St. John's Hospice
Homeless ministry marks third annual World Day of the Poor
Some 60 clients and supporters gathered on Nov. 18 at St. John's Hospice, an archdiocesan outreach that provides more than 300 hot meals each weekday, to reflect on how the disadvantaged offer an encounter with Christ himself.
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.