St. Christopher’s Inn is not just a place where men in crisis can seek addiction treatment and recovery. It’s a home where they can come to heal and find spiritual hope and renewal.
The Inn was featured this month in Today’s American Catholic, an online journal that promotes religious dialogue aimed at deepening the faith of its readers.
Father Dennis Polanco, SA, the President and Spiritual Director at St. Christopher’s Inn, explained in detail how the Inn is a spiritual haven for the Brothers Christopher.
“In each man who come for shelter or treatment, we see the suffering Christ,” Father Dennis told Today’s American Catholic. “Everyone who comes to us is a ‘Brother Christopher’ in that they represented the Lord seeking us. Our mission is inspired by the words in chapter 25 of St. Matthew’s Gospel, ‘For I was hungry, and you gave me food.’”
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Over a century ago when they came to the Holy Mountain, Servant of God Father Paul Wattson, SA, and Mother Lurana White, SA, graciously assisted weary and tired wanderers.
A group of those nomads later built a chicken coup out of fallen trees, and Father Paul later decided to transform the makeshift shed into a home for the “pilgrims of the road.
Today it is known as St. Christopher’s Inn, as Father Paul named the shelter after the patron saint of travelers. The Inn has since evolved, becoming a haven where men can recover from drug addiction and alcoholism.
Watch this video to learn more about the lifesaving services of St. Christopher’s Inn. “A Spiritual Awakening”