Our Stories

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

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,...

A Friendship Through Art

A Friendship Through Art

Many recipients of CCS services go on to help others, creating a ripple effect of kinship. Kaylee, a former Father Taaffe Homes mom, has made a difference in Brenda's life. Growing up, Kaylee's mom struggled with sobriety. Being the oldest of her siblings, Kaylee was...

CCS Board Spotlight

CCS Board Spotlight

Bob Weber Bob Weber, President of Blanchet Catholic School, has joined the Catholic Community Services Board of Directors. He has been working in education for 30 years, all in the Catholic School System. Bob was the 3rd President of Blanchet from 1997-2010. He left...

Family Resource and Child Development Center Update

Family Resource and Child Development Center Update

There's still time to invest in the new CCS Pooled Income Fund, which creates income for your lifetime and the opportunity to strengthen families, many who are facing adversity such as housing instability, hunger or raising children with special needs. Investors will...