By Sister Regina Siegfried, ASC
Steve wears a long, heavy winter coat in the middle of a scorching St. Louis summer. Sally hasn’t been sober in months. Both are chronically mentally ill and homeless.
As a long-time parishioner and part-time staff member of St. Vincent De Paul Parish in St. Louis, I join with staff, parishioners, and volunteers in relating to the homeless daily.
It’s often a thankless, frustrating, and seemingly hopeless encounter. But is it?