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Don Rodman's legacy of generosityDebbie Rambo

At the end of August, we lost a long-time member of our family at Catholic Charities. Don Rodman -- auto-dealer extraordinaire, generous philanthropist, and first ever Catholic Charities Board Member ...

The Teen Center at St. Peter's -- an oasis for Dorchester youth Debbie Rambo

As the summer sun beats down upon the Boston blacktop, bright and energetic middle and high school students from our Teen Center at St. Peter's get a break from their studies to experience some of the ...

Welcoming the strangerDebbie Rambo

I know many of you have likely already seen media coverage of the conditions of the holding facilities for immigrants across the South Western border. Each of the 22 Catholic Charities agencies in that ...

Catholic Charities North's 100 years of service to the community Debbie Rambo

This past week, we held a gathering at the Hawthorne Hotel in Salem to celebrate Catholic Charities North's 100 years of service to those in need in the North Shore community. In 1919, Catholic Charities ...

Celebrating 100 years of Sunset Point CampDebbie Rambo

It must have been quite a sight on the day more than 100 years ago, when the barge carrying the building that had once served as a VA Hospital on Bumpkin Island sailed its way through Boston Harbor to ...

You don't have to run a marathon to help those in need Debbie Rambo

The Boston Marathon, in addition to being the world's oldest annual marathon, has become a symbol of strength, unity, and pride for the Boston community. This year, we were proud to have the opportunity ...

The CRS Rice Bowl program changes livesDebbie Rambo

In parishes across the United States and especially here in the Archdiocese of Boston, the season of Lent offers the opportunity to learn more about our neighbors living across oceans and hemispheres, ...

Begin Lent by giving back to those in need Debbie Rambo

In her recent Democratic response to the State of the Union address, Stacey Abrams told a story about her father's generosity of spirit. She said that once, as he walked home from work on a cold, rainy ...