Bonnie’s Story

Bonnie’s Story

DSC08984 Bonnie and Friend SJ MD Volunteers 4_2021-009 DSC08753 Bonnie came to Oregon when she was 16 years old, as a migrant worker. She shares how she recieved help from the Benedictine Sisters in Mt. Angel at a very difficult time in her life. Bonnie never forgot...

A Message From Fr. Ralph

Please view this special message from Fr. Ralph Recker of St. Mary Parish in Mt. Angel as we celebrate A Week of Support for Shelter Ministries. IMG_3736 IMG_3750 IMG_3729 FR Ralph Smiling Event...
Blanca’s Story

Blanca’s Story

Issaeh 1080X1080 Blanca and Lupe DSC08810 DSC08859 When Blanca came to St. Joseph Shelter’s Transitional Living Community (TLC), she wasn’t living her best life. She wasn’t the mom that she wanted to be for her kids. Through parenting and life skills classes and the...
Mission Benedict Impact Over the Holidays

Mission Benedict Impact Over the Holidays

Food Pantry Specialist Lei Schaecher makes a difference in the lives of thousands of people served by Mission Benedict in Mt. Angel. “Lei is patient, detail-oriented, compassionate and community minded.” says Senior Program Director Lori Simpson. “She works every day...