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United Way Allocates Additional $1.17 Million Through COVID-19 Response Fund

Posted 04/20/2020

NOTE: Catholic Charities is proud to partner with United Way of Greater Nashville and many other area nonprofits to assist with the distribution of COVID-19 Response Fund dollars to our neighbors in need.United Way Allocates Additional $1.17 Million Through COVID-19 Response Fund: More Donations are Needed to Help Neighbors in NeedApril 20, 2020, NASHVILLE, Tenn.-United Way … read more >>




Virtual Pathways to Possibilities ~ Day 1 of 4

Posted 04/20/2020

Bishop J. Mark Spalding Welcomes You to Pathways to PossibilitiesTo read a copy of today's video's transcript, click here.Welcome to Day One of Pathways to Possibilities, presented by Most Reverend J. Mark Spalding, Bishop of Nashville, and the Diocese of Nashville. How You Can HelpHelp spread the word about Pathways to Possibilities, a benefit for Catholic Charities … read more >>




TRANSCRIPT - Video for Day 1 of Pathways to Possibilities 4/20/2020

Posted 04/19/2020

Catholic Charities' Pathways to Possibilities Day One (4/20/2020) Video TranscriptGuests:The Most Reverend J. Mark Spalding, Bishop of the Diocese of NashvilleJudy K. Orr, Executive Director of Catholic Charities of TennesseeJUDY ORRHi, I'm Judy Orr, Executive Director of Catholic Charities. I'm proud to be joined by the Most Revered J. Mark Spalding, Bishop of the Diocese … read more >>




He Is Risen!

Posted 04/12/2020

Miracle of miracles. Glorious Easter has come upon us, even in these uncertain times, inspiring hope. The resurrection of our Lord, Jesus Christ, has given us the promise of eternity. We can't fully comprehend or explain it. We simply believe.Every day at Catholic Charities, especially so during this unprecedented time, we witness miracles. We are truly honored to be the … read more >>




A Holy Thursday Message: Easter break closure

Posted 04/09/2020

Our world, indeed, is changed as we arrive at the peak of this Lenten season. Today, Holy Thursday, we are called to see and experience the humility and selfless giving of Jesus, as He washed the feet of His disciples gathered at the table. In many ways, the countless acts of selfless love and service happening at Catholic Charities after our early March tornadoes and … read more >>




Disaster Relief: An Update from Catholic Charities Executive Director Judy Orr

Posted 04/05/2020

March 2020 was an extraordinary month. Days felt like weeks, and weeks felt like months as the Catholic Charities team provided needed assistance to those impacted by the tornadoes and COVID-19.In nearly 60 years, Diocese of Nashville's Catholic Charities has never faced the challenges of two crises of this type at the same time. We are still operating despite these … read more >>




Catholic Charities Sewing Instructor, Students Make Medical Masks (Theresa Laurence, Tennessee Register)

Posted 04/03/2020

The Catholic Charities' Sewing Training Academy workspace at the McGruder Family Resource Center in North Nashville should be bustling with daily activity right now, filled with a group of students learning about all aspects of sewing and working in the industry.But group classes have been postponed and Sewing Training Academy coordinator and instructor Trishawna Quincy, … read more >>




Pathways to Possibilities still on...Virtual event week of April 19

Posted 04/03/2020

Dear Friends, Last week, Catholic Charities of Tennessee determined that its important annual fundraiser, Pathways to Possibilities 2020 presented by Most Reverend J. Mark Spalding, Bishop of Nashville and the Diocese of Nashville, could not be held at Music City Center on April 21, 2020, in its planned in-person breakfast format. However, we will still host this … read more >>




Self-Regulation Strategies (Amanda Marshall, MSSW, Individual and Family Counseling, Catholic Charities of Tennessee)

Posted 04/02/2020

If you feel that you need to speak with a Catholic Charities Counselor, please call 615-352-3087. Self-regulation is about being in control of our mind, body, and emotions. It is about having the ability to self-regulate means that we can manage our impulses and disruptive emotions in order to focus on big picture goals of who we want to be and what we want to … read more >>




Catholic Charities of Tennessee offers free tornado recovery help (Main Street Nashville)

Posted 04/02/2020

Catholic Charities of Tennessee offers free tornado disaster recovery assistance to those who need it in Davidson County. Disaster assistance offered includes help with emergency cash assistance, housing, household goods and clothing. Catholic Charities of Tennessee also offers counseling services that include help with stress, anxiety, grief and feelings of … read more >>




IN HIS OWN WORDS: Thanks for the chance to talk!

Posted 03/31/2020

The following message recently came to our Disaster Relief call center:I am looking... Hmmm? What am I looking for... Honestly I'm not sure. I lost my job a few weeks back from this coronavirus mess. I was planning on moving back at the 1st of March but everything got halted & changed so fast. I was staying in a hotel for a week thinking "April's not that far I … read more >>




Catholic Charities of Tennessee balances tornado recovery, virus response (Catholic News Service - Story by Theresa Laurence, Tennessee Register)

Posted 03/24/2020

As Catholic Charities of Tennessee executive director Judy Orr leads her agency's response to the deadly March 3 tornado, every plan must be vetted to comply with the latest precautions against the coronavirus pandemic.One of the chief concerns is how to provide counseling services to those who experienced the trauma of the tornado, followed by the anxiety surrounding … read more >>




Catholic Charities Offers FREE Tornado Disaster Recovery Assistance

Posted 03/20/2020

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Tornado Relief: An Update from Catholic Charities Executive Director Judy Orr

Posted 03/19/2020

Catholic Charities of Tennessee has received numerous offers of help ever since tornadoes devastated parts of Middle Tennessee on March 3. People want to know how they can donate, volunteer, and generally help us help our community recover from the weather disaster. Of course, we are now also working to help the increased number of people in need due to economic … read more >>




In Tennessee, unity in response to vast tornado devastation (Robert Alan Glover, National Catholic Reporter)

Posted 03/14/2020

Wendy Apple, a volunteer at First Baptist Church in Putnam County, Tennessee, about 80 miles east of Nashville, described the damage from the March 3 tornado that swept through here, one of seven that swept the region. "Destruction is so total and the debris so widespread that in many places you cannot even access where someone's house stood," she said. As of … read more >>




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