Open Door

Open Door

What is Open Door? You could say it’s a place to chill, to forget about the rest of your day, a good temporary absence from prison or a chance to get out of the halfway house. Or you could be more formal and say it’s a reintegration activity…

31 May 9:21 AM 3 Read More...

Happiness is in the air at Open Door

 

Happiness was the topic at Open Door this past week.  Thirty participants were asked to think about something that made them happy in the past, as well as something that would make them happy in the future.  Everyone shared their experiences and wishes – sometimes at deeply personal levels.

One…

03 Apr 4:57 PM 0 Read More...

Another Night at Open Door

by Michelle

Slogging through the snow on a cold Tuesday evening, I am on my way to another Open Door.  As I cross St. Catherine Street and walk past the Cathedral, I can already see guys gathered outside chatting and smoking.  Smiles greet me as I approach, with the next…

20 Feb 4:32 PM 2 Read More...

’40 Daily Acts & Peace Quotes’

Open door last week focused on Martin Luther King, whose birthday had just been celebrated. It was a fairly small gathering – only some 25 folks decided to brave the cold –but that did not take away from their enthusiasm.
We started as usual – after introductions- with a spiritual moment –culled…

26 Jan 10:26 PM 0 Read More...

Martin Luther King

Open door last week focused on Martin Luther King, whose birthday had just been celebrated. It was a fairly small gathering – only some 25 folks decided to brave the cold – but that did not take away from their enthusiasm.

We started as usual – after introductions- with a spiritual moment –culled…

25 Jan 8:43 PM 0 Read More...