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Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Lord’s beggar – 90-yr.-old Catholic will serve poor until ‘God calls me’ - Catholic Online

Lord’s beggar – 90-yr.-old Catholic will serve poor until ‘God calls me’ - Catholic Online: "INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (The Criterion) – At 90, Lucious Newsom hitches up his blue bib overalls and climbs into his white van, preparing to continue his work as “the Lord’s beggar for the poor” – a role he has served for 18 years in Indianapolis.

‘LORD’S BEGGAR’ DISTRIBUTES FOOD – Lucious Newsom, in the blue bib overalls recognizable to those he serves, talks with two women who come to get food that he begged for and collected from an Indianapolis, Ind., company. The 90-year-old “Lord’s beggar for the poor” has been working for 18 years to provide aid to the poor. (The Criterion)
‘LORD’S BEGGAR’ DISTRIBUTES FOOD – Lucious Newsom, in the blue bib overalls recognizable to those he serves, talks with two women who come to get food that he begged for and collected from an Indianapolis, Ind., company. The 90-year-old “Lord’s beggar for the poor” has been working for 18 years to provide aid to the poor. (The Criterion)

Pulling the van away from the curb, the retired Baptist minister-turned-Catholic waves goodbye to some of the 89 Hispanic families who have just spent the last 30 minutes filling their laundry baskets and milk crates with free tomatoes,"



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1 comment:

Perplexity said...

It is heartwarming to see anyone doing such good for others. To me, it makes the world a bit brighter when focus is on others rather than self.