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Saint John’s Hospice To Mark 3rd Annual World Day Of The Poor With Prayer Service And Service Of An Evening Meal For Men Experiencing Homelessness

Publish date: November 15, 2019

The prayer service will take place in front of the Homeless Jesus statue, which represents the presence of Christ among the most marginalized and vulnerable members of society.

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