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Haven Article From Catholic Review

Samantha Elbertson
Samantha Elbertson
June 1, 2023

Maternity homes offer a ‘haven’ that gives moms chance at ‘directional change’ in life...

Great article from Catholic Review. See below.

PHILADELPHIA (OSV News) — Three years ago, Helen Verriotto was a 27-year-old mother of one, pregnant with her second child — and homeless.
Both of her parents had died years earlier: her mother while Verriotto was still a little girl, and her father just before the birth of her then-10-year-old child.
“It wasn’t easy,” Verriotto said. “I had a hard life. I was mad at God for a while.”
Through a homelessness services agency, Verriotto was connected with Good Counsel Homes, a Secaucus, N.J.-based ministry that has been providing residential care for homeless pregnant women for almost four decades.
Today, Verriotto and her two children are in the process of getting their own apartment, and the young mother said she “feels much closer to God now.”

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