St. John's Hospice

Parishes, schools honor veterans on holiday, and year round

Processions, prayers and social outreach are some of the many ways in which faithful Catholics in the archdiocese plan to recognize those who have served in the U.S. armed forces.

Phila. law firm makes donation to help city’s homeless men

St. John's Hospice received a donation of travel mugs for the men it serves from the law firm Spector Gadon & Rosen, thanks to a Catholic parishioner and lawyer with the firm.

Young adults needed to serve homeless on Good Friday

The archdiocesan outreach Anthem will provide lunch to residents and clients of St. John's Hospice Shelter for Men on March 30 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

St. John’s Hospice savors the taste of Super Bowl victory

Residents of the Catholic Social Services ministry benefited from a cash donation and a clam chowder luncheon, thanks to a friendly wager between Archbishop Chaput and his colleagues in Boston.

Philadelphia, Boston bishops make friendly wager on Super Bowl

Longtime friends Archbishop Charles Chaput and Cardinal Sean O'Malley are wagering donations to their cities' programs for the needy. They also make predictions of the final score. Archbishop Chaput: Eagles 24, Patriots 20.

Statue of ‘Homeless Jesus’ blessed at St. John’s Hospice

The life-size bronze statue of Jesus, shrouded in a blanket and lying on a park bench, was dedicated July 31 by Archbishop Charles Chaput, who also helped serve a meal to homeless men.

New wheels, and ways, to feed the homeless

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput and representatives of the Maguire Foundation cut the ribbon on a new truck to deliver meals from archdiocesan parishes to St. John's Hospice. See our photo gallery.

New truck brings food from ‘burbs to homeless men’s bellies

A grant from the Maguire Foundation and the Philadelphia Archdiocese is helping St. John's Hospice get casseroles from families in 47 parishes to the center city shelter, and the 350-400 men it serves every day.

Catholic Social Services ramps up outreach during cold snap

Beds have been added and programs for homeless people expanded by Catholic agencies in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia during the historic cold wave.

St. John’s Hospice marks 50 years of serving the homeless with gala

When St. John’s Hospice, which conducts Philadelphia’s most celebrated feeding program for poor and homeless men, held its 50th Anniversary Gala, it chose to do so at its near neighbor, the Reading Terminal Market. The market is a celebrated institution in its own right -- after all, it has been feeding Philadelphians since 1892. Approximately 400 supporters of St. John’s, led by Archbishop Charles Chaput, crowded into the venerable market after hours on Sept. 7 to enjoy the foods that have made it a Philadelphia treasure.