The mission of Catholic Charities is to provide services to anyone in need, regardless of race or religion; to advocate justice, human dignity and quality of life; and to call all people to join in these efforts; thereby reflecting the compassion of God in Christ.
That all families have the services and resources necessary to remain self-sufficient, safe, secure, functional, strong, and vital.
Catholic Charities affirm that transparency and accountability will always be pursued in our communication and work. Catholic Charities affirm the truth of the intrinsic dignity and worth of the human person as a social being and will witness to our Catholic identity in fulfilling our roles in Church and in society.
Catholic Charities affirm that we will always assist our clients, staff and volunteers to live in socially responsible freedom, to exercise their authentic autonomy in light of objective truth and to actualize their inherent potential as beings created in the image and likeness of God. Catholic Charities will respect and affirm the autonomy of each organization/entity with whom we are in relationship.
Catholic Charities affirm that it is a matter of justice that all clients have the right to self-actualization and to reach their potential as beings created in the image and likeness of God. Catholic Charities affirm that we will work to achieve greater justice in our communities through our social advocacy efforts - locally, nationally and internationally.
Catholic Charities affirm that all contracts and agreements and all relationships with stakeholders will be based on norms of justice.
Catholic Charities affirms that we will work to expand and maintain diversity and excellence in our membership, board, leadership positions and staff.
Catholic Charities affirm that we will continue to work to help eradicate racism and prejudice within our own organization and in society at large.
Catholic Charities affirm that love - caritas - will be the chief identifying characteristics and element of our work and life.