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September 5, 2017

St. Teresa of Calcutta, Pray for Us!

By Emma Vonder Haar, Communications Coordinator Today, September 5, 2017, we celebrate the feast day of St. Teresa of Calcutta, more commonly known as Mother Teresa. This “saint of our times” lived until the year 1997, and was officially declared a Saint during her canonization on September 4, 2016 in […]

June 12, 2017

Go to Bat for Kids Night

We celebrated Go to Bat for Kids Night with Catholic Charities St. Louis and the St. Louis Cardinals a few weeks ago, and our clients and families had a blast! One of our families shared some great photos and their family’s story: Vanteen and James came to Good Shepherd when […]

November 28, 2016

Adoption Awareness Day

A reflection on Adoption Awareness Day   On Saturday, November 19, National Adoption Day was celebrated around the country. You may have seen posts on social media with adoptees, birth parents, and adoptive families sharing stories about their role in the adoption process. You may have seen news reports about […]

May 18, 2016

From Diaper Need to Diaper Donations

We are so overwhelmed and very humbled by the response to our article featured in last month’s newsletter “How Can a Box of Diapers Prevent Child Abuse in St. Louis?”. With diaper donations from the Little Lambs Baby Shower, group collections, and private donations, we have more diapers than we had […]