St. Herman's receives no government funding and there is no charge to those we serve
We provide overnight housing for men.
We are on call 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
We have no paid staff
If it weren't for St. Herman's
and the donations of its volunteers, I would be dead. St. Herman's and Fr. John Henry saved my life and are helping me
get my life back on track.
I was at odds-end with my life. I needed help. I found
that help at St. Herman's. I found strength within myself. I found spiritual encouragement to move with life and not against
My Christmas was blessed. I have spent more than half
of my life high on drugs, but this Christmas I had a chance to be sober. St. Herman's gave me what is to be a personal
tradition with me, "SOBRIETY" on Christmas. St. Herman's made it possible.
my stay here at St. Herman's, I have been taught so much about religion, sobriety and faith in one's self and the
Lord. It shows in my appearance and in my actions. The kindness and hospitality of their working guests is unbelieveable.
I'm able to shower every day, change clothes, have a good hot meal three times a day and go to AA meetings twice a week.
I am very grateful to St. Herman's.
My stay at St. Herman's. It was a time
to worship and learn more about the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ. It changed my life.
Services to non-residents
8000 Food bags per year for over 1300 mothers with children,
consisting of eggs, milk, meat, juice and bread
RULES OF CONDUCT
St. Herman's provides shelter, free of charge,
for people in need regardless of race, creed or color. No government funding is accepted, nor is money accepted from those
we serve or their families.
St. Herman's Greets and Interviews all guests upon arrival and departure.
STRICTLY FORBIDDEN ARE:
Profanity, fighting, smoking in unauthorized areas, drug or alcohol
use, sexual activity, fraternizing with guests, visitors or volunteers. Anyone doing so will be asked to leave immediately.
No minors are admitted without their parents. No intoxicated person will be admitted.
In return for our hospitality,
each guest is asked to respect the customs of the Monastery. Guests are asked to use their time constructively. A guest may
be employed or seek employment or may volunteer to help with the chores or the Monastery.
The general length of
stay at St. Herman's is one day at a time, for up to three days. If a guest wishes to stay longer, the Abbot must grant
permission for an extension.
To further the faith-based works
of the Little Brothers of the Divine Compassion by promoting and supporting St. Herman’s House of Hospitality
that provides food, clothing and shelter in a safe, alcohol/drug free environment to needy people in the greater Cleveland
community. This will be accomplished through public charitable events, raising public awareness, using all available resources,
and providing support and encouragement to the Little Brothers of the Divine Compassion.