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Park Ridge pastor offers help to the homeless, parish resists

July 21, 2008

DeaconDavid’s comment: While I understand some of the concern for the children’s safety, the pastor says that what they are concerned about has never happened before. It almost sounds like the parishioners are saying, “we don’t mind praying for those people but we don’t want them near our children”. Read the story for yourself and let me know what you think.

A Park Ridge, IL catholic pastor wants to offer his school gym as a homeless shelter one day a week, but his parishioners are resisting, saying that it is unwanted and unneeded.

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