When the Walls Come Down: Family Forged in a Catholic Worker House

Kristen Brunelli

is a writer and artist. Her photography has been published in the Wall Street Journal, and her writing has appeared in the Catholic Worker newspaper based in NYC, Denver Homeless Out Loud’s newspaper, Out Loud, and Guernica. Her paintings have appeared in galleries and community spaces in Denver, Colorado. Learn more about her work at KristenBrunelli.com.

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March 14th, 2016

Homelessness is present on the streets of Denver each day. So are stories of resilience, compassion, and dignity even through life’s most difficult trials. A live-in volunteer at a Catholic Worker house realizes that we find home in those with whom we journey through our toughest moments.