Our Stories

These are people in your community being helped by programs and services we provide.

Father Taaffe Homes Spotlight

Father Taaffe Homes Spotlight

Kenzee was 17 years old when she learned she was pregnant. "I was excited, but scared," she said. "I was homeless at the time, and I was worried I wouldn't be able to provide." A survivor of mental and physical abuse, Kenzee was determined to find a safe, stable,...

Catholic Social Teaching: Option for the Poor and Vulnerable

Catholic Social Teaching: Option for the Poor and Vulnerable

CCS programs and services are inspired by the Principles of Catholic Teaching. We believe God has a special concern for the poor and vulnerable. The church calls on all of us to put the needs of the poor and vulnerable first. This preferential option for the poor and...

Catholic Social Teaching: Care for God’s Creation

Catholic Social Teaching: Care for God’s Creation

The world that God created has been entrusted to all of us. Our stewardship of the earth is a form of participation in God's act of creating and sustaining the world. In our use of creation, we must be guided by a concern for generations to come. We show our respect...

Limited Shares Available for Investment in CCS Life Fund

Limited Shares Available for Investment in CCS Life Fund

To operate and sustain the Seymour Center as a collaborative collocation space for education, health and social services, the CCS Life Fund has been established by CCS together with a group of local investors. This real estate pooled income fund creates income for the...

Welcome! New Father Taaffe Homes Babies

Welcome! New Father Taaffe Homes Babies

We recently welcomed two newborn babies to St. Brigid Home! Baby Percious was born October 8, weighing 9 pounds, 2 ounces. Baby Christina was born October 22, weighing 7 pounds, 2 ounces. Both moms and the babies are happy, healthy and flourishing thanks to your...

Knights Help Moms Say Yes to Life

Knights Help Moms Say Yes to Life

The Knights of Columbus have played a huge role in supporting Father Taaffe Homes through donations, fundraising and organizing the annual FTH dinner. The Sacred Heart-St. Louis Parish Knights of Columbus hosted the 42nd Annual Dinner in Gervais on Sunday, October 28....

Mount Angel Community Shares Christ’s Love

Mount Angel Community Shares Christ’s Love

This December, Mission Benedict received an outpouring of generosity. More than 100 families received Christmas food boxes with all the trimmings and were able to pick up toys and gifts for their children. Thank you to St. Mary Parish, St. Mary Knights of Columbus,...