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GIVE A GIFT, WARM THE WORLD. BECOME AN ADOPT-A-FAMILY DONOR THIS CHRISTMAS SEASON

November 20th, 2018

GIVE A GIFT, WARM THE WORLD
Can you join our “Adopt-A-Family” program by “adopting” a family in need this Christmas, right here in Dutchess County?

Our annual St. Nicholas Adopt-A-Family program has compiled “wish list” gift ideas for each family.  You can shop for gifts or have us do the shopping for you.
Each of these families

CCCSDC CYO Champions Local Charities

December 19th, 2017

The word champion took on a new meaning when St. Mary’s Fishkill parish CYO hosted a Thanksgiving Tip-off Basketball Tournament in the spirit of ThanksGIVING.  In lieu of trophies, donations were provided to area charities including Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County, Cardinal Hayes Home for Children, Birthright and the Fishkill Food Pantry.

New Dutchess County CYO Programs Added Fall 2016

October 28th, 2016

Two new Dutchess County CYO Programs were added this fall! 27 participants, both girls and boys in 5th through 8th grades shared in the Cross Country experience. In addition, 57 girls in 6th through 8th grades participated in the inaugural season of volleyball.  Instruction was provided by Our Lady of Lourdes coaching staff and

The Hudson Valley Catholic Deaf Center Celebrates Pentecost

June 21st, 2016

The Hudson Valley Catholic Deaf Center, a program of Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County, celebrates Pentecost at our monthly Mass/Social for the Deaf at St. Joseph’s Church, New Paltz. Fr. Sal Cordaro, O.F.M., Cap sends our balloons skyward as the Deaf Community signs Pentecost and adds a little “bubbly” to the celebration.

Fr. Sal offers a