The Catholic Commentator: CCDBR Staff Bracing for Another Hurricane Season

As late spring’s tepidity two-stepped into summer’s sauna and the dreaded June 1 date inched closer, the eyes of Lisa Lee and C.J. Roy were focused on the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and beyond. Read the article here

The Catholic Commentator: Properly Suited

Suiting 101 Nonprofit donated 40 suits to our Joseph Homes residents recently. The Catholic Commentator caught up with one of our residents, Merlin Galle III, and what a suit in his closet means to him. Read the article here

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What’s next? A flood overwhelms a woman’s home in Bayou Pigeon


The stench of wet wood and mold, cooked under the Louisiana sun, smothers you as you walk into Janet Derrick’s house. The floors remain wet a few days after a dam broke in Iberville Parish. The flooring gives way under each step. After delivering a meal, we asked Janet: “What else do you need?”


Meet Mr. Louis Gibson, Joseph Homes Graduate!

Joseph Homes is the first step to rebuilding the lives of homeless men recently released from prison.  Joseph Homes provides short-term housing in a private, clean, efficiency apartment, food, clothing, and referrals for healthcare, mental health counseling, as well as support group meeting for ex-offenders. (more…)