Congrats, Pathways to Progress Graduates!

Family, friends, staff members, and community partners gathered September 17 at the Savoy Banquet Center in Florissant to celebrate nine Pathways to Progress members, the program’s inaugural graduating class. Several graduates were among Pathway’s first members when the initiative launched in 2016.    Graduate Tyra praised Pathways to Progress for teaching her be accountable. She […]

STL Hospital to Housing Program Featured in National Catholic Healthcare Journal

The Catholic Health Association of the United States‘ bi-monthly journal Health Progress, featured the multi-city Catholic Charities Healthy Housing Initiative in its September-October 2019 issue. The article, Catholic Charities USA Supports Housing and Health Care Integration, included a detailed look at how Catholic Charities of St. Louis and St. Patrick Center, a federated agency of […]

From Homeless to Board of Directors

James, a U.S. Navy veteran, loved life — with a job, three children and happy marriage — but his struggles with addiction and mental illness eventually caused him to leave behind what he loved most. James was homeless and without a plan when he learned about St. Patrick Center’s Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program from a […]

Christmas Spirit: Pathways Member Pays It Forward

  With Christmas approaching, I find myself inspired by the generosity of our Blessed Virgin Mary. Soon after learning she would bear our Savior, she embarked on a difficult journey to help her cousin Elizabeth, who being of advanced age and expecting a child herself, was in even greater need. May I tell you about […]