Empowering our Leadership with our Vision

Empowering our Leadership with our Vision

On May 10th, we kicked-off our first Management & Leadership Training Program. It’s a year-long program where managers and directors meet monthly to learn the essentials of management and leadership. Some of the topics include the difference between...

A Determined Search

Dear Catholic Charities, Our fiscal year begins May 1 and ends April 30. By the time you get this Virtual Coffee, we will have ended another year, working with many in our Catholic Parishes and communities to serve the poor and marginalized. We’ve had many...

Walking Humbly with Change

As we grow, we are adding more staff – educated, highly compassionate, collaborative, optimistic, and also young – Millennials – born between 1980 and 2000. There’s lots of information about Millennial work styles, philosophies, and...

Growth and Change

We are growing. Four years ago, we had 65 staff and a $5.5M budget. In a few months, we will have about 110 staff and a budget of almost $11M. Of course, we are doing this responsibly and carefully as we meet the needs of the community. At the same time, our...

Statement on Gun Violence in Schools and Communities

February 2018 We are seven weeks into 2018, and so far there have been 18 school shootings, including the February 14 shooting in Broward County, Florida, which cost 17 lives. At the same time, across our communities gun violence ends even more young lives and tears...

Artisans for the Common Good

Every January we start creating our budget for the fiscal year beginning May 1. It’s a complicated process, thus our early start. Coming from a secular corporate world, I was not familiar with the word “stewardship”. I now know it’s often used...