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Sitting down for a Philly-style meal with the homeless

June 4, 2021 | 4:29 pm

Italian hoagies, soft pretzels, Tastykakes and water ice were all on the menu June 2 as Archbishop Nelson Perez shared a meal with some 100 clients, staff and supporters at St. John’s Hospice.

Bishops Dinner brings everyone to table for joy, ‘sacred’ fellowship

June 3, 2021 | 6:42 pm

On June 2, Archbishop Nelson Pérez shared favorite Philly foods with more than 100 diners at St. John’s Hospice, part of a new Catholic Social Services series that’s connecting the church’s shepherds with some of the most marginalized members of their flock.

Homelessness ministry ‘the very visible face of God,’ says archbishop

May 5, 2021 | 7:00 pm

During a recent visit, Archbishop Nelson Pérez thanked staff and volunteers at St. John’s Hospice in Philadelphia for bringing “incredible” help and hope to those struggling to find permanent housing.

St. John’s Hospice gets helping hand from archbishop on visit

May 5, 2021 | 5:48 pm

Archbishop Nelson Perez paid a visit to the Catholic facility for homeless men in Philadelphia during his visit April 29. He had lunch with the guests, met the staff on a tour, and handed out bags of food and personal items.

Homelessness outreach looking for help as COVID resurges

November 18, 2020 | 8:40 pm

St. John’s Hospice in Philadelphia is expecting “another influx of clients” amid a new season of coronavirus, colder weather and the holidays. Clothing, casseroles, checks “and prayers” are critically needed.

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