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A report on the work of the World Meeting of Families Hunger and Homelessness Committee: This report provides an account of the work of the WMOF Hunger and Homelessness Committee, under the leadership of Project HOME, beginning with the formation of the committee October 2014 through and beyond t

Roots and Branches: Reflections from Sister Mary

There were months of build-up, then two intense days, and now the papal visit of 2015 to Philadelphia is history. But most Philadelphians, I believe, are still feeling a deep sense of inspiration and uplift from the experience of this truly amazing visitor, Pope Francis.

We witnessed his personal acts of mercy—his time with persons in a homeless shelter in Washington, DC; his gathering with prisoners here in Philadelphia; his outreach to and advocacy for immigrants; his embrace of persons with disabilities, his warm welcome of children.

The Grotto on the Parkway.

I volunteered at the grotto Mary, Undoer of Knots project at the Cathedral grotto with my two grandsons, Liam (16) and Luke (15), both students at Roman Catholic High School. Our work together was a shared blessed experience. We met many inspired people, both those volunteering and those visiting the grotto to add their prayers to the thousands already rendered. We threaded and knotted the strips containing the needs of supplicants received over the internet

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