Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Homeless Angel Award








This past Sunday, Servants of the Father of Mercy, Maggie Cervantes of Santa Paula, received the "Homeless Angel Award" for 7 years of making 100s and 100s of small kits containing fresh socks and hotel soaps for the homeless. Maggie just turned 70 as we celebrate her BIG heart! Enjoy the pictures . . .

El pasado domingo, Siervos del Padre de Misericordia, Maggie Cervantes de Santa Paula, recibió el "Premio Homeless Angel" durante 7 años de hacer 100s y 100s de pequeños kits que contienen los calcetines frescos y jabones de hotel para las personas sin hogar. Maggie acaba de cumplir 70 mientras celebramos su corazón GRANDE! Disfruta de las fotos.
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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Giving Homes to the Homeless




Utah has been giving homes to homeless since 2005!  How did they accomplish this? Simple. Utah solved homelessness by giving people mini affordable homes. In 2005 the state figured out that the annual cost of E.R. visits and jail stays for homeless people was about $16,670 per person, compared to $11,000 to provide each homeless person with an apartment and a social worker. So, the state began giving away apartments, with no strings attached. Each participant in Utah’s Housing First program also gets a caseworker to help them become self-sufficient, but they keep the apartment even if they fail. The program has been so successful that other states are hoping to achieve similar results with programs modeled on Utah’s.
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Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Out of the Dark


 
"In order to trust God in the unknown darkness that comes at the moment of death, we must first trust Him in the darkness of daily challenges and the unknowns of life." + bro. joseph  "Trust in him at all times; you people, pour out your heart before him: God is for us a refuge." Psalm 62:8

"Con el fin de confiar en Dios en la oscuridad desconocida que llega en el momento de nuestra muerte, primero tenemos que confiar en él en la oscuridad de los desafíos diarios y las incógnitas de la vida." + bro. joseph "Esperad en él en todo momento, que la gente, derrama tu corazón delante de él: Dios es para nosotros refugio". Salmo 62: 8
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Saturday, January 3, 2015

He Will Rescue The Poor When He Cries Out



Traditional Epiphany Psalm
 
R. Lord, every nation on earth will adore you.

"For he shall rescue the poor when he cries out, and the afflicted when he has no one to help him.  He shall have pity for the lowly and the poor; the lives of the poor he shall save." Psalm 72:12-13

R. Lord, every nation on earth will adore you.
 
Tradicional Salmo Epifanía

R. Señor, todas las naciones de la tierra se postrarán ante ti.

"Porque él librará al pobre que clamare, y al afligido cuando no tiene a nadie que le ayudara Él tendrá compasión de los humildes y los pobres; las vidas de los pobres, porque El salvará." Salmo 72: 12-13
 
R. Señor, todas las naciones de la tierra se postrarán ante ti.
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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Jesus, It's All About You: Happy New Year!



 


Jesus, It's All About You!

All of time belongs to Jesus. Tonight, it' been 2015 years since his birth. Time itself is centered around him. The end of this time will be ushered in by the soon return of Jesus to the earth and a new time will begin. Lord, even time itself belongs to you!

Jesús, él está todo sobre usted!
 
Todo el tiempo pertenece a Jesús. Esta noche, es sido 2015 años desde su nacimiento. El tiempo mismo se centra en torno a él. El final de este tiempo será anunciado por el pronto regreso de Jesús a la tierra y un nuevo tiempo comenzará. Señor, incluso el mismo tiempo le pertenece a usted!
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Monday, December 29, 2014

Asian Singing and Dancing Elvis!




 
Thanks to a small team in Orange County, they have been serving the poor homeless and old folks as Servants of the Father of Mercy since 2013!  Our dear brother Michael Valencia from Los Alamitos off the 605 was out serving the old folks in Orange County on Christmas Day. Thanks to Mark Burke in Anaheim for sending the update and photos!

Of all things, there was an Asian Elvis singing and dancing at St. Hedwig's Church special senior "Dinner for Those Who Are Alone."  Michael carved and served all the main course plates of turkey and ham donated by the wonderful people of the St. Hedwig's parish.  About 260 old folks were served Christmas day.  Michael and Mark say, "It's an honor to wear the colors of "The Servants" while serving the Lord and the poor."

Gracias a un pequeño equipo en el condado de Orange, que han estado al servicio de los pobres sin hogar y viejeitos como Siervos del Padre de Misericordia desde 2013!

Nuestro querido hermano Michael Valencia desde Los Alamitos de la 605 estaba cumpliendo los viejeitos en el Condado de Orange en el Día de Navidad. Gracias a Mark Burke en Anaheim para el envío de la actualización y las fotos!

De todas las cosas, había un canto asiática Elvis y el baile en la iglesia de Santa Eduvigis especial de alto nivel "Cena para los que están solos." Michael tallado y se sirve todos los platos principales de campo de pavo y jamón donado por la gente maravillosa de la parroquia de Santa Eduvigis. Cerca de 260 ancianos fueron atendidos el día de Navidad.

Michael y Marcos dicen, "Es un honor vestir los colores de "Los Siervos ", mientras que el servicio del Señor y de los pobres."
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