COVID-19 Eviction Diversion Program

Orange County’s COVID-19 Eviction Diversion Program will be available to residents starting tomorrow, August 25, 2020. The online application portal will open at 9 a.m. and can be accessed at ocfl.net/EvictionDiversion. The income-based program will assist Orange...

Comfort the Afflicted

Kyle Osborn, Care Coordinator in the Behavioral Health Services division for Catholic Charities of Central Florida, shares the importance of comforting those who seeking emotional assistance. She explains the value of increasing education on mental health in order to...

NEW God Beside Me Podcast episode!

“Where are our hearts at this time? What are we filling our hearts with? Are we filling our hearts with peace, hope, mercy, forgiveness? Or are we just filling it with the evil of the world?” – Bishop John Noonan Listen now! Available on: ⬇︎...

Every action counts

ORLANDO | Tharmini Umakaran came to the United States in 2018. She left her homeland of Sri Lanka at the age of five, fleeing civil war. Thirteen years later, as the nation celebrates World Refugee Day, June 20, Umakaran is thankful to those who helped her and her...

Catholic Charities feeds 1,500 per week

Editor’s note: Some last names have been omitted to protect privacy. ORLANDO | Andrés Mendoza left Venezuela for a better life for his family. The reality is, no matter where in the world he lives at the moment, he cannot escape the pandemic and its overreaching...

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...

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.”...