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Papal surprise: Mary Jo Copeland to meet Pope Francis in Washington

Papal surprise: Mary Jo Copeland to meet Pope Francis in Washington

| September 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Mary Jo Copeland, 73, who founded Sharing and Caring Hands in 1985, will meet the pontiff in person, along with her husband, Dick, and Bishop Andrew Cozzens.

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Mary’s Place expands to help more families

Mary’s Place expands to help more families

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mary Jo Copeland plans to retire “when I get to heaven.”

Until then, the founder of Sharing and Caring Hands said her reverence for Jesus and his people is keeping her at the work she began in 1985, including the latest project, just approved by the Minneapolis Planning Commission and by the city council.

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