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New Clare House dedicated

Saint Clare of Assisi, one of the first followers of Saint Francis of Assisi, is featured in stained glass at the entrance of the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard. Catholic Social Services has already served 43 homeless families in crisis over the last six weeks as finishing touches are applied to the new facility.
Erik Hill
Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Patrick Gilmore, board chair, speaks as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Archbishop Roger Schwietz offer a blessing of holy water as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Mayor Dan Sullivan speaks as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Susan Bomalaski, executive director, welcomes visitors as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Won't You Come is performed as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Executive director Susan Bomalaski shows off the Wilma and Larry Carr community room as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Barbara Kremer, left, and Brigitte Ressel are shown around by Karen Johnson as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Spacious hallways lead to private accommodations in 25 rooms as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
One of two kitchens, this one upstairs, are on display as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Catholic Social Services shows off the new Clare House and its 25 rooms, an improvement from cubicles and shared space at the previous site, on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard. Catholic Social Services has already served 43 homeless families in crisis over the last six weeks as finishing touches are applied to the new facility. Several dozen Catholic, governmental, corporate, non-profit, family and individual sponsors financed renovations, many adopting rooms, gathering areas and kitchens in the two-story building.
Erik Hill
Artwork by Evon Zerbetz is featured in the play area of the Wilma and Larry Carr community room as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Former Archbishop Francis Hurley, center, visits with Susan Bomalaski, left, and Ellan Krsnak as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Four rooms are available for viewing as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Artwork by Sara Tabbert is featured in the lobby as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Saint Clare of Assisi, one of the first followers of Saint Francis of Assisi, is featured in stained glass at the entrance of the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard. Catholic Social Services has already served 43 homeless families in crisis over the last six weeks as finishing touches are applied to the new facility.
Erik Hill
Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Patrick Gilmore, board chair, speaks as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Archbishop Roger Schwietz offer a blessing of holy water as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Mayor Dan Sullivan speaks as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Susan Bomalaski, executive director, welcomes visitors as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Won't You Come is performed as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Executive director Susan Bomalaski shows off the Wilma and Larry Carr community room as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Barbara Kremer, left, and Brigitte Ressel are shown around by Karen Johnson as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Spacious hallways lead to private accommodations in 25 rooms as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
One of two kitchens, this one upstairs, are on display as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Catholic Social Services shows off the new Clare House and its 25 rooms, an improvement from cubicles and shared space at the previous site, on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard. Catholic Social Services has already served 43 homeless families in crisis over the last six weeks as finishing touches are applied to the new facility. Several dozen Catholic, governmental, corporate, non-profit, family and individual sponsors financed renovations, many adopting rooms, gathering areas and kitchens in the two-story building.
Erik Hill
Artwork by Evon Zerbetz is featured in the play area of the Wilma and Larry Carr community room as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Former Archbishop Francis Hurley, center, visits with Susan Bomalaski, left, and Ellan Krsnak as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Four rooms are available for viewing as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Artwork by Sara Tabbert is featured in the lobby as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Saint Clare of Assisi, one of the first followers of Saint Francis of Assisi, is featured in stained glass at the entrance of the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard. Catholic Social Services has already served 43 homeless families in crisis over the last six weeks as finishing touches are applied to the new facility.
Erik Hill
Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Patrick Gilmore, board chair, speaks as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Archbishop Roger Schwietz offer a blessing of holy water as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Mayor Dan Sullivan speaks as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Susan Bomalaski, executive director, welcomes visitors as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Won't You Come is performed as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Executive director Susan Bomalaski shows off the Wilma and Larry Carr community room as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Barbara Kremer, left, and Brigitte Ressel are shown around by Karen Johnson as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Spacious hallways lead to private accommodations in 25 rooms as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
One of two kitchens, this one upstairs, are on display as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Catholic Social Services shows off the new Clare House and its 25 rooms, an improvement from cubicles and shared space at the previous site, on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard. Catholic Social Services has already served 43 homeless families in crisis over the last six weeks as finishing touches are applied to the new facility. Several dozen Catholic, governmental, corporate, non-profit, family and individual sponsors financed renovations, many adopting rooms, gathering areas and kitchens in the two-story building.
Erik Hill
Artwork by Evon Zerbetz is featured in the play area of the Wilma and Larry Carr community room as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Former Archbishop Francis Hurley, center, visits with Susan Bomalaski, left, and Ellan Krsnak as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Four rooms are available for viewing as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Artwork by Sara Tabbert is featured in the lobby as Catholic Social Services hosts an open house and ceremony at the new Clare House on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, in Spenard.
Erik Hill
Craig Medred