Father Boyle saw a need, created enterprises for healing

Father Gregory Boyle is the face of the multi-million Homeboy Industries operation in Los Angeles that exists to give reformed gang members a way to work side by side with rivals and heal.       “’Women work things out face‑to‑face, and guys work things out shoulder-to-shoulder.’ That’s my experience in the bakery,” Boyle says. “Enemy rivals will work side by side making croissants or something. They’re not talking stuff out,... Read More
Posted by Jane Roberts at Sunday, Mar 18
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Hester leads with a heart for the people

The Reverend Hester Mathes came to Holy Communion nearly four years ago to minister to a community that was already very personal to her. She graduated from St. Mary’s Episcopal School, has longtime friends and professional relationships throughout the diocese and region, and grew up in the parish that birthed Holy Communion.  In a word her connections in and through this parish are immense. And it turns out, her heart for the ministry is too. In February, she was promoted to... Read More
Posted by Jane Roberts at Thursday, Mar 8
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