News from Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul

A Potential New Shelter for Families Experiencing Homelessness

Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul, Ramsey County, and the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet are exploring the possibility of leasing the Provincial House for use as shelter for families experiencing homelessness.

Prayers for a Country in Need

Last spring, we asked our interfaith clergy to provide “prayers for a pandemic.” Their words challenged us, comforted us, brought us peace and called us to action. Now, in early 2021, we asked our clergy to provide us with “prayers for a country in need.”

African-American Farmers Topic of Opportunity Saint Paul Learning Community Event

Our learning community event on January 21 looked at how the struggles of African-American farmers helps us understand the struggles of other communities. Much of the work in the African-American farmers’ historic national class action case, Pigford, happened in Minnesota, and presenters, Stephen Carpenter and Shirley Sherrod, have deep experience in and understanding of the issues.