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Pilgrims on the Journey to Self-Sufficiency
01/01/2014 by Monsignor Michael M. Boland

“We are pilgrims on the journey, We are brothers on the road, We are here to help each other, Walk the mile and bear the load.”  These beautiful lyrics are from the Servant Song written by Richard Gillard.  Whenever I hear this poignant hymn, my thoughts immediately turn to those we serve at Catholic Charities.  For many people who seek our assistance, their path to wholeness and self-sufficiency is not a quick-fix, but rather an extended journey that requires compassionate guidance and professional services to address multiple needs