Catholic Charities News

Catholic Charities in Brockton gives 700 turkey and chicken dinners to needy families

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Brockton Enterprise
By Maria Papadopoulos

BROCKTON - Hundreds of area residents waited in line for food outside Catholic Charities South on Court Street on Tuesday.

The agency distributed 700 turkey and chicken dinners to needy residents from across the region, said Stacy Wyrosdic, program coordinator at Catholic Charities South, 169 Court St.

“The demand was huge this year,” said Wyrosdic, who served families and individuals waiting in line from 9 a.m. to about 4 p.m.

Cardinal O’Malley announces outreach to immigrants

Sunday, November 23, 2014
Boston Globe

By Derek J. Anderson | Globe Correspondent  

Within days of President Obama’s announcement of immigration reform, Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley said Saturday that the Catholic Charities of Boston will provide further services to immigrant communities, including outreach sessions and a multilingual informational hotline.

“Immigration is not primarily a political problem, but rather a deeply human and profoundly moral challenge facing our nation,” O’Malley said in a written statement.