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Fr Dominic McGrattan: opening doors of mercy and help for the homeless in Belfast

A new lifeline for those experiencing poverty and homelessness in Belfast opened last night as St Patrick's Church started its soup kitchen ministry. Fr Dominic McGrattan explains the inspiration for this concrete act of mercy

The Door of Mercy at St Patrick's Church, Belfast, which is to become a soup kitchen for the homeless. Picture Damian Caddell.
THE Year of Mercy just past, given to us by Pope Francis, invited us to contemplate the mercy of God revealed in the face of Jesus, his son. It offered us the opportunity to reflect on how we might[...]

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