As I read this story about Gregory’s journey, I tried to walk with him one of God’s sons as he found a welcome at Depaul USA in Macon Georgia.
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Vincentian solidarity against COVID-19: 13 Houses Campaign and Coronavirus The "13 Houses" Campaign is expanding due...
What can I do in this time of social distancing? The highly committed and knowledgeable folks at Invisible People...
One question leads to another! Last week I reflected on what is involved in choosing to go to a shelter in this time of Pandemic. Since then I found myself asking, not whether I would go to shelter, but what would happen if I got sick on the street or in an...
I have asked myself the question “What would I do if I were homeless today? What could I do?
In this time of “sheltering in place” two health care workers share their concerns for people who have no place to shelter in.
But with so many areas under lockdown, I suddenly realized pressing another problem I had not thought about. Who will run the soup kitchens?
Magdalena puts a face on the problem. But where is that place and is it possible to follow the guidelines we have been hearing. The story of one woman who is affected.
A reflection about the elephant in the room of our discussions of the Corona crisis….how the 500,000 homeless in our midst will be affected…
How can we blend sysemic change and a “culture of encounter” in serving the homeless.
Vincent and Louise de Marillac were deeply committed to the education and moral formation of young people living on the streets or in dire conditions.
All this is the background for understanding why homelessness was a major focus of St. Vincent’s charitable work even if we have not always recognized it.