St. John's Hospice
Boot drive helps homeless men walk down all of life’s streets
St. John’s Hospice, an archdiocesan ministry that serves men experiencing homelessness, is holding its annual drive to collect new boots. On the streets, poor foot health leads to bigger problems.
Once homeless, Ms. Pennsylvania helps men’s shelter
As a child, Nikki Johnson-Huston had slept on the street. On March 4, the lawyer and pageant winner presented a check to St. John's Hospice, an archdiocesan ministry for men trying to rebuild their lives.
Catholic Charities Appeal wins at Sixers game
A Feb. 20 match helped benefit the campaign, which raises vital funds for an array of archdiocesan ministries that assist tens of thousands. Catholic Human Services secretary James Amato received an official team shirt, to the delight of several program clients.
No easy answers to homelessness, church workers say
After Philadelphia cleared tent encampments Jan. 6, staff of Catholic Social Services spoke of the "complicated" challenge of homelessness. They see an uptick in youth aging out of foster care now on the streets.
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.