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Helping the Homeless is Everyone’s Responsibility

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Dorothy Day

“Me, you, everyone – should take care of them.”

In the early Church caring for the homeless was everyone’s responsibility, maybe it still is. Rick Hampson writes about the American Catholic radical, Servant of God Dorothy Day, and the idea of personalism in USA Today here: Helping the Homeless is Everyone’s Responsibility

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A Grieving Father’s Epiphany

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Homeless mom

Today is Epiphany, the last day of the Christmas season. Bill Mahaffey writes for TCC about what happened to him one Christmas Eve when he was grieving his teenage son. “I can still hear the voice – not mine, ‘You have not done enough.'” Read it after the jump:

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Memorial of St. Margaret of Scotland

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St. Margaret of Scotland

Try to picture the White House or Buckingham Palace filled each night during Advent and Lent with the poor as honored guests. Not with the great or the well-known, not with generals or industrialists or sports figures or movie stars, but with the homeless and the hungry. Read more about St. Margaret from our own Melissa Musick after the jump:

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