40 Ways to Mercy

A Lenten Journey for the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy ... Read More

New Year, New Life

“Looking back, we had so much hope that 2017 would bring us our baby boy,” said Heather Martinez who with ... Read More

Christmas comes early for homeless family

By Glenda Meekins of the Florida Catholic – January 2, 2018 On Dec. 20, Florida Highway Patrol Troopers Fabio Azevedo ... Read More


January is Poverty Awareness Month Poverty is not a catch-phrase, it is a serious reality that many are living. More ... Read More

$1 million donation to Catholic Charities of Central Florida

By Jennifer Drow, special to the Florida Catholic – December 21, 2017  Christmas came early for Catholic Charities of Central ... Read More

New immigration attorney pays it forward

By Glenda Meekins of the Florida Catholic - December 20, 2017 Lizmary López Álvarez, a Puerto Rican evacuee, was recently ... Read More

Refugee Children celebrate first Christmas Season in their new country

By Jennifer Powers, Florida Catholic correspondent - December 18, 2017 ORLANDO | Wide-eyed children from countries like Cuba, Burma, Congo, Colombia, ... Read More

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


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