News


God’s love is the same in all languages

By Glenda Meekins of the Florida Catholic Newspaper – October 4, 2017 In the hopes of sharing and understanding the ... Read More

A long way from home

by Glenda Meekins of the Florida Catholic Newspaper – October 1, 2017 “Today, we are a united family again,” said ... Read More

Sending prayers and donations to Puerto Rico

While people in Puerto Rico continue to struggle to obtain the basic needs, their families outside of the country pray and ... Read More

“Share the Journey” by loving your neighbor

Staff report from the Florida Catholic Newspaper – September 28, 2017 A family of four from Syria arrived in Central ... Read More

Pope Francis calls us to Share the Journey

Jesus calls us to love our neighbors as we love ourselves. Now, Pope Francis is calling us to "Share the ... Read More

Operation Blue Roof offers free temporary roof repairs after Irma

Temporary help is on the way for Florida homeowners with roof damage after Hurricane Irma. Representatives with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ... Read More

Catholic Charities receives generous donation for disaster relief

Sister Donna Markham, President and CEO of Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) presented $2 million for immediate, emergency assistance to Florida ... Read More

Staying Safe: recovering from Hurricane Irma

From Marco Rubio, US Senator for Florida - September 12, 2017 Tips for keeping you and your family safe Stay ... Read More

Events


Free Financial Education Classes in Lakeland

Join us to learn ways to manage your money better! Do you need help creating a budget? Do you need ... Read More

Help Catholic Charities transform lives

The Annual Collection for Catholic Charities of Central Florida will be held on the weekend of October 21 & 22, ... Read More

Soup Bowl Supper – October 28

Soup Bowl Supper is a fundraiser to benefit the critical work of Pathways to Care in providing a safe place ... Read More

Links for Health – November 4

Join us for our 8th annual Links for Health charity golf scramble on November 4, 2017. The event supports St ... Read More

Taste of the Villages – Feb 6, 2018

Benefitting Lazarus Free Medical Clinic ... Read More

Kentucky Derby Day – May 5, 2018

Thank you to all who attended our annual Kentucky Derby Day on May 6, 2017! Together, we raised over $60,000 ... Read More

Videos


Transforming Lives in Polk County

Learn how we follow our call to serve in Polk County ... Read More

Our Mission of Mercy

A significant aspect of the many ministries that Catholic Charities offers is that they are designed to provide comfort, encouragement ... Read More

The Adoption Option

Leesa Elliott, Pregnancy and Adoption Counselor at Catholic Charities Adoption Services, speaks about how we serve birth mothers who are ... Read More