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Supply Chain Disruption – In a Good Way!

Pxl 20211219 181414045 Thanks to the Tri-Parishes of Hartland and St. Bruno's in Dousman for just-in-time delivery of much-needed hygiene items and blankets.

Two Chickens and a Cabbage

Br. Jerry Smith is a Capuchin friar and social worker who connects our guests to the resources they need. Br. Jerry helped an old friend of Capuchin Community Services House of Peace with food.

26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

7-days-of-service A reflection from Br. Robert on Seven Days of Service, Luke's Gospel, and focusing on people, not problems.

Psalm 105 Comes to the Parking Lot

51365386 2082442375156139 972139205767462912 n Hard as it is to believe in the midst of July, but planning is well underway in Milwaukee for responding to extreme cold events this winter, and what will be done to bring our brothers and sisters to safety. Last year’s threshold for opening a warming center was 20 degrees or below, and/or blizzard conditions. This year the Continuum of Care for the city and county hope to open warming centers at 32 degrees of below. Funding has to be identified, and sites. The Saint Ben’s site of Capuchin Community Services will likely be a part of the response. Why? Ask Abraham. In today’s First Reading, the Sixteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time, the motivations or interior thoughts or internal struggles of Abraham are never revealed, rather, he “sees, judges, acts,” to use the formula of liberation theology, and he welcomes the strangers passing through his promised land. He has the capacity – note that he has flocks and servants and surplus – but more important, he has the desire to offer hospitality. And it is so for us.