The Substitute

Posted by Holly Benner on Sep 28, 2021 4:43:26 PM

Have you ever seen the Staples® back-to-school commercial? It shows parents joyfully filling their shopping carts with school supplies, gearing up to send their children back to school, while the song “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” plays in the background. Every time I see this commercial pop up, I have to admit that it does make me chuckle. More importantly though, I think about all of the teachers and school staff who also are preparing to begin a new year. I think, “How difficult it must be for them, now more than ever before!”

Read More

Topics: Catholic Missions, Back to School, missions, teachers, face painting

'Amazing Grace'

Posted by Holly Benner on Sep 29, 2019 6:32:42 PM

Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound that saved a wretch like me...  We all know how the song goes, and every time I hear it I think of a holy woman I have been blessed to meet. Her name is “Grace,” and she is from the Ongata Rongai slum, which is located in Kibera in the southwest of Nairobi in Kenya. 

Read More

Topics: Catholic Missions, amazing grace song, missions, world mission month, missionary charity, Kibera, extraordinary missionary month, Evangelizing Sisters of Mary

needsgreatest
Monthly Challenge: Learn More

Strive to live global solidarity..png

Subscribe to this Blog

Recent Posts