Sr. Tricia Cruise to Participate at St. Patrick's Cathedral Mass
NEW YORK, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Sister Tricia Cruise, president of Covenant House International, the largest privately funded agency in the Americas providing services to homeless kids, will participate in the St. Patrick's Cathedral Mass welcoming His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI. The April 19th Mass will be attended by 3,000 deacons, priests and religious men and women from throughout the United States.
Sister Tricia will be a Gift Bearer at the celebration. "I am extremely honored to be selected and to represent the thousands of homeless kids and troubled young people helped by Covenant House," says Sr. Tricia. "Often called the forgotten children, they were remembered by Pope Benedict XVI, and we are forever grateful for his acknowledgement and inspiration."
In 2007, Covenant House reached 65,849 homeless children, offering them food, shelter and other services with the hope of giving them the chance to create a more positive future for themselves. Covenant House provides 24/7 crisis care and on-going support for young people in need of a safe haven. Assistance can be found by simply calling the Covenant House NINELINE (1-800-999-9999) or visiting http://www.nineline.org. More information about Covenant House and resources for homeless youth can be found at http://www.covenanthouse.org.
|SOURCE Covenant House|
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