Cleveland’s homeless encounter human guardian angels

Bob Ukovic, dressed as a clown, checks on homeless people living in tents under a bridge Feb. 28 in Cleveland. Ukovic, a member of the Knight Riders outreach ministry of suburban St. Paschal Baylon Parish, helped distributed hot meals and clothing to the homeless throughout the city. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)

Photo Essay by Bob Roller
Catholic News Service

Jaz, a young woman from Texas, and an unidentified man, warm themselves near a fire at a makeshift camp in Cleveland after the Knight Riders outreach ministry of suburban St. Paschal Baylon Parish delivered hot meals and clothing Feb. 28. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)

Keith, who lives in the garage of a Cleveland gas station, embraces Rick Costanzo, a member of the Knight Riders outreach ministry team of St. Paschal Baylon parish in suburban Highland Heights Feb. 28. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)

Frank Kuhar of the Knight Riders distributes food to a homeless man Feb. 28 in Cleveland. The Catholic volunteers travel throughout Cleveland on Wednesday nights delivering hot meals, clothing and toiletries to homeless people living under bridges and in tent camps. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)

Bob Ukovic, dressed as a clown, entertains Robert and Roger Feb. 28 in Cleveland. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)

Charles Gibson, who lives under a highway bridge near the Cleveland Browns football stadium, receives clothing and a hot meal Feb. 28 from the Knight Riders outrach ministry of St. Paschal Baylon Parish in suburban Highland Heights. Knight Riders include Deacon Joe Bourgeois, Rick Costanzo and Bob Ukovic, dressed as a clown. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)

Bob Ukovic, dressed as a clown, talks with Federico Catalano in downtown Cleveland Feb. 28 after Ukovic and other members of the Knight Riders outreach ministry of suburban St. Paschal Baylon Parish paid a visit and delivered food. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)

Virgil, a homeless man, returns to his makeshift shelter in a field in Cleveland Feb. 28 after receiving a hot meal and clothing from the Knight Riders outreach ministry of St. Paschal Baylon Parish in suburban Highland Heights. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)

 

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