St. John's Hospice

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.

Wawa delivers weekly lunches to St. John’s Hospice

The convenience store chain is providing close to 5,000 meals to clients at an archdiocesan outreach to men experiencing homelessness, for whom the coronavirus has meant even greater hunger and poverty.

Catholic ministries on front line of pandemic get help of civic charity

Three archdiocesan social service agencies will receive critically needed grants by the PHL COVID-19 Fund to help feed and care for vulnerable people during the coronavirus crisis.

Ministry receives surprise $30K, but still faces challenges during pandemic

St. John's Hospice, which serves men experiencing homelessness, received major help from the Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia. But the need for support is rising.

Demand at St. John’s Hospice triples; $30,000 needed for April

The archdiocesan ministry that serves homeless men is seeing a steep uptick in clients seeking food because of the coronavirus. Your emergency donation can help sustain the outreach.

Homeless outreach working to keep clients, staff safe during coronavirus

As health protocols change rapidly, St. John's Hospice in Philadelphia finds new ways to "to take of care of brothers in need," said director David Stier.