Religion: The Good Shepherds

Brother Matthias had his 1,000th "customer" last week. The customers that come to Brother Matthias and his five fellow monks in Albuquerque, N. Mex. are down & outers in need of a meal, a bed and a change of clothes. No. 1,000 was a milestone on their steep road to official recognition as a new order of the Roman Catholic Church, the Brothers of the Good Shepherd.

Too Much Zeal? Irish-born Brother Matthias joined the Order of St. John of God when he was only 15, in Dublin. After completing his training, he ran a refuge in Montreal for 14 years. From...

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