A trib­ute from St Pa­trick’s Foun­da­tion

Jamaica Gleaner - - ENTERTAINMENT -

MON­SIGNOR RICHARD Al­bert will long be re­mem­bered for ded­i­cat­ing four decades of his life to Ja­maicans of all walks of life, es­pe­cially the poor­est of the poor.

His work fo­cused on in­ner-city re­newal and crime preven­tion through ed­u­ca­tion,

skills train­ing, self-re­liance, em­pow­er­ment and lib­er­a­tion.

Over­come by the cries of the poor for help with food and other prob­lems, Mon­signor es­tab­lished a soup kitchen at St Pa­trick’s Church in the Bay Farm area of Kingston.

This later grew into St Pa­trick’s Foun­da­tion, head­quar­tered in the in­ner-city com­mu­nity of Seav­iew

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