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A Trip to Denver and Beyond

Four Sisters of St. Martha and  a couple of Martha Associtates attended the Vicentian Family Gathering in Denver, Colorado, October 23-25, 2015.  The theme was: Going Deeper: Building Community and Collaborating for Systemic Change around Homelessness. Mike Finifan from the Sydney Associate group attended the gathering and wrote the following article on his experience. 

Martha Associate Mike Finigan travelling to the Vincentian Family Gathering in DenverMartha Associate Mike Finigan travelling to the Vincentian Family Gathering in Denver

It’s Monday, October 26, 2015 and the people who run the Double Tree Hilton Hotel on East Orchard Road in Denver Colorado are carrying on their business like nothing happened on the weekend. The people who met for the Vincentian Family Gathering too all packed their bags and headed for the airport to fly home to Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Kansas City, Washington, Tampa, Vancouver, Halifax, Sydney… and many points in between, to go back to business as usual. Like nothing happened.

But something did happen.

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