Posted March 24, 2022
In 1978 the Education Task Force of the Sonoma County (California) Commission on the Status of Women planned a "Women's History Week" during the week of March 8 to be in alignment with International Women's Day. This movement spread, and many other communities started their own traditions.
In 1980, women groups and historians pushed for national recognition, and President Jimmy Carter issued a proclamation declaring the week of March 8 as National Women's History Week.
As celebrations continued, this week turned into something bigger, and between 1988 and 1994, Congress requested and authorized the President to announce Women's History Month.
Here at Catholic... read more
Posted March 23, 2022
In the summer of 1898, the first social work class was offered at Columbia University. Since then, social workers have developed private and charitable organizations to help people in need and bring awareness to social... read more
Posted March 15, 2022
March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month: a great time to highlight some of our staff and clients from Disability Services & Ministries!
Let's begin with an introduction to Marilyn Scott, Director of Disability Services & Ministries!
Marilyn... read more
Posted March 02, 2022
Lent: a time of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving in preparation for the Easter feast.
While Lent requires sacrifices, it is not meant to be a time of misery. Lent is supposed to help heal our bodies,... read more
Posted March 01, 2022
When people think of Mardi Gras, most will picture the masquerade balls and parades held in New Orleans, however, this day is so much more.
Mardi Gras in French means “Fat Tuesday”. This day has roots... read more