The Garden of EDEN

Launched in 2020 by Jehu and Deidra Leconte, Empowered and Dedicated to Edify the Nation (EDEN) is a non-profit organization that helps families experiencing homelessness access resources, skills training, and workshops to escape homelessness permanently.

Encounter Ministry: Sharing Christ with the poor

Advised by Fr. Michael Zimmerman, Encounter Ministry cultivates friendships between young adults and the homeless. There is no agenda. The missionaries simply forge connections of love and trust with those who most crave it.

Cathedral of the Holy Cross: The heart of Boston’s Catholic community

For centuries, cathedrals have given Catholics a way to express solidarity with the universal church. They are not only gathering places for Christians throughout the world, but their architecture is designed to point our minds and souls toward heaven. They represent a concrete commitment where all of us- brothers and sisters in Christ- can celebrate our shared faith.