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Social Ministry
Speakers Bureau

Looking for a presentation for your group, organization or meeting?

Catholic Charities offers speakers to the community on a variety of topics. Please call us at 724-837-1840 to be put in touch with an expert staff member to attend your event and provide pertinent, useful information, education and resources. 

Project Rachel

Project Rachel

 "The church is aware of the many factors which may have influenced your decision [to have an abortion], and she does not doubt that in many cases it was a painful and even shattering decision. The wound in your heart may not yet have healed. Certainly what happened was and remains terribly wrong. But do not give in to discouragement and do not lose hope. 

Give yourselves over with humility and trust to repentance. The father of mercies is ready to give you his forgiveness and his peace in the sacrament of reconciliation. You will come to understand that nothing is definitively lost and you will also be able to ask forgiveness from your child, who is now living in the Lord." ~ Pope John Paul II, The Gospel of Life, #99

Project Rachel is a ministry of the Catholic Church that offers help to women and men suffering from an abortion experience, regardless of age, religion or connection to the abortion. Designed for those who are struggling after abortion, Project Rachel provides a safe place where specially trained staff can help you overcome grief and loss and give hope.

Contact our Help Line: 1-866-409-6455

Poverty Relief
Material Assistance

In 2015, Catholic Charities assisted with 241 food boxes.
Catholic Charities assisted 925 families with fuel and utility bills, in 2015.
​Since its inception in 2009, the Poverty Relief Fund has distributed $327,986 as of the December 2015 cycle.
​7,226 volunteer hours in 2015.

​Catholic Charities assisted families in need with $99,391.10 in 2015 from monies raised from Communities of Salt & Light Dinner and Paul R. Smiy Memorial Golf Outing, as well as private donations.


​In 2015, the Information and Referral Department handled 12,107 calls.





Fall 2015
Spring 2015
Fall 2014
7/11/2016 6:00 PMNFP CM-BBT Instruction Session
Pre-registration is required.
8/1/2016 6:00 PMNFP CM-BBT Instruction Session
Pre-registration is required.
8/22/2016 9:00 AM15th Annual Paul R. Smiy Memorial Golf Outing
Ligonier Country Club - RT 711 South Box 597, Ligonier, PA 15658
9/10/2016 10:00 AMNFP CM-BBT Instruction Session
Pre-registration is required.
9/23/2016 8:00 AMUnited Way Day of Caring
10/3/2016 6:00 PMNFP CM-BBT Instruction Session
Pre-registration is required.
11/7/2016 6:00 PMNFP CM-BBT Instruction Session
Pre-registration is required.
12/5/2016 6:00 PMNFP CM-BBT Instruction Session
Pre-registration is required.

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