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A Message from Fr. Mike Johnston, Diocesan Administrator

Posted 10/20/2017

"Lord, make me an instrument of your peace" This powerful prayer by St. Francis of Assisi inspires us to use our voices to call for peace and demonstrate our love for our neighbor, no matter a person's race, background, country of origin or faith tradition. I lend my voice to the many speaking out in Middle Tennessee to decry the hatred and intolerance of … read more >>




When Life's Everyday Challenges Collide with Natural Disasters

Posted 09/12/2017

You don't have to look very far into the world beyond our windows to realize that there are a number of stressors that can impact almost all of us one way or another. Beyond the everyday ones like paying bills, managing workloads, and worrying about loved ones, we are currently faced with large external stressors such as hurricanes, flooding, wildfires, and the … read more >>




How Can I Help? (Updated information)

Posted 09/11/2017

The disaster related news we have been exposed to over the past few weeks has almost been unfathomable. Hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes...the list goes on and on.As we struggle with the news, we also want to respond to the urge to do something...anything... to help in whatever way we can.At this very early point in what we expect will be a very long recovery process, … read more >>




Fostering Newborns Gives Williamson County Couple a greater joy (Ned Andrew Solomon, Tennessee Register ~ Photo by Theresa Laurence, Tennessee Register)

Posted 09/08/2017

Calvin and Cathy Bishop decided to move to the Nashville area from Texas in 2012 when their four adult children coaxed them with local real estate information. All four had landed here with professional careers after college. Although uprooted for a very good reason, the Bishops had to start from scratch building a life in Middle Tennessee. "We didn't know anybody … read more >>




Overview of Recession of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) (Catholic Charities USA)

Posted 09/05/2017

Click here for link to "full memo" referenced above. … read more >>




IN MY WORDS: Acts of Love, Goodwill and Kindness...for ALL (Pam Russo, Executive Director, Catholic Charities of Tennessee)

Posted 08/18/2017

The horrific events that took place in Charlottesville, VA, last weekend, and their continuing aftermath, are a sad reminder that hatred is very much alive in our society.How, in the year 2017, can we still be dealing with these divisive issues? How, more than 50 years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, can we still have headlines about racism and violence? … read more >>




Catholic Charities Counseling Now Offered at McGruder FRC (Tennessee Register)

Posted 08/11/2017

Catholic Charities of Tennessee is now offering Individual and Family Counseling services at McGruder Family Resource Center at 2013 25th Avenue North (37208) in North Nashville. Appointments are available from 8:30am - 5:00pm Wednesday and Friday and from 3:00pm -7:30pm on Tuesday."We are so glad that we can partner with Catholic Charities to offer these vitally … read more >>




Catholic Charities Counseling Now Offered at McGruder Family Resource Center

Posted 07/27/2017

Catholic Charities of Tennessee is now offering Individual and Family Counseling services at McGruder Family Resource Center at 2013 25th Avenue North (37208) in North Nashville. Appointments are available from 8:30am - 5:00pm Wednesday and Friday and from 3:00pm -7:30pm on Tuesday."We are so glad that we can partner with Catholic Charities to offer these … read more >>




Adoption Foster Parent Volunteers Honored in Franklin

Posted 07/27/2017

Cathy and Calvin Bishop, foster parent volunteers for Catholic Charities of Tennessee's Adoption Services program, were recognized on July 26, 2017 by Franklin Tomorrow for their service to the community as part of the organization's Exemplary Community Volunteer Awards event held at the Franklin Theater."Caring for a newborn or infant is hard work, even when the child … read more >>




IN MY WORDS: Back-to-School Tips (Amy Sturm, Catholic Charities School Counselor)

Posted 07/27/2017

The end of summer and the start of school can be a mixed bag for all concerned, students and parents alike. Some parents are excited to get back into their routine and not feel that they have to entertain their kids for a 12-hour stretch; others mourn the loss of freedoms that go along with summer. No matter which camp you're in, this can be a very stressful time for … read more >>




Plus Side of Nashville: Sewing Training Academy (News Channel 5+)

Posted 07/13/2017

Nashville has become a prominent city for the fashion community, and with the rapid growth in that area comes the need for skilled workers who can service the industry. Helping to fulfill that need, Catholic Charities in collaboration with the Nashville Fashion Alliance and Omega Apparel has established the Sewing Training Academy where they are not only helping to fulfill … read more >>




"13 Reasons Why" Sparks Conversation About Tough Topics (Theresa Laurence, Tennessee Register)

Posted 06/02/2017

NEED HELP? Contact the 24-hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 or www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org.For non-emergency assistance, Catholic Charities counselors are available by appointment at 615-352-3087. Multiple locations; Spanish-speaking counselors available. http://bit.ly/CCTennCounselingVisit www.jasonfoundation.com for information related to … read more >>




'13 reasons' raises concerns and conversation in Nashville with schools, parents (Jessica Bliss, USA Today Network-Tennessee)

Posted 05/09/2017

A CHANCE TO TALK: Catholic Charities of Tennessee will host a conversation on "13 Reasons Why," on May 23. Catholic Charities counselors from both the Individual and Family Counseling Program and the School Counseling program will help lead the conversation. Separate parent and student discussions will be offered.WHEN: 6:30-7:30 p.m., May 23 WHERE: Cafeteria of … read more >>




A Few Words Can Begin Journey from Stress to Balance (Mary McWilliams, Tennessee Register)

Posted 04/21/2017

"Hey, I'd like to come in and talk to someone about counseling." It's a stress-free way to get help for stress that could be getting out of control. Just a few words can help begin to re-route a person feeling overwhelmed, back into balance and on the road to health again, according to Lisa McGovern, supervisor of counseling services for Catholic Charities … read more >>




A Cause to Celebrate: OnPoint Manufacturing Donates Singer Sewing Machines to Catholic Charities of Tennessee – Local to Local (PR.com)

Posted 04/19/2017

OnPoint Manufacturing, Inc., a Performance HealthCare Products, Inc. company, the leader in on-demand apparel manufacturing, announced today that it is giving back to the local community by donating several Singer sewing machines to Catholic Charities of Tennessee's Sewing Training Academy.In a special arrangement with Singer Sewing Machines, OnPoint Manufacturing developed … read more >>




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