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Katherine Bowers, Birthline/Lifeline Pregnancy Care Center program director, left, and Kenda Peterson, Women’s Pregnancy Solutions director, cut the ribbon officially opening the Fort Pierce location on Delaware Avenue.

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Ellen Wayne, CEO of Catholic Charities, speaks Aug. 26, 2022, during the dedication of the new office in Fort Pierce at 1119 Delaware Ave. The location will allow the agency to expand its reach and serve more people with compassion, dignity and care, she said.

FORT PIERCE  |  Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Palm Beach celebrated the blessing and dedication of its newest office Aug. 26, 2022, at 1119 Delaware Ave. in Fort Pierce.

Agency staff members, friends and supporters were welcomed by Ellen Wayne, Catholic Charities CEO, who explained to the Florida Catholic that about half of the building will be utilized as a northernmost office of Birthline/Lifeline Pregnancy Care Center. The other half will be used by the agency’s mental health counselors, staff with Immigration Legal Services and other programs.

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Father Bob Pope, pastor of St. Mark the Evangelist Parish in Fort Pierce, leads a prayer of blessing at the office that will house many Catholic Charities programs.

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