Cathy Weightman-Moore

Cathy Weightman-Moore became the director of Catholic Charities in January 2021. Prior to assuming this position, Cathy spent her career in service to others as the director of the Catholic Charities Long Term Care Ombudsman Program for 31 years. Before taking on the responsibility as Program Director and Regional Ombudsman she spent four years as a case worker in the Catholic Charities Foster Care Program.

She holds an associate of arts degree from Rock Valley College and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Cum Laude in sociology and social work from Loras College. She also completed the Illinois Gerontology Certification Program in 1998 through the University of Illinois at Chicago. She completed a Master of Arts in Human Services with a concentration in Social Service Administration through the University of Illinois at Springfield.

Diocesan Director of Catholic Charities
(815) 399-4300