St. John's Hospice

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.

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.