House front

Hospital priest

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Wil and Jeff

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Fr. Benedict and guys

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Joseph Hong and Joe

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Mike

House cooking

Pope John Paul II

Cliff

Pope Benedict


In 1967 Father Benedict Groeschel, of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, founded the St. Francis House in Greenpoint, Brooklyn in order to provide a safe haven and highly structured home environment designed to meet the needs of young men, ages 18 and up, who, having run out of alternatives, are looking for a new start in life. We try to break the cycle of poverty that traps our youth into thinking they have no hope for the future.

The St. Francis House provides a home for these young men where they receive guidance in order to change their lives.