Have you shared an act of mercy for someone today? Join President of Catholic Charities of Central Florida, Gary Tester and Missionary of Mercy, Fr. Anthony Aarons as they share the importance of spreading mercy throughout the world.
- #12: Restoring Hope in the Lives of Others
All it takes is one good person to restore hope in the lives of others. Catholic Charities of Central Florida is doing exactly that – one patient at a time! Podcast episode also available on:
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- #11: Holy Spirit Parish in Lake Wales
Fr. David Vargas and the parishioners of Holy Spirit Parish are working with Catholic Charities of Central Florida to spread the mercy and love of God to those in need.
- #10: JMJ Pregnancy Center
JMJ Pregnancy Center supports the God-given right of every pregnant woman to give birth and the right of every unborn child to be born. See how JMJ is ministering God’s mercy and love to everyone who is in need of help.
- #9: World Day against Trafficking in Persons
Millions of victims fall into the hands of traffickers—even in our own neighborhoods. See how CCCF is helping prevent this global problem and aiding those affected. (Official date: July 30th).
- #8: See Christ in the Suffering
Living with mental illness is not easy. Helping a loved one with emotional challenges can be difficult. Learn how to recognize the signs of someone in need and then how find the best assistance possible.
- #7: Welcoming the Stranger
Debbie Vega joins Gary and Father Anthony to explain how you can mentor people moving to the United States and show them God’s love.
- #6: Queen of Angels Catholic Cemetery
Fr. Anthony and Gary chat with David Branson, Director of Cemeteries, about the first diocesan cemetery, “Queen of Angels Catholic Cemetery.” Coming soon, Winter 2020!
- #5: Ending Modern-day Slavery
Human trafficking violates the sanctity, dignity, and fundamental rights of the human person. Join Gary, Fr. Anthony and special guest Christine Commerce, Diocese of Orlando Human Trafficking Task Force Coordinator, as they discuss ways to end modern-day slavery.
- #4: Mercy Preparedness
Gary and Fr. Anthony chat with Heather Knoop, (Program Director, Family Stability Services at Catholic Charities of Central Florida), on the recovery efforts in the Florida Panhandle after Hurricane Michael. Heather and a team from CCFL drove to the Panhandle to assist those in the most devastated areas.
- #3: St. Theresa Parish in Belleview
Gary Tester and Fr. Anthony Aarons from Catholic Charities, connect with different parishes and ministries throughout the diocese to witness “mercy in action.” This week they chat with parishioners from St. Theresa Parish in Belleview on their Soup Kitchen, Food Pantry and Thrift Store.