Posts filed under People in Need

THANK YOU from the homeschooling family you helped!

The mother of the family you helped to purchase books for the upcoming school year, wants me to thank everyone “SO MUCH” on their behalf. Unfortunately I do not have contact information to contact everyone who helped individually to thank them. About two thirds of the books were purchased, and some people also purchased gift… (read more)

Faithful Catholics! Don’t abandon Catholic charity organizations!

The precious thing about Catholic charitable service, the thing that makes it something truly more than otherwise-similar service by others who feed the hungry, heal the sick, clothe the naked, and shelter the homeless, is loving the whole person, body and soul. Other people do good things; often they do more than us or do… (read more)

The malice of the psychologists

I’ve talked many times on my blog about my volunteer job with the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul homeless program Vinnie’s Lockers. The people who come to us have all manner of troubles and ailments. Some are obvious, some non obvious. “William” first joined a couple years ago, with an unavoidably obvious one. He… (read more)

The Child Who Never Was

Revealed: the liberal master plan!

New at SVDP: a pharmacy just for the poor

Moving Day for Pregnancy Helpline

  This morning I noticed Pregnancy Helpline was packing up their things in a truck. This is a wonderful organization for people in need because of a pregnancy, which had their “Sharing Center” in the Holy Redeemer School Building. I spoke to two women Pregnancy Helpline volunteers who said they’re very happy the school building… (read more)

The Reason for the Season: From a Homeless Friend

At my Vinnie’s Lockers (Society of St Vincent de Paul) volunteer job serving the homeless, our longtime friend and client Dave Peters brought me a Christmas card. I loved it, and asked his permission to share it on my blog. The poem pasted in is one he wrote, and sent in to the International Library… (read more)

You are invited to a Funeral tomorrow (Thur) 5pm at St Paul’s

How real is American life?

I found myself lying awake last night thinking about agricultural subsidies, and how they affect our lives. This is a subject I am very ignorant of, and knew and thought nothing about before Monday. I took the picture below on Monday in the room next to the little chapel at the Catholic Multicultural Center on… (read more)

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