Tag: Dorothy Day Center

Loaves and Fishes serves 1 millionth meal at Holy Rosary in Minneapolis

Loaves and Fishes serves 1 millionth meal at Holy Rosary in Minneapolis

| December 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Zerelda Walks Out had dinner served on a golden plate Dec. 19 at Holy Rosary in Minneapolis.

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Dorothy Day Center demolition underway for new campus

Dorothy Day Center demolition underway for new campus

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Construction workers began demolishing the Dorothy Day Center in St. Paul Sept. 13 to pave the way for the new Opportunity Center and Dorothy Day Residence.

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With the hope of Easter people, let us support Dorothy Day Place

With the hope of Easter people, let us support Dorothy Day Place

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | April 20, 2017

At 6 a.m. on a hot, muggy Saturday last July, I visited the Dorothy Day Center, just down the hill from our Cathedral of St. Paul, where 250 homeless people — men, women, elderly, disabled and ill — were roused with bright lights and a sharp voice: “Ladies and gentlemen, good morning, time to get up. We will close soon.” The sounds and forlorn faces of these children of God, our brothers and sisters, struggling to rise from thin mats, crowded together inches apart on a hard floor, made me shudder as they steeled themselves for another day on the streets, most without hope or opportunity.

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Three hospitals, Catholic Charities collaborate in new medical center

Three hospitals, Catholic Charities collaborate in new medical center

| March 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Regions, United and St. Joseph hospitals are partnering with Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis for a 16-bed medical respite unit at Higher Ground St. Paul, Catholic Charities’ new vision for the Dorothy Day Center, which serves the homeless.

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Higher Ground opens its doors to transform homelessness in St. Paul

Higher Ground opens its doors to transform homelessness in St. Paul

| January 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

With finishing touches remaining on Catholic Charities’ brand new Higher Ground homeless shelter in downtown St. Paul, residents began moving in Jan. 11.

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New vision for Dorothy Day Center closer to reality

New vision for Dorothy Day Center closer to reality

| May 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

One year after the opening of a $40 million drive to expand the Dorothy Day Center in downtown St. Paul, $31.2 million has been raised to provide a meal, a place to sleep and a way forward for those who are homeless.

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Giving thanks by giving food

Giving thanks by giving food

| Bridget Ryder | November 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

13-year-old foodie fighting Hodgkin lymphoma uses wish to feed others

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New home in the works for the homeless in St. Paul

New home in the works for the homeless in St. Paul

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis launched a $40 million capital campaign for a new vision for the Dorothy Day Center that would house, shelter and care for homeless people in St. Paul in a more dignified way than on mats on the floor as they do now at Dorothy Day.

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Catholic Charities plans Dorothy Day Center expansion

Catholic Charities plans Dorothy Day Center expansion

| December 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Dorothy Day Center announced plans Dec. 20 to build a larger shelter and a housing development as well as a connection center offering various services. It will also work to add permanent affordable housing in St. Paul.

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The joy of the Gospel

The joy of the Gospel

| Kathy Tomlin | December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Right now, the holidays can be hard on people who live in poverty and struggle to make ends meet. But the holidays are only a bit more difficult than the rest of the year.

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Shelter in need of volunteers

Shelter in need of volunteers

| November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Dorothy Day Center’s overflow shelter, located in a former Catholic Charities office building next door to the main Dorothy Day site in St. Paul, is in need of volunteers to help keep it open.

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Catholic Charities bringing more men out of cold

Catholic Charities bringing more men out of cold

| Kathryn Elliott | November 21, 2011 | 1 Comment

Dorothy Day Center overflow shelter in St. Paul accommodates greater need this winter

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