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How can you help us during the Coronavirus crisis?

First and foremost, we need your prayers: for calm and courage in uncertainty for our clients who already have stress and strain in their lives for kindness and compassion at a time when community ties are challenged You can also pray with us by following this link to Prayer for a Pandemic by Cameron Bellm Please continue […]

Program Modifications

Updated July 27, 2020 The Father McKenna Center has modified its programs and services in light of the Coronavirus pandemic. The Father McKenna Center has modified its programs and services in light of the Coronavirus pandemic. Our response is principally guided by a commitment to our mission of service to Fr. Horace McKenna’s “flock,” and […]

December 2019: Lessons & Carols

Lessons and Carols For The Father McKenna Center Please join us for an Evening of Prayer & Song Wednesday, December 18, 7 pm St. Aloysius Church, 900 North Capitol Street, NW Admission Free The Father McKenna proudly presents its 2nd annual Lessons & Carols, which brings together, in worship and celebration, the men of McKenna […]

September 2020: McKenna Walk

The 4th Annual Walk4McKenna! Date: Saturday, September 19, 2020 Time: 8:15 am Place: Virtual Walk and Online Please join us for the 4th Annual Walk4McKenna. This year our event will benefit the Day Program for Men Experiencing Homelessness. The Walk4McKenna commemorates Fr. Horace McKenna’s efforts to help the poor. Each day he would walk the […]

December 2018: Inaugural Lessons & Carols

  Lessons and Carols On the evening of December 20th, 2018 the great church of St. Aloysius rang with the sounds and songs of Lessons & Carols.   This service of nine readings and nine carols is a tradition that began in England in 1918 to celebrate Christmas.  Last Thursday the celebration was led by a […]

June 2018: Journey to Restoration

On Thursday, June 28, 2018 the Father McKenna Center hosted the play Journey to Restoration: The Father McKenna Center Way at 7:00 pm in The Father McKenna Center. “The stories were so moving. I have a new appreciation of the challenges that men who are homeless face, and the important work that The Father McKenna […]

December 2018 | Inaugural Lessons and Carols

Announcing the Inaugural Lessons and Carols For the Father McKenna Center, Washington DC The Father McKenna Center is proud to present its Inaugural service of LESSONS AND CAROLS. Led by a choir of men from our Day Program, this celebration will be a memorable evening of Advent Prayer & Song. The Public is Invited! What: […]