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Respecting the dignity and potential of each human person, Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans collaborates with the wider community to serve those in need regardless of race, religion, age, ethnicity or economic status. We offer life-giving programs, advocate for the voiceless, and empower the poor and vulnerable no matter who they are.

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In 2013-2014,
68vulnerable adults and children with disabilities were lovingly cared for through Padua Community Services.

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Stories of Hope


Empowering the Voiceless - Project SAVE

It’s hard to imagine that this family photo might not have been possible a short while ago. Elyria is a survivor of domestic violence. In the process of trying to separate from the abusive situation, the father of her children attempted to take away her custody rights to care for her kids.

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Fostering Peacemakers of Our Time - Isaiah 43

A group of adults and kids stand in a circle in the St. David Parish Hall in the Lower 9th Ward. They are instructed to grab the hand of someone they are not standing next to, until their arms end up criss-crossed across the center of the circle. Eventually, they realize it’s only by working cooperatively and listening to one another that they are able to unravel the circle again.

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