Accompaniment & Welcome: New Sanctuary Coalition & The Church of St. Francis Xavier
I am the granddaughter of immigrants who came to the U.S. for a better life. I feel privileged to have some part in the same process for today’s immigrants.
Anne Abbott is an intentional parishioner at St. Francis Xavier, a Jesuit parish in New York City. She is a retired hospice social worker who lives in the Upper East Side of Manhattan. A lifelong Catholic and New Yorker, she participates in the liturgical life of the parish, serves as a Eucharistic Minister at Mt Sinai Hospital, and engages in the parish’s support for immigrants and refugees.