Immigrant Can Earn Mexican Diplomas Through Catholic Charities

It’s hard to imagine but the Mexican government is helping to educate people right here in Tulsa. Classes are being taught for immigrants on the campus of Tulsa’s Catholic Charities. The program is called the Community Plaza. Adults can earn diplomas from Mexico, for the elementary and middle school classes...

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Spanish-language education program provides Hispanic adults with diploma

Deacon Kevin Sartorius (left), executive director of Catholic Charities, and David Preciado Juarez, the Consul of Mexico in Little Rock, sign agreements during ceremonies at the Education Center of Catholic Charities of Tulsa. MICHAEL WYKE/Tulsa World By BILL SHERMAN World Religion Writer Published: 9/1/2012  2:07 AM Last Modified: 9/1/2012  6:19 AM “What’s...

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These Walls: Catholic Charities Diocese of Tulsa

TULSA – After 50 years of steadfast operations across eastern Oklahoma, Catholic Charities decided to consolidate nine north Tulsa sites into one central complex. Two years ago it completed that move into a $22 million, 72,000-square-foot complex emulating a traditional Southwestern mission. While that 2450 N. Harvard Ave. complex upgraded...

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Catholic Charities forgoes government funding, stays true to values

Deacon Kevin Sartorius, executive director of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Tulsa, discusses the advantage to the ministry of offering nearly all of its services without relying on state or federal funding. MIKE SIMONS/Tulsa World Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Tulsa is getting national attention for its rejection...

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Catholic Charities’ new $15.4 million campus

This article appears in the May 2010 issue of TulsaPeople At this time last year, Madonna House was a very different place. Housed in an aging two-story home in the Brady Heights neighborhood, clients of Madonna House, a residential and transitional program for pregnant women and mothers of newborns, lived in small rooms...

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