Mission Statement

Catholic Charities carries out the social mission of the Catholic Church

in Northwest Florida to serve, to empower and to advocate

for vulnerable families and individuals of any race, religion or national origin.

Honor God Help the Poor

 

GUIDING PRINCIPLES

Rooted in Holy Scripture and Sacred Tradition, Catholic Charities carries out the social ministry

of the Catholic Church in Northwest Florida through the guiding principles of:

The Human Dignity of every person from conception to natural death.

The Common Good

Subsidiarity

Solidarity with the Poor

 

CORE VALUES

COMPASSION is the essential core value and the foundation of all others:

CHARITY

Assisting the vulnerable and poor

Responding to need

Being receptive to new challenges

RESPECT

Treating others fairly and honestly

Recognizing the dignity of all

Welcoming inclusivity as well as diversity

STEWARDSHIP

Holding all resources in trust

Developing the talents and gifts of all

Being responsible for financial and human resources in order for the mission to continue

SOCIAL JUSTICE

Motivating others to take advantage of available resources to improve their lives

Advocating for positive change

EXCELLENCE

Assuring a high degree of professionalism

Establishing measurable goals

Implementing best practices with resources available

 

CORE PURPOSE

Strengthening families by providing help and giving hope.