Mission & Vision

Our Mission

Helping people move to a better life through hope-filled care, services, and advocacy; calling all those of goodwill to join us. 

Our Vision

By lifting people in need to the dignity of self-reliance, and encouraging others to help, our communities will become one human family. 

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Remembering Mother Teresa’s Feast Day In the Mission of Catholic Charities Kansas City-Saint Joseph Message From The CEO Karen Noel – September Newsletter 2022

Remembering Mother Teresa’s Feast Day In the Mission of Catholic Charities Kansas City-Saint Joseph Message From The CEO Karen Noel – September Newsletter 2022

We celebrate Mother Teresa’s feast day – September 5 – each and every year. It’s a powerful reminder of why Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph exists.  When Mother Teresa founded the Missionaries of Charity in 1950, she told the Vatican that their work would...

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Faith Journey Interview with Kelly Zarifa: Deaf and Disabilities Ministries “Together” Newsletter April 2022

Faith Journey Interview with Kelly Zarifa: Deaf and Disabilities Ministries “Together” Newsletter April 2022

Our interview this month highlights a new, free service. The Fontbonne Speech and Language Clinic recently opened at Avila University in Kansas City, Missouri. Fontbonne-Kansas City has an on-campus clinic to support the education of graduate students training to be...

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Faith Journey Interview with Linda Hopkins: Deaf and Disabilities Ministries “Together” Newsletter February 2022

Faith Journey Interview with Linda Hopkins: Deaf and Disabilities Ministries “Together” Newsletter February 2022

Linda Hopkins began working at Catholic Charities in 2018. She was initially hired as the Donor Stewardship Specialist. At this time, she serves as the Volunteer Manager and the Supervisor of the Deaf and Disabilities Ministry. Her oversight and support have been a...

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Faith Journey Interview with the McVickers: Deaf And Disabilities Ministries “Together” Newsletter July 2022- Feel Good Friday

Faith Journey Interview with the McVickers: Deaf And Disabilities Ministries “Together” Newsletter July 2022- Feel Good Friday

Early in my days as Deaf and Disabilities Ministries Coordinator, I heard about the McVickers. Ever since, I’ve wanted to interview them for Faith Journey. Amy and Jamey McVicker, of Cameron, Missouri, devote their time in public service, caring for their three...

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