St. John's Hospice

‘Boot Up Philly’ gives leg up to hundreds in need

Some 1,000 homeless individuals received footwear, food and more at an Oct. 23 community giveaway organized by archdiocesan Catholic Social Services as part of its St. John's Hospice ministry.

Ministry receives generous grants for homelessness outreach

St. John's Hospice will renovate its vital kitchen, dining and coffeehouse spaces, thanks to support from the Connelly Foundation and the William Penn Foundation.

Phillies step up to the plate for archdiocesan ministry

For the past 18 months, the team has been providing top-shelf meals to St. John's Hospice, which serves hundreds of men experiencing homelessness -- and the dishes have been a home run for body and soul.

Homeless ministry looks to ‘Boot Up Philly,’ inspired by local saint

St. John's Hospice in Philadelphia has launched a new campaign to provide urgently needed footwear for the hundreds of men it serves every day -- an effort that would make St. John Neumann proud.

Visiting seminarians meet Philly’s homeless men ‘brother to brother’

Five young men from St. Paul Seminary in Pittsburgh recently spent a week living with clients of St. John's Hospice -- and found at the archdiocesan ministry a home among family.

Sitting down for a Philly-style meal with the homeless

Italian hoagies, soft pretzels, Tastykakes and water ice were all on the menu June 2 as Archbishop Nelson Perez shared a meal with some 100 clients, staff and supporters at St. John’s Hospice.

Bishops Dinner brings everyone to table for joy, ‘sacred’ fellowship

On June 2, Archbishop Nelson Pérez shared favorite Philly foods with more than 100 diners at St. John's Hospice, part of a new Catholic Social Services series that's connecting the church's shepherds with some of the most marginalized members of their flock.

Homelessness ministry ‘the very visible face of God,’ says archbishop

During a recent visit, Archbishop Nelson Pérez thanked staff and volunteers at St. John's Hospice in Philadelphia for bringing "incredible" help and hope to those struggling to find permanent housing.

St. John’s Hospice gets helping hand from archbishop on visit

Archbishop Nelson Perez paid a visit to the Catholic facility for homeless men in Philadelphia during his visit April 29. He had lunch with the guests, met the staff on a tour, and handed out bags of food and personal items.

Homelessness outreach looking for help as COVID resurges

St. John's Hospice in Philadelphia is expecting "another influx of clients" amid a new season of coronavirus, colder weather and the holidays. Clothing, casseroles, checks "and prayers" are critically needed.