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In our April 2012 newsletter

January 13, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

we told you that we were beginning to seek grants from among Minnesota foundations. We’ve done that and made friends with several that support efforts such as Philomena House but our grant proposal have not been accepted so far.   We continue to submit proposals…and hope. (Keep in mind that there are 9,000 nonprofit organizations […]

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A Joyful Thanksgiving And Christmas From All Of Us At Philomena House.

November 30, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

For a child is born to us, a son is given us; upon his shoulder dominion rests. They name him Wonder-Counselor, God-Hero, Father-Forever, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9: 5 Dear Friend of Philomena House: We thank you at the start of this giving season for your generosity to Philomena House. Our first guest came to […]

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Two Newborn Baby Boys Have Come To Philomena House!

August 15, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Dear Friend of Philomena House, Born on June 29, 2014, little Nabeel came to us at 5 pounds, 13 ounces. He made his home here with his mother. Nabeel fixes his eyes on her face whenever she holds him, which is all the time. Our first baby! Then on July 29, our second baby boy […]

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Yes, your prayers and ours have been answered!

December 12, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Updates   |   0 Comment

We’ve just been given a beautiful house in Saint Paul for homeless, expectant women! These amazing events began in November 2013, all of which we attribute to Divine Providence, your ongoing support and the wonderful benefactor who bought us a house. Here’s what happened. We were ready to interview prospective guests, homeless, pregnant women. We […]

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Surprise! Saint Philomena has come to our house!

August 12, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Updates   |   0 Comment

We’re writing you to report a real and remarkable event in the making of Philomena House.  Recently a woman gifted us with an actual relic of our little martyred saint. The relic itself is a tiny dark speck on a piece of white cloth inside a round silver case that we placed in a gold […]

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Getting Closer!

May 12, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Updates   |   0 Comment

Your prayers for us are being answered and your donations demonstrating your support as we approach local foundations. (If our constituency contributes generously, foundations are that much more willing to give.) Our board of directors’ efforts are being rewarded as well––at astonishing speed. Now, several foundations and individuals have brought us closer to the opening […]

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Dear Friend of Philomena House:

February 12, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Updates   |   0 Comment

Someone will soon donate the house we’ll name “Philomena House”, our proposed shelter for homeless, pregnant young women to be located in the Saint Paul, Roseville area. You may personally know that person, or you know someone who does. If so, please let us know. The four (or-more) bedroom place we need should be ready […]

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April Update!

April 12, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Updates   |   0 Comment

We want you to know that we’re now in the business of making more friends for Philomena House! To date, we’ve contacted about 60 Minnesota foundations that accept grant proposals from nonprofit organizations. We ask if our goals coincide with theirs. If they do, we inquire if we may submit a proposal for a given […]

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Unless the Lord build the house, they labor in vain who build it.

January 12, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Updates   |   0 Comment

In Psalm 127, Solomon cautions us that we build nothing valuable except through the grace of God. As co-directors of Philomena House, a new pro-choice shelter for homeless, pregnant girls and women, who want their babies to live, we thank Him for His abundant graces and blessings this year. We believe Providence has blessed us. […]

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October 23, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Updates   |   0 Comment

Check back here often to follow our progress towards opening the Philomena House. We’ll keep you posted on all of our events, challenges and successes. Thanks and God bless you!          

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