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Parish Social Ministry Coordinator

CATHOLIC CHARITIES of Southern Minnesota has an immediate opening for a full-time Parish Social Ministry Coordinator in the Mankato area.  Job is full-time mid August through mid June.  This position helps Catholic parishes in the five county Mankato Deanery respond to local community needs and work for social justice. This is an exciting opportunity [...]


Catholic Charities of Southern Minnesota has an immediate opening in its Winona office for a full-time Caseworker in its Guardian/Conservator Program. The caseworker advocates for and acts on behalf of clients deemed incapacitated by the court. This position is responsible for case planning, obtaining and implementation of services, timely maintenance of case notes and [...]

I’d Rather Die Dancing

It was New Year’s Day 1974. I was at St Rita’s Senior Center on South Broad St in Philadelphia. Outside, the Mummer’s Parade was streaming past with bands playing various renditions of “Oh Them Golden Slippers”. One lady was in and out of the building. She would go out to dance enthusiastically and [...]

A Question for Dessert

“A Question for Dessert?” by Mary Alessio—Director of Advancement I recently had dinner with someone who was intrigued by the mission of Catholic Charities. My friend posed this question:  Why does Catholic Charities take care of those who are not Christian?  In all honesty, this was a “heavy” dessert question when I would [...]

The Vitality of VITA Program (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance)

The Vitality of VITA Program (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) provides sense of community and personal satisfaction for volunteers; free income tax preparation and larger refund checks for individuals who use the service. VITA provides free tax preparation assistance to income-eligible individuals and families.  During the 2017-2018 income [...]

Catholic Charities Green Policy

“We show our respect for the Creator by our stewardship of creation. Care for the earth is not just an Earth Day slogan, it is a requirement of our faith.  We are called to protect people and the planet, living our faith in relationship with all of God’s creation. This environmental challenge has [...]