly where he was the day he got the phone call. The 52-year-old operations consultant for Dupont was in the company parking lot after work preparing for the drive to his South Jersey home when he decided to check his voicemail. “As soon as she said, ‘I’m...

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