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Catholic Charities

Description of Office
The Office of Catholic Charities initiates and oversees counseling and related social services at regional locations throughout the diocese. With direction from an advisory committee, Catholic Charities also assesses the need for social services that might be offered in the diocese or in collaboration with others in Minnesota.

If you or anyone you know is in need of Catholic Charities services, please contact Paulette Kral at 1-866-670-5163.

Catholic Charities Brochure

The Diocese of New Ulm Catholic Charities is a National Health Service Corp site.


As a National Health Service Corp site, we promise to:

- Accept all health insurance, including Medicaid and Medicare

- Not deny services based on a person’s ability to pay, race, color, sex, national origin, disability, religion, or sexual orientation

- Have information available for uninsured patients on how to apply on the Health Insurance Exchange

Catholic Charities Counseling Services
Locations and Scheduling Information


Church of St. Mary
713 12th Street SW

Lois Byrne, PBVM, LICSW

Lester Heitke, MA, LP

Clinical Consultation


902 Hwy 15 South, Suites 12 & 13

Sandra "Sam" Rickertsen, LMFT



Campus Religious Center

Tami Dale, MS, LSW, LPCC


Catholic Pastoral Center

1421 6th Street North

Lois Byrne, PBVM, LICSW

Tom Keaveny, LICSW
Clinical Consultation, Crisis Response, Intervention and Counseling as needed.

Dorine Reiter, PsyD., LP

Clinical Consultation


If you or anyone you know is in need of Catholic Charities services, please contact Paulette Kral, Office Coordinator, at 1-866-670-5163.

Diocese of New Ulm

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