Mercy on Woodward: How Catholic Charities is making a real difference (VIDEO)

DETROIT — At the Center for the Works of Mercy, kind-hearted volunteers are making a tangible difference every day.

Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan’s newest service location on Woodward Avenue in Midtown Detroit includes a food pantry, clothing closet, dental and medical clinic, and a host of services to those down on their luck, seeking help or simply in need of a listening ear.

Detroit Catholic’s video crew spoke to volunteers, clients and guests during a recent visit to learn why these services are so needed in Detroit — and how the center is making Christ’s love the center of everything it does. 

Video by Andrew Kleczek

Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan’s Annual Celebration

In-person registration for Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan’s Annual Celebration on Sept. 11 at the Basilica of Ste. Anne de Detroit is sold out, but registration for the virtual livestream is still available for $25. 

This event will include a performance by Catholic singer, storyteller, and inspirational speaker ValLimar Jansen. Proceeds from the event support Catholic Charities’ offices and ministries throughout Metro Detroit, which serve an estimated 20,000 individuals each year.