Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Charities Community’

Congratulations, Donna Corrado!

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

By Alice Kenny

Photo Credit: Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens

Photo Credit: Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens

Mayor Bill de Blasio just tapped this former head of Catholic Charities Neighborhood Services in Brooklyn and Queens  to lead New York City’s Department of Aging.

Ms. Corrado kicked off her career with Catholic Charities as an older adult program director before working her way up to chief operating officer.

As a 22-year member of the Catholic Charities community, she brings to her new position our legacy of rebuilding lives, always with compassion and dignity.

Ms. Corrado said her focus would be making the city a better place for the aging where almost a quarter of senior citizens live at or below the poverty line – even with social security benefits.

“This is unacceptable,” she said.  “Our seniors deserve not only respect, but the care and support of our city agencies.”

Watch this video of her appointment now.

 

 

 

Calling all Bible Series TV fans

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

By Alice Kenny

  • Check out JustLove’s radio interview with the famed miniseries’ coproducer and actress Roma Downey.
  • Find Out inside info about this epic 10-hour television series.
  • Win a novel based on the show.

Want to win?  Just correctly answer one of the daily trivia questions we’re posting on Facebook during the next two weeks.

Enter the contest now.

Questions are based off of Msgr. Kevin Sullivan’s interview with Roma Downey and his upcoming interview with Dan Polotta author of Charity Case: How the Nonprofit Community Can Stand Up For Itself and Really Change the World.  Winners will be selected from a random drawing.

For those new to the show, The Bible Series is based on the story everyone knows and told like never before.  Roma Downey (Touched by an Angel) and Mark Burnett (The Voice, Survivor, Shark Tank, Celebrity Apprentice) coproduce the series.

Tune in to JustLove with Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director of Catholic Charities New York, on The Catholic Channel 129, SIRIUS XM Satellite Radio.

JustLove, aired weekly on Saturday at 10 am EDT and Sunday at 5 am EST, features conversations about the church in the world to promote a just and compassionate society.