Catholic Diocese of Spokane, Washington



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Official News Magazine of the Diocese of Spokane

Deacon Eric Meisfjord, Editor
P.O. Box 48, Spokane WA 99210
(509) 358-7340; FAX: (509) 358-7302


The results of speaking out

the Inland Register

(From the March 22 , 2007 edition of the Inland Register)

The Women’s Justice Circle at St. Margaret Shelter for Women and Children in Spokane celebrated a phenomenal success by petitioning the Spokane Transit Authority to put a bus stop closer to the Shelter. The stop went up less than a month after the request was made. While this bus stop does shorten the commute for many of the women at St. Margaret, it represents an accomplishment far more significant than a few saved minutes each day: voices were raised, and an institution listened, proving that a small group of concerned citizens can make a difference, even if those citizens happen to be homeless. (IR photo courtesy of Catholic Charities)


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