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Homeless ministry looks to ‘Boot Up Philly,’ inspired by local saint

September 14, 2021 | 7:43 pm

St. John’s Hospice in Philadelphia has launched a new campaign to provide urgently needed footwear for the hundreds of men it serves every day — an effort that would make St. John Neumann proud.

Visiting seminarians meet Philly’s homeless men ‘brother to brother’

July 27, 2021 | 6:41 pm

Five young men from St. Paul Seminary in Pittsburgh recently spent a week living with clients of St. John’s Hospice — and found at the archdiocesan ministry a home among family.

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.

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