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Forgiving and Giving

By the staff of St. Francis Community Services “What can we do to get along?” This question was asked to 76 children and teens at the beginning of last year’s summer camp at St. Francis Community Services – Midtown Center. Their answers often reflected the impact of growing up amid Read More

Christmas Is All About Me

By Giovanni Madriz | Program Coordinator, Office of Hispanic MInistry This year my Christmas wishes for those I love are all about me. I am pretty sure it’s the same for most of us:  during Christmas the most noble of feelings surface in our hearts and we can be overcome Read More

Answering the Knock at Our Door

By Sarah Simpson | Manager, Donor Relations and Communications, Catholic Charities of St. Louis There is no greater tragedy than the loss of a child. The entire nation watched as our community mourned the death of Jamyla Bolden, shot in her home in Ferguson while doing her homework. In an instant, Read More

If Bishops Wore Stripes

Or Why You Should Respect Sports Officials Heckling the officials. It’s as synonymous with sports as popcorn; as inevitable as a game’s final score. For some fans, it’s almost a hobby. As you begin reading this post, stop and think for a second: are you the sort of person who, when attending Read More

The very real face of homelessness

By Amanda Lindley | Web Content Specialist Follow me on Twitter @aLindleySTL Send me an email!  We’ve all been there. It’s 2 am and you wake up worrying and can’t get back to sleep. Instead you lay there. You toss, you turn, but all you can do is think. This happened Read More