Archbishop Aquila and the missionaries are hopeful about the location's potential.
"I'm so excited about the community here," Logan said. "Having this space is such a blessing. We've already felt how it's bringing us together not only in recreation and fellowship but in prayer."
Mark Bauman, Chairman of the Board of Directors for Christ in the City, believes that Seton House is ideal for the organization's mission.
"Being close to the people we serve makes it that much easier to access them and give them the love and support they need," he said.
Christ in the City missionaries were previously housed at different locations, but Seton House brings them together in one place.
"Here we'll be under one roof. We'll be praying together, meeting together, eating together," Bauman said. "That sense of community is very important. You need that sense of community to strengthen you to go out and give to others."
Missionaries from the previous year are helping form and train the newest members.
Archbishop Aquila said the missionaries' presence at Seton House is "a tremendous sign of hope." He stressed the importance of beginning outreach to those in need with "the love of God."
"We must be first rooted in the love of God and the love of Jesus Christ," he said. "Whether it is a poor man, a poor woman, a poor child, it is Christ that we are serving."
He said Christ in the City missionaries "continue the witness that Bl. Teresa of Calcutta began here."
In the prayer blessing the buildings, he asked the missionaries to "remember the intercession of all those who have gone before us."
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He said Seton House will be "a house where the love of Christ will bring together those who in charity will serve the poor of our city, relying on the goodness of God."
The website for Christ in the City is http://christinthecitymissionaries.com.