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Date Posted: 04.27.2022

Mobile Food Drop: April 30

Come get food for your family! We are having a Mobile Food Drop at St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church on April 30! Food will begin being distributed around 10:00am, and we will continue giving it out until we run out. We will have enough on hand to feed 250 families, and we will load it directly…
Date Posted: 03.23.2022

60th Anniversary

I'm excited to share with you a special anniversary--Catholic Charities of Central Florida celebrates 60 years of ministry in Central Florida in 2022, making us one of the longest-serving non-profit agencies in the region.Gary Tester, President Before the Diocese of Orlando even existed, Catholic Charities of Central Florida began as a ministry of the Diocese…
Date Posted: 03.02.2022

Office Closure: March 4

Our offices and ministries will be closed today, March 4 for a staff enrichment day. Thank you for allowing us to share this time together! Please keep our team in your prayers. All ministries will resume normal operation on Monday, March 7. You may still visit to request assistance while we are closed.
Date Posted: 01.24.2022

2021 Annual Report

Catholic Charities of Central Florida (CCCF) was truly blessed in this past fiscal year as staff and volunteers responded with conviction of faith and joy to families and individuals in need. The continuing economic and emotional toll resulting from the COVID pandemic made day-to-day living for many vulnerable families and individuals more challenging, and, through…
Date Posted: 01.21.2022

Statement on Roe v. Wade

From the bishops of the Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops: STATEMENT ON ROE V. WADEDAY OF PRAYER FOR THE LEGAL PROTECTION OF UNBORN LIFEJanuary 22, 2022 On this tragic 49th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion and stripped the unborn of their fundamental right to life, we…
Date Posted: 01.17.2022

Office Closure: Martin Luther King, Jr.

Our offices and ministries—including all services—will be closed on today, January 17 in honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. We will reopen on Tuesday, January 18.
Date Posted: 01.10.2022

Catholic Days at the Capitol

Each year during the legislative session, Catholics from across the state gather in Florida's capital city to put their faith and civic responsibility into action. Registration is required (deadline is January 14).2022 Catholic Days activities include: A legislative briefing on policy issues affecting human life and dignityMeetings with lawmakersAn awards breakfast for Catholic Days participants,…
Date Posted: 12.22.2021

Office Closure: Christmas and New Year

Our offices and ministries will be closed from Friday, December 24 until Monday, January 3 to allow our staff and volunteers the opportunity to spend Christmas with their families and friends. We look forward to serving you in 2022! Merry Christmas and happy New Year! During this time, we will not be accepting new requests…
Date Posted: 12.22.2021

Multi-Ministry Service Center Blessing

Last week, Bishop John Noonan blessed the new Catholic Charities of Central Florida Multi-Ministry Service Center (MMSC) at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lakeland. “This is a wonderful day of celebration and blessing,” said Fr. Tim LaBo, pastor. “What this does is blesses and really recognizes and acknowledges a multi-service center for our community that…
Date Posted: 11.17.2021

Office Closure: Thanksgiving

Our offices and ministries will be closed to allow our staff and volunteers the opportunity to spend the holiday weekend with their families and friends. Additionally, our Agape Mission Markets will have special schedules through the holiday week. Kissimmee Tuesday, November 23 – 9:00am-12:00pm Lakeland Tuesday, November 23 – 9:00am-11:00am Lakes Wales Closed Thanksgiving week…