Written by Dan Morris-Young - National Catholic Reporter
"The Field Hospital" blog series covers life in U.S. and Canadian Catholic parishes. The title comes from Pope Francis' words: "I see the church as a field hospital after battle. It is useless to ask a seriously injured person if he has high cholesterol and about
Maria Garcia sat inside a meeting hall at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Barrio Logan on a recent evening, holding an application for U.S. citizenship. About 100 others joined her in the brightly lit room.
BARRIO LOGAN — “A Faith That Does Justice.” That’s the name of an innovative program that’s bringing together low-income immigrants, white parishioners and activists from other faiths to bring change to one of San Diego’s most challenging neighborhoods, Barrio Logan.
A Faith That Does Justice is a Boston interfaith community dedicated to bringing about changes to the social, political, and economic structures of society with the goal of making them more humane and responsive to the needs of all God’s people, especially the poor, the oppressed, and the marginalized among us.