Pathways to Care: A Bridge Back into the Community

Gary and Fr. Anthony chat with Dawn Zinger, Administrator of Pathways to Care. Dawn shares how this licensed assisted living facility is dedicated to providing quality healthcare, housing and hope to Central Florida’s vulnerable homeless population. Pathways to...

Hope in Turmoil: Mercy in Action

Gary Tester, President of Catholic Charities of Central Florida and Fr. Anthony Aarons, Chaplain of Catholic Charities of Central Florida, join the show to share the different ways they are physically and spiritually providing assistance to those most in...

Consumers Have A Choice, Human Trafficking Victims Do Not

How You Can Address Slavery in the Seafood Industry This Lenten Season “Trusting his recruiters, Myo believe he was leaving his home in Burma to work in a pineapple factory in Thailand. Yet, when he arrived, he was sold to a boat captain for the equivalent of...

Catholic Charities welcomes the stranger

Editor’s note: The U.S. Catholic Church observed National Migration Week January 5-11. Acknowledging the “… more than 70 million people across the globe who have been forcibly displaced from their homes due to political instability, violence, and economic hardship.”...

January Blog

Happy New Year! Still Looking for a New Year’s Resolution? Read More Here … As we ring in 2020, many of us have made our New Year’s resolutions, to eat healthier, lose weight, etc. Here’s one more to consider – committing to abolishing slavery by becoming an informed...

Catholic Charities provides home in time for Christmas

Editor’s note: The full name of the family profiled in this story is not used to respect their privacy. ORLANDO | Jess spent nearly 10 years in a very difficult relationship. Over the course of that time, she had two daughters. She could not go anywhere unaccompanied....

New Mercy in Action Episode: Bishop Grady Villas

Bishop Grady Villas spreads mercy to those who walk through their doors by giving people with disabilities the opportunity to use their God-given talents to achieve greater independence! Learn more about this  empowering Diocesan ministry!SoundCloudApple...

Year in Review…

As we wrap up 2019, I would like to thank all our volunteers and donors who dedicated their time and energy and supported our mission to help save lives by preventing trafficking through our education and outreach programs. In 2019, with the help of almost 50...