Tag: poor

Inflation change concerns advocates for poor

WASHINGTON | The Trump administration is weighing a plan that uses a different definition of inflation to determine who lives in poverty and who does not. The plan, floated in the spring, has raised concerns among Catholic advocates for low-income and working families. They said that hundreds of thousands of people would no longer be… Read more »

St. Lucie volunteers serve the poor

PORT ST. LUCIE | Lourdes Alfonso, a parishioner of St. Lucie Parish for the past 27 years, has devoted most of her life volunteering to help the poor. For the past ten years, she has overseen the soup kitchen at St. Lucie, even while battling cancer. Her weekly duties include menu planning, food shopping, collecting… Read more »