Street evangelists make pamphlets, rosary beads available to passers-by

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June 24, 2015

Pamphlets and rosary beads are made available by the St. Paul Street Evangelists to passers-by in Berkeley, Calif. (CNS photo/Michele Jurich, The Catholic Voice) See EVANGELIZE-STREETS June 24, 2015.

Pamphlets and rosary beads are made available by the St. Paul Street Evangelists to passers-by in Berkeley, Calif. (CNS photo/Michele Jurich, The Catholic Voice)

BERKELEY, Calif. (CNS) — It’s just before noon on a sunny Saturday on Berkeley’s Fourth Street, a busy boulevard of upscale cafes, shops and businesses.

The gleaming Apple store is doing a bang-up business in the next newest thing; a steady stream of customers await tables at Bette’s Oceanview Diner, where weekend breakfast is a daylong opportunity; across the street, an animal rescue group will soon set up an array of crates of cats that through no fault of their own need rehoming.

The rhythm is so Berkeley. Today, there’s a new table in town.

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