Living the Gospel together: Catholic Charities and parishes

The fall issue of Charities USA magazine considers the collaboration between Catholic Charities agencies and local Catholic parishes in the area of parish social ministry. Catholic Charities seeks to help parishes fulfill their mission of sharing the good news of Jesus through word and deed with all people in the community.

The issue includes an article on best practices for social advocacy efforts at parishes from the perspective of Catholic Charities USA’s Parish Social Ministry Leadership Team. Also featured is the success of an emergency voucher system used by Catholic Charities Eastern Washington and parishes to provide funds and services to people experiencing great need.

Read about how Catholic Charities agencies and parishes live the Gospel together in the 2019 fall issue of Charities USA magazine.

Charities USA Fall 2019

Catholic Charities, in collaboration with many parish volunteers, extends the palpable love and compassion of God to those who may have been hard hit by life’s challenges.

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A member of Caritas Internationalis, Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) is the national office for Catholic Charities agencies nationwide. Catholic Charities USA’s members provide help and create hope to more than 15 million people a year regardless of religious, social or economic backgrounds. To learn more about CCUSA, please visit our website at