New Habitat home will honor Pope Francis

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April 24, 2015


Habitat for Humanity volunteers Anna Iburg, 16, left, from Sacred Heart Parish in Sauk Rapids and Ben and Adam Lepinski, both 15, from St. John the Baptist in Collegeville work to clear cans and garbage from a shed at 157 24th Ave. S. in St. Cloud April 18. Photo by Dianne Towalski / The Visitor

Volunteers gathered in St. Cloud April 18 to start work on what will soon be a very special home for a local family.

The new home is being built in honor of Pope Francis through Habitat For Humanity, thanks to an anonymous donor.

The group, comprised of youth and families from Sacred Heart Parish in Sauk Rapids and St. John the Baptist Parish in Collegeville, worked to clear furniture and garbage from the house that is currently on the property so it can be torn down. The new home will be built on the existing foundation.
The project is part of Habitat for Humanity’s Apostles Build program, which is designed to encourage members of different churches to combine their collective efforts to build a home.

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