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A Life Inspired By Mother Cabrini

A Life Inspired By Mother Cabrini

When Lucille Souza was a high school freshman in Burbank, Calif., the idea crossed her mind that maybe, just maybe, she might be called to the religious life. Her parents, who were immigrants from Portugal, worked hard to make a good life for their family, and they sent her to a school run by Mother Cabrini’s Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

Our 2021 Holiday Card – To YOU!

Our 2021 Holiday Card – To YOU!

Thank you for all the gifts you have provided to our neighbors in need throughout 2021! Your gift was a hand-up, not a hand-out. We look forward to working with you in 2022! Click to view our Holiday Card!

Giving Tuesday: “It’s About Connections”

Giving Tuesday: “It’s About Connections”

Mental health and a sense of wellbeing are all about connections, says Richard Madwid, MS, LPC, LADC, CCS, director of Behavioral Health Services for Catholic Charities of Fairfield County.

He says the COVID-19 crisis has disrupted connections between friends, family and the larger community. As a result, over the past two years Catholic Charities has seen a dramatic increase in requests for counseling and mental health services for conditions ranging from anxiety and depression to domestic violence and substance abuse.

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