Tag: Homeless

Homeless and Clueless in San Francisco

In 2015, Saint Mary Cathedral in San Francisco wanted to keep homeless people from sleeping in four sheltered entryways. Well, the homeless people did more than just sleep; they often urinated and defecated there and left drug paraphernalia behind...

Our Brother’s Keeper?

A question is asked of us: Are we are brother’s keeper? In Detroit, perhaps no priest epitomized this more than the late Msgr. Clement Kern. From 1947-77, he was pastor at Most Holy Trinity parish in the Corktown area of downtown. According to...

A Church for the Homeless?

Saint Mary Cathedral in the Archdiocese of San Francisco created quite a stir recently with a unique water sprinkling system. The system was not used to water the grass or flowers. Instead, it sprayed the entranceways of the four sheltered doorways...