Tag: Hungry

The blessed poor

The blessed poor

| Liz Kelly | July 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jeremiah is homeless. He is a slight man and slanted to the right. Some days he has a pronounced limp — arthritis in the knee. He’s lost most of his teeth. I first met Jeremiah some time ago on my way into work at my highway exit where he stands and holds a cardboard sign at the stoplight: “Homeless, hungry.” One day I rolled down my window, asked his name and offered him a few dollars that he accepted with a two-tooth grin. He asked my name and we shook hands. He thanked me and blessed me and the light turned green.

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Our Lady of the Lake spearheads rebuilt community food shelf and thrift store

Our Lady of the Lake spearheads rebuilt community food shelf and thrift store

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

“We wanted it to be like they’re stepping into a real store,” said Father Tony O’Neill, OLL’s pastor, of the new Grace Family Center. “Everything about the building, the fact that it’s a well-built and handsome building, it communicates to the person who walks in there that we think they’re worth that.”

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Society’s chef stays cool as cucumber turning out 4,500 meals daily

Society’s chef stays cool as cucumber turning out 4,500 meals daily

| Nancy Wiechec | November 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chris Hoffman is cooking for 4,500 guests this holiday season, yet he’s cool as a cucumber.

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Feeding the hungry, with a twist

Feeding the hungry, with a twist

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Four friends from the retirement apartments, a woman who just lost her mom, a dad with two young children and a group of young people who study apologetics together. This is an unlikely group to come together to share a meal, company and conversation.

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Fight hunger by supporting the MN FoodShare March campaign

Fight hunger by supporting the MN FoodShare March campaign

| February 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Jason Adkins, executive director of the Minnesota Catholic Conference, is eager to promote the annual March food and funds campaign by Minnesota FoodShare.

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