The Night Minister: On the Streets of the Tenderloin With Father Lyle Beckman

by Jeremy Lybarger

It’s at night when our loneliness feels most naked and our fears most relentless. And it’s at night when San Francisco’s night minister hears confessions and offers prayers to those who need them most.

He calls them the desperate hours, and, most nights, that’s an apt description for this stretch of downtown San Francisco. Read the complete article.