Voice of Charity

Voice of Charity

Tuesdays: 8:30 – 9 a.m.

For more than 100 years, Catholic Charities has been providing compassionate, competent and professional services, seven days a week, to anyone in need, strengthening and supporting individuals, families and communities. The Voice of Charity helps further this mission, with engaging conversations about important issues affecting our clients, and the world around us.    
Katie Bredemann hosts The Voice of Charity.  Her knowledge, experience and compassion for others informs and inspires listeners each week. Join us, LIVE each Tuesday mornings at 8:30 on WNDZ, 750 AM. 

HIV/AIDS Awareness/World AIDS Day

Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Monsignor Boland talks to Pat Drott about HIV/AIDS and World AIDS Day.

Partnership with Fifth Third Bank

Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Monsignor Boland speaks with Bob Sullivan, President and CEO of Fifth Third Bank about the ongoing partnership with Catholic Charities and Fifth Third Bank.


Tuesday, November 13, 2012
In today’s show Monsignor Boland speaks with Norene Chesebro, Director of Catholic Charities Maternity Adoption Department, and Lisa Holmes, Dawn Earp, and Doug Earp who were all adopted through Catholic Charities.

Religious Liberty

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Monsignor Boland talks to John M. Breen about religious liberty and the HHS mandate.

Domestic Violence Programs

Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Monsignor speaks with Deborah Hammond, Program Director of Catholic Charities’ Domestic Violence Programs and Patricia Ann Broderick, Clinical Family Services Specialist on Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

IberroAmericana Exchange Program

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Dr. Maria Vidal – Professor of the Loyola Univesity School of Social Work and member of Catholic Charities’ Board of Advisors and Latino Advisory Committee, Estefania Arreguin from the Department of Latino Affairs at Catholic Charities and Mauricio Alvarez, a student at IberroAmericana and volunteer at Catholic Charities about our IberroAmericana exchange program.

Latino Affairs

Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Monsignor speaks with Dalia Rocotello, Director of Latino Affairs for Catholic Charities and Clem Martin, Executive Director of Cicero Catholic Schools and member of the Catholic Charities Board of Directors and West Region Advisory Board.

Hunger Action Month

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Monsignor speaks with Angel Gutierrez, Vice President of Community Development and Outreach Services for Catholic Charities about Hunger Action Month.

Chicago’s Plan 2.0 to End Homlessness

Monday, September 3, 2012
Monsignor Boland speaks with Evelyn Diaz, Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Family and Support Services about the rollout of the city’s Plan 2.0 to end homelessness and Catholic Charities’ involvement.

Emergency Assistance Program

Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Monsignor Boland speaks with Christene Dykes-Sorrells about our Emergency Assistance Program.

Stories from Helping the Homeless

Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Brother Leo Keigher, a St Vincent DePaul brother who has been working with the homeless for over 40 years in the Chicagoland area. These are his stories of his dealing and helping the homeless.

Meals on Wheels and Culinary Classics Event

Tuesday, July 24, 2012
This week, Monsignor Boland speaks with Jim Thompson, President of Affinity Marketing and Travel Consulting and Culinary Classics Committee Co-Chair and Tom Zimmer, Catholic Charities Board Member and Meals on Wheels Volunteer. Jim and Tom discuss our Lake County Meals On Wheels Program and the Culinary Classics Event to benefit the program

HHS Mandate

Tuesday, July 17, 2012
This week, Monsignor Boland speaks with im Rivelli, partner at Winston & Strawn, LLP and Catholic Charities board member about the recent lawsuit Catholic Charities joined involving the HHS mandate.

St. Leo Residence for Veterans

Tuesday, July 10, 2012
This week, Monsignor Boland speaks with Dr. Eddie Taylor, Program Director at our St. Leo Residence, a home for veterans on Chicago’s south side.

Religious Freedom

Tuesday, July 3, 2012
This week, Monsignor Boland speaks with Ronald Cobb, a lawyer with Lusak and Cobb and member of the Order of the Knights of Malta about religious freedom.

New Communications Director for Catholic Charities

Tuesday, June 19, 2012
This week, Monsignor Boland speaks with Edward Flavin, Catholic Charities new Communications Director.

Catholic Charities Junior Board

Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Today, Monsignor Boland speaks with Lisa Pauletto, Director of the Catholic Charities Junior Board about its upcoming 10th anniversary and all the ways people can be involved.

Religious Liberty

Tuesday, June 5, 2012
This week, Monsignor Boland speaks with Tim Rivelli, partner at Winston & Strawn, LLP and Catholic Charities board member about religious liberty.

Visions of My Life

Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Monsignor Boland speaks with Jody O’Connor and Noreen Russo about our Visions of My Life photography program, a 2 day exhibit which highlights photography work by Catholic Charities’ supper guests, and benefits the guests themselves.

Services for Veterans

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Monsignor Boland speaks with Bertel Smith, Supervisor of our Veterans Employment Project and Renee A. Rouse, an Army veteran and program participant about the Veterans Employment Project.”

After Supper Visions 17th Annual Photo Exhibition

Sunday, May 21, 2006
Legendary photographer Ansel Adams once said, “You don’t take a photograph, you make it.” Seventeen years ago, a group of dedicated volunteers became a Photo Team, embracing Adams’ thought and inviting guests of the Catholic Charities Tuesday Night Supper to learn how to become photographers in the enjoyable, transformative program called After Supper Visions. After Supper Visions is one of 158 programs Catholic Charities operates in 174 locations across Cook and Lake Counties. Joining Monsignor Boland to discuss the upcoming 17th Annual After Supper Visions Photo Exhibition are Noreen Russo and Linda Roxe, members of the current Photo Team.

15th Annual Gibsons Catholic Charities Luncheon

Thursday, January 1, 1970
Gibsons Restaurant Group is generously preparing to treat 300 Catholic Charities clients to an elegant luncheon this Sunday, January 29. This magnanimous gesture is the continuation of a remarkable tradition continued by Gibsons each winter since 2008. Join Phil Zepeda and Katie Bredemann as they welcome Kevin Arnold, Gibsons Director of Training and Development to discuss this extraordinary event and how it has brought great joy to Catholic Charities clients through the years.
4 5 6 7 8 9