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Agencies keeping seniors, street dwellers cool during heat emergency

July 21, 2022

As the Philadelphia region battles a week of sky-high temperatures, archdiocesan outreaches are doubling down on providing water, air-conditioned spaces and love to vulnerable populations.

Bishop celebrates retirement with meal for homeless

June 17, 2022

Philadelphia Auxiliary Bishop Edward Deliman headed for the kitchen June 16 to serve clients of St. John’s Hospice, as part of a monthly series that’s building community right at the dinner table.

Outreach workers ‘break stigma, bring hope’ to those in addiction

April 25, 2022

Staff from archdiocesan Catholic Social Services joined organizers of a multifaceted humanitarian effort April 23 at “ground zero” of Philadelphia’s opioid crisis — and “encountered Jesus” in the process.

Montco teen dedicates Eagle Scout project to archdiocesan ministry

March 18, 2022

Owen Applestein of Lower Merion is aiming for scouting’s highest rank by gathering donations for St. John’s Hospice, the Catholic Social Services ministry serving hundreds of men experiencing homelessness.

Once homeless, choir members share message of hope for those on streets

December 23, 2021

The Good Shepherd Singers of St. John’s Hospice performed at Philadelphia’s Dec. 21 Homeless Memorial Day vigil, lifting their voices and others’ spirits.

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