May 10, 2018

Unexpected graces

In 2013, Andrew’s family was fairly typical and not especially devout. They participated in the celebration of Mass every Sunday and their eldest was in faith formation at an early age. Then Andrew was diagnosed with Diffused Intrinsic Pontine Glioma, “a tumor located inside the brainstem that is a lot like a spider web and … Continue reading “Unexpected graces”

ESL Teachers recertify to help refugees acquire language skills

This spring, English teachers from Catholic Charities of Central Florida (CCCF) received their annual training on the Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems (CASAS) from Orange County schools, to better serve refugee clients. The CASAS system allows teachers to determine a student’s initial placement, assess their progress, and promote them to the next level. Eligible refugees, … Continue reading “ESL Teachers recertify to help refugees acquire language skills”

Missionary of Mercy with Fr. Anthony Aarons

Fr. Anthony Aarons, Missionary of Mercy, joins us for a special presentation Faith Fit podcast to share with us about his pilgrimage to Rome where he and 1,000+ of his fellow missionaries met with Pope Francis. Click here to listen on SoundCloud.

Join us for the blessing of the new Agape Mission Market on May 14

Catholic Charities of Central Florida is pleased to announce new services for people in need across Polk County. Father David Vargas OSA will bless the Agape Mission Market on May 14 at 10 a.m. at Holy Spirit Parish. Senior Director of Operations, Julie Yetter, describes it as a true transformation from the Agape Food Bank into a market-style … Continue reading “Join us for the blessing of the new Agape Mission Market on May 14”