TITLE

The Road to Emmaus

AUTHOR(S)
Garvey, John
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Commonweal;3/27/2009, Vol. 136 Issue 6, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on Emmaus House, a community of formerly homeless people who serve the homeless in Harlem, New York City. Father David Kirk is the founder of the community in the 1960s. The Emmaus activities, which previously composed of demonstrating on behalf of the poor and offering legal help, among others, were curtailed due to the declining health of the founder. The author relates his experience of meeting and visiting Kirk in the hospital.
ACCESSION #
37170272

 

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