A Christmas Letter from our President

Friends, Christmas is coming! This year perhaps more than ever before, how I welcome the sense of hope and joy that accompanies this sacred season, rich with traditions meant to draw us closer to Christ and each other. Children often say they wish every day was Christmas!  Perhaps this is why I am drawn to […]

A letter from our president Theresa Ruzicka

Dear Friends of Catholic Charities, Every day our eight agencies provide help and hope for people in need. We have been doing so, in good times and in bad, since 1912. The COVID-19 virus presents a complex set of challenges, and we are monitoring recommendations from health officials to protect the people in our care […]

Season’s Greetings from Theresa Ruzicka, President

Friends, I love how Christmas decorations have a way of transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary. The sights and sounds of this beautiful season are so uplifting that even people who know nothing of Jesus’ birth are swept up in the holiday spirit. (See Theresa’s full letter here.)

Theresa Ruzicka, President of Catholic Charities, awarded with the 2017 class for Most Influential Business Women by St. Louis Business Journal
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Aug 2017

“Theresa Ruzicka, president of Catholic Charities of St. Louis, is proud of her organization’s efforts to help break the cycle of poverty, empowering people to make permanent changes in their lives and support their efforts to lead self-sufficient, dignified lives. Ruzicka was interviewed by the St. Louis Review after being named among the recipients of […]