Honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe

On the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of Mary (December 8), Catholic Charities staff gathered for Mass and a blessing ... Read More

Seeking justice through service

An Advent Reflection for Tuesday of the First Week of Advent, December 5, 2017 by Gary Tester, Executive Director "Justice shall flourish ... Read More

10 ways to grow in faith this Advent season

By Carly Matthews, Manager of Mission Effectiveness at Catholic Charities of Central Florida  1. Make an Advent wreath for your ... Read More

Catholic Charities helps Cuban family build new life in US

By Jennifer Powers, Florida Catholic correspondent – November 27, 2017 When Lisandra Bientz and Sadiel Polledo first came to Catholic ... Read More

Four babies find their forever homes

November 15, 2017 November is National Adoption Month! From now until Nov.30, when you make a donation to support our ... Read More

New Mission Markets coming to Polk County

November 15, 2017 “If you lavish your food on the hungry and satisfy the afflicted; Then your light shall rise ... Read More

Three ways to make the season brighter for a family in need

Catholic Charities of Central Florida is thankful for you and the blessing you are to the people we serve together. Join ... Read More

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


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

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


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