POWIR Update: Seeking Legal Assistance

We are in need of legal assistance for the three young men from Afghanistan who we are helping to resettle. We are seeking immigration attorneys who would be willing to work pro bono to represent our young men through this process. If you are an immigration attorney willing to work with our young men and/or provide guidance to the SJSP POWIR team - or if you have any leads on attorneys or organizations that might be able to help - we would love to hear from you! Please reach out to Mary Campion (mary.campion@sjspwellesley.org) or Kelly Meraw (kelly.meraw@sjspwellesley.org) at your ...
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A Video Message for Fr. Jim from NPH

The children at the NPH home in Miacatlan, Mexico sent a special video message to Fr. Jim this week, to share their love and prayers and send him some extra strength! ...
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NPH Update

The recent campaign on behalf of our friends at NPH was a tremendous success! Our goal was $37,000 to fund education for children in the Mexico home. Thanks to our youth fundraisers, parishioners who fundraised and all of you who donated, we exceeded the goal by collecting $54,431. John Deinhart, CEO, NPH USA and Andrea Nahigian, the new Donor Relations Director on the East Coast, recently paid us a visit to thank us in person. John says: “The St. John-St. Paul community has been a true blessing in the lives of countless children of Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos. This community truly ...
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THIS WEEKEND, June 4-5! St. Francis House Adult Clothing Collection

Please take advantage of Spring cleaning and donate THIS weekend, June 4-5 at the St. John garage (behind the church building) between 9:00am - 5:00pm. We are so happy to be able to resume our tradition of the June Clothing Collection for St. Francis House! St. Francis House rebuilds lives by providing refuge and pathways to stability for adults experiencing homelessness and poverty. They serve approximately 50 clothing appointments per day (M-F) which is 250 full sets of clothing per week to their guests in need. Please note that 85% of St Francis House guests are men, so ...
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Remembering the Children of NPH – Special Second Collection This Weekend

Anne Mears Shares Her Experience with NPH I had the privilege of visiting the NPH Dominican Republic home during the Summer of 2019 when I chaperoned the high school service trip from our St. John-St. Paul Collaborative in Wellesley. I had worked with NPH in the past when the Pequeño Tour had come to play and sing during our Sunday Masses. The young people who visited from the Guatemala home during this visit were an outstanding group of young people. NPH emphasizes that they strive to make their homes as close as they can to a stable loving family atmosphere ...
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