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BRIEF: Catholic Charities to hold vigil for Spokane’s homeless

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A couple walks in a vigil for Spokane's homeless.
A couple walks in a vigil for Spokane’s homeless.

On Monday evening Catholic Charities of Spokane will host a candlelight prayer vigil to raise awareness about poverty and its effects.

The vigil will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the House of Charity, 32 W. Pacific Ave. Attendees will  walk through the neighborhood with candles to “highlight our solidarity,” according to an announcement. The vigil will conclude with a forum featuring those who have experienced poverty in Spokane.

Tracy Simmons
Tracy Simmons
Tracy Simmons is an award-winning journalist specializing in religion reporting and digital entrepreneurship. In her approximate 20 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo ships in New Jersey, on a police chase in Albuquerque, in dusty Texas church bell towers, on the streets of New York and in tent cities in Haiti. Simmons has worked as a multimedia journalist for newspapers across New Mexico, Texas, Connecticut and Washington. She is the executive director of FāVS.News, a digital journalism start-up covering religion news and commentary in Spokane, Washington. She also writes for The Spokesman-Review and national publications. She is a Scholarly Assistant Professor of Journalism at Washington State University.

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